Gather Info about the Hazards

If you work with chemicals, write down the name of the chemical so you can get specific information about its dangers. Also use our fact sheets and information to help you identify hazards and how to address them.

This information will be helpful as you begin to identify what issues you want to bring directly to your employer or to a government enforcement agency, and what solutions your employer should consider.

The employer is supposed to keep Material Safety Data Sheets at your worksite, which provides information about the chemicals with which you work. Requirements are different for employees in the private sector (Hazard Communication Standard) and public sector.

Click here for more info on this Hazard Communication Standard