Chemical Hazards & Virtual Simulation for the Construction Industry

Date: November 10, 2010

Virtual Simulation for the Construction Industry

Adam Gerson, safety and occupational health manager with Region 10 OSHA will present a technology overview of applications of virtual simulations to improve workplace safety & health, with a specific focus on the construction industry

Chemical Hazards and the new MSDS Global Harmonization System

Rick Gleason from the University of Washington will present background on OSHA's work to update the chemical hazard communication standards. Their priority is the uniformity of MSDS labels with other countries to create a global harmonization system

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Richard Terrill
OSHA Region X