2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 34 - LABOR AND WORKMEN'S COMPENSATION
Section 34:5A-10.1 - Definitions relative to use, storage of hazardous substances in schools, child care centers.


NJ Rev Stat § 34:5A-10.1 (2013) What's This?

34:5A-10.1 Definitions relative to use, storage of hazardous substances in schools, child care centers.

1.As used in this act:

"Child care center" means a child care center licensed pursuant to the provisions of P.L.1983, c.492 (C.30:5B-1 et seq.);

"Hazardous substance" means any substance, or substance in a mixture, included on the hazardous substance list developed by the Department of Health pursuant to the "Worker and Community Right to Know Act," P.L.1983, c.315 (C.34:5A-1 et seq.).

"Hazardous substance" shall not include:

(1)Any article containing a hazardous substance if the hazardous substance is present in a solid form which does not pose any acute or chronic health hazard to any person exposed to it;

(2)Any hazardous substance constituting less than one percent of a mixture unless the hazardous substance is present in an aggregate amount of 500 pounds or more in a container in a public or private school or child care center building;

(3)Any hazardous substance which is a special health hazardous substance constituting less than the threshold percentage established by the Department of Health pursuant to P.L.1983, c.315 (C.34:5A-1 et seq.), for that special health hazardous substance when present in a mixture;

(4)Any hazardous substance present in the same form and concentration as a product packaged for distribution and use by consumers and which is not a product intended primarily for commercial use;

(5)Any fuel in a motor vehicle;

(6)Tobacco or tobacco products;

(7)Wood or wood products;

(8)Foods, drugs, or cosmetics;

(9)Hazardous substances which are an integral part of a building's structure or furnishings;

(10) Products which are personal property and are intended for personal use; and

(11) Any substance used in the routine maintenance of a public or private school or child care center building or its grounds, any substance used in a classroom science laboratory, any substance used in a school occupational training facility, including laboratories and shops, and any substance used in the normal operation of the classrooms or administrative offices of a public or private school or child care center, including any substance used in the heating or cooling of the school or child care center;

"Hazardous substance fact sheet" means the hazardous substance fact sheets prepared by the Department of Health pursuant to the "Worker and Community Right to Know Act," P.L.1983, c.315 (C.34:5A-1 et seq.);

"Public school or private school" has the same meaning as set forth in N.J.S.18A:1-1.

L.1997, c.364, s.1; amended 2012, c.17, s.399.


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