Chemical Hazards Communication Society - CHCS

CHCS aims to provide information and training guidance to as many individuals as possible, regardless of whether they work in small or large companies, for associations or for government, involved with the ever increasing complexity of chemical hazards regulations and international codes.

Our Aims

The Chemical Hazards Communication Society (CHCS) aims are, in brief, to:

  • Promote the awareness of chemical hazards and improvements in their identification and communication, such as the classification of chemicals and preparations, their clear labelling and understandable safety data sheets

  • Provide a forum for sharing experiences, views and information on chemical hazards

  • Register members active in general or specialist areas of chemical hazards

  • Promote the need for specific training and aim toward the setting of competency standards

  • Make chemical hazards information available to members and other relevant bodies


CHCS News

22 April 2018 - New Consolidated Version of the CLP Regulation

A new consolidated version of the CLP Regulation, dated 1st March 2018 has been made available on the ECHA website and also the DG GROWTH website. This version incorporates the changes in the 8th ATP, which implements the GHS 5th Revised Edition, and have applied since 1 February 2018. It also implements the changes to Annex VI from the 9th ATP which have applied since

Members can read more on the CHCS News Briefings page.

22 April 2018 - Poisons Centre News
We have published a document containing links to several important Poison Centre related documents and tools. CHCS Members can access this document via our CHCS News Briefings service.

Next 3 CHCS Training Courses:

For a full list of our CHCS Training Courses, please visit our Training page. 

OTHER CHCS EVENTS

  • Other events are in preparation. Please visit again soon.

HOW TO JOIN CHCS

CHCS Membership is open to any person with an interest in chemical hazard communications. You can join by completing the simple on-line form at Join CHCS. Membership is currently £78 (+ £15.60 VAT where applicable; a total of £93.60).  

Contact CHCS

  • General, membership and events/training enquiries: enquiries@chcs.org.uk, tel+ 44 (0) 333 210 2427 (option 1)

  • For all enquiries related to invoices, payments and any other accounting issues:
    accounts@chcs.org.uk, tel:
     + 44 (0) 333 210 2427 (option 2)

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