Monday, December 2, 2013
OSHA Revises Hazard Communication Standard
OSHA has revised its Hazard Communication Standard to align with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals. All nursing centers and assisted living centers must train staff on this new standard by December 1, 2013. Click here for a summary of the training requirements and a brief power point presentation that can be used in the required training. These were prepared by Jackson Lewis LLP, AHCA’s OSHA consultant. A summary of the OSHA Final Rule related to these changes can be found here.