Section VI. MATERIAL SAFETY DATA SHEETS AND
HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION
In addition to physical hazard information, Material Safety Data Sheets contain a
great deal of information about health hazards. This section will show how you can use
the MSDS to identify the following:
Required protective equipment.
Special handling and storage precautions.
4-23. MSDS HEALTH HAZARD INFORMATION (SECTIONS VI, VII, AND VIII)
Sections VI, VII, and VIII of Figure 4-1 show entries on the health hazards,
precautions, and control measures to be taken for methanol alcohol. Review these
sections and the information provided to become familiar with the type of information
that is available on all hazardous material.
Section VII. USING LABELS AND THE HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL INVENTORY
The Hazardous Communication Standard requires the use of warning labels. It
also requires a Hazardous Chemical Inventory that names all hazardous chemical
materials stored or used in your workplace. In this section, you will see what
information these documents contain and how to use the labels and inventories
available in your workplace. OSHA also requires a local written Hazard Communication