Hazard Communication Safety Program


Hazard Communication Safety Program

Table of Contents

  1. Purpose
  2. Introduction
  3. Scope
  4. Responsibilities
  5. Procedure
  6. Pictograms and hazards
  7. Example label
  8. Multi-employer job sites and/or multi work site
  9. Training
  10. Implementation requirement

Hazard Communication Safety Program

Chapter Section

In 2012, OSHA revised the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). As a result, this Hazard Communication Program (HCP) has been revised to comply with the requirements of the OSHA HCS 2012.

It spells out how YOUR COMPANY NAME will inventory chemicals stored and used, obtain and use Safety Data Sheets, maintain labels on chemical substances and train employees about the hazards of chemicals they are likely to encounter on the job.

Preparation of this program indicates our continuing commitment to safety among our employees in all of our locations.

  • Each facility is expected to follow this program and maintain its work areas in accordance with these requirements.
  • Employees, their designated representatives, and government officials must be provided copies of this program upon request.
  • In addition to the program, other information required as part of our hazard communication effort is available to workers upon request.
  • Asking to see this information is an employee’s right.
  • Using this information is part of our shared commitment to a safe, healthy workplace.