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June 1, 2012

Lynn L. Bergeson, “OSHA Releases Final HCS Rule,” Chemical Processing, June 2012.

Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

In March, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its revised final Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), aligning it with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Here are some key aspects of the final rule, which will be fully implemented by 2016.