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Toxic and Hazardous Substances Hazard Communication: Analysis of OSHA Violation Data 2010-2015

Toxic and Hazardous Substances Hazard Communication: Analysis of OSHA Violation Data 2010-2015

UL offers data analysis on OSHA violations from 2010-2015. OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) 1910.1200 (US Department of Labor/Occupational Safety and Health, 2016) requires the development and dissemination of information on the hazards associated with chemicals in the workplace, and assigns responsibilities to chemical manufacturers and importers as well as employers. The analysis is based on publicly available enforcement data for the Hazard Communication standard over the period 2010-2015 and has been organized in the following white paper.

UL offers data analysis on OSHA violations from 2010-2015. OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) 1910.1200 (US Department of Labor/Occupational Safety and Health, 2016) requires the development and dissemination of information on the hazards associated with chemicals in the workplace, and assigns responsibilities to chemical manufacturers and importers as well as employers.

Chemical manufacturers and importers are required to evaluate the hazards of the chemicals they produce or import, and prepare labels and safety data sheets to communicate the hazard information to their customers.

The analysis is based on publicly available enforcement data for the Hazard Communication standard over the period 2010-2015 and has been organized in the following white paper.

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