Resources for SDS and Label Authoring Registry Preparation

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 OwnersAIHA 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.

Education Resources

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.

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

Neurotoxicology, 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