Appendix D
D-100 HAZARDOUS COMMUNICATIONS PROGRAM

D-100 Purpose

To ensure that information about the dangers of all hazardous chemicals used by Olympia Police Department are known by all affected employees, the following hazardous information program has been established:

D-100.1 Participation

All work units of the department will participate in the hazard communication program. This written program will be available in the Watch Commander’s office for review by any interested employee.

D-101 Container labeling

The Evidence Technician will verify that all containers received for use will be clearly labeled as to the contents, note the appropriate hazard warning and list the name and address of the manufacturer.

The Evidence Technician will ensure that all secondary containers are labeled with either an extra copy of the original manufacturers label or with labels that have the identity and the appropriate hazard warning.

The Evidence Technician will review the department labeling procedures every twelve months and update as required.

D-102 Materials safety data sheets (MSDS)

The Evidence Technician is responsible for establishing and monitoring the department’s MSDS program. The Evidence Technician will make sure procedures are developed to obtain the necessary MSDSs and will review incoming MSDSs for new or significant health and safety information. He will see that any new information is passed on to affected employees.

Copies of MSDSs for all hazardous chemicals in use will be kept in the Evidence Technician’s office.

MSDSs will be available to all employees during each work shift. If an MSDS is not available, immediately contact the Evidence Technician.

D-103 Employee training and information

The Evidence Technician is responsible for the departmental employee training program. He will ensure that all program elements specified below are carried out.

Prior to starting work, each new employee of The Olympia Police Department will attend a health and safety orientation that includes the following information and training:

1.    An overview of the requirements contained in the Hazard Communication Standard.

2.    Hazardous chemicals present at our workplaces.

3.    Physical and health risks of the hazardous chemical.

4.    The symptoms of overexposure.

5.    How to determine the presence or release of hazardous chemicals in the work area.

6.    How to reduce or prevent exposure to hazardous chemicals through use of control procedures, work practices and personal protective equipment.

7.    Steps the department has taken to reduce or prevent exposure to hazardous chemicals.

8.    Procedures to follow if employees are overexposed to hazardous chemicals.

9.    How to read labels and review MSDSs to obtain hazard information.

10.    Location of the MSDS file and written hazard communication program.

Prior to introducing a new chemical hazard into any section of this department, each employee in that section will be given information and training as outlined above for the new chemical hazard.

D-104 Hazardous non-routine tasks

Periodically, employees are required to perform hazardous non-routine tasks. Some examples of non-routine tasks are: 1) confined space entry and, 2) ninhydrin finger print processing. Prior to starting work on such projects, each affected employee will be given information by the Evidence Technician about the hazardous chemicals he or she may encounter during such activity. This information will include specific chemical hazards, protective and safety measures the employee can use, and steps the company is using to reduce the hazards, including ventilation, respirators, presence of another employee and emergency procedures.

D-105 Multi-employer workplaces

It is the responsibility of The Evidence Technician to provide employers of any other employees at the worksite copies of MSDSs (or make them available at a central location) for any hazardous chemicals that the other employer(s)’ employee may be exposed to while working. The Evidence Technician will also inform other employers of any precautionary measures that need to be taken to protect employees during normal operation conditions or in foreseeable emergencies, and provide other employers with an explanation of the labeling system that is used at the worksite.

D-106 Hazardous chemical list

The following is a list of all known hazardous chemicals used by our employees. Further information on each chemical may be obtained by reviewing MSDSs located in the Evidence Technician’s office.

1.    ACETALDEHYDE

2.    ACETIC ACID, GLACIAL

3.    A-33 DRY - DISINFECTANT/DETERGENT/ODOR COUNTERACTANT

4.    ALCOHOL, ANHYDROUS

5.    AMMONIA AND DETERGENT - HOUSEHOLD AMMONIA

6.    AMMONIA AND DETERGENT - HOUSEHOLD AMMONIA (SUDSY)

7.    AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE, AMMONIA WATER - NARCO 360 AQUA AMMONIA

8.    AMMONIUM HYDROXIDE - AQUA AMMONIA

9.    AMMONIUM NITRATE AND WATER - 50% AMMONIUM NITRATE & 50% WATER

10.    AQUEOUS DISPERSION OF POLUVINAL ACETATE - SUPER KEY PADDING COMPOUND

11.    AQS-30 ALL PURPOSE OIL & CLEANER

12.    AROMATIC CHLOROHYDROCARBON

13.    BLACK MIMEOGRAPH INK

14.    BLEND OF ANIONIC & NONIONIC AQUEOUS SURFACTANT ALL-PRO WINDOW WASH CLEANER

15.    BON AMI CLEANING POWDER - POWDERED CLEANSER

16.    BOWL AND PORCELAIN CLEANER

17.    CARTER’S RUBBER CEMENT

18.    CARTER’S STAMP PAD INKS

19.    CAUSTIC SODA BEADS - (LYE)

20.    CHEM-PAC - 3M BRAND 1600

21.    CHEM PAC MICROFILM DEVELOPER - 3M BRAND 1600

22.    CHEM PAC MICROFILM FIXER - 3M BRAND 1600

23.    CHEM PAC WASH 1 - 3M BRAND 1600

24.    CHEM PAC WASH 2 - 3M BRAND 1600

25.    CHLOROFORM

26.    CLEANSER - CHLORINATED TRISODIUM PHOSPHATE

27.    CORRECTION FLUID THINNER//FLUID - ETHYLENE TRICHLORIDE - METHYL CHLOROFORM

28.    CRYSTAL VANISH TOILET BOWL CLEANER - SODIUM BISULFATE

29.    CRYSTALLINE SILICA - DETERGENT-DRY CHLORINE - ALL PRO CLEANSER

30.    CRYSTALLINE SILICA - GRANUSIL #30

31.    DOBIE PADS, KING SIZE - PUREX INDUSTRIAL

32.    DRAWING INK - 3080-BLACK

33.    DRAWING INK - 3080-BROWN, CARMINE, ORANGE, BLUE, GREEN

34.    DRAWING INK - 3080-RED

35.    DRAWING INK - 3080-VIOLET

36.    DRAWING INK - 9065-BLACK

37.    DRY SILVER PAPER - 3M BRAND TYPES 793/795

38.    DUCO HOUSEHOLD CEMENT - SOLVENT CEMENT

39.    ECO-LINE PROFESSIONAL SOILAX - POWDERED FLOOR & WALL CLEANER

40.    ELMER’S GLUE-ALL

41.    ETHYLENE GLYCOL - ICE KING ANTIFREEZE AND COOLANT 42. FLEXOGRAPHIC INKS - RE-TYPE WATER BASE/FOR COPIES

43.    FOAMING CLEANER

44.    FOUR WAY DISINFECTANT

45.    G-P BLEACH - SODIUM HYPOCHLORITE

46.    G-P GLASS CLEANER

47.    G-P PURE AMMONIA

48.    GRIT WATERLESS HAND CLEANER

49.    HALOGEN COMPOUND - HOUSEHOLD BLEACH

50.    HYDROCHLORIC ACID

51.    K.C. CONCENTRATE CLEANER - SURFACTANT SOLVENT ALKALINE

52.    KLEEN SWEEP (OIL BASE)

53.    LEMON OIL POLISH

54.    LYE - LEWIS RED DEVIL LYE

55.    METHANOL

56.    MISTY FURNITURE POLISH

57.    MOTOR OIL

58.    MUCILAGE

59.    NARCO 200 PRO-STRIP/CLEANER

60.    NARCO GLASS CLEANERS 850 - 860

61.    NARCO 947 METAL POLISH

62.    NARCO 8017 DRAIN CLEANER-C

63.    NARCO 8100 CHARM LAUNDRY COMPOUND

64.    NARCO 8460 FLOOR CLEANER

65.    NATURAL DRY WASHABLE WATERBASE CORRECTION FLUID

66.    NINHYDRIN, MONOHYDRATE

67.    NUMBERING MACHINE INK

68.    1,1,2-TRICHLORO-1,2,2-TRIFLUOROETHANE

69.    OPAQUE/PERMANENT WATERBASE CORRECTION FLUID

70.    PARAFFIN OIL

71.    PASTE MIMEOGRAPH INK

72.    PENTEL ROLL’N GLUE LIQUID ADHESIVE ER-101

73.    PINE ODOR DISINFECTANT / DETERGENT

74.    POWER QUICK

75.    PROF SLX NP - POWDERED FLOOR & WALL CLEANER

76.    RYTOFF INK ERADICATOR

77.    SANI-FLUSH TOILET BOWL CLEANER

78.    SKRIP INK - ALL COLORS

79.    SODIUM & AMMONIUM HYDROXIDES

80.    STENCIL CORRECTION FLUID

81.    VANILLIN

82.    WITE-OUT “THINNER FOR SOLVENT CORRECTION FLUID”, #WO-163

83.    ZEP CARPET 72

84.    ZLI-W OPAQUING FLUID (MULTI-PURPOSE)