What is Happening on December 1st, 2013?
The Global Harmonized System regulation training deadline for employees is December 1, 2013.
The Global Harmonized System regulation training deadline for employees is December 1, 2013. This is one of the first standards where multiple Agencies have shared regulations and enforcement. Under this standard the employer can be fined by OSHA, EPA, DOT and the ATF. One infraction can levy multiple agency fines.
The HazCom standard remains on the Top 10 OSHA Fines list no matter the size or type of company. Beginning December 2, 2013 OSHA can and will begin enforcement were Employers will face fines of $7,000 per infraction to more than $70,000 for repeated violations.
As additional deadlines approach other agency enforcement will begin. For Hazmat shippers their employees must be familiar with the similarities and differences between the DOT and OSHA regulations in order to prevent rejected shipments, incidents in transit, and fines as high as $70,000 per day, per violation.
ACT Safe, LLC provides multi-formatted training to meet the needs of your company. E-learning, instructor led or on property available at your convenience. Additionally, we will generate the SDSs to be compliant with ANSI, GHS, REACH, and all of the major global requirements such as EU, USA and Canada.
If this sounds serious it's because it is! We can help get you compliant immediately. Call 800-500-9467 or fill out the form below to request a free consultation: