New Jersey Hazard Communication : What you need to know

Comparison: State vs. Federal

New Jersey does not have a federally approved occupational safety and health program for private sector (private businesses and nonprofit organizations) workplaces. Consequently, the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act) governs hazard communication requirements in the private sector. For information on the federal requirements, see the national analyses Hazard Communication, SDS, OSHA, and Training.

For safety safety a Limited Time receive a FREE Safety Special Report on the "50 Tips For More-Effective Safety Training."  Receive 75 pages of useful safety information broken down into three training sections. Download Now

The state has a federally approved occupational safety and health regulatory program for public sector (state and local government) workplaces. New Jersey has adopted the federal hazard communication standard and added some provisions that are stricter than federal requirements. New Jersey has adopted a container labeling provision applicable to both private and public sector workplaces that is stricter than federal rules, and several other stricter provisions that apply only to public sector workplaces. The state’s requirements for safety data sheets (SDSs) in public sector workplaces are stricter than the federal requirements for private sector workplaces.

The federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) administers and enforces workplace safety and health rules in the private sector. The Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) administers and enforces New Jersey’s occupational safety requirements in public sector workplaces. The New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) administers and enforces occupational health requirements and all worker right-to-know requirements in public sector workplaces.

State Requirements
Labeling of Containers
New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC) 8:59-5.1 to 8:59-5.10

Every container at a private or ...

>> Read more about Hazard Communication

More on this topic:

Comparison: State vs. Federal
State Requirements

State Requirements

National | Alabama | Alaska | Arizona | Arkansas | California | Colorado | Connecticut | Delaware | Florida | Georgia | Hawaii | Idaho | Illinois | Indiana | Iowa | Kansas | Kentucky | Louisiana | Maine | Maryland | Massachusetts | Michigan | Minnesota | Mississippi | Missouri | Montana | Nebraska | Nevada | New Hampshire | New Jersey | New Mexico | New York | North Carolina | North Dakota | Ohio | Oklahoma | Oregon | Pennsylvania | Rhode Island | South Carolina | South Dakota | Tennessee | Texas | Utah | Vermont | Virginia | Washington | West Virginia | Wisconsin | Wyoming |

New Jersey Hazard Communication Resources

Hazard Communication Products

Safety.BLR.com - Making Safety Training and Compliance Easier
Safety training and compliance just got easier. You get easy access to hundreds of training solutions, easy-to-understand regulatory analysis, analysis of federal and state full-text regs, regulatory activity, news, and best practices. Safety.BLR.com - your online safety solution."
TrainingToday - HR
The turnkey training tool to cost-effectively start and run your employee training and testing program."
TrainingToday - Safety
The turnkey training tool to cost-effectively start and run your employee training and testing program."
7-Minute Safety Trainer™
Here's everything you need to deliver powerful, effective safety meetings - in just 7 minutes. Makes it easy to get your workers trained... and back to work. It's a complete program for effective training - from comprehensive outlines to reproducible handouts, checklists, and quizzes. Includes 50 different safety meetings on key OSHA training topics."
Safety Training Presentations in PowerPoint
Complete PowerPoint training meetings make it easy to deliver OSHA required safety training. These 25 ready-to-deliver meetings give you effective toolbox training – no preparation required! Includes meeting outlines, customizable PowerPoint slides many with AUDIO, handouts, and quizzes."
Free Special Reports
Get Your FREE Special Report. Download Any One Of These FREE Special Reports, Instantly!
Featured Special Report
Claim Your Free Copy of 50 Tips For More Effective Safety Training

Each Safety topic delivers effective training, including train the trainer preparation tips on blended learning programs, multilingual training, and computer-based training.
Download Now!

Covering Safety awareness in:
  • Back Safety
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Safety
  • Forklift Safety
  • Hazardous Waste Operations
  • Lockout/Tagout
  • Sexual Harassment and Safety
  • Violence in the Workplace
The report also provides special event and awareness tips like:
  • National Safety Month
  • National Fire Prevention Week
  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month
This is a time- and work-saving reference packed with effective training information.

Download Now!