It is the policy of the Irvine Unified School District to provide its employees and students with a safe and healthy environment in which to work and learn. Toward this end, and in compliance with the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s "Hazard Communication Standard" as well as the State of California’s "Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act," the District will establish and actively maintain a HAZARD COMMUNICATION PROGRAM to ensure compliance with the mandates of the federal and state regulations governing employee protections and required controls in the use, storage, and disposal of hazardous and toxic chemicals.

Legal Reference:

Code of federal Regulations (CFR), Rule 29 1920-1200 OSHA Hazard Communication Standard
California Health and Safety Code, Sections 25100-25249
California Administrative Code, Title 22 Sections 66011 - 66935
California Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986 (Proposition 65)
California General Industry Safety Order 5194 (CAL/OSHA Hazardous Substance Information and Training Act )

Administrative Regulation