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What’s on the Label?. Labels must have five things : Product Identifier – what is this chemical Signal words – to tell us about the danger level Hazard Statement – what kind of harm could the chemical cause Pictograms – a symbol that tells us about the hazards

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What s on the label

What’s on the Label?

Labels must have five things:

  • Product Identifier – what is this chemical

  • Signal words – to tell us about the danger level

  • Hazard Statement – what kind of harm could the chemical cause

  • Pictograms – a symbol that tells us about the hazards

  • Precautionary Statement – what do we need to do to be safe around this chemical.


Product identifier

Product Identifier


Hazard statement

Hazard Statement

  • Describes what kind of hazards this chemical has, such as:

    • Highly flammable liquid.

    • Causes serious eye irritation

    • May cause drowsiness and dizziness.


Precautionary statements

Precautionary Statements


Signal words danger or warning

Signal Words – Danger or Warning

Used to discriminate between levels of hazard


Ghs pictograms

GHS Pictograms


Reducing injuries

Reducing injuries

  • Wear appropriate footwear for conditions.

  • Wear traction cleats if ice is anticipated.

  • Walk slowly and deliberately – don’t rush!

  • Keep hands free for balance and to catch yourself.

  • Use car door or steering wheel for support when entering or exiting car

  • Report unsafe conditions immediately!


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