- What is OTA’s confidentiality policy?
- What can OTA’s specialists do to help your facility?
- What is OTA’s contact information?
- Once you request a visit, what is the next step?
- How many facilities has OTA helped?
- What are some of OTA’s programs and services offered?
According to the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act (Chapter 21I, Section 23, Part H, which is available at http://www.mass.gov/legis/laws/seslaw06/sl060188.htm:
Any information or record, in document or electronic format, received by the office in the course of providing technical assistance to a toxics user shall be kept confidential and not considered to be a public record pursuant to section 10 of chapter 66, unless:
- The toxics user agrees in writing that such information may be made available to the department;
- The office determines at its discretion, the information pertains to an imminent threat to public health or safety, or to the environment
- Disclosure to the department is required by law
See Confidentiality Policy for more details
Identify opportunities to reduce risks associated with the use, storage, and processing of hazardous chemicals
Address potential safety issues and enhance compliance with regulations
Reduce employee exposure to hazardous chemicals and provide a safer workplace
Identify and evaluate inherently safer processes and chemistries
A: Contact OTA at: Phone: (617) 626-1060
Fax: (617) 626-1095
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An OTA specialist will visit your facility, review your operations, and, in a written report, formalize his/her recommendations to reduce chemical use and the risks associated with that use, and improve compliance.
OTA has made more than 3,600 site visits to about 1,800 facilities
Toxics Use Reduction, Compliance Assistance, Water and Energy Conservation, Education and Training, and Additional Industry Support