Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 300-3-19-.03 - Training
YOU HAVE THE RIGHT TO KNOW ABOUT THE HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS IN YOUR WORKPLACE
Under the "Public Employee Hazardous Chemical Protection and Right to Know Act of 1988" you must be informed of the following:
* The Requirements of the law;
* Your right to receive information regarding hazardous chemicals faced on your job;
* Your right to receive formal training and education on hazardous chemicals;
* What a Material Safety Data Sheet is, and how to use it;
* Where hazardous chemicals are used in your work area;
* Your physician's right to receive information on the chemicals to which you may be exposed.
YOU CANNOT BE FIRED, DISCRIMINATED AGAINST, OR DISCIPLINED FOR EXERCISING YOUR RIGHT TO KNOW
No pay, position, seniority, or other benefits may be lost for exercising your right to know.
You may present a written request to receive a Material Safety Data Sheet for any chemical used on your job.
You have the right to refuse to work with a hazardous chemical if a Material Safety Data Sheet in your employer's possession has not been provided to you within 5 working days after your written request, unless you are required to perform essential services.
Commissioner of Labor
Georgia Department of Labor
223 Courtland St. NE, Suite 600
Atlanta, Georgia 30303
RE: Right to Know Act
State regulations are updated quarterly; we currently have two versions available. Below is a comparison between our most recent version and the prior quarterly release. More comparison features will be added as we have more versions to compare.