Safety

OSHA announces amended Hazard Communication standard

OSHA Healthcare Connection, March 27, 2012

OSHA's changes to the Hazard Communication standard will improve safety by making it easier for workers to understand the threat that hazardous chemicals present in the workplace, explained Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis at a March 20 news conference. Implementation of HazCom 2012, as it is informally known, is expected by 2016. Employers have until December 2013 to train employees to the systems new requirements.

Read more about the change on the OSHA Healthcare Advisor.

 

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