Module 19, EU CLP (GHS) Labelling for Supply (19.034)

  • 16 May 2019
  • 09:00 - 16:30
  • Malmaison Hotel, 1-3 Piccadilly, Manchester, M1 1LZ
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Module 19, EU CLP (GHS) Labelling for Supply 

The supply label is the primary means by which handlers and users of products are made aware of the hazards to their health and the environment. Following on from the classification of substances and mixtures, it is imperative that products are correctly labelled.

This module covers the EU label elements including pictograms, signal words, hazard statements and precautionary statements. Delegates will be shown how to pull these elements together into a label which is compliant in content and format. The module will also cover rules for affixing of labels, language, tactile warning devices, updating of labels and packaging requirements.

Who Should Attend

This module is mainly aimed at those responsible for ensuring that supply labelling is compliant and Safety Data Sheet writers.

It is recommended that delegates also attend Module 17 and Module 18 to gain a complete understanding of CLP.

Benefits Of Attending?

Attendance on this series of modules will ensure that your SDSs and labels meet the increasing expectations of both your customers and the regulators. To ensure the most effective training with optimum involvement in participative exercises, there will be a limit of 14 on the number of students.

IOSH members are entitled to include this module in their continuing professional development records.

What You Will Learn

    • The regulatory framework
    • The classification system
    • Label elements such as:
      • Product identifiers
      • Supplier information
      • Pictograms
      • Signal words
      • Hazard statements
      • Precautionary statements
      • Mixture contents
      • Supplemental information
    • Label layout
    • Label dimensions
    • Affixing of labels
    • Derogations
    • Packaging
    • Tactile Warning Devices and Child Resistant Fastenings
    • Updating and record keeping
    • Disclosure and confidentiality
    • Future regulatory change:
      • Article 45
      • Brexit

                        Module Tutor

                        Louise Witter BSc (Hons), LL.B has been working in the field of general quality, health, safety and environment for 19 years and specializes in SDS production. She has taught SDS producing staff within all of the major production chemical companies servicing the oil and gas industry as well as general chemical majors, small businesses and universities. She has also been approved to instruct in the safe carriage of dangerous goods by the Civil Aviation Authority, Department for Transport and Scottish Qualifications Authority.

                        EU Brexit

                        The 'Brexit' outcome from the June 2016 referendum is unlikely to affect the importance of compliance with EU legislation. As now, businesses supplying chemicals in other EU Member States or in the European Economic Area will have to comply with European law. The future requirements on those supplying chemicals only in the UK may only become certain when the terms of the exit have been agreed. However existing experience is that open access to the EU market is associated with national adherence to the same standards.

                        Delegate Feedback  

                        “Strengths: Knowledge of the presenter; practical examples and exercises; communication skills of the presenter; very useful the summaries at the end of each section explored.”

                        “Lots of info in handouts, tasks were good real life examples that prepared me well for my day-to-day job”

                        “Knowledgeable presenter, good presentation content and supporting materials. Now I know what I’ve previously got wrong!”

                        “Training was well placed, in small sections, easy to digest. Questions were answered fully and appropriately.”

                        Participants need to bring an electronic copy of the Regulation (EC) No 1272/2008 on Classification, Labelling and Packaging of Substances and Mixtures, including Annexes on a laptop or tablet for use during the exercises. Colleagues can share a device, if they prefer.

                        The latest consolidated version of the CLP Regulation can be downloaded from:


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