Recently, OSHA held a public hearing to propose a new rule that would align their Hazard Communication System (HCS), with the United Nation’s Globally Harmonized System (GHS). Like most companies adapting to the new OSHA, you are probably wondering what this will mean for you.
First, you should understand that the GHS is broken down into [...]
This time of year companies are reviewing and preparing their injuries and incidents reports in order to complete their OSHA logs, which must be posted by February 1. Don’t forget these things.
On November 9th 2009, the revised OSHA standard for acetylene will take effect; but for many in the industry the new revision comes as no surprise.
Ergonomics is considered a collection of equipment, tools, and best practices designed to make the workplace safer. Often undervalued, the impact of ergonomics is reflected through a decrease in the number of workers’ compensation claims and the total costs of these claims.