Get a dedicated Compliance Advisor who provides ongoing assistance managing your HazCom program and providing best practices recommendations.
An effective HazCom safety program protects your employees from harm and your company from harm and risk. This service makes it easy by managing every step of the process, from improving the accuracy of your chemical inventory to maintaining your Safety Data Sheet (SDS) library, ensuring proper labeling, and much more! It's the most complete, time-saving solution for complying with OSHA Hazard Communication Standard 29CFR 1900.1200.
We’ll conduct an annual assessment of your written HazCom program and review your chemical receipt process.
We’ll provide access to all electronic SDSs, in addition to customizable workplace posters identifying where they can be accessed.
Build and maintain an electronic, searchable database of your chemicals in J. J. Keller’s SAFETY MANAGEMENT SUITE (SMS).
Our experts will acquire and track SDSs for every chemical and update SDS binders as needed.
To ensure safety and compliance, we’ll audit your existing written HazCom program or help you develop one.
We can create custom training content specific to your HazCom program, hazards in your chemical inventory, and more.
When Tier II reporting is due, we’ll identify chemicals with reportable quantities to help you prepare your report.
Discover how our service makes it easy to manage safety data sheets, ensure chemical safety and HazCom compliance.
Motor carriers face compliance complexities across all areas of their business. And if transporting and handling hazardous chemicals, the complexities increase exponentially. Understanding the driver, vehicle, and operational regulations can be challenging and carriers often need to go above and beyond these regulations to effectively manage risk. This service provides the oversight resources, and experience you need to help you reduce that risk.
Employees in manufacturing may face a variety of chemical hazards. To protect them from harm and your company from violations requires a knowledge of these hazards and compliance with the requirements. This service takes the risk — and the hassle — out of chemical management at your operation.
This service provides the means for healthcare facilities to stay healthy themselves. Because healthcare facilities — from hospitals to dental offices — deal with chemicals of all kinds, they’re one of the most hazardous places to work. Eliminate the hazards and time-consuming hassles of chemical management with the industry’s stress-free, full-service solution.
Education employees who are at risk from handling and/or cleaning chemicals must have a proper program in place to protect them. Private schools must comply with the relevant OSHA requirements, and although OSHA doesn’t cover public schools, half the states operate plans that apply equivalent standards to public employers, with the remaining states usually adopting similar standards. Protect your staff — and students — with our service.
Construction and utility workers comprise about 5 percent of the U.S. workforce but suffer 20 percent of work-related fatalities, in addition to the numerous non-fatal injuries. One of those is dealing with hazardous chemicals. Keep your workers safe on the jobsite by having our service oversee the countless complexities of the regulations and risks.
A written hazard communication program helps employers to inform and train their employees properly and to design and put in place employee protection programs. It also provides necessary hazard information to employees, so they can participate in, support, and be part of the protective measures at their workplaces.
Employers must have a GHS-style, 16-section SDS for each chemical which is considered to be a health or physical hazard as those terms are defined in the standard, except for those products specifically exempted under the HazCom regulation at 1910.1200(b)(6).
OSHA says you must train "employees," which are defined in 1910.1200 as "a worker who may be exposed to hazardous chemicals under normal operating conditions or in foreseeable emergencies. Workers such as office workers or bank tellers who encounter hazardous chemicals only in non-routine, isolated instances are not covered."
Workers who encounter hazardous chemicals only in non-routine, isolated instances are not covered. For instance, if a receptionist or salesperson occasionally delivers a phone message to an area where chemicals are used, he or she would not be covered. But if workers routinely bring production or sales paperwork to that area, or if they deliver or pick up sealed boxes of chemicals, they have to be trained. If you are not sure if certain employees are "routinely exposed," include them in the training. It is better to train too many people than to miss some people and risk an OSHA fine.
Under the HazCom Standard, your employees have the right to training about:
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