GHS 7th Edition Safety Data Sheet "BASICS" Training Workshop

Join the RACI Health, Safety and Environment Division and presenter Will Ray, Hazcom GHS, for this full day virtual workshop.


DATE:             22/06/2021

TIME:              9.00 A.M. TO 4.30 P.M. (AEST)


Director, Principal Consultant, Lead Auditor & Trainer

Mr Will Ray is currently Director and owner of P-E Handley-Walker Pty Ltd (t/as HAZCOM GHS) since 2005 providing consultation, auditing and training on Chemicals Regulatory Compliance, Work Health & Safety, and Management Systems. Will has over 30 years’ experience in the Australasian chemicals industry, including specialty chemicals manufacture, classification and regulatory compliance for Australia and New Zealand. Will Ray's bio can be found here


Participants will be instructed and coached during practical workshop exercises on the classification of Hazardous Chemicals according to the GHS criteria under the model Work Health & Safety Regulations 2011 (WHS) / Safe Work Australia (SWA) GHS criteria, and an update on the two-year transition period to the GHS Revision 7 (starting 1/01/2021).


The course covers the following:

  • Introduction to GHS
  • Identification of SDS Information
  • What is Classification?
  • Converting ADG Code to GHS classification
  • Conversion of Approved Criteria to GHS classification
  • GHS Hazard Classes
  • Where can I get information to help me reclassify chemicals to GHS 7.
  • Cut-off limits

Program outline can be found here

This short course is suited to anyone who has responsibilities for the preparation of Safety Data Sheets, that includes Chemists, non-chemists and students.

Participants will need access (either hard copy or electronic access)  to the following documents

All students will receive a Statement of Attendance     

Cost: (Places are limited)

  • RACI Member                                                            $350
  • RACI Student/Student Concessional Member)     $250
  • Non-Member                                                              $400
  • Non-Student Member                                               $300
  • Reciprocal Society Member                                      $350

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