Posts Tagged ‘hazcom’

Feds, State of New Mexico Announce $143 Million Price Tag for Mine Cleanup September 6, 2016 No Comments

The Department of Justice (DOJ), EPA and the state of New Mexico have reached a settlement with Chevron Mining Inc. (CMI) requiring $143 million in cleanup work at the Chevron Questa Mine Superfund site near Questa, N.M.
As part of the settlement, the company will perform a pilot project to cover about 275 acres […]

ABIH: Workers Need To Be Protected Against Asphalt Fumes August 29, 2016 No Comments

The American Board of Industrial Hygiene is reminding safety professionals and managers to limit worker exposure to asphalt fumes.
More than 500,000 workers are exposed to asphalt fumes, according to OSHA. Asphalt, also known as bitumen, is found in natural deposits or can be obtained by refining crude oil. Exposure to asphalt fumes can cause serious […]

NIOSH Releases Mobile App for Chemical Hazard Guide July 26, 2016 No Comments

Washington – NIOSH has created a mobile app to accompany its Pocket Guide on Chemical Hazards.
Containing more than 600 chemical entries and appendices, the app allows users to search by chemical name or synonym, as well as DOT, CAS or RTECS numbers. Information also can be marked as a “favorite” for future reference, according to […]

7 Steps to Transition Your Company to Using Safer Chemicals May 29, 2016 No Comments

The modern workforce has become much more cognizant of the immediate and long-term health effects of exposure to dangerous chemicals on the job. However, hazardous materials are still in daily use despite our knowledge of the risks they present to workers. Many of these chemicals can be replaced by safer alternatives that would reduce or […]

June 1 Marks Deadline For OSHA GHS and HAZCOM Safety Updates May 16, 2016 No Comments

GHS HAZMAT Labeling

OSHA, as we know, is always on the move.
Now that it’s HCS or Hazard Communication Standard has aligned itself with the GHS or Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals in the United States [1], there is a June 1 deadline for changes in compliance to take place. For example, if you’re currently […]

Lockout Tagout Bundle Download October 26, 2015 No Comments

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LockOut TagOut Training Video
Uses environments familiar to employees working with both electric and hydraulic/pneumatic equipment. View Product

Lockout/Tagout: Hazardous Energy
Covers types of hazardous energy; energy isolating devices; definitions of “lockout” and “tagout”; requirements for locks and tags.
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Lockout/Tagout Lightning In A Bottle
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Hazardous Waste Bundle Download October 20, 2015 No Comments

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HAZWOPER Handling Hazardous Materials
Help employees to understand the nature and behavior of hazardous chemicals, and how to reduce or eliminate potential exposure to hazardous materials. View Product

HAZWOPER Emergency Response Training
Guides your employees through the OSHA HAZWOPER emergency response training requirements.
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Decontamination A Matter […]

(VIDEO) Free Training Video: Introduction to Lockout Tagout September 15, 2015 No Comments

Related Lockout Tagout Training DVDs:

Lock Out Tag Out Training Video

Uses environments familiar to employees working with both electric and hydraulic/pneumatic equipment. View Product

Lockout/Tagout Lightning In A Bottle
Covers: Kinds of energy lockout/tagout can control, Lockout/tagout basics, OSHA’s LOTO standard & more. View Product

The New Lockout Tagout Safety Training
Will give your authorized, affected, and […]

New Hazard Awareness: Ready Day One November 4, 2013 No Comments

This Hazard Awareness: Ready Day One training video is a safety readiness program designed for all levels of employees. It covers important information around hazard communication, personal protective equipment (PPE), emergency response and worker involvement. It serves as a good reminder that in order to work safely, employees must plan for safety and be ready for […]

GHS & Hazcom Training Package July 10, 2013 No Comments

Introduce the new GHS Standard.
Understand the changes that are happening involving the new chemical classification standard (GHS). Includes explanation of new labeling system, classification of Hazmat (SDS), PPE, Training and Pictograms. Includes Training aids such as Q&A, Power Points, and Leaders guide to classroom training.
This package contains the following videos:
Introduction to The Globally Harmonized System […]

Failure To Utilize Lockout/Tagout Results In Temp Worker Being Crushed To Death February 19, 2013 1 Comment

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“A worker’s first day at work shouldn’t be his last day on earth,” said OSHA administrator David Michaels about a 21-year-old temporary worker who was crushed to death his first day on the job. (Updated Feb. 14 with statement from Bacardi.)
OSHA has issued 12 violations to Bacardi Bottling Corp. in connection with the death of […]

HazCom In Sync With GHS Training DVD October 12, 2012 1 Comment

GHS Safety Labels

As you know, the chemicals that your employees work with everyday can cause a multitude of physical and health hazards including chemical burns, respiratory problems, and fires and explosions. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Hazard Communication standard has recently been enhanced with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).
This […]

RCRA Training December 13, 2011 Comments Off on RCRA Training

Train your employees to safely work with, and dispose of, hazardous waste with Summit’s RCRA training program. According to the EPA, over 40 million tons of hazardous waste is generated in the United States each year. The EPA regulates all industrial waste under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act, or RCRA, […]

HAZCOM Standard Changes Expected November 7, 2011 Comments Off on HAZCOM Standard Changes Expected

MARCOM also announced in their most recent newsletter…
OSHA has proposed changing the current Hazard Communication requirements to conform to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of chemicals (GHS). Under the new rule, due to be finalized shortly, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) will be called Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and will follow a […]

Environmental Regulations of Chemical Materials Safety Training May 3, 2010 Comments Off on Environmental Regulations of Chemical Materials Safety Training

Environmental Regulations of Chemical Materials discusses the ingredients of a chemical safety program. More and more companies that use hazardous chemicals are turning to an approach called chemical safety management. Chemical Safety Management, also known as Chemical Process Safety Management or Risk Management Planning, can help you identify potential risks at your site and establish […]