Hazard Communication

The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) provides a consistent method for classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information. As maritime professionals, it is our duty to ensure crews are trained in these new standards. Learn the basics of GHS including an explanation for why HazCom is important, the 6 standard elements found on warning labels, and the 16 sections of a Safety Data Sheet.

Topics:

  • See different types of hazards and the protective measures to avoid them
  • Overview of GHS, including the 6 standard elements found on warning labels
  • Understand the importance of using proper PPE, spill clean-up, and atmospheric monitoring for hazardous vapors and gases
  • Learn the definitions of Physical Hazards, Health Hazards, and Hazards Not Otherwise Classified
  • Quick summary of the 16 sections of a Safety Data Sheet
Available on:On Demand
Length: 15
Audio: EN
Subtitles: EN, SP
Item no: DVD0-62
Categories: Risk Management
STCW: Personal Safety (A-VI/1-4)


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