Hazard Communication. GENERAL. 1. Introduction The purpose of this training is to familiarize you with the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s Hazard Communication standard 29 CFR 1910.1200. 2. Overview. What is Hazard Communication? What are the program requirements?
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The purpose of this training is to familiarize you with the Occupational Health and Safety Administration’s Hazard Communication standard 29 CFR 1910.1200
The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard is composed of five key elements. These five key elements are:
Written program must include:
Marquette’s written Hazard Communication Program is accessible at:
Zilber Hall, Suite 212
The MSDS contains information specific to the chemical it references. Information includes:
Note: The section identification (1-9) will always be the same, the only difference will be the information contained within each section will be specific for the chemical the MSDS is referencing
Names of hazardous chemicals in a product,
Physical and chemical properties of the product,
Physical hazards of working with the product,
Health hazards of working with the product (including signs and symptoms of overexposures),
Flammable & highly volatile
Headaches, eye irritation
Use with adequate ventilation, keep away from open flame
Wear respirator, rubber gloves
Eyes: flush with water for 15 minutes
John Doe 1234 Maple St. Anywhere, USA
OSHA requires that the following information be included on ALL labels:
2. Appropriate hazard warnings, or alternatively, words, pictures, symbols, or combination thereof, which provide at least general information regarding the hazards of the chemicals, and which, in conjunction with the other information immediately available to employees under the Hazcom program, will provide employees with the specific information regarding the health and physical hazards of the hazardous chemical
3. Name and address of the chemical manufacture, importer, or other responsible party
For example, the key word "DANGER" means:
MU USES A LABELING COMBINATION OF:
You should never have any unattended, unlabeled containers in your workplace!
Health hazards include–
Health hazard information is also found on the MSDS for each chemical (Section 5)
You should know where to find the MSDS file in the areas you workHealth Hazards
Health hazards cause health effects upon exposure
Requirements found onlabels or MSDS
You have a right to know, but you also have a responsibility to use your knowledge and skills to work safely the only person who can keep you safe on the job is YOU!
Dennis Daye CIH. CSP CHMM
Office: (414) 288-8411 Email: dennis.daye&mu.edu