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Material Safety Data Sheets

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Schedule of Submittals

A Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) is designed to provide both workers and emergency personnel with the proper procedures for handling or working with a particular substance. MSDS's include information such as physical data (melting point, boiling point, flash point, etc.), toxicity, health effects, first aid, reactivity, storage, disposal, protective equipment, andspill/leak procedures. These are of particular use if a spill or other accident occurs. 

Original Document

Who originates it?:
General Contractor
Obtain MSDS from the product or substance manufacturer.

Final Document Placement

Who is responsible?:
General Contractor
Unifier Business Process
Attach to Submittals process in Unifier.


Detailed Workflow

When required by the project specifications, the Contractor will submit an MSDS for particular materials or substances used or present on the job site.  The MSDS information normally is included as part of the shop drawings or product data submittal.