1.18-4 Employee Right-to-Know Act Training

  1. Georgia’s “Public Employee Hazardous Chemical Protection and Right-To-Know Act of 1988” requires that public employees be informed about the effects of chemicals to which they may be exposed in their work places.
  2. All employees must receive basic hazards training. All newly hired employees will be required to attend the basic hazard training as part of New Employee Orientation.
  3. Those UGA employees who are exposed to hazardous chemicals during the normal course of their employment must be provided with additional training called chemical-specific right to know training.
Deans and directors shall ensure that all necessary hazardous chemical documentation, personal protective equipment, and all appropriate right-to-know training is provided for all their employees.