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					Hazard Communication
“Employee Right to Know”
   29 CFR 1910.1200
 Chemicals in the Workplace

Basic Goal of the
   Standard
Employers & Employees
 Know about Work Hazards &
 How to Protect Themselves
Responsibilities
of Manufacturers
    Importers
and Distributors
    (Includes Labs)
Responsibility for Hazard Info
Manufacturers/Importers:
 – determine hazards
 – responsible for quality of
   hazard determination
Manufacturers/Importers
  and Distributors:
 – communicate hazard
   information to customer
 Employer Responsibility
Identify,List Hazardous
 Chemicals in Workplace
Obtain MSDS's & Labels
Written HAZCOM Program
Provide Info. to Employees
Hazard Evaluation
 –accept MSDS
 Employer Responsibility
Identify,List Hazardous
 Chemicals in Workplace
Obtain MSDS's & Labels
Written HAZCOM Program
Provide Info. to Employees
Hazard Evaluation
 –accept MSDS
        Training
   Chemistry/Toxicology
Employees  must have the
knowledge necessary
–to understand all
 sources of hazard
 information
  available to them
Emergency Information
Material   Safety Data
  Sheets
Manufacturer's
  Product Labels
Warning Labels
Chemtrec
Shipping Papers
Emergency Information
Material   Safety Data
  Sheets
Manufacturer's
  Product Labels
Warning Labels
Chemtrec
Shipping Papers
 Written
HAZCOM
Program
 HAZCOM PROGRAM

Site   Specific
–all OSHA programs
Written HAZCOM Program
 Provisions for Labeling
 MSDS’s
 Training Program
 List of Hazardous
  Chemicals in Work Area
Written HAZCOM Program
Means to Inform
 Workers
 – Hazards of Non-Routine
     Tasks
 – Hazards Associated
     with Chemicals in
Written HAZCOM Program
 Available to:
 –Employees
 –Their Designated
     Representatives
 –OSHA
 –NIOSH
 Labels
  and
Warnings
Internal Labeling Systems

    HMIG(S)
    NFPA
    DOT
HAZMAT Information Guide

      4    HEALTH

      0     FIRE

      2   REACTIVITY
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HAZMAT Information Guide

      4    HEALTH

      0     FIRE

      2   REACTIVITY
           PPE
NFPA 704 Labeling System
Blue
 health hazard   2
Red
 fire hazard   3   1
Yellow          W
 reactivity
White
 special hazards
NFPA 704 Labeling System
 Retention of DOT Labels
    29 CFR 1910.1201

Maintain DOT Labels
 –unless replaced
 –until empty
          DOT
 HMTA
 HM - 181
 HM - 126F
     DOT Labeling,
 Placarding & Marking
Placarding
 –Bulk Shipment
  DOT Labeling System
ColorCoded
Graphic Symbols
Hazard
Hazard Class & Division #
8
DOT Hazard Class/Division

Class 2 Gases
 –Division 2.1 Flammable
  Gas
 DOT HAZMAT Marking

      DOT Shipping
Proper
    Name

DOT   ID Number
  DOT HAZMAT Marking
Proper DOT Shipping
  Name

DOT ID Number
  DOT HAZMAT Marking
Proper DOT Shipping
  Name methylethyldeath

DOT ID Number UN1861
Exemptions/Exceptions
 to Employer Labeling
NotRequired to Label
  Portable Containers if
 –Contents Transferred from
  Labeled Containers
 –Intended for Immediate Use
  of Transferring Employee
 Material
Safety Data
  Sheets
  MSDS
  MSDS Must Include
Specific Chemical Identity
Common Names
Characteristics
Acute and Chronic Effects
Exposure Limits
Whether Carcinogen
Precautionary Measures
Emergency & 1st Aid
Preparer of MSDS
  MSDS Must Include

NoStandard Required
Form or Format
          MSDS’s
Trade   Secrets
 –Medical Emergency
     Disclosure
 –Non-emergency Medical
     Disclosure
       MSDS FACTS

Not   a Final Source of
       Information
 –Incomplete Information
 –No Standard Format
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