Hazard Communications Policy
|Oversight unit:||PUBLIC SAFETY AND POLICE SERVICES|
|This policy has a related procedure. View the procedure.|
Annually, the Public Safety Department will provide a copy of each department previous years inventory of hazardous materials. Each department is responsible to reconcile the inventory against the information provided. The new inventory must be submitted to Public Safety.
Purchase Of Hazardous Substances
Purchase of hazardous substances shall comply with the requirements of the Hazardous Material Management Policy of Northern Michigan University.
Employee Possessed Hazardous Substances
The University has adopted a strict policy covering employee possessed substances. Any employee who wishes to bring a substance covered by this act, including consumer products, into the work place must first complete a request listing the name of the substance, the manufacturer's name, the manufacturer's address, and the reason for the request.
Container Labeling For Hazardous Substances
All containers used for hazardous materials shall be labeled in accordance with the Hazardous Material Management Policy of Northern Michigan University.
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS)
Employee Access To Material Safety Data Sheets
Employee Training And Information
List Of Hazardous Substances
A list of all hazardous substances known to be present at Northern Michigan University will be maintained by the Safety Director. Information on each listed substance can be obtained by reviewing the MSDS forms available at the Department of Public Safety and Police Services.
Hazards Of Non-routine Tasks
Contractor Owned Substances
Contractors are required to comply with the provisions of the Hazardous Material Management Policy of Northern Michigan University.
Fire Fighters Right To Know
The Safety Director will be responsible for providing the Marquette Fire Chief with an inventory of all hazardous substances and copies of MSDS forms for all hazardous substances used on the campus of Northern Michigan University. This report will be updated on a regular basis.
Annual Hazard Communications Review
Annually, the Safety Director will review the entire Hazard Communication Program plan for Northern Michigan University to determine its completeness and effectiveness.
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.
All University employees, full time, part time, temporary, casual labor, students.
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.
Federal Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), 29 CFR 1910.1200 and Michigan's Right To Know Law, Act 80, Public Acts of 1986 as amended.