Chemical Switching Checklist
Before you use this tool, you may want to read the further analysis presented here.
In many workplaces, dangerous chemicals and substances are one of the most common hazards to both the environment and workers. There are measures you can implement to protect the environment and workers from such hazardous substances, such as spill prevention protocols and ventilation systems to prevent inhalation of these chemicals. But the most effective safety measure is to eliminate such chemicals from the workplace completely by replacing them with safer alternatives.
HOW TO USE THE TOOL
Use this checklist of key questions to ask at each step of the process to ensure that your efforts to switch to safer chemicals are successful.
Transitioning to Safer Chemicals: A Toolkit for Employers and Workers, US Occupational Safety and Health Administration