Training Overview

A guide to the GHS labelling system

The GHS is the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals

A worldwide system for classifying and conveying the hazardous properties of industrial and consumer chemicals.
The European Union CLP end date was 1 June 2015. Old CHIP rules are now invalid.
A transition period with sell out for mixtures labelled under DPD is allowed to 31 May 2017, following this date all non-compliant labelling will be illegal

Who is the course for:

All users of chemical substances and mixtures.  The primary method of establishing the contents of a gas cylinder is the cylinder label.

This short course will give users the information required to understand GHS labelling and therefore correctly identify the product.


Successful learners will receive a PGS Certificate of Achievement accredited with 0.5 CPD learning hour.

Why training:

It is essential that users of hazardous substances are able to correctly identify the product in use.  GHS labelling is the worldwide system for classifying and conveying the hazardous properties of industrial and consumer chemicals.

Blended Learning

All our e-Learning courses can be delivered as a blended programme with the addition of one or more practical sessions delivered at your location. Please call to discuss this option.

Discounts Available for Groups

£12per delegate. Prices subject to VAT

Approximate Timing:

GHS labelling e-learning should take approximately 25 minutes to complete.

What’s included?

Topics covered

  • Pictograms – showing hazards not covered by transport regulations
  • Hazard and Precautionary (H&P) statements
  • Transport labelling
  • Packaging Labels
  • Comparisons of CLP & GHS

Each Learner Receives:

  • CPD Accredited Certification
  • Supporting documentation

About this e-Learning course

GHS Labelling e-learning should take approximately 25 minutes to complete.

Compatible with all devices.

Delivered as a narrated slide presentation with video & quizzes to test knowledge and keep the learner engaged.

Individuals are able to stop and resume a course at their convenience.

To receive a certificate of training learners must successfully answer a final multiple choice quiz:

A pass rate of 80% is required to receive a certificate of training.

Learners have 2 attempts at the final quiz, they may review a module freely should they fail the test on the first occasion.

After a second failed test the full module must be reviewed before taking the test again.

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