Hazardous Chemical Program


Hazardous Chemical Program

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This document contains a customizable example program for workplaces with employee exposure to a specific hazardous chemical. The program is designed to assist employers in ensuring employees are not overexposed to the chemical. Employers should note that when employees are exposed to a hazardous chemical that is regulated by one of the substance-specific standards in 1910, 1928 and 1926 Subpart Z, the employer is required to develop and implement the written compliance or exposure control program that is required by the applicable standard.

Also reference the Which Standards Apply webpages for other standards that may apply to your workplace. These webpages should be used with Programs, Plans and Procedures Required by 29 CFR Part 1910 - General Industry StandardsGeneral Industry Training RequirementsGeneral Industry Inspection RequirementsPrograms, Plans and Procedures Required by 29 CFR Part 1926 - Construction Industry StandardsConstruction Industry Training Requirements, and Construction Industry Inspection Requirements.

Other resources include the training calendarexample presentations, safety and health topics, and askOSH (standard inquiries). Other example programs and plans can be found on Other State Plan Resources.