What You Need to Know… and Do
All workplaces where workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals are required by the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to create a written hazard communication program to implement the standard's requirements.
If implemented properly, hazard communication will result in a decrease in illnesses and injuries caused by chemicals in the workplace. It also helps with effective management of chemicals in the workplace, resulting in increased productivity, decreased workers' compensation costs, and other employer benefits.
This whitepaper provides guidance on what to do to comply with the HazCom standard and covers these important topics: