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.
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
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.