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OSHA’s air contaminant standards

Compare and contrast the training requirements in the Hazard Communication Standard (HAZCOM) (1910.1200) and the Lead Standard (1910.1025). If an employee is exposed to lead above the action level, would the training specified in the HAZCOM standard be adequate? Why, or why not?

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Discuss whether you think OSHA's air contaminant standards are important, and why. Do you think they are adequate to protect employees in the workplace from airborne contaminant hazards? Explain.

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Compare and contrast the training requirements in the Hazard Communication Standard (HAZCOM) (1910.1200) and the Lead Standard (1910.1025). If an employee is exposed to lead above the action level, would the training specified in the HAZCOM standard be adequate? Why, or why not?

The training requirements that exist for the Hazard Communication Standard are not as definitive as those for the Lead Standard. In reference to (HAZCOM), the organization must engage in approved methods and observations capable of protecting employees by detecting the presence or release of hazardous chemical. The organization has the autonomy to use continuous monitoring devices that can detect the visual appearance of hazardous odors or chemicals. The organization must ensure that the appropriate protections in place to to protect employees, which include appropriate work practices, emergency procedures, and ...

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OSHA's air contaminant standards are examined. The expert compares and contrasts the training requirements in the Hazard Communication Standard (HAZCOM) and the Lead Standard. The importance of air contamination standards are determined.

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