NYS Right to Know Law

NYS Right to Know Law
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Audience

All New York State Executive Branch employees (full-time, part-time, and seasonal) and contractors

Description

Participants will be advised of their rights to information about hazardous materials they may be exposed to in the workplace. Participants will also be provided with information needed to work safely.

Topics

  • Employees' rights under the New York State Right to Know Law
  • Safety data sheets and chemical labeling
  • Identification of toxic substances in work areas
  • How chemicals enter the body
  • Acute and chronic health hazards
  • Ways to reduce the risk of exposure

Length

Approximately 20 minutes