OR-OSHA Adopting HCS 2012 in September

The agency will take comments until Sept. 12.

Oregon OSHA has a public hearing set for Sept. 5 to adopt the OSHA revised Hazard Communication standard, HCS 2012, which harmonizes with the UN's GHS standard. OSHA has called its final rule the "Right to Understand," distinguishing it from the Right to Know HazCom Standard that has been in place since 1983.

OR-OSHA has scheduled a public hearing for Sept. 5 at its Salem, Ore., headquarters. The agency's comment period will close Sept. 12, and it expects to adopt the federal standard by Sept. 26.

The rule adopted by the state agency will repeal three Oregon rules that apply to caution labels and hazard communication. For more information, contact Dave McLaughin at 503-947-7457 or dave.j.mclaughlin@state.or.us.

Download Center

HTML - No Current Item Deck
  • Free Safety Management Software Demo

    IndustrySafe Safety Management Software helps organizations to improve safety by providing a comprehensive toolset of software modules to help businesses identify trouble spots; reduce claims, lost days, OSHA fines; and more.

  • Comply with OSHA’s Electronic Recordkeeping Requirements

    Collect relevant incident data and generate accurate OSHA 300, 300A, and 301 regulatory reports, including 300A CSV files for easy electronic submission to OSHA.

  • Complete Online Safety Training Courses

    Deliver state-of-the art, online safety training courses to your organization with IndustrySafe Training Management Software. Generate reports to track training compliance and automatically notify learners of upcoming or overdue classes.

  • Easy to Use Safety Inspection App

    Conduct inspections on the go with IndustrySafe’s mobile app. Complete safety audits at job sites and remote locations—with or without web access.

  • Track Key Safety Performance Indicators

    IndustrySafe’s Dashboard Module allows organizations to easily track safety KPIs and metrics. Gain increased visibility into your business’ operations and safety data.

  • Industry Safe
comments powered by Disqus
Live From Safety