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Guidelines for Employer Compliance - Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)

Organization Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Organization Type Government
URL http://www.osha.gov/pls/oshaweb/owadisp.show_document?p_table=STANDARDS&p_id=10104
Geographic Scope Nationwide
Issue Worker Safety
Sector All
Type Of Assistance Compliance Assistance, General Information
Description The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is based on a simple concept - that employees have both a need and a right to know the hazards and identities of the chemicals they are exposed to when working. They also need to know what protective measures are available to prevent adverse effects from occurring. This site is designed to provide employers with the information they need to comply with HCS.

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