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  • Rhode Island Right to Know Labor Law Poster

    Ignoring This Poster Can Be Hazardous
    To Your Health

    Under the Rhode Island Right-To-Know Law, your employer must tell you about the dangers of any hazardous substances in your workplace.

    You have a right to know :
    • the common name or trade names of the substance, including the chemical name;
    • the level at which exposure to the substance is hazardous, if known;
    • the effects and symptoms of exposure at hazardous levels;
    • the potential for flammability, explosion, and reactivity of the substance;
    • appropriate emergency treatment;
    • proper procedures for the safe use of and exposure to the substance;
    • proper protective equipment for safe use; and
    • procedures for clean-up of leaks and spills.

    Your employer must provide you with the above information. If he or she has not, make sure you ask about it. Your company representative is:

    The Right-To-Know Law was created to protect you. For more information about your rights under the Hazardous Substances Right-to-Know Law, contact the R.I. Department of Labor and Training at (401) 462-8558 .

    Because not knowing about the hazardous substances you work with is the greatest
    hazard of all.
    THIS POSTER MUST BE DISPLAYED IN A CONSPICUOUS LOCATION IN THE WORKPLACE.
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