Posts Tagged ‘hazmat’

Appeals court strikes down EPA’s attempt to delay Chemical Disaster Rule August 27, 2018 No Comments


Washington — A federal appeals court has struck down the Environmental Protection Agency’s latest attempt to delay the Obama-era Chemical Disaster Rule.
In a decision issued Aug. 17, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ruled that EPA’s reasoning for pushing back the effective date to Feb. 19, 2019, “makes a mockery” […]

Explosion Kills Worker, Injures Dozens at NY Cosmetics Company November 27, 2017 No Comments


An explosion ripped through the Verla International Ltd. cosmetics factory in New Windsor, N.Y., around 10:15 a.m. on Nov. 20, injuring approximately 25-30 employees and killing one. Workers fled the building and local emergency responders arrived on scene and were inside the building at 10:40 a.m. when a second explosion occurred, injuring seven firefighters, at […]

Sources and Measurement of Toxic Chemicals May 3, 2016 No Comments

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As we learn more about chemicals and their interaction with the human body, we find that some chemicals are even more toxic than originally thought. An example of this occurred in 1973 when the permissible exposure level (PEL) for vinyl chloride (VC) was reduced from 500 ppm to 50 ppm, then to 1 ppm, over […]

Final GHS/Hazcom deadline in 2016: Is your company ready? January 11, 2016 No Comments


The final deadline in OSHA’s four-stage conversion to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) occurs in 2016. Companies will now have to be in full compliance with the revised hazard communication standard (HCS). 
The final deadline is scheduled for June 1, 2016. According to the OSHA document, Small Entity Compliance Guide […]

Hazardous Materials Identification Training December 28, 2015 No Comments

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Related Hazardous Materials Training DVDs:

DOT HAZMAT General Awareness Training
 Review a number of topics aimed at making these employees more aware of situations in which they may encounter hazardous chemicals, the nature of the hazards & more. View Product

Hazardous Materials Labels Video & DVD
Designed to help employees understand the characteristics of different labeling systems and […]

Lockout Tagout Training 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
Train […]

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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Decontamination […]

Spill Response Bundle Download September 28, 2015 No Comments

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Dealing With Hazardous Spills DVD
Help employees who seldom have to face the dangers of a hazardous spill deal with a cleanup situation. View Product

Spill Prevention & Control Training
Help your employees learn how to prevent and contain oil spills with Spill Prevention & […]

Combustible Dust: How Crackpots Endanger Safety September 22, 2015 No Comments

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Most of us know the dangers of combustible dust, how when there is a critical mass of fine explosive material—whether it be flour or sawdust—all it takes is a spark to set of catastrophe. But there is an equally dangerous situation in the world of safety, the combustible dust of thought. Combustible Dust Thought is […]

Workers Exposed to Toxic Pesticide Trying to Kill Gophers No Comments


Gilbert Orchards Inc. of Yakima, WA, faces $105,000 in fines for exposing workers to toxic pesticides while trying to kill gophers.
The Washington Department of Labor & Industries (L&I) issued 12 serious (some also categorized as repeat) health violations to Gilbert related to pesticides.
L&I investigated after receiving information that employees were hand-applying a pesticide, Fumitoxin, to […]

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DOT HAZMAT Safety Training DVD
Makes employees aware of the hazards associated with the materials they handle and shows them how to work with these materials safely. View Product

DOT Hazmat General Awareness Training
Walks trainees through the Hazardous Materials Regulations to help them understand: What kind of information […]

(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 […]

Bloodborne Pathogens Safety Training Bundle Download September 10, 2015 No Comments

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Bloodborne Pathogens in Industrial Facilities Training DVD
Covers: The contents of the standard, epidemiology and symptoms of bloodborne diseases, modes by which bloodborne disease is transmitted, & more. View Product

Bloodborne Pathogens in Healthcare Facilities DVD
Covers: Epidemiology and symptoms of bloodborne diseases, modes by which bloodborne […]

Chlorine Cloud Sends 13 Workers to the Hospital in Spokane August 19, 2015 No Comments

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Some 50 employees working at Pacific Steel and Recycling’s facility in Spokane, Wash., suffered injuries ranging from minor to critical when a chlorine tank placed on a conveyer belt exploded around 10 a.m. on Aug. 12, releasing a large cloud of chlorine gas.
Most employees were treated on the scene, but 13 were transferred to hospitals, […]

Exterminator Safety Training November 11, 2014 No Comments

Everywhere you go in the whole world, there will always be some type of bug. No matter how clean and tidy people keep their homes, offices, and businesses, spiders, cockroaches, flies, and even termites are bound to follow. Below, you’ll find a list of training topics that are required for most Exterminators.

OSHA Required Training

HazCom […]