New Jersey Hazard Communication regulations & environmental compliance analysis

New Jersey Hazard Communication: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act), 29 USC 651, and regulations at 29 CFR 1910.1200

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New Jersey Public Employees Occupational Safety and Health Act, New Jersey Statutes Annotated (NJSA) 34:6A-25 et seq., and regulations at New Jersey Administrative Code (NJAC) 12:100-7.1 to 12:100-7.9, and NJAC 12:100 Appendices A to E

Worker and Community Right-to-Know Act, NJSA 34:5A-1 et seq., regulations at NJAC 8:59-1.1 to 8:59-11.9, and NJAC 8:59 Appendices A and B

Private and public sector:

Labeling of containers: NJAC 8:59-5.1 to 8:59-5.10

Public sector:

Education and training: NJAC 12:100-7.8 and NJAC 8:59-6.1

Employee rights: NJAC 8:59-7.5

Right-to-Know Central File: NJAC 8:59-7.2

Trade secrets claim: NJAC 8:59-3.4 to 8:59-3.17

Right-to-Know poster: NJAC 8:59-7.2

Regulatory Agencies

U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Region 2

New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development (LWD) Division of Public Safety and Occupational Safety and Health Office of Public Employees' Occupational Safety and Health (PEOSH)

New Jersey Department of Health (NJDOH) Environmental and Occupational Health Assessment Program Worker Right-to-Know Program

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. New Jersey does not have a federally approved occupational safety and health regulatory program for private sector workplaces in the state; therefore, private sector workplaces must comply with federal rules.

The state has a federally approved occupational safety and health regulatory program for public sector (state and local government) workplaces. New ...


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Governing Law and Regulations
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Comparison: State vs. Federal
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