HAZARD COMMUNICATION TO WORKERS AND COMMUNITIES. THE OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH ADMINISTRATION HAS GIVEN ALL NON-MANUFACTURING EMPLOYERS UNTIL MAY 23, 1988 TO COMPLY WITH ITS HAZARDOUS COMMUNICATION RULE

Discusses the 1970 Occupational Safety and Health Act, empowering the Secretary of Labor to set forth rules regarding the use of labels or other forms of warning necessary to apprise employees of all hazards to which they are exposed. This includes information on emergency treatment and proper safety precautions. The article includes a brief legal history of OSHA's attempts at national compliance with the Hazardous Communication Standard of November 1983. Provides information on specific areas for which trucking companies must provide safety information and precautions.

  • Corporate Authors:

    Regular Common Carrier Conference, ATA

    2200 Mill Road, Suite 350
    Alexandria, VA  United States  22314-4677
  • Publication Date: 1987-11

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  • Accession Number: 00607477
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Apr 30 1991 12:00AM