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What Is a Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS)?

A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is a document that gives detailed information about the nature of a chemical, such as physical and chemical properties, health, safety, fire, and environmental hazards of a chemical product. Hoja Inf. Sobre Sustancias Peligrosas http://www.losh.ucla.edu/losh/resources-publications/fact-sheets/msds_espanol.pdf Read More

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. Read More

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