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Hazard communication

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  2. 2. www.luxetvitan.comHazard Communication<br />Your “Right to Know”<br />
  3. 3. Five Stages of the Program<br /><ul><li>Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)
  4. 4. Labeling and Marking Systems
  5. 5. Employee Training
  6. 6. Written Plan
  7. 7. Chemical Inventory List (CIL)</li></li></ul><li>Oklahoma State UniversityHazard Communication<br />Material Safety Data Sheets<br />
  8. 8. Hazard CommunicationMaterial Safety Data Sheets<br /><ul><li>Company Information
  9. 9. Hazardous Ingredients
  10. 10. Physical Data
  11. 11. Fire and Explosion Data
  12. 12. Health Hazard Data
  13. 13. Reactivity Data
  14. 14. Spill & Leak Procedures
  15. 15. Special Protection Information
  16. 16. Special Precautions</li></li></ul><li>Material Safety Data Sheets:Your Rights<br />1. Your employer must have an MSDS for every hazardous substance you use as part of your job.<br />
  17. 17. Material Safety Data Sheets:Your Rights<br />2. These MSDSs must be available to you the entire time you are in the workplace.<br />
  18. 18. Material Safety Data Sheets:Your Rights<br />3. If you request to see a copy of an MSDS 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.<br />
  19. 19. Material Safety Data Sheets:Your Rights<br />4. If you request your own personal copy of an MSDS, your employer has 15 days to provide it.<br />
  20. 20. Oklahoma State UniversityHazard Communication<br />Labeling and Marking Systems<br />
  21. 21. Labeling and Marking Systems<br /><ul><li>NFPA Diamonds
  22. 22. HMIS Labels
  23. 23. Uniform Laboratory Hazard Signage System</li></li></ul><li>Labeling and Marking SystemsNFPA Diamonds<br /><ul><li>Color coded, numerical rating system
  24. 24. Will be located near main entrances, fire alarm panels, or on outside entrance doors
  25. 25. Provide at-a-glance hazard information</li></li></ul><li>Labeling and Marking SystemsNFPA Diamonds<br /><ul><li>Blue = Health
  26. 26. Red = Flammability
  27. 27. Yellow = Instability
  28. 28. White = Special hazard information</li></li></ul><li>Labeling and Marking SystemsNFPA Diamonds<br /><ul><li>4= Deadly Hazard
  29. 29. 3= Severe Hazard
  30. 30. 2= Moderate Hazard
  31. 31. 1= Slight Hazard
  32. 32. 0= No Hazard</li></li></ul><li>Labeling and Marking SystemsHMIS Labels<br /><ul><li>Designed to go on individual containers of products that don’t have the manufacturer’s labels
  33. 33. Same color code/numerical rating system as the NFPA diamonds</li></li></ul><li>Labeling and Marking SystemsHMIS Labels<br /><ul><li>Blue = Health
  34. 34. Red = Flammability
  35. 35. Yellow = Instability
  36. 36. White = Personal Protective Equipment or special protection information
  37. 37. Numerical Rating of 0-4</li></li></ul><li>Labeling and Marking SystemsHMIS Labels<br /><ul><li>You should never have any unattended, unlabeled containers in your workplace!</li></li></ul><li>Labeling and Marking SystemsUniform Laboratory Signage<br /><ul><li>Located on laboratory and chemical storage area doors
  38. 38. Pictographs depict worst hazards present in lab or area</li></li></ul><li>Labeling and Marking SystemsUniform Laboratory Signage<br /><ul><li>Always check with the appropriate personnel (lab manager, chemical hygiene officer, etc.) before performing work or maintenance in a laboratory!</li></li></ul><li>Oklahoma State UniversityHazard Communication<br />Employee Training<br />
  39. 39. Hazard CommunicationEmployee Training<br /><ul><li>Training is required:
  40. 40. Within the first 30 days of employment
  41. 41. Whenever new hazards are introduced
  42. 42. Annually</li></li></ul><li>Hazard CommunicationEmployee Training<br /><ul><li>The training must cover:
  43. 43. Requirements of regulations
  44. 44. Location and availability of MSDSs
  45. 45. Hazardous chemicals used in the workplace
  46. 46. Method to detect release
  47. 47. Physical and health hazards
  48. 48. Measures for personal protection
  49. 49. Details and location of the written plan</li></li></ul><li>Oklahoma State UniversityHazard Communication<br />The Written Plan<br />
  50. 50. Hazard CommunicationThe Written Plan<br />You have a right to possess your own copy of OSU’s written hazard communications plan. <br />
  51. 51. Hazard CommunicationThe Written Plan<br />It is available from EHS (ext. 47241) <br />or online at:<br /><br />
  52. 52. Hazard CommunicationThe Written Plan<br />Chemical Inventory Lists (CILs) will also be required from your department.(hidden slide)<br />
  53. 53. Hazard CommunicationThe Written Plan<br />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”<br />
  54. 54. Oklahoma State UniversityHazard Communication<br />Chemical Inventory List<br />
  55. 55. Hazard CommunicationChemical Inventory List<br />Federal law requires an inventory of all chemicals on the OSU campus, and that it be updated annually. <br />
  56. 56. Hazard CommunicationChemical Inventory List<br />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. <br />
  57. 57. Hazard CommunicationChemical Inventory List<br />The CIL must have the following information: <br />
  58. 58. Hazard CommunicationChemical Inventory List<br />Department Name and Phone NumberInventory SupervisorCampus mailing address of the Inventory SupervisorOfficial Building Name & numberDate of InventoryPage ( ) of ( )Chemical NameCommon NameLocation (room number) of the chemicalActual count of a chemicalMaximum amount anticipatedContainer type and sizePhysical State and CAS NumberManufacturer, NFPA RatingDoes the department have an MSDS for it?<br />
  59. 59. www.luxetvitan.comHazard Communication<br />BE SAFE, <br />NOT SORRY!<br />
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