Occupational Exposure Assessment: Hazard Communication Program Implementation Action Items Mobile App
The danger that an employee faces on the job is a function of the occupational hazards present and his/her exposure level to risks and hazards.
How does it work?
An exposure and risk assessment is at the focus of all occupational health and industrial hygiene programs. The Occupational Exposure Assessment: Hazard Communication Program Implementation Action Items mobile app uses a systematic method to characterize workplace exposures to chemical, physical and biological agents is a fundamental part an industrial hygiene program. Compliance monitoring focuses on the maximum risk to an employee to determine whether exposures are above or below established limits. The occupational exposure assessment should be conducted as required by agent-specific OSHA Regulations. The app records data specific to Hazard Communication Program Implementation Action Items.
Employees have both a need and a right to know the hazards and identities of the chemicals they are exposed to when working. They also need to know what protective measures are available to prevent adverse effects from occurring. Employers shall provide this needed information to employees through implementation of a Hazard Communication Program.