2.0106.1 Material Selection, Labeling, and Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)

Topic: 
Safe Work Practices
Subtopic: 
Material Safety
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Desired Outcome: 
Occupant and worker risk from hazardous materials minimized
TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
2.0106.1a
Material selection

Materials that do not create long-term health risks for occupants and workers will be used

Improve indoor air quality in the living space

2.0106.1b
Material labels

Manufacturer specifications will be followed

Reduce risk of exposure to harmful substances

Follow safety procedures

2.0106.1c
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)

MSDSs will be provided onsite and available during all work

Assess exposure risk

Prepare a response in case of emergency

TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
2.0106.1a
Material selection

Materials that do not create long-term health risks for occupants and workers will be used

Improve indoor air quality in the living space

2.0106.1b
Material labels

Manufacturer specifications will be followed

Reduce risk of exposure to harmful substances

Follow safety procedures

2.0106.1c
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)

MSDSs will be provided onsite and available during all work

Assess exposure risk

Prepare a response in case of emergency

TitleSpecification(s)Objective(s)
2.0106.1a
Material selection

Materials that do not create long-term health risks for occupants and workers will be used

Improve indoor air quality in the living space

2.0106.1b
Material labels

Manufacturer specifications will be followed

Reduce risk of exposure to harmful substances

Follow safety procedures

2.0106.1c
Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs)

MSDSs will be provided onsite and available during all work

Assess exposure risk

Prepare a response in case of emergency