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CIS 95-1944
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response: Final rule [USA]
This final rule (effective date: 21 Sep. 1994) adds technical amendments to Appendix B and a new non-mandatory Appendix E (Training Curriculum Guidelines) to the final rule on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (CIS 89-1420) included in 29 CFR 1910 (full version last analyzed as CIS 90-9). The technical amendments concern the addition of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards on chemical protective clothing to the list of recommended protective equipment published in the original final rule. Appendix E contains recommendations for a training curriculum, including: general and core course criteria; programme quality control criteria; training curriculum guidelines (general operations and site-specific training; training for waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities; emergency response training). Parallel changes are also introduced into 29 CFR 1926 (Construction Safety and Health Standards).
Federal Register, 22 Aug. 1994, Vol.59, No.161, p.43268-43280.


CIS 90-355
Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA Final Rule - Access to employee exposure and medical records [USA]
This regulation provides for employee, designated representative and OSHA access to employer-maintained exposure and medical records relevant to employees exposed to toxic substances and harmful physical agents. Extensive background information.
Federal Register, 29 Sep. 1988, Vol.53, No.189, p.38140-38168.


CIS 89-1417
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA Final Rule - Hazard Communication [USA]
Revised version of the Hazard Communication Standard (for original, applying to manufacturing industries only, see CIS 84-1622). It now applies to all employers with employees exposed to hazardous chemicals in their workplaces. Two parts: (1) Background discussion (including court cases, estimateds of US workers exposed to hazardous chemicals in various industrial categories, estimated benefits of hazard communication in human and financial terms, and estimatedd costs of implementing the standard). (2) The Standard itself: purpose; scope and application; definitions; hazard determination; written hazard communication program; labels and other forms of warning; material safety data sheets; employee information and training; trade secrets. In the appendix: health hazard definitions; criteria for hazard determinations; definition of trade secret. Identical changes are made to 29 CFR Parts 1915, 1917, 1918 and 1926. 29 CFR Part 1915 also has a paragraph added dealing with health and sanitation facilities.
Federal Register, 24 Aug. 1987, Vol.52, No.163, p.31852-31886. Bibl.ref.


CIS 84-1622
US Department of Labour, Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Hazard communication
These new regulations (para. 1910.1200) cover the communication of information about hazardous chemicals that is to be transmitted by manufacturers or importers to affected employers and employees in the manufacturing sector. Sections cover: scope and application; definitions; hazard determination; TLVs; written hazard communication; labels; material safety data sheets; information to employees; training; trade secrets; effective dates (distributers and chemical manufacturers, 25 Nov. 1985; employers 25 May 1986). Appendices cover: health hazard definitions; hazard determination; information sources.
Federal Register, Code of Federal Regulations, Title 29, Part 1910, Subpart 2, 25 Nov. 1983, Vol.48, No.228, p.53340-53348.