Haz-Com is required by State & Federal Regulations
State – HSC 502
Federal – OSHA 29 CFR 1910
Commonly known as the “Right to Know Law”
Employees must be;
Informed about hazardous materials they use and
Trained regarding the proper use of those materials.
Labeling – haz-mats must be labeled with their Identity & Hazards . Hazard Labels – color coded & rated. Red = Fire Blue = Health Yellow = Reactivity or Instability White = Specific hazard (i.e. COR, ACID, etc.) Ratings - 0 to 4 0 = no hazard 1 = slight 2 = moderate 3 = serious 4=extreme hazard