Hazard communication/GHS

The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) provides a common, consistent criteria for classifying and labeling chemicals in the workplace. Learn how GHS impacts employers, and how to train workers to recognize and protect themselves.

Oregon OSHA

Visit the Oregon OSHA website to learn more about hazard communication, including:

GHS impacts for hazard communication [PDF]
Use this guide to get background info, a checklist, and important deadlines for implementation.

Training kit

This kit helps employers meet the requirement to train employees on the new labels and safety data sheet (SDS) format.

Poster | Hazard communication/GHS reference  [español] [PDF]

Training module | English/Spanish training (Oregon OSHA/PESO) [PDF]

HandoutVisual guide (Oregon OSHA/PESO) [PDF]

Overhead | Presentation materials (Oregon OSHA/PESO) [PDF]


Video library

DVD (no streaming available)

  • GHS – Hazard communication and the global harmonizing system | HAZMAT-12 (English) HAZMAT-13 (Spanish)
    | The Globally Harmonized System, or GHS, helps employers improve the qu … Read more
  • Hazard communication: Your safety net | HAZMAT-06 (English/Spanish/French/Portuguese)
    | If your employees are working with chemicals, then hazard communicatio … Read more
  • Hazcom: In Sync With GHS | HAZMAT-14
    16 minutes | The chemicals your employees work with every day can cause a multitude … Read more
  • Chemical Safety | HAZMAT-16
    8 minutes | This program covers chemical hazards at home and work, and complements … Read more