hazard communication plan

hazard communication plan,

n a set of written standards designed to reduce workplace illness and injury by ensuring that all employees are familiar with the names and potential hazards of the chemicals they handle and understand the precautions necessary for protecting themselves and others against any possible risks.
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Effective this month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's new Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) requires chemical manufacturers, distributors or importers (including ready mixed concrete producers) to adjust their Hazard Communication Plan.
That means companies in the United States have to modify virtually every chemical label, Safety Data Sheet and written hazard communication plan to meet this new standard.
First, it is imperative that companies prepare a written Hazard Communication plan for employees.
The company was cited in February 1993 for failure to have a written hazard communication plan and fined $750.
the location and contents of the hazard communication plan, including the material service data sheet,
Other violations included the failure to provide heat illness prevention training and no written hazard communication plan, a must for businesses that work with hazardous chemicals.
Included with the service will be the required OSHA industry-specific safety compliance plans such as OSHA-required Safety Plan, Fire Prevention Plan, Hazard Communication Plan, Bloodborne Pathogen Plan and Lockout/Tagout Plan.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires each company to have a Hazard Communication Plan in place, with labels on toxic materials, MSDS' which describe protective handling measures, and employee training and education.
EHS-Alaska prepares material surveys and abatement designs, hazard communication plans, operation and maintenance plans, compliance audits, and training.
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