HAZARD COMMUNICATION (HAZCOM) in Agriculture (437-004-9800)
WHAT? Informing Employees About Hazardous Substances They Work with Directly--Or Indirectly ● GOAL Protect Employees
WHY??? An Unlabeled Pesticide Container Spills From A Shelf onto a Handler Wearing No PPE… A Seed Worker Drinks Several Beers the Night Before and Works with Thiram the Next Day… A Newly-Confirmed Pregnant Worker Is Assigned to Spray an Area with Atrazine…
WHY? Employees Have The (Legal) Right and The Need to Know--> –Chemical Identities –Chemical Hazards –Protective Measures
APPLIES Normal Conditions of Use Foreseeable Emergency
EXEMPTIONS Hazardous Waste Biological Hazards Consumer Products Tobacco or Tobacco Products Wood or Wood Products
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