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NAPIM Hosts Two-Part Webinar on Developing Safety Data Sheets


Goal is to understand requirements, resources, skills and methods for developing OSHA/GHS compliant SDSs

The National Association of Printing Ink Mnaufacturers (NAPIM) is hosting a  two-part webinar, “Developing Safety Data Sheets (SDS) that Meet the OSHA 2012 HazCom Standard Requirements.” Part 1 is Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. EST; Part 2 is Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014, also at 2:00 p.m. EST.

Presented by Denise A. Deeds, Industrial Health & Safety Consultants, the webinar’s objective is to provide ink manufacturers and related mixture producers with understanding of the requirements, resources, skills and methods for developing OSHA/GHS compliant Safety Data Sheets utilizing online resources, raw material supplier information and OSHA guidance. 

Takeaways include:
• Attendees will benefit with an increased understanding of the 2012 HazCom Standard’s safety data sheet requirements, which will permit them to begin developing their own SDS’s.
• They will understand how to evaluate SDS’s from their raw material suppliers and obtain information from the internet, and how to translate the information into company SDS.
• Through an understanding of the OSHA regulation, they will know the requirements of the regulation, and also have an understanding of possible ways to streamline the production of SDS for their company. 
• Create Safety Data Sheets for Ink Systems.
• Evaluate Raw Materials Supplier Safety Data Sheets.
• Knowledge of internet based data resources.
• Methods to simplify and streamline GHS that fit their company product lines.
• Understand how to use the mixture rules to classify mixtures for health hazards based on formulation data.
• Translate classification into product labels and consistent hazard and precautionary information for the SDS.

The fee for NAPIM members is $25, and $75 for non-members. Please note that although this is a two-part webinar, if you miss part one, you will still be able to register for part two (the price will not change).