Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 300-3-19-.06 - Exemptions

(1) Educational Institutions. Students are not required to receive the hazard communication program training as defined in 300-3-1-.03 of this chapter, unless employed by institutions either full-or part-time. The law does not cover local (city or county) school systems, or private colleges, nor does the law cover employees of these employers. (Attorney General's Opinion Letter, 9-6-89)
(2) Municipalities and county government employees are not covered.
(3) Laboratories.
(a) Laboratories are not required to develop their own labels with an appropriate hazard warning for permanent chemical containers. The label from the chemical manufacturer or supplier may be used instead. Laboratory glassware such as beakers, flasks and tubes serving as temporary containers for hazardous chemicals shall be labeled with the name of the chemical and date of filling as a minimum.
(b) Laboratories shall not be required to prepare Material Safety Data Sheets for compounds created as a result of an experiment, unless large quantities of the compound are to be used in subsequent experiments, or if the compound is to enter public commerce.
(4) Publicly available cleaning and household products and supplies and latex paints used in the same manner in which a consumer would use them and on an irregular basis are not covered by these regulations. Personnel engaged in routine c leaning and painting operations are covered if the products they use contain chemicals listed on the Georgia Hazardous Chemicals List.
(5) State inmates assigned for incarceration in county facilities are not covered.


Ga. Comp. R. & Regs. R. 300-3-19-.06
O.C.G.A. ยงยง 45-22-2, 45-22-3, 45-22-5, 45-22-7.
Original Rule entitled "Exemptions" adopted. F. Apr. 11, 1990; eff. May 1, 1990. Amended: New title "Exemptions. Amended." F. Dec. 11, 2014; eff. Dec. 31, 2014.

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