New York Right-To-Know Awareness

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New York Right-To-Know Awareness Course

New York Right-To-Know Awareness

  • Level: Introductory
  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Location: Online or In-Person

Overview & Objectives

The New York Right-to-Know Awareness course from Exceed Safety & ClickSafety establishes the knowledge that all employees have the right to know about hazardous chemicals one may come into contact within the workplace. The New York State Right-to-Know (RTK) laws follow’s both OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) regulatory requirements, as employers are required to identify and inventory any hazardous chemicals in the workplace, as well as share the information and location of the written HazCom program and Safety Data Sheets (SDSs).

Also, there are specific NY state requirements for public employees that is presented in this module.

Throughout this course, participants can expect to learn what New York State’s RTK laws cover, as well as educate and protect participants about potentially hazardous chemicals in the workplace.

Exceed Safety’s New York Right-to-Know Awareness course covers OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard and the elements of New York State’s RTK program and shares how they apply to participants in the public sector. Specific course topics include the following:

  • Explanations of the purpose and description of the New York State Right-to-Know (RTK) laws, which follow and expand on the current requirements in the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)
  • Information about how hazards are classified, labeled, and communicated to employees
  • Easy-to-understand descriptions of the requirements for Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) and for employee training
  • Practical tips to put your learning into context
  • Knowledge checks throughout to measure your understanding
  • Links to additional New York State, OSHA, and industry resources

Who Is This Course For?

The New York Right-to-Know Awareness course from Exceed Safety is ideal for those of all employment levels within nearly all places of employment to include the General Industry sector in the state of New York. Individuals from the following industries may specifically benefit from this course:

  • NY Manufacturing, Trade & Transportation
  • NY Retail and Commercial
  • NY Warehousing & Distribution
  • NY Healthcare
  • NY Construction
  • NY Public Employee
  • NY Service Industry

Features & Benefits

Exceed Safety’s New York Right-to-Know Awareness course is an introductory-level training designed to be taken at the participant’s individual pace within about 60 minutes. Participants can expect to learn the purpose of RTK laws, as well as proper labeling, classification, and communication of potential workplace hazards. Upon successful completion of this course, individuals can expect to:

  • Explain the purpose and hazard classification categories associated with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)
  • Describe the container labeling, Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), employee training, and written hazard communication program elements of the OSHA HCS and explain how this standard protects you from exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace
  • Explain the requirements and purpose of the Toxic Substances: Information, Training, and Education section from New York’s Codes, Rules, and Regulations and describe how this standard furthers your right to know about potential exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace