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Is Your Workplace GHS Compliant?

OSHA’s updated Hazard Communication Standard rule changes go into effect on June 1, 2016.  Will your workplace be compliant with the new GHS labeling standards by then? The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is an international standard for communicating the hazards present in chemicals.  Effective June 1, all workplace labeling must be replaced by GHS pictograms, and … Continue reading Is Your Workplace GHS Compliant? Continue reading
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Cut Injuries Costing You?

Have you ever considered the cost of unsafe cutting tools in the workplace? Knife-related employee injuries are all to common, yet often avoidable with proper use of safety cutters. The following information comes from our friends at Slice (original post here). The Cost of Not Using Safety Knives How much does it cost your company if one of … Continue reading Cut Injuries Costing You? Continue reading
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Gas Cans – Knowing What to Use

Fuel, whether it is gasoline or diesel, likely runs many aspects of your business. If not stored properly, that same fuel can be a serious safety and compliance concern. Is your fuel stored and transported in FM and DOT/UN approved containers? If you answered “no,” or you’re not sure, take a look at the guide … Continue reading Gas Cans – Knowing What to Use Continue reading
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Calculate the Heat Index Quickly with OSHA’s Heat Safety app

With the Summer heat upon us, now is the time to ensure your work force has access to proper heat relief gear. But how do you assess the risk level from day to day? How do you account for changing temperatures and conditions through the course of a work day? Thankfully, OSHA’s Heat Safety Tool is … Continue reading Calculate the Heat Index Quickly with OSHA’s Heat Safety app Continue reading
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Fall Protection Tops OSHA Fines for 2014

According to recent report by Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN), fall protection violations topped OSHA’s reported workplace violations for 2014, resulting in nearly $20 million in fines levied against employers. (Top OSHA Violations…) The construction industry accounted for the vast majority of fall protection fines, gathering $17 million among specialty trade contractors alone. Other … Continue reading Fall Protection Tops OSHA Fines for 2014 Continue reading
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