Pennsylvania Code & Bulletin

• No statutes or acts will be found at this website.

The Pennsylvania Code website reflects the Pennsylvania Code changes effective through 51 Pa.B. 5522 (August 28, 2021).

Pennsylvania Code



311.1.    Purpose and scope.
311.2.    Workplace postings.
311.3.    Outdoor or temporary worksites.


   The provisions of this Chapter 311 adopted August 1, 1986, effective December 1, 1986, 16 Pa.B. 2909, unless otherwise noted.

Cross References

   This chapter cited in 34 Pa. Code §  301.3 (relating to jurisdiction/exemptions).

§ 311.1. Purpose and scope.

 This chapter implements the posting requirements under section 7 of the act (35 P. S. §  7307), and governs the requirements for the posting of notices in the workplace and in outdoor and temporary worksites.

§ 311.2. Workplace postings.

 (a)  A nonmanufacturing employer shall prominently post the following in locations where notices to employes are normally posted:

   (1)  Lists of hazardous substances found in the workplace.

   (2)  Lists of special hazardous substances found in the workplace.

   (3)  Lists of environmental hazards which are emitted, discharged or disposed of from the workplace.

   (4)  Notification to employes and their representatives of their rights under the act.

   (5)  A notice containing this information will be provided by the Department.

 (b)  To the extent lists of substances are consolidated under Chapters 303 and 305 (relating to preparation of Hazardous Substance and Environmental Hazard Survey Forms and maintenance and disclosure of Survey Forms and Lists), a single notice of consolidated lists is acceptable for purposes of subsection (a)(1)—(3).

 (c)  A nonmanufacturing employer shall update the lists as necessary, but at least annually.

Cross References

   This section cited in 34 Pa. Code §  303.1 (relating to Hazardous Substance Survey Forms).

§ 311.3. Outdoor or temporary worksites.

 In the case of an outdoor or temporary worksite which is not contiguous to a building regularly used by a nonmanufacturing employer as a workplace, postings of notices, as well as MSDSs and other materials shall be in a location where employes, during a course of a normal day, have access which does not depend on the permission or intervention of management or a supervisor.

No part of the information on this site may be reproduced for profit or sold for profit.

This material has been drawn directly from the official Pennsylvania Code full text database. Due to the limitations of HTML or differences in display capabilities of different browsers, this version may differ slightly from the official printed version.