(Add Name of Employer) is committed to the prevention of exposures that result in injury and/or illness; and to comply with all applicable state health and safety rules. To make sure that all affected employees know about information concerning the dangers of all hazardous chemicals used by (Add Name of Employer), the following hazardous chemical communication program has been established.
All work units of (Add Name of Employer) will participate in the hazard communication program. This written program will be available in (Specify the location) for review by any interested employee.
Add name of person and title) is responsible for container labeling procedures, reviewing, and updating. The labeling system used at (Add Name of Employer) is as follows:
(Describe the labeling system, including the labels or other forms of warning used, and written alternatives to labeling, if any.)
The procedures for proper labeling of all containers, and reviewing and updating label warnings are as follows:
(Describe the procedure for labeling, as described above.)
t is the policy of (Add Name of Employer) that no container will be released for use until the above procedures are followed.
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
(Add name of person and title )is responsible to establish and monitor the employer’s MSDS program. This person will make sure procedures are developed to obtain the necessary MSDSs and will review incoming MSDSs for new or significant health and safety information. This person will see that any new information is passed on to affected employees.
The procedures to obtain MSDSs and review incoming MSDSs for new or significant health and safety information are as follows:
(Describe the procedure for obtaining and updating MSDSs, as described above.)
Copies of MSDSs for all hazardous chemicals in use will be kept in (Specify the location). MSDSs will be available to all employees during each work shift. If an MSDS is not available or a new chemical in use does not have an MSDS, immediately contact:
(Add name of person and title).
Note: If an alternative to printed Material Safety Data Sheets is used (such as computer data), provide a description of the format.
Employee Information and Training
Add name of person and title) is responsible for the employee training program.
The procedures for how employees will be informed and trained are as follows:
(Describe the procedure for employee training, as described above.)
Add name of person and title) will make sure that before starting work, each new employee of (Add Name of Employer) will attend a health and safety orientation that includes information and training on the following:
Before introducing a new chemical hazard into any section of this employer, each employee in that section will be given information and training as outlined above for the new chemical.
Hazardous non-routine tasks
Periodically, employees are required to perform hazardous non-routine tasks. (Some examples of non-routine tasks are confined space entry, tank cleaning, and painting reactor vessels.) Non-routine tasks that are performed at (Add Name of Employer) include:
Prior to starting work on such projects, each affected employee will be given information by (Add name of person and title) about the hazardous chemicals he or she may encounter during these activities:
(For each non-routine task identified, list the information indicated above.)
Multi-employer work places
It is the responsibility of (Add name of person and title)to provide employers of any other employees at the work site with the following information:
It is also the responsibility of (Add name of person and title)to identify and obtain MSDSs for the chemicals the contractor is bringing into the work place.
List of hazardous chemicals
The following is a list of all known hazardous chemicals used by our employees. Further information on each chemical may be obtained by reviewing MSDSs located at (Specify location).
The criteria (e.g., label warnings, MSDS information, etc.) used to evaluate the chemicals are:
(Include a description of a plan for how you will update the list.)
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