Flashcards in 5011 Chemical Hazard Communication Program (safety) Deck (9):
Who is responsible for:
1. Overall administration of TFD’s Chemical Hazard Communication Program
2. Maintaining a master list of all MSDS's used in TFD stations and facilities
3. Ensuring that TFD stations and facilities are able to acquire MSDS as needed
4. Maintaining this document
The Administrative Battalion Chief for Safety or his/her designee
Hazardous Chemical or Material
Any solid, liquid or gas used, stored or
produced that could cause illness, injury, health hazard or environmental damage
upon exposure during use, storage or disposal.
Any liquid or gas chemical that is combustible, flammable, compressed, explosive, pyrophoric, unstable (reactive) or water reactive and/or an organic peroxide or oxidizer.
Where are MSDA notebooks mounted
Each TFD station and facility shall have an MSDS notebook mounted and located as closely as possible to its Safety Bulletin Board.
The inventory shall be located at
the front of the MSDS notebook
TFD Station Captains and Facility Supervisors shall
Maintain a copy of the Chemical Hazard Communication (Right to Know) Material Safety Data Sheet Notebook
Each hazardous chemical or material used in a TFD station or facility shall be labeled as follows:
b. Proper hazard warning
c. Name and address of manufacturer
PROCEDURE FOR POSTING NEW MSDS INFORMATION:
Station Captains and Facility Supervisors
1. When ordering a new hazardous chemical or material, request two copies of the MSDS.
a. If an MSDS is not available, contact the Safety Office for assistance in acquiring
2. Place one copy in the Station/Facility MSDS notebook.
3. Update the inventory at the front of the MSDS notebook.
4. Forward a copy of the new MSDS to the TFD Safety Office.