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Date PostedJanuary 2, 2017

Safe Work Explains new Hazardous Chemical Labelling Requirements

To help smooth the transition to the globally harmonised system  (GHS), Safe Work Australia has announced that chemicals manufactured or imported before January 1st, 2017 will not need to meet Work Health and Safety Regulations’ labelling requirements before being supplied.

Safe Work’s CEO Michelle Baster explained that the concerns raised by chemical suppliers in the lead up to Australia developing a GSH for chemical labelling had been heard, which resulted in the new approach.

The new approach will help avoid unnecessary burden on suppliers to re-label existing chemical stock.

Find out more https://safetowork.com.au/safe-work-outlines-new-hazardous-chemical-labelling-requirements/

Steven Asnicar is regarded as a leader across many fields of industry. In particular, his specialisation across the health, infrastructure, construction, resource and utility sectors has seen him successfully change the dynamics of these industries through the introduction of new strategic, marketing, training and technical frameworks. Steven works closely with industry peak bodies such as Safework Australia, Australian Logistics Council, National Advisory for Tertiary Education, Skills and Employment (NATESE) and the Council of Australian Governments in the development of new delivery standards and industry specific programs.

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