South Carolina Hazard Communication regulations & environmental compliance analysis

South Carolina Hazard Communication: What you need to know

Governing Law and Regulations

South Carolina Occupational Health and Safety Act, South Carolina Code Annotated (S.C. Code Ann.) 41-15-100 and regulations at South Carolina Code of Regulations 71-600

Regulatory Agency
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South Carolina Department of Labor, Licensing and Regulation (LLR) Occupational Safety and Health Administration

See ADDRESSES & CONTACTS for addresses and telephone numbers.

See national section for basic information and federal regulations.

Comparison: State vs. Federal

Rules. South Carolina has its own federally approved workplace safety and health regulatory program, which includes a hazard communication standard, or worker right-to-know rule. The state rules govern both private and public sector workplaces. The state has adopted the federal right-to-know rule by reference. See the national section HAZARD COMMUNICATION STANDARD for a discussion of its requirements.

Administration and enforcement. LLR administers and enforces health and safety standards.


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