Hazard Communication Training by Oklahoma State University

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Hazard Communication Training by Oklahoma State University

  1. 1. Oklahoma State University Hazard Communication Your Right to Know and to Understand Environmental Health and Safety
  2. 2. Five Stages of the Program      Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) Labeling and Marking Systems Employee Training Written Plan Chemical Inventory List (CIL) Environmental Health and Safety
  3. 3. Oklahoma State University Hazard Communication Safety Data Sheets Environmental Health and Safety
  4. 4. Hazard Communication Safety Data Sheets • • • • • • • • Identification Hazard(s) Identification Information on Ingredients First Aid Measures Fire-Fighting Measures Accidental Release Information Handling & Storage Exposure Controls/PPE Environmental Health and Safety • • • • • • • • Physical & Chemical Properties Stability & Reactivity Toxicological & Health Effects Ecological Information Disposal Considerations Transport Information Regulatory Information Other Information
  5. 5. Safety Data Sheets: Your Rights 1. Your employer must have an SDS for every hazardous substance you use as part of your job. Environmental Health and Safety
  6. 6. Safety Data Sheets: Your Rights 2. These SDSs must be available to you the entire time you are in the workplace. Environmental Health and Safety
  7. 7. Safety Data Sheets: Your Rights 3. If you request to see a copy of an SDS for a product you use, and your employer cannot provide it after one working day, you may refuse to use that product or work in an area where it is being used. Environmental Health and Safety
  8. 8. Safety Data Sheets: Your Rights 4. If you request your own personal copy of an SDS, your employer has 15 days to provide it. Environmental Health and Safety
  9. 9. Oklahoma State University Hazard Communication Labeling and Marking Systems Environmental Health and Safety
  10. 10. Labeling and Marking Systems    NFPA Diamonds HMLS Labels Uniform Laboratory Hazard Signage System Environmental Health and Safety
  11. 11. Labeling and Marking Systems NFPA Diamonds    Color coded, numerical rating system Will be located near main entrances, fire alarm panels, or on outside entrance doors Provide at-a-glance hazard information Environmental Health and Safety
  12. 12. Labeling and Marking Systems NFPA Diamonds     Blue = Health Red = Flammability Yellow = Instability White = Special hazard information Environmental Health and Safety
  13. 13. Labeling and Marking Systems NFPA Diamonds      4= Deadly Hazard 3= Severe Hazard 2= Moderate Hazard 1= Slight Hazard 0= No Hazard Environmental Health and Safety
  14. 14. Labeling and Marking Systems HMLS Labels  Designed to go on individual containers of products that don’t have the manufacturer’s labels  Same color code/numerical rating system as the NFPA diamonds Environmental Health and Safety
  15. 15. Labeling and Marking Systems HMLS Labels      Blue = Health Red = Flammability Yellow = Instability White = Personal Protective Equipment or special protection information Numerical Rating of 0-4 Environmental Health and Safety
  16. 16. Labeling and Marking Systems HMLS Labels You should never have any unattended, unlabeled containers in your workplace!  Environmental Health and Safety
  17. 17. Labeling and Marking Systems Uniform Laboratory Signage   Environmental Health and Safety Located on laboratory and chemical storage area doors Pictographs depict worst hazards present in lab or area
  18. 18. Labeling and Marking Systems Uniform Laboratory Signage  Always check with the appropriate personnel (lab manager, chemical hygiene officer, etc.) before performing work or maintenance in a laboratory! Environmental Health and Safety
  19. 19. Labeling and Marking Systems Manufacturer Requirements      Pictogram Signal Word Hazard & Precautions Product Identifier Supplier Information Environmental Health and Safety
  20. 20. Oklahoma State University Hazard Communication Employee Training Environmental Health and Safety
  21. 21. Hazard Communication Employee Training Training is required:    Within the first 30 days of employment Whenever new hazards are introduced Annually Environmental Health and Safety
  22. 22. Hazard Communication Employee Training The training must cover:        Requirements of regulations Location and availability of SDSs Hazardous chemicals used in the workplace Method to detect release Physical and health hazards Measures for personal protection Details and location of the written plan Environmental Health and Safety
  23. 23. Oklahoma State University Hazard Communication The Written Plan Environmental Health and Safety
  24. 24. Hazard Communication The Written Plan You have a right to possess your own copy of OSU’s written hazard communications plan, which is OSU Policy #3-0535. Environmental Health and Safety
  25. 25. Hazard Communication The Written Plan It is available from EHS (744-7241) or online at: http://ehs.okstate.edu Environmental Health and Safety
  26. 26. Hazard Communication The Written Plan If you are exposed to a hazardous substance at work, you should report it to your supervisor who will complete an “Employee Exposure Report Form” Environmental Health and Safety
  27. 27. Oklahoma State University Hazard Communication Chemical Inventory List Environmental Health and Safety
  28. 28. Hazard Communication Chemical Inventory List Federal law requires an inventory of all chemicals on the OSU campus, and that it be updated at least annually. Environmental Health and Safety
  29. 29. Hazard Communication Chemical Inventory List This list is used to determine correct signage for rooms and buildings, and is made available to the fire department for their use during emergencies. Environmental Health and Safety
  30. 30. Hazard Communication Chemical Inventory List OSU uses the online chemical inventory program “Chemical Safety Assistant.” Contact the EHS Department to gain access. Environmental Health and Safety
  31. 31. Hazard Communication Chemical Inventory List The online inventory must have the following information: Environmental Health and Safety
  32. 32. Hazard Communication Chemical Inventory List Required Building/Room/Location of the chemical Name of the chemical Physical State of the chemical Number and size of the container(s) Additional Information CAS number Type of container Manufacturer Date of receipt, date opened, expiration date Location of SDS Contact information & Comments Environmental Health and Safety
  33. 33. Oklahoma State University Hazard Communication BE SAFE, NOT SORRY! Environmental Health and Safety

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