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What does OSHA stand for?

Occupational Safety and Health Administration.

Occupational Safety and Health act started in what year?


OSHA was created as part of the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) to...

regulate and enforce safety and health standards to protect employees in the workplace.

What is the purpose of the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)?

requires that chemical manufacturers and importer assess and communicate the potential hazards associated with their products.

Federal and state laws require manufacturers to supply a Safety Data Sheet (SDS), previously known as Material Safety Data Sheet, only for those products that are potentially hazardous. True or False


Federal and state laws require salons to obtain an SDSs from the chemical product manufacturers and/or distributors for each professional product that is used in the salon. True or False


What does the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) register?

All types of disinfectants sold and used in the United States.

Define the term disinfectant.

Chemical products that destroy most bacteria (excluding Spores),fungi, and viruses on surfaces.

Why do state regulatory agencies exist?

To protect salon professionals and their clients health and safety while they receive salon services.

What is the difference between laws and rules?

Laws are written by both federal and state legislatures that determine the scope of practice (What each license allows the holder to do) and that establish guidelines for regulatory agencies to make rules. Rules are written by the regulatory agency or the state board, and they determine how the law must be applied. Rules establish specific standards of conduct and can be changed or updated frequently.