DEPARTMENT OF LICENSING AND REGULATORY AFFAIRS  
DIRECTOR’S OFFICE  
GENERAL INDUSTRY SAFETY STANDARDS  
(By authority conferred on the director of the department of licensing and regulatory  
affairs by sections 16 and 21 of 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1016 and 408.1021, and  
Executive Reorganization Order Nos. 1996-2, 2003-1, 2008-4, and 2011-4, MCL  
445.2001, 445.2011, 445.2025, and 445.2030)  
PART 92. HAZARD COMMUNICATION  
R 408.19201 Scope and application.  
Rule 9201. (1) These rules establish requirements to ensure that the hazards of all  
chemicals produced or imported by chemical manufacturers or importers are evaluated  
and that information concerning the hazards is transmitted to affected employers and  
communicated to employees. These rules establish requirements to ensure that markings,  
placards, and labels required on hazardous materials and explosives, both in  
transportation and at stationary facilities, are retained until the materials have been  
removed to the extent that the materials do not pose a hazard.  
(2) The regulations adopted by R 408.19202 shall apply to all chemical  
manufacturers, chemical importers, and employers pursuant to the provisions of  
29 C.F.R. §1910.1200.  
(3) The regulations adopted by R 408.19203 shall apply to workplaces pursuant to  
the provisions of 29 C.F.R. §1910.1201 and 29 C.F.R. §1928.21.  
(4) Section 14a(1) of 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1014a(1) adopted the original federal  
standard by reference. In addition, sections 14b to 14l of 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1014b  
to 408.1014l set forth additional requirements for Michigan employers. The regulations  
adopted by R 408.19202 will have the force and effect of law, but only to the extent they  
are consistent with section 14a(1) of 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1014a(1). If there is any  
inconsistency, section 14a(1) of 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1014a(1), will control.  
History: 1995 AACS; 2014 AACS.  
R 408.19202 Hazard communication; adoption by reference.  
Rule 9202. (1) The federal occupational safety and health administration (OSHA)  
regulations on hazard communication that have been promulgated by the United States  
department of labor and codified at 29 C.F.R. §1910.1200, “Hazard Communication”  
February 8, 2013, is adopted by reference in these rules.  
(2) The adopted federal regulations shall have the same force and effect as a rule  
promulgated under 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1001 to 408.1094.  
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History: 1995 AACS; 2012 AACS; 2014 AACS.  
R 408.19203 Retention of department of transportation markings, placards, and  
labels; adoption by reference.  
Rule 9203. (1) The following federal occupational safety and health administration  
(OSHA) regulations from the Code of Federal Regulations are adopted by reference in  
these rules:  
(a) 29 C.F.R. §1910.1201 “Retention of DOT markings, placards and labels” July 19,  
1994.  
(b) 29 C.F.R. §1928.21 “Applicability of Standards in 29 CFR Part 1910” March 7,  
1996.  
(2) The adopted federal regulations shall have the same force and effect as a rule  
promulgated under 1974 PA 154, MCL 408.1001 to 408.1094.  
History: 1995 AACS; 2012 AACS; 2014 AACS.  
R 408.19204 Availability of adopted rules.  
Rule 9204. (1) The standards adopted in these rules are available from the United  
States Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration website:  
(2) The standards adopted in these rules are also available for inspection at the  
Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, MIOSHA Standards Section, 7150  
Harris Drive, Lansing, Michigan, 48909-8143.  
(3) The standards adopted in these rules may be obtained from the publisher or may also  
be obtained from the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs, MIOSHA  
Standards Section, 7150 Harris Drive, P.O. Box 30643, Lansing, Michigan, 48909-8143,  
at the cost charged in this rule, plus $20.00 for shipping and handling.  
History: 2014 AACS.  
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