senate Bill S2642

2011-2012 Legislative Session

Requires mandatory compliance with existing safe handling and personal protective measures by workers who come into contact with pressure-treated wood marine piling

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Jan 04, 2012 referred to environmental conservation
Jan 27, 2011 referred to environmental conservation

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S2642 - Details

Current Committee:
Law Section:
Environmental Conservation Law
Laws Affected:
Add Art 27 Title 29 §27-2901, Art 71 Title 28 §§71-2801 & 71-2803, En Con L
Versions Introduced in 2009-2010 Legislative Session:
S1110

S2642 - Summary

Requires mandatory compliance with existing safe handling and personal protective measures by workers who come into contact with pressure-treated wood marine piling.

S2642 - Sponsor Memo

S2642 - Bill Text download pdf

                    S T A T E   O F   N E W   Y O R K
________________________________________________________________________

                                  2642

                       2011-2012 Regular Sessions

                            I N  S E N A T E

                            January 27, 2011
                               ___________

Introduced  by  Sens.  GRISANTI,  MARCELLINO  --  read twice and ordered
  printed, and when printed to be committed to the Committee on Environ-
  mental Conservation

AN ACT to amend the environmental conservation law, in relation  to  the
  safe handling by workers of pressure-treated wood

  THE  PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK, REPRESENTED IN SENATE AND ASSEM-
BLY, DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:

  Section 1. Article 27 of the environmental conservation law is amended
by adding a new title 29 to read as follows:
                                TITLE 29
            WORKERS SAFE HANDLING OF TREATED WOOD ENFORCEMENT
SECTION 27-2901. MANDATORY COMPLIANCE WITH EXISTING  SAFE  HANDLING  AND
                   PERSONAL PROTECTIVE MEASURES.
S 27-2901. MANDATORY COMPLIANCE WITH EXISTING SAFE HANDLING AND PERSONAL
             PROTECTIVE MEASURES.
  1. ANY PERSON WHO EMPLOYS A WORKER WHO COMES INTO OCCUPATIONAL CONTACT
WITH  PRESSURE-TREATED  WOOD  MARINE  PILING SHALL REQUIRE THAT ALL SUCH
WORKERS ON THE WORKSITE COMPLY WITH ALL APPLICABLE  PRECAUTIONARY  MEAS-
URES,  PERSONAL PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING REQUIREMENTS, AND SAFE
HANDLING AND USE PROCEDURES, SET FORTH ON  THE:  (I)  SUPPLIER  MATERIAL
SAFETY DATA SHEET (MSDS) ACCOMPANYING PRESSURE-TREATED MARINE PILING, OR
AS MAY BE REQUIRED BY ANY OTHER APPLICABLE FEDERAL OR STATE OCCUPATIONAL
SAFETY  AND  HEALTH  REGULATION;  AND  (II)  CONSUMER  INFORMATION SHEET
APPROVED BY THE UNITED STATES ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY  FOR  SAFE
AND  PROPER  HANDLING  AND  USE  OF  PRESSURE-TREATED WOOD PRODUCTS. THE
EMPLOYER SHALL POST A SIGN IN CONSPICUOUS VIEW AT OR NEAR  THE  WORKSITE
WHICH  STATES THE SAFETY AND HEALTH PROTECTION PROCEDURES REQUIRED TO BE
FOLLOWED PURSUANT TO THIS SUBDIVISION.
  2. ANY WORKER WHO COMES INTO OCCUPATIONAL CONTACT WITH PRESSURE-TREAT-
ED MARINE PILING SHALL COMPLY WITH ALL  APPLICABLE  PRECAUTIONARY  MEAS-
URES,  PERSONAL  PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT AND CLOTHING REQUIREMENTS AND SAFE

 EXPLANATION--Matter in ITALICS (underscored) is new; matter in brackets
                      [ ] is old law to be omitted.
                                                           LBD06963-01-1

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