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GHS Implementation in Malaysia

  •   1 Jul 2015
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    Most up-to-date report on GHS implementation and relevant regulatory developments in Malaysia.

    • Date: 1st July, Wednesday
    • Time: 21:00-22:00 (GMT+8)
    • Organizer: ChemLinked

    Malaysia was among the first group of Asian countries to advocate implementation of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). However, it was not until April 17th  2015 that GHS was made a compulsory requirement in the industry workplace sector as a result of the full enforcement of the CLASS Regulation by the Department of Occupational Safety and Health (DOSH). In this webinar, senior GHS expert Dr. Goh Choo Ta will shed light on Malaysia’s current chemical regulatory framework, industries’ necessary actions to meet the updated requirements, the compliance deadlines, as well as the outlook for GHS adoption in other sectors.

    • Part I.  Overview of Chemicals Management in Malaysia
    • Part II. GHS implementation in Malaysia
      • Background
      • CLASS Regulation 2013 & CLASS ICOP 2014
      • GHS implementation in other sectors
      • EHSNR Scheme
      • ASEAN-Japan Chemical Safety Database

    Q&A Session: 
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    Dr. Goh Choo Ta
    Senior Lecturer / Research Fellow
    Institute for Environment and Development (LESTARI), National University of Malaysia (Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia, UKM)

    Dr. Goh Choo Ta received his PhD (Environment and Development) on the study related to Globally Harmonised System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) from UKM. He is actively involved in various research projects pertaining to chemicals governance, particularly GHS implementation. In November 2010, Dr. Goh was appointed by Malaysia Ministry of International Trade and Industry (MITI) as National GHS Project Coordinator for the GHS project entitled ‘Training and Capacity Building for the Implementation of the GHS in Malaysia’ facilitated by United Nations Institute for Training and Research (UNITAR). Meanwhile, Dr. Goh was appointed by Malaysia Ministry of Domestic Trade, Cooperative and Consumerism (MDTCC) as a consultant to lead the project entitled ‘GHS Comprehensibility Testing and Situation and Gap Analysis Study for Consumer’. He was also selected by the Environmentally Hazardous Substances (EHS) Team as national consultant to carry out a GHS study, as well as to assist the Department of Environment (DOE) in the establishment of the EHS Notification and Registration Scheme in Malaysia. He is also the manager for the MyNICHE (Malaysian Network for Integrated Management of Chemicals and Hazardous Substances for Environment and Development) that jointly established by LESTARI and Environmental Management and Climate Change Division, Ministry of Natural Resources (NRE).

    Who shall attend?

    • Personnel involved in chemical regulatory affairs of Malaysia
    • Hazardous chemical importers/exporters in the Asia-Pacific region
    • Any professionals eager to learn about the development and implementation of GHS-related regulations in the Asia-Pacific region


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