H.R. 6896 (96th): A bill to amend the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to require employers to inform their employees regarding hazards associated with the handling and use of chemical substances, and for other purposes.

Introduced:

Mar 24, 1980
96th Congress, 1979–1980

Status:
Died in a previous Congress

This bill was introduced on March 24, 1980, in a previous session of Congress, but was not enacted.

Sponsor:

Edward Beard

Representative for Rhode Island's 2nd congressional district

Democrat

About the bill

Summary (CRS)
3/24/1980--Introduced.Amends the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 to require an employer to:(1) identify any chemical substances which are handled or used in connection with work performed at any ... Read more >
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Introduced
Mar 24, 1980

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