OSHA announces preparation meeting for UN Sub-Committee on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, Nov. 15

WASHINGTON – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration and the Department of Transportation will hold a joint, online meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 15 in advance of the United Nations’ Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals.

The meeting will be held in two parts for the convenience of attendees. From 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. EST, the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration will open the meeting and invite comments in advance of the U.N.’s 63rd session on the transport of dangerous goods.

At 1 p.m. EST, OSHA will solicit public input in advance of the U.N.’s 45th session on the handling and use of hazardous chemicals.

Comments and other information gathered in these meetings will be considered in development of the positions of the U.S. government regarding proposals submitted by countries represented on the sub-committee.

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Original article published by OSHA