OSHA’s New Hazard Communication Standard: Can You Read the New Labels?
Last month, we told you about the new Safety Data Sheet (SDS) format required by OSHA’s updated Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), 29 CFR 1910.1200. Now it’s time to fill you in on the second half of the puzzle: a new label design. What changes to the labels can you expe
OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard: The New Safety Data Sheets Format
Last month we told you that OSHA has made changes to its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), 29 CFR 1910.1200, requiring a switch to new straightforward Safety Data Sheets (SDS) and visually driven labels with hazard icons. Now it’s time for us to show you the new format so you
Is Your Workplace Ready for OSHA’s New Hazard Communication Standard?
OSHA has revised its Hazardous Communication Standard (HCS) to help protect workers and to ensure that American businesses can remain competitive in the global marketplace. Why did the Hazard Communication Standard change? Previous to the change, OSHA’s Hazard Communication stan
OSHA Update: What You Need to Know About the New GHS Requirements
OSHA set a December 1, 2013 deadline for employers to train employees on the new Globally Harmonized System (GHS) system requirements, but if you haven’t already, that doesn’t mean it’s too late. Here’s what you need to know about the changes, and a guide to tr
Dangers in the Office: Chemicals
Many cleaning products contain dangerous chemicals that can be hazardous to people whether at home or in the office. Do not mix and match chemicals and products should always be stored in their original containers. As a safety precaution always read the safety instructions printed
OSHA to Target Compliance for Hexavalent Chromium Exposures
May 31, 2010 was the compliance deadline for having engineering controls in place to keep hexavalent chromium exposures below the established 8-hour permissible exposure limit. OSHA inspections started emphasizing compliance with the hexavalent chromium standard. 29CFR1