Industrial Hygiene and Safety

Hazard Communication Program

• Reduce Exposure • Hazardous Substance Awareness • Protect Worker

The purpose of a Hazard Communication Program (HCP) is to inform employees about hazardous substances in the workplace, potential harmful effects of these substances, and appropriate control measures. Per OSHA, this program shall include container labeling and other forms of warning, safety data sheets (SDSs), and employee training (Section 1910.1200).

RME Safety and Environmental, LLC (RME) has extensive experience in the development of Hazard Communication Programs for several of its clients in the agriculture, chemical, and textile industries. RME services offered include:

  • HCP Audits
  • Hazardous substance inventory
  • Training

RME recently assisted a pet food ingredients manufacturer in the development of safety data sheets for its products. Using testing data, RME identified the Global Harmonization System (GHS) Hazard Code for the product and developed a hazard statement informing product users of its' potential combustible dust hazards.