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Chemical Handling - Safety Overview

By Ethan Davis

1. Purpose:

To ensure that information about the dangers of all chemicals/hazardous materials used by the Company are known by all affected employees. A secondary purpose is to comply with the requirements of the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard and corresponding state laws.

2. Responsibility:

All employees of the company will participate in the hazard communication program and comply with all provisions of this policy. The Business Owner or Manager is responsible for maintaining this program and ensuring compliance with all local, state, and federal laws.

3. Scope:

This program covers container labeling, material safety data sheets, employee training and information, hazardous non-routine tasks, list of hazardous chemicals (i.e. cleaning chemicals, refueling chemicals, lawncare chemicals, office chemicals, etc.), chemicals in unlabeled pipes and safety procedures.