Environmental, Health and Safety Services

Hazard Communication Program

Purpose and Description of This Program
The purpose, application and scope of the Hazard Communication Program are covered in this section.

Definitions
Terms and definitions used in the Hazard Communication Program.

Responsibilities
EHS, Departmental, Employee, Student, and Contractor responsibilities regarding this program are covered in this section.

Hazard Communications Plan (HazCom Plan)
Personnel working in non-laboratory environments where hazardous products are present must have a Hazard Communication Plan. The required elements of the HazCom Plan and the responsibilities of the HPC coordinator are explained.

Hazardous Chemical Inventory List
Description of the chemical inventory list, related requirements, and the HPC coordinator responsibilities.

Safety Data Sheets (SDSs)
Description od SDSs and how to find them.

Container Labeling and Other Forms of Warnings
Description of chemical products and chemical labeling requirements.

Hazardous Non-Routine Tasks
Description of non-routine tasks and associated requirements.

Detection of Presence or Release of Hazardous Chemicals
Description of how the presence or release of hazardous chemicals are detected and managed.

Personnel Training Requirements
Description of hazard communication training requirements.

Program Review
Description of program review requirements.

Contact Information

Rachel Layman, CHMM
University Chemical Hygiene Officer