OSHA Hazcom Compliance Deadline: December 1, 2013

by Christopher Graham and Joseph Kelly

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For years OSHA has required employers with toxic chemicals in the workplace to make certain disclosures — Hazard Communications (“Hazcom”) — to its employees.

OSHA created a new Hazcom standard which requires employers to train employees regarding the new standard and the deadline for compliance is December 1, 2013.

Failure to comply can lead to significant fines.

For more information on the new Hazcom standard, here’s an informative Q&A from OSHA.

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