TSCA (Toxic Substances Control Act)

What is TSCA?

  • Why TSCA was created
  • The goal of TSCA
  • The responsibilities of both you and your employer according to TSCA

The TSCA Inventory

  • Where to obtain the TSCA Inventory
  • The content of the five volumes of the TSCA Inventory
  • Using the TSCA Inventory to find the chemicals used at your facility
  • What to do if you are having trouble finding a chemical listing

Reporting and Retaining Information

  • Retaining files and reports
  • Instances when a report must be completed
  • The process of reporting allegations of environmental or health risks
  • Your company’s responsibilities with regard to TSCA

Recognizing and Respecting Toxic Substances

  • How to identify a toxic substance
  • How toxic substances are labeled
  • The health risks associated with toxic substances

Best Safety Practices

  • The importance of wearing PPE in case of possible exposure to hazardous chemicals.
  • The different types of PPE required when working with hazardous chemicals
  • What to do in case of exposure to hazardous chemicals
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