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NIOSH Releases Mobile App for Chemical Hazards Guide

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…

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7 Steps to Transition Your Company to Using Safer Chemicals

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…

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June 1 Marks Deadline For OSHA GHS and HAZCOM Safety Updates

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…

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Lockout Tagout Training Bundle Download

  Click Here to download the FREE lockout tagout bundle. 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. View Product Lockout/Tagout Lightning In A…

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Hazardous Waste Training Bundle Download

  Click Here to download the FREE hazardous waste safety training bundle. 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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(VIDEO) Free Training Video: Introduction to Lockout Tagout

?? 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…

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Failure To Utilize Lockout/Tagout Results In Temp Worker Being Crushed To Death

“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…

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Connecticut environmental cleanup company faces more than $95,000 in OSHA fines

True Blue Environmental Services, a Wallingford, Conn., environmental remediation company, faces a total of $95,750 in proposed fines from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for allegedly failing to protect employees against hazards at jobsites in Northampton, Mass., and Danbury, Conn. The bulk of the hazards were at the former…

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HAZWOPER Training Program with this 16-Video Library

The Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Standard (HAZWOPER) training program is designed to help employers in complying with employees training requirements of OSHA’s HAZWOPER regulation (29 CFR 1910.120) which states that employees dealing with hazardous materials and waste have to take OSHA 40 HR HAZWOPER Training.