Hazard Communications Policy

Hazard Communications

Date approved: 10-5-2005
Last update: 10-5-2005
Approved by: President
Oversight unit: NMU POLICE DEPARTMENT
Level: Admin Policy
Attached form file: Hazardous Material Memo 2018.docx
Inventory additions and deletions form.xlsx
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Purpose

In order to comply with the Federal Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), 29 CFR 1910.1200 and Michigan's Right To Know Law, a written Hazardous Substances Communication Plan (HSCP) has been established for Northern Michigan University.

Applicability

All University employees, full time, part time, temporary, casual labor, students.

Description

It is the policy of Northern Michigan University to comply with the requirements of the Federal Hazard Communication Standard and Michigan's Right To Know Law, as they pertain to; Hazardous Material Inventory, Purchase Orders, Employee Owned Hazardous Materials, Labeling, Portable Containers, Material Safety Data Sheets, Employee Training, Firefighters Right To Know and Contractor Responsibilities.

References

Federal Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), 29 CFR 1910.1200 and Michigan's Right To Know Law, Act 80, Public Acts of 1986 as amended.


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