Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)

Oro World 9 minutes

The International Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) mandates that chemical manufacturers must communicate a chemical’s hazard information to chemical handlers by providing a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS). MSDSs typically contain chemical properties, health, and environmental hazards, protective measures, as well as safety precautions for storing, handling, and transporting chemicals.

This course will introduce the requirements for MSDSs as well as the information contained within them that is used for understanding the nature of the chemicals carried on board ships and the hazards they pose to the people, vessel, and marine environment.



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Oro World

Oro World is a Maritime Training Consultancy firm, specialising in academic education and training courses with a worldwide audience. With over 20 years in the industry; experience at a host of ranks and for multiple flag states and sailing on container, tanker, passenger, and government vessels, we have seen much of the seagoing industry. Add to that experience ashore in dry-docks, teaching in merchant navy colleges, and working on SMS and procedure updates post-MLC, we are able to bring a wealth of experience to your studies.

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  3. Language: English
  4. Length: 9 minutes
  5. Intended for: All Officers and Crew on all types of vessel.
  6. Reference: Based on parts of the International Hazard Communications Standard