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Adequacy of OSHA protections for chemical workers

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Employment and Housing Subcommittee.

Adequacy of OSHA protections for chemical workers

hearing before the Employment and Housing Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, first session, November 6, 1989-second session, July 23, 1990.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Government Operations. Employment and Housing Subcommittee.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • United States. Occupational Safety and Health Administration.,
    • Industrial safety -- United States.,
    • Chemicals -- United States -- Safety measures.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .G653 1989e
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 v. :
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1985115M
      LC Control Number90600344

      Since the passage of the Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, controversy has developed over the requirements under the Toxic Substances Control Act for the Environmental Protection Agency to make risk assessments and determine protection measures for workers. In December , EPA held a public meeting to discuss the framework it proposes to use for assessing . Shop through a wide selection of Personal Protective Equipment at Free shipping and free returns on Prime eligible items.

      OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), 29 CFR , creates obligations for employers using hazardous chemicals in the workplace. These requirements inform employees about the chemical hazards present in the workplace. OSHA updated its HCS in to align U.S. regulations with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) in. In fiscal year , OSHA has 2, agency's appropriation is $ million. Continue to visit OSHA's Web site for additional facts at OSHA's mission is to prevent work-related injuries, illnesses, What is the Occupational Safety and and .

      The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is an organization that directs national compliance initiatives in occupational safety and health. OSHA helps businesses protect their workers and reduce the number of workplace deaths, injuries and illnesses. or in person) to the OSHA Area Office (or State Plan Office) that is nearest to the site of the incident within 8 hours of the employer learning of the injury, illness, or fatality (§(a)). Employers may also use OSHA’s toll-free telephone number, OSHA () when reporting work-related incidents. Please note that someFile Size: KB.


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