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Hazard Communication Program


  • The purpose of the Hazard Communication Program is to provide employees with information and training on hazardous chemical substances in the workplace.  The goal of this program is to reduce the incidence of chemical source illnesses and injures.

    Employees who have the potential for exposure to hazardous chemicals are provided with appropriate training and information to assure that they are aware of potential chemical hazards.

    University Policy

    It is a policy of UMES to comply with all local, state, and federal regulations.

    Regulatory Authority

    29 CFR 1910.1200, OSHA Hazard Communication Standard

    Maryland Right-to-Know Law

    The written UMES Hazard Communication Plan was developed pursuant to Maryland State and federal Hazard Communication regulations and details how UMES will comply with these regulations.