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SPPM Revision Memorandum

September 12, 2017
Office of Procedures, Records, and Forms
Manual Users
Safety Policies and Procedures Manual
Revision Letter Number One Hundred Fourteen

This SPPM revision includes the following changes:

Hearing Conservation 3.21

This revision:

  • Adds a requirement regarding the posting of warning signs at the entrances of areas where noise may exceed 115 decibels.
  • Removes the requirement of posting a copy of the state hearing regulations (WAC 296-817-20015) on safety bulletin boards.


Chemical Hazard Communication Program 5.10

This revision:

  • Updates the name of the Safety Data Sheet (formerly Material Safety Data Sheet) in accordance with current state standards.
  • Adds information requirements for chemical container labels.
  • Clarifies the definitions of the terms laboratory and physical hazard, as applicable to this policy.
  • Clarifies that written Chemical Hygiene Plans for laboratories are to be laboratory-specific.
  • Removes the word "Caution" as a signal word for use on container labels.


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