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How to Read a Material Safety Data Sheet

AFSCME members who work around chemicals frequently ask, "What is this stuff and what is it doing to me?" Most public employees are now covered by Right-to-Know laws which require employers to supply workers with information on the identity of the chemicals they are exposed to, their health effects and training on how to handle them safely. In addition, all containers of hazardous materials must carry a warning label.

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Date Of Record Release 2009-09-16 15:38:54
Description AFSCME members who work around chemicals frequently ask, "What is this stuff and what is it doing to me?" Most public employees are now covered by Right-to-Know laws which require employers to supply workers with information on the identity of the chemicals they are exposed to, their health effects and training on how to handle them safely. In addition, all containers of hazardous materials must carry a warning label.
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Source AFSCME
Keyword Worker safety, Chemical
Selector Stith
Date Of Record Creation 2009-09-16 15:34:19
Education Level
Date Last Modified 2009-09-16 15:38:55
Language English
Date Record Checked: 2009-09-16 00:00:00 (W3C-DTF)

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