OSHA recently revised its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized Standard (GHS). Known as HazCom 2012, the revised HCS sets out a series of compliance steps and deadlines for hazardous chemical manufacturers, distributors, and importers operating in the United States as well as employers who use hazardous chemicals. HCS violations currently rank third on OSHA’s top 10 list of most frequently cited standards. With important changes to chemical classification, safety data sheets, container labels, and training requirements under HazCom 2012, HCS compliance likely will be more challenging over the next five years. In this 90-minute webinar, the panelists will review the most important changes to the HCS and strategies for meeting deadlines to ensure compliance. Panelists also will discuss legal issues related to HazCom 2012 and GHS adoption. This webinar is designed to:
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Glenn Trout, MSDSonline and Adele L. Abrams, Esq., Law Office of Adele L. Abrams
Glenn Trout is the president and CEO of MSDSonline, a leading provider of sustainable on-demand compliance solutions for managing and authoring material safety data sheets, managing hazardous chemical inventories, reporting workplace incidents, training employees and administering other critical EH&S information. He has more than 15 years of experience in the EH&S industry, which includes writing articles for industry trade publications; serving on the VPPPA Region V board; participating in panel discussions, roundtables, and webinars; and speaking at more than 60 industry events on topics associated with occupational health and safety, regulatory compliance, and risk assessment as it relates to OSHA's Hazard Communication Standard and Recordkeeping Rule. Glenn has an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg School of Management, and prior to joining MSDSonline he worked for Mead Corporation where he led several industry studies focused on environmental issues.Adele L. Abrams, Esq., is a national expert on matters of construction and mining law and occupational/mine safety and health. She is a practicing attorney and safety professional representing employers in OSHA and MSHA litigation. Adele has 20 years experience in the construction field, working first as a staff member of the American Road and Transportation Builders Association, and then as director of government affairs for the National Stone Association (representing producers of construction materials). Since 2001, Adele has been president of the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams, Beltsville, Md., a five-attorney firm offering legal and mediation services, with an emphasis on safety and health, construction, and employment law. She was previously an attorney in the Environmental Law practice group of Patton Boggs LLP in Washington, D.C.