The following library of reference materials and educational resources are where one can acquire the information covered in the SDS and Label Authoring Registry program's Competency Assessment. The resources have been reviewed by the program's Subject Matter Expert team and have been found to provide a means to gain the skills and knowledge of a competent professional in this practice area.
New! SDS and Label Authoring Registry - Proficiency Study Guide, AIHA Marketplace (free download)
library of Reference materials
Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS ), 4th edition, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe, New York and Geneva, 2011.
Fire Protection Guide to Hazardous Materials, NFPA 49, National Fire Protection Association.
North American Emergency Response Guidebook, 2008. U. S. Department of Transportation, Research and Special Programs Administration, U.S. Government Printing Office, Superintendent of Documents, Washington, DC.
29 CFR Part 1910, Subpart I Appendix B, Non-mandatory Compliance Guidelines for Hazard Assessment and Personal Protective Equipment Selection. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.
29 CFR Part 1910.1200, Hazard Communication. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.
ANSI Z400.1/129.1, Hazardous Workplace Chemicals - Hazard Evaluation and Safety Data Sheet and Precautionary Labeling Preparation, American National Standards Institute.
Toxicology Principles for the Industrial Hygienist. Luttrell, William E., Warren W. Jederber and Kenneth R. Still. AIHA .
TLVs® and BEIs®. American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH).
Documentation to the TLVs. American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists(ACGIH).
29 CFR Part 1910 Subpart Z, Toxic and Hazardous Substances. Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.
Guideline for the Development of Personal Protective Equipment Programs for Small Business Owners. AIHA Protective Clothing & Equipment Committee, AIHA.
PPE Made Easy: A Comprehensive Checklist Approach to Selecting and Using Personal Protective Equipment. Stull, Jeffrey O. ACGIH.
Fundamentals of Fire Protection for the Safety Professional. Ferguson , Lon and Christopher Janicak. ACGIH.
Title 40, Code of Federal Regulations (40 CFR), parts 239 through 282. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Resource Conservation and Recovery Act , P.L. 94-580, 90 Stat. 2795, 42 U.S.C. § 6901.
Risk = Hazard + Outrage: A Formula for Effective Risk Communication (DVD). Sandman, Peter M., AIHA.
49 CFR Parts 105-180, Hazardous Materials and Oil Transportation. U.S. Department of Transportation.
A Guide to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling Chemicals, OSHA
Hazard Communication Guidance for Combustible Dusts, OSHA 3371-08, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor
OSHA Technical Manual (OTM), TED 01-00-015 Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor.
The following courses have been approved by the registry program's Subject Matter Experts as providing content that imparts the knowledge and skills represented in this program's Body of Knowledge.
AIHA-SCHC SDS and Label Authoring Registry Preparation, AIHA/SCHC
SDS and Label Authoring Registry Preparation Webinar, SCHC
OSHA's Adoption of the GHS Final Rule Webinar, SCHC
Science for the Hazard Communicator, SCHC
Toxicology for the Hazard Communicator, SCHC
Endocrine Disrupters, SCHC
Genotoxicity, Mutagenicity, & Carcinogenicity, SCHC
Immunotoxicology (Sensitization), SCHC
Reproductive and Development Toxicology, SCHC
Toxicology of the Liver and Kidney, SCHC
Respiratory Toxicology, SCHC
Hazard Determination & Risk Assessment, SCHC
Fundamentals of Industrial Hygiene, AIHA
Exposure Control and Personal Protective Equipment, SCHC
Clinical Toxicology - First Aid and Note to Physicians, SCHC
Occupational Exposure Limits, SCHC
HazCom 101 - Introduction to Chemical Hazard Communication, SCHC
Risk = Hazard + Outrage: A Formula for Effective Risk Communication, AIHA
Label Preparation Workshop, SCHC
MSDS Preparation Workshop, SCHC
Multi-Modal Hazardous Materials/Dangerous Goods Classification Certification, SCHC
Hazardous Materials Safety Training, U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration