Globally Harmonized System of Chemical Classification and Labelling (GHS) Training

120-01 Classification of Physical Hazards

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to discuss the physical hazard classifications according to The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). In addition, you will be able to recognize the labeling elements for substances classified as a physical hazard.

  • Explain the function of The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)
  • Describe the properties of the three states of matter
  • Discuss the 16 classes of physical hazards and associated categories
  • Recognize the pictograms, signal words, and hazard statements used for labeling hazardous substances

120-02 Classification of Health and Environmental Hazards

When you complete this lesson, you will be able to discuss the health and environmental hazard classifications according to The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). In addition, you will be able to recognize the labeling elements for substances classified as a health or environmental hazard.

  • Explain the purpose of The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS)
  • Identify the classes of health hazards and associated categories
  • List the two classes of environmental hazards and associated categories
  • Describe the GHS classifications of health and environmental hazards
  • Identify hazardous effects caused by products classified as health and environmental hazards
  • Recall the use of pictograms, signal words, and hazard statements used for labeling hazardous substances

120-03 Hazard Communication – Labeling

When you complete this lesson, you will understand proper labeling requirements according to The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). In addition you will be able to recognize pictograms for GHS hazard categories.

  • Explain the function of The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
  • Identify the components GHS addressed in developing a harmonized hazard communication system
  • Describe the elements of the GHS labeling system
  • Recognize the GHS standardized elements of a chemical label
  • Identify GHS standardized pictograms and associated hazard categories

120-04 Hazard Communication – Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

When you complete this lesson, you will understand The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) Safety Data Sheet (SDS). In addition, you will be able to describe the contents within the standardized, 16 section SDS.

  • Explain the function of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS)
  • Identify the components GHS addressed in developing a harmonized hazard communication system
  • Describe the importance of a standardized safety data sheet (SDS) and its role in the workplace
  • Identify and explain the information required in a GHS SDS, including the 16 sections