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