Hazard Communications Policy

Date approved: 10-5-2005
Last update: 10-5-2005
Approved by: President
Oversight unit: PUBLIC SAFETY AND POLICE SERVICES
Subject category: Safety
Level: Admin Policy
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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.