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Materials Handling Training Throughout the Facility September 3, 2019 No Comments

materials handling

Safely managing hazardous materials isn’t just a series of tasks for the crew at the receiving dock to complete. Recognizing every area where hazardous materials are handled, stored, used, transported and collected is the first step in creating trainings that minimize risk and promote safe work practices throughout the facility.
Just as technicians in a quality […]

OSHA Issues Rule to Revise Beryllium Regulations January 9, 2017 No Comments

Beryllium

A new rule issued by OSHA lowers the allowed levels of a chemical that can cause devastating lung diseases.
The final beryllium rule reduces the eight-hour permissible exposure limit from the previous 2.0 micrograms per cubic meter (µg/m³) to 0.2 µg/m³. The rule also establishes a short-term exposure limit of 2.0 µg/m³ over a 15-minute […]

Fall Protection Leads OSHA’s ‘Top 10’ List of Cited Violations October 25, 2016 No Comments

Fall Protection

Anaheim, CA – For the sixth year in a row, Fall Protection (1926.501) is the most frequently cited OSHA standard, the agency and Safety+Health magazine announced Tuesday at the 2016 NSC Congress & Expo.
Patrick Kapust, deputy director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, and Tom Musick, associate editor for S+H, presented the preliminary data for […]

GHS Infographic: What is GHS in Hazard Communication? October 20, 2016 No Comments

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This GHS infographic breaks down the changes that can be expected from an MSDS to a GHS transition. Transitioning to a Globally Harmonized System ensures that chemical communication is can be universally recognized using Safety Data Sheets, chemical labels, and pictograms. According to OSHA, Hazard communication is addressed in specific standards for the general industry, shipyard […]

Lack of maintenance, poor communication fouled water for 300,000 October 4, 2016 No Comments

HazCom in Cleaning, Spill Prevention

Improper spill prevention, lack of maintenance: What can go wrong when an aboveground tank used to store harmful chemicals isn’t inspected for 10 years?
Drinking water for 300,000 people can be contaminated, and hundreds end up seeking care for maladies ranging from rashes to nausea.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board’s (CSB) final report into the Jan. 9, […]

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

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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 of the […]

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

fumes

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 injury […]

HAZCOM (GHS) Pictogram Labels – Free Stock Photo No Comments

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HAZCOM (GHS) Label Chart – Free Stock Photo No Comments

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Image Description: The GHS labels in chart form containing HazMat and displaying proper hazard communication.  

 
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GHS HAZCOM Labeled Barrels – Free Stock Photo No Comments

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

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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

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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 complaince to take place. For example, if you’re currently […]

Lockout Tagout Training Bundle Download October 26, 2015 No Comments

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LockOut TagOut Training Video
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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 Training 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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