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Safety training: Dealing with hazardous chemicals and waste

There are a few different OSHA standards that companies dealing with hazardous substances should ensure they follow and comply with. Adequate training is key. Preparing staff members to deal with hazardous chemicals is essential for a host of reasons. Not only are … Continue reading

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Chemical Hazards at Work; Are You at Risk?

The risk of coming in contact with hazardous materials is present in a variety of workplaces, including industries that may not seem so apparent.  For instance, ordinary cleansers we come into contact with daily can be toxic, flammable or even … Continue reading

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GHS Training Deadlines are Quickly Approaching

As the summer months wind down, an important deadline for employee training completion is fast approaching and it affects a multitude of industries.  This deadline is for the new Global Harmonization System (GHS) for chemical labeling and handling. In order to … Continue reading

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Training is Vital for GHS Success

How many of us can honestly say that we have read all our company’s policies and procedures?   How about those hefty Safety Data Sheets (SDS, formally known as Material Safety Data Sheets or MSDS)?  My assumption is that most have … Continue reading

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OSHA Officially Makes GHS Part of the Hazard Communication Standard

You can be one the first people to understand the new Hazard Communication Standard the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) has conformed to  align with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).  OSHA just published … Continue reading

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