By now you should have completed the
“Hazard Communication: Right to Understand
(GHS)” online training.
If not click here.
This was done to fulfill an OSHA requirement
to educate the U.S. workforce regarding a new
globally harmonized system (GHS) for
classification and labeling of chemicals.
Baltimore County Public Schools is in the
process of adhering to the new system.
An inventory will be sent in December to be
completed by March.
I am the Site Chemical Supervisor (SCS).
I am the point person for the information.
The inventory will be completed by
appropriate personnel and then given to me to
submit to the Chemical Safety Coordinator
Major departments with chemicals:
Art, Custodial staff, Food services, Health
Individual people/departments need to
inventory their own chemicals.
A checklist/inventory will be provided.
Any chemicals that exist in the building that
aren’t on the checklist/inventory will need to
thought of with the following questions:
Why do we have it?
Do we need it?
Aerosols, air fresheners, plug-ins, home
cleaning chemicals, etc are not to be brought in
and/or used at school.
All Safety Data Sheets (SDS) should be kept in
the Health services binder in the Health suite.
To acquire a SDS if one isn’t provided, Google
the manufacturer, product name, and SDS.
Do not remove any SDS from the binder, only
add new ones.
Secondary containers are the main area of focus
Many don’t have appropriate labels or SDSs
Primary containers should already be
appropriately labeled and have a SDS
Inventory will be sent to me in Excel by
I will disseminate ASAP.
Inventory is to be completed and sent back to
me before 3/30/14.
I must submit the completed inventory by