Niagara Falls City School District Right To Know. Prepared by Kevin Czaja Orleans Niagara BOCES [email protected] Hazard Communication Standard. OSHA created the Hazard Communication Standard to help ensure your safety when working with hazardous chemicals.
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OSHA created the Hazard Communication Standard to help ensure your safety when working with hazardous chemicals.
Hazard Communication involves the communication of hazards about chemicals to employees, also know as the “Right To Know”.
Each school building has a written HazCom Program. This program is located in the Main Office of each building.
Chemicals May Be:
or nervous system
All containers must be labeled
You should never have any
unlabeled containers in your workplace!
Fire and Explosion Data
Health Hazard Data
Eyes: Flush with water for 15 minutes
Skin: Wash with soap and water
Inhalation: Move to fresh air
Swallowing: Get emergency
Microorganisms that are carried in the blood that can cause disease in humans
Symptoms include: jaundice, fatigue, abdominal pain, loss of appetite, intermittent nausea, vomitingHepatitis B (HBV)
Use of proper PPE
Treat all blood and bodily fluids as if they are contaminated
Proper cleanup and decontamination
Disposal of all contaminated material in the proper manner
Do an initial wipe up
Use disinfectant as per manufacturer’s directions
Dispose of all blood / body fluid waste / towels in biohazard red containers
PPE should also be removed and disposed of in biohazard red containers
Contact with skin: wash exposed areas with antibacterial soap and running water
Contact with eyes or mucous membranes: flush affected area with running water for at least 15 minutes
Contact with clothing: remove contaminated clothing, wash
Medical records include:
Hepatitis B vaccination status
Post-exposure evaluation and follow-up results
Training records include:
Contents of the training
Signature of trainer and trainee
reachable through the office of Supervisor / Assistant Supervisor of Operations and Maintenance
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Prepared by Kevin Czaja
Orleans Niagara BOCES