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Pennsylvania Printable Free Job Safety Law Posters Form No. LIBC-262 Pennsylvania Worker and Community Right to Know Act Poster

The Form No. LIBC-262 Pennsylvania Worker and Community Right to Know Act is a Pennsylvania job safety law poster provided for businesses by the Pennsylvania Department Of Labor & Industry. This notification is required for some employers, such as public employers (state,county, township, etc.).

This is a state labor poster enforced by the Pennsylvanian department of labor and industry. It is a mandatory posting required of all public sector employers including state and local government agencies within the state. The poster is a summary of the Pennsylvanian Worker and Community Right to Know Act, which highlights employers’ compliance responsibilities to communicate information about hazardous materials used at worksites within the Commonwealth Community. The poster also indicates how and when to file a complaint upon infraction. It must be displayed at a conspicuous place where all employees can access.

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EMPLOYEE WORKPLACE NOTICE 	
PUBLIC SECTOR	
Pennsylvania Worker and Community 	
Right To Know Act	
LIBC-262 REV 03-20	
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th disabilities.	Equal Opportunity Employer/Program	
The Pennsylvania Worker and Community Right to Know Act requires that information about hazardous 
substances in the workplace and in the environment is available to public sector employees and employees 
of private sector workplaces not covered by the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration 
(OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard and to all persons living or working in the state. Employee rights 
listed  below  are  further  defined  in  the  Worker  and  Community  Right  to  Know  Act  (P.L.  734,  No.  159)  and 
Regulations.  For  additional  information,  contact  the  Department  of  Labor  &  Industry,  Bureau  of  Workers’ 
Compensation,  Health  &  Safety  Division,  1171  S.  Cameron  Street,  Room  324,  Harrisburg,  Pennsylvania 
17104-2501; (717) 772-1635; E-mail: 	[email protected]	.	
Employee Workplace Notice:
Public sector employers (including state and local government agencies and public schools and public universities) and private sector employers not covered by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard must post this notice informing employees of their rights under the law. This notice must be posted prominently in the workplace at a location where employee notices are normally posted.
Training:
Public sector employers and private sector employers not covered by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard must provide an annual education and training program to employees exposed to hazardous substances. The training program may be presented either in written form or in training sessions.
Hazardous Substance Survey Form:
The Hazardous Substance Survey Form (HSSF) provides an inventory of the hazardous substances found in the workplace during the prior calendar year. All employers must complete a workplace HSSF annually. Public sector employers and private sector employers not covered by OSHA must post the HSSF prominently in the workplace and must provide a copy to any employee upon request.
Work Area List:
The  Work  Area  List  names  the  hazardous  substances used or produced in a specific work area in the workplace. Public sector employers and private sector employers not covered by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard must  update  a  Work  Area  List  at  least  annually,  must provide a copy to any employee of the work area upon request,  and  must  offer  a  copy  to  any  employee  newly assigned to that work area.
Material Safety Data Sheet:
The Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) provides detailed information  about  a  hazardous  substance.  In  public sector workplaces and private sector workplaces not 
covered by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, an MSDS must be accessible in the work area where the hazardous substance it describes is used. MSDSs must be readily available to employees without the intervention or  permission  of  management  or  supervisors,  and  any employee  may  obtain  and  examine  an  MSDS  for  any hazardous substance in the workplace. If an employee’s request  to  obtain  a  copy  of  an  MSDS  is  made  to  the 	
employer  in  writing  and,  after  five  working  days  from the  date  the  request  is  made,  the  employer  fails  to furnish  the  employee  with  an  MSDS  in  the  employer’s possession or fails to provide the employee with proof of the employer’s effort to obtain the requested MSDS from the  manufacturer,  importer,  supplier  or  distributor  and from the Department of Labor & Industry, the requesting employee may refuse to work with the substance.
Environmental Hazard Survey Form	:	
The Environmental Hazard Survey Form (EHSF) provides information  about  any  environmental  hazards  emitted, discharged or disposed of from the workplace. All employers are required to complete an EHSF when and if  requested  to  do  so  by  the  Department  of  Labor  & Industry.  If  an  EHSF  has  been  completed  by  a  public sector employer or a private sector employer not covered by  the  OSHA  Hazard  Communication  Standard,  a  copy must be provided to any employee upon request.
Labeling:
All containers and ports of pipelines of hazardous and non-hazardous  substances  in  public  sector  workplaces and private sector workplaces not covered by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard must be properly labeled.  Employers  must  ensure  that  each  label,  sign, placard or other operating instruction is prominently affixed  and  displayed  on  the  container  or  port  of  a pipeline system so that employees can easily identify the contents.
Health and Exposure Records:
Public sector employers and private sector employers not covered by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard must maintain and allow employee access to records of employee chemical exposure to the extent required by OSHA  (under  29  CFR  1910.1200)  or  by  the  Mine  Safety Health Administration (under 30 CFR 70.210 and 71.210).
Non-discrimination:
If a public sector employee or an employee of a private 
sector workplace not covered by the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard believes that he or she has been  discharged,  disciplined  or  discriminated  against by an employer for exercising his or her rights granted under the Pennsylvania Worker and Community Right to Know Act, that employee has 180 days from the date of the alleged violation to file a written complaint with the Department of Labor & Industry, Bureau of PENNSAFE.	
DEPARTMENT OF LABOR & INDUSTRYBUREAU OF WORKERS’ COMPENSATION

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Minimum-Wage.org provides an additional seventeen required and optional Pennsylvania labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print and post all required state labor law posters, as well as all of the mandatory federal labor law posters.

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Required Form UC-700 (ESP) Compensacion Por Desempleo Unemployment Law
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