Transition to GHS 7 - webinar

This webinar has information for businesses about Australia’s two-year transition from the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals Revision 3 (GHS 3) to Revision 7 (GHS 7) that began on 1 January 2021 and finished on 31 December 2022.

Businesses that manufacture, import, supply or use hazardous chemicals should watch the webinar for information on:

  • what the GHS is, why it is changing, and what it will mean for businesses
  • transition arrangements
  • what is changing, including changes to classification and labelling requirements

For more guidance material and resources, go to Safe Work Australia’s GHS 7 adoption web page.

Video timestamps

1:02 – Introduction to the GHS

2:37 – GHS transition period

4:12 – Key changes under GHS 7

6:14 – Aerosol classification

7:28 – Flammable gases

10:27 – Desensitised explosives

11:43 – Eye irritants

13:26 – Key takeaway messages

Further advice

SWA is not a regulator and cannot advise you about managing risks in your workplace. If you need help, please contact your state or territory work health and safety authority.

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