Tag Archives: OSHA

Bloodborne Pathogen Exposure Control Plan Revision

Each year, OSHA requires Emory to review and update our Bloodborne Pathogens Exposure Control Plan.  This document is a “living” document and serves as a source of information for bloodborne pathogen-related questions.  The Exposure Control Plan ensures that exposure control procedures are in place at Emory. The 2014 edition had a few minor edits including […]

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Laboratory Signage Updates

In March 2012, OSHA revised its Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) to align with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).  This update made 3 significant changes to the standard regarding label wording, pictograms, and Safety Data Sheets (for more details, read the September 2013 issue of the Lab Rat). As […]

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Hazard Communication Standard Update: Globally Harmonized System

In March 2012, OSHA updated the Hazard Communication Standard (29 CFR 1910.1200)  (HAZ COM) to align with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).  Under the 2012 HAZCOM revision, significant changes were made to the chemical labeling and Material Safety Data Sheets. Chemical Labeling Chemical labels now must have […]

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