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Industry has stressed the need for guidance to facilitate hazard communication compliance, and urged the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Osha) and Health Canada to address variances between their regulations.


This is in comments submitted to the US-Canada Regulatory Cooperation Council’s (RCC’s) draft 2016-17 workplan for workplace chemicals.


The workplan outlines next steps in the regulatory partnership between the agencies, to minimise hazard communication differences. These include developing guidance for stakeholders, coordinating common positions and participating in the UN GHS Sub-committee, and maintaining alignment on GHS implementation.



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