Rhode Island Right to Know Poster Required
The Right to Know is a labor law posters poster by the Rhode Island Department Of Labor and Training. This is a mandatory posting for all employers in Rhode Island, and businesses who fail to comply may be subject to fines or sanctions.
This poster must be posted in a conspicuous place by all employers. This poster describes the right of employees to have knowledge of the dangers of any hazardous substances in the workplace as well as proper protective equipment and procedures to clean up leaks and spills.
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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 exposu re 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) 462-85 70 . "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. DLT-L-47 (Rev. 4/2008 ) The Rhode Island R I G H T – T O – K N O W L A W
Other Rhode Island Labor Law Posters 4 PDFS
There are an additional 22 optional and mandatory Rhode Island labor law posters that may be relevant to your business. Be sure to also print all relevant state labor law posters, as well as all mandatory federal labor law posters.
- Original poster PDF http://www.dlt.ri.gov/lmi/pdf/righttoknow.pdf , updated November 2019
- Rhode Island Labor Law Posters at http://www.dlt.ri.gov/lmi/business/post.htm
- Rhode Island Department Of Labor and Training
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