Utah Right to Know/ Hazard Communication laws & HR compliance analysis

Utah Right to Know/ Hazard Communication: What you need to know

Hazard communication standards, or “worker right-to-know” laws, regulate how information about workplace chemical hazards is communicated to employees. As with most workplace health and safety standards, right-to-know laws have developed in large part according to standards adopted under the federal Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSH Act).
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Utah has received federal approval for its occupational safety and health plan and has adopted the federal OSH Act standards, including the federal Hazard Communication Standard (UT Code Sec. 34A-6-101et seq.; UT Admin. Code Sec. R614-1-1 et seq.). Therefore, although the state law is administered and enforced by the Utah Labor Commission, its worker right-to-know standards are identical to those of the federal OSH Act. There is a detailed discussion of the federal regulations.

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