Was there an official memo about GHS ?

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lizzieb
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Re: Was there an official memo about GHS ?

Post by lizzieb » 04 May 2016, 14:31

Only found it while following the links to listen to the

'Webinars (Advice for School Principals, GA and Science Faculties Staff)'

as suggested by Labbie recently
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Re: Was there an official memo about GHS ?

Post by curie » 09 May 2016, 13:16

GHS was brought up at our last WHS meeting. They seemed to think it was a brand new thing, and I don't think anyone is all that worried!

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Re: Was there an official memo about GHS ?

Post by curie » 09 May 2016, 13:18

I've been telling people about GHS every year for the past 3 or 4 years, every time chemical register sheets have to be filled in for the year - out goes the email. Yeah.

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Re: Was there an official memo about GHS ?

Post by linotas » 10 May 2016, 08:22

Do your school systems have a WHS officer/coordinator? Whilst ours were quite slow off the mark, they have been bringing the system up to compliance with the new WHS laws (including GHS) for the past 2.5 years now. I must say our states labbies have been looking at it for longer, but the powers that be are now on the ball.

It is extremely negligent of them (both legally and professionally) not to be all over it.

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Re: Was there an official memo about GHS ?

Post by rae » 10 May 2016, 08:47

Our WHS committee would have no idea!! They never inspect the chem store or look at my SDS collection. One of the science teachers is the chair and she has no idea. I look after our chemicals but I have no idea who looks after the rest of the school. I figure its not my problem as long as I have the Science dept covered.

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Re: Was there an official memo about GHS ?

Post by rae » 10 May 2016, 09:05

FYI : Information available on ASSIST website regarding requirements for labelling.
https://assist.asta.edu.au/sites/assist ... micals.pdf

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