Hazard Communication Plan

15 Hazard Communication Plan D. Regulatory Overview The Iowa Hazardous Chemical Risks Right to Know standard (Iowa Administrative Code Section 875, Chapters 110, 130, 140) includes four main topics: • 110 - General Provisions • 130 - Community Right to Know • 140 - Public Safety/Emergency Response Right to Know (Emergency RTK). • 1910.1200 - Worker Right to Know Listed below is a brief overview of the regulatory requirements of each chapter. Chapter 110—General Provisions Chapter 110 contains the purpose, scope and application of the Right to Know standard. This chapter requires that hazards of all chemicals produced or imported be evaluated and the information transmitted to affected employees and employers. Chapter 110 includes information on: • regulatory exemptions • definitions • hazard determination • labels and other forms of warning • safety data sheets • trade secrets Chapter 130—Community Right to Know Upon request, Iowa State University (ISU) will inform the public of the presence of hazardous chemicals stored on campus and the potential health and environmental hazards that the chemicals pose. If the release of the information could create a possible security concern, the university will provide the reason for refusal within ten days. If the request is from a health professional, the information will be provided as soon as possible. A department’s chemical inventories and information on safety data sheets developed for this Hazard Communication Plan may be used to meet the requirements of Chapter 130 — Community Right to Know.