NSC expo
Subscribe or Register
View Cart  

Earn recertification points from the Board of Certified Safety Professionals by taking a quiz about this issue.

What's Your Opinion?

Should employers' injury and illness data be made public?

Take the poll and add your comment.

Vote   Results


 

Does your CEO 'Get it?'

Tell us why on the submission form and your CEO could appear among the 2017 selections.

Get the news that's
important to you.

Sign up for Safety+Health’s free monthly newsletters on:

  • Construction
  • Health Care Workers
  • Manufacturing
  • Mining, Oil and Gas
  • Office Safety Tips
  • Transportation
  • Worker Health and Wellness
  • Subscribe today

    Commonly cited hazard communication violations

    October 1, 2009

    Tags
    • / Print
    • Reprints
    • Text Size:
      A A

    Hazard communication addresses chemical hazards, both chemicals produced in the workplace and imported into the workplace. The most cited sections of OSHA’s hazard communication standard (1910.1200) include:

    • 1910.1200(e)(1) – Failure to develop and maintain a written program
    • 1910.1200(h)(1) – Failure to maintain training
    • 1910.1200(f)(5) – Failure to ensure that each container of hazardous chemicals in the workplace is labeled, tagged or marked properly
    • 1910.1200(g)(1) – Failure to have a Material Safety Data Sheet for each hazardous chemical
    • 1910.1200(g)(8) – Failure to maintain in the workplace copies of the required Material Safety Data Sheets

    Post a comment to this article

    Safety+Health welcomes comments that promote respectful dialogue. Please stay on topic. Comments that contain personal attacks, profanity or abusive language – or those aggressively promoting products or services – will be removed. We reserve the right to determine which comments violate our comment policy.