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Mailing Address:
111 Perimeter Dr
MS 2030 
Moscow, ID
11111-2030

Phone: 111-111-6524

Fax: 111-111-5969

Email: [email protected]

Hazard Communication

What is Hazard Communication?

Hazard Communication is an organized program designed to meet the requirements of the Code of Federal Regulations (29 CFR 1910.1200), and the Idaho General Safety and Health Standards. It has specific requirements regarding an employee's right to know and understand chemical hazards in the workplace. The Hazard Communication policy outlines requirements and responsibilities for the program at various levels of involvement. These are summed up here for supervisors, employees, and unit administrators.

The Hazard Communication Standard >>

What is your role?

Supervisors:

  • Provide training opportunities for your employees.
  • Make sure Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) are readily accessible during each work shift and employees know where to find them.

Additional responsibilities and resources for supervisors >>
Step-by-step guide to a Hazard Communication Program >>

Employees:

  • Refer to container labels and Safety Data Sheets before using a chemical or chemical product.
  • Follow the precaution statements and use personal protective equipment as necessary or as required by your supervisor.
Additional responsibilities and resources for employees >>

Unit Administrators:

  • Determine the applicability of the Hazard Communication Program to your area of responsibility.
  • Ensure your supervisors have implemented the program for their employees.
  • Periodically review your unit's program for effectiveness.

Additional responsibilities and resources for unit administrators >>

Related Training in [email protected]

  • Hazard Communication - The New GHS Standards (HC12)
  • Hazard Communication Guide for Supervisors (ID24)

For more information

Thomas Hicks
Hazardous Materials Specialist
111-111-2883
[email protected]

Contact Us

Mailing Address:
111 Perimeter Dr
MS 2030 
Moscow, ID
11111-2030

Phone: 111-111-6524

Fax: 111-111-5969

Email: [email protected]