Right to Know
Welcome to the state-mandated Right to Know Annual Training,produced by the Oneida-Herkimer-Madison BOCES.
The Right To Know video includes updates on the major changes of the Hazard Communication Standard including:
- Hazard classification: Provides specific criteria for classification of health and physical hazards, as well as classification of mixtures.
- Labels: Chemical manufacturers and importers will be required to provide a label that includes a harmonized signal word, pictogram, and hazard statement for each hazard class and category. Precautionary statements must also be provided.
- Safety Data Sheets: will now have a specified 16-section format.
- Information and training requirements: Employers are required to train workers by December 1, 2013, on the new labels elements and safety data sheets format to facilitate recognition and understanding.