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1 Hazard Communication Program Training Segment Blue Star Dairy

2 Hazard Communication Knowledge About the Hazards of the Materials You Work With. Knowledge About the Hazards of the Materials You Work With.

3 29 CFR To ensure hazards of chemicals evaluated. To ensure hazards of chemicals evaluated. To ensure information concerning chemical hazards is transmitted to employers and employees. To ensure information concerning chemical hazards is transmitted to employers and employees.

4 Hazard Communication

5 Physical Hazards Combustible Combustible Compressed Gas Compressed Gas Explosive Explosive Flammable Flammable Oxidizers Oxidizers Unstable Unstable Water-reactive Water-reactive

6 Health Hazards Carcinogens Carcinogens Toxins Toxins Irritants Irritants Corrosives Corrosives Sensitizers Sensitizers Any agent that damages the lungs, skin, eyes or mucous membranes Any agent that damages the lungs, skin, eyes or mucous membranes

7 Responsibilities Chemical Manufacturers Chemical Manufacturers Importers & Distributors Importers & Distributors Employers Employers Employees Employees

8 Chemical Manufacturers Evaluate hazards Evaluate hazards Provide labels and MSDSs Provide labels and MSDSs

9 Importers & Distributors Provide labels and MSDSs Provide labels and MSDSs

10 Employers Chemical inventory Chemical inventory Written program Written program In-plant labeling In-plant labeling Retain MSDSs Retain MSDSs Train Employees Train Employees

11 Employees Read labels and use MSDSs. Read labels and use MSDSs. Prepare hazard labels for new container when hazardous materials transferred from manufacturers containers. Prepare hazard labels for new container when hazardous materials transferred from manufacturers containers. Use appropriate personal protective equipment. Use appropriate personal protective equipment. Follow proper procedures when handling hazardous materials. Follow proper procedures when handling hazardous materials.

12 Chemical Inventory Include hazardous substances as well as potential hazardous materials. Include hazardous substances as well as potential hazardous materials. Consider all physical forms of chemicals- liquids, solids, gases, vapors, fumes and mists. Consider all physical forms of chemicals- liquids, solids, gases, vapors, fumes and mists. Identify chemicals in containers including pipes. Identify chemicals in containers including pipes. Include chemicals generated by processes such as welding fumes, dusts and exhaust fumes. Include chemicals generated by processes such as welding fumes, dusts and exhaust fumes.

13 What do we have? Acids Acids Aerosols Aerosols Battery Fluids Battery Fluids Caustics Caustics Cleaning Agents Cleaning Agents Compressed Gas Compressed Gas Detergents Detergents Dusts Dusts Explosives Explosives Flammables Flammables Fuels Fuels Fungicides Fungicides Fertilizers Fertilizers Glues Glues Greases Herbicides Insecticides Janitorial Supplies Lubricants Oxidizers Paints Pesticides Pharmaceuticals Solvents Varnishes Water Treatments

14 Written Program Specific workplace practices- not generic plan Specific workplace practices- not generic plan List of hazardous materials List of hazardous materials Who is responsible for program and their duties Who is responsible for program and their duties Where written materials will be made available to employees Where written materials will be made available to employees Provisions for labeling, organizing MSDSs and training employees Provisions for labeling, organizing MSDSs and training employees

15 Manufacturer’s Labels Identify material Identify material Appropriate hazard warnings Appropriate hazard warnings Name and address of producer or other responsible party Name and address of producer or other responsible party

16 Manufacturer’s Labels

17 In-Plant Labels Identify material Identify material Appropriate warnings Appropriate warnings

18 In-Plant Labels

19 MSDSs

20 Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs) Provided by chemical manufacturer, importer or distributor Provided by chemical manufacturer, importer or distributor No specific format but specific content requirements No specific format but specific content requirements Must be obtained in workplace before chemicals are used Must be obtained in workplace before chemicals are used Must be readily accessible to employees Must be readily accessible to employees

21 MSDS Content Chemical & common names Chemical & common names List of ingredients List of ingredients Physical and chemical characteristics Physical and chemical characteristics Health effects of exposure Health effects of exposure Routes of entry Routes of entry Exposure limits Exposure limits

22 MSDS Content Whether the chemical is classified as a carcinogen Whether the chemical is classified as a carcinogen Applicable control measures Applicable control measures Emergency first aid Emergency first aid Date of MSDS preparation Date of MSDS preparation Name, address, telephone number for emergency information Name, address, telephone number for emergency information

23 Training Prior to working with hazardous substance Prior to working with hazardous substance By individual chemical or by class (flammable, reactive, etc.) By individual chemical or by class (flammable, reactive, etc.) Hazard Communication Standard Hazard Communication Standard Operations where hazardous materials are present Operations where hazardous materials are present

24 Training Location of written program, chemical inventory and MSDSs Location of written program, chemical inventory and MSDSs Contents of written program Contents of written program Methods to detect chemical presence or release Methods to detect chemical presence or release Physical and health hazards Physical and health hazards Procedures to protect themselves from hazards Procedures to protect themselves from hazards

25 Questions ?


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