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Carcinogens (2019)

Start:Mar 26, 2023

Duration:5 Minutes

Goal: this Cognitive Trail will increase the ability to apply Cal/OSHA safety standards for the construction industry.

Description: This Navitent will increase the successfulness of applying OSHA's safety standards. This information was taken from the 2019 Cal/OSHA Pocke ... Read More

Summary: Safety Made Simple

Step 1

The next Steps cover Cal/OSHA safety regulations for Carcinogens. Where appropriate, we have referenced the code from Title 8 of the California Code of Regulations.

The topics we will cover in this Navitent are:

-Reporting Requirements and Safety Rules
-Regulated Area
-Changes to Initial Reporting
-Temporary Worksite Reporting
-Posting Requirements
-Emergency Information
-Safety Data Sheet and Labels

After each of the next Steps, select the 'Successful' response to indicate that you have read and understand the Step.

Select 'Successful' now and proceed.

Step 2

Reporting Requirements and Safety Rules

Whenever carcinogenic (cancer-causing) chemicals, as specified in the General Industry Safety Orders (GISOs) Article 110 Regulated Carcinogens are present in construction materials, the employer must comply with the reporting requirements and safety rules.

Step 3

Regulated Area

For all regulated carcinogens that specify a requirement for the employer to establish a regulated area, use of a regulated carcinogen within such a regulated area shall be reported to Cal/OSHA.

For regulated carcinogens that do not have a regulated area requirement, use of the regulated carcinogen shall be reported in certain circumstances.

Step 4

Changes to Initial Reporting

Initial use/changes in reported information of a regulated carcinogen shall be reported in writing to Cal/OSHA within 15 days.

Step 5

Temporary Worksite Reporting

Employers with temporary worksites need to provide the initial use/changes report for their permanent workplace location.

Step 6

Posting Requirements

A copy of the applicable written report of use, temporary worksite notification, and emergency report shall be posted for affected employees to see.

Step 7

Emergency Information

In case of an emergency:

-A report of the occurrence of an emergency and the facts obtainable at that time shall be made to Cal/ OSHA within 24 hours

-A written report shall be filed within 15 days

Step 8

Safety Data Sheet and Labels

The safety data sheet (SDS) and labels on the container must be reviewed to determine the presence of carcinogens.

Step 9

How much did this Navitent help you to understand the Cal/OSHA safety regulations for Carcinogens, including:

-Reporting Requirements and Safety Rules
-Regulated Area
-Changes to Initial Reporting
-Temporary Worksite Reporting
-Posting Requirements
-Emergency Information
-Safety Data Sheet and Labels

Select your response below.

Note: while you don't need to remember all the information in this Navitent, you do need to remember that it is in your Navitent library to refer to when you need it. Go to the Title 8 regulations in the CA Code of Regulations and to the CA Labor Code for detailed information regarding the scope, specifications, and exceptions of a particular regulation and for other requirements that may be applicable to their operations.

Elements (1)

Cal/OSHA Pocket Guide (2022)

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