When OSHA amended the HazCom standard (29 CFR 1910.1200) to incorporate GHS, the Agency said that when a pictogram is required by the DOT to appear on a shipped container, then the HazCom-GHS pictogram for the same hazard may not be used. … The DOT does not consider the HazCom-GHS pictograms as a conflict.
- Labels are standard hazmat identifiers, designed to meet certain specifications, and placed on packages, packaging’s, or overpacks.
- Placards are standard hazmat identifiers, designed to meet certain specifications, and placed on outer containers, trucks, cylinders, or other vehicles used for transport.
- Not the same •Hazardous substances in shipment require both DOT and OSHA labels.
- OSHA does not require companies to put DOT labels or placards on containers.
- OSHA requires DOT labels and placards be retained in a legible condition if they are already on the container.