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New slideshow promotes I2P2

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OSHA has published a new slide presentation on the value of injury and illness prevention programs — a proactive process to help employers find and fix workplace hazards before workers are hurt.


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OSHA offers help with HazCom training, labeling requirements

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Two new compliance assistance resources are available for employers to assist them in meeting the requirements of OSHA's revised Hazard Communication Standard. A new fact sheet discusses the training topics that employers must cover for the initial Dec. 1, 2013 deadline.


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Q&A with fall protection expert Nigel Ellis

Firefighters, ladders and skylights: What you need to know
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Topic: Firefighters. Q) Has your company ever worked with firefighters to address their specific fall protection needs while performing their daily work duties? How so?


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First HazCom deadline coming this year

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The first deadline in the implementation phase of OSHA’s Hazard Communications Standard isn’t fast approaching, but it is approaching. Employers have until Dec. 1, 2013 to train workers on the new label elements and safety data sheet format.


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OSHA, NIOSH issue methylene chloride Hazard Alert

Chemical is used bathroom refinishing
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OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health are warning workers and employers about the dangers of using methylene chloride-based stripping products in bathtub refinishing.


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Inside a kennel: Chorus of barking dogs can reach 115 decibels

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Hearing protection programs are designed to reduce the risk of long-term damage from repeated or prolonged exposure to noises. OSHA standards require a hearing protection program when workers are exposed to noise levels above 85 decibels (dB) based on an eight hour time-weight average (TWA).


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This week in OSHA

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Fired for failing to inspect a broken chair; temp workers to get equal training; roofers exposed to 30' falls and a diesel hazard alert were among the OSHA news items this week.


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Brady launches GHS and Hazard Communication training programs

DVD-based training programs include comprehensive tools to educate employees
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Brady has released DVD –based training programs for the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) and OSHA’s Hazard Communication regulations that train and inform employees on the updated regulations and standards.  The new training programs include videos and literature that will help employees understand the changes to OSHA’s Hazard Communication regulation and its updates to align with GHS.


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Archived OSHA webinar answers HazCom questions

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A free webinar designed to help employers understand the requirements of OSHA's revised Hazard Communication Standard in the United States is now available for viewing as an archive.


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Flammable vapor cloud release gets paint co. gets 26 violations

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OSHA has cited Ohio-based Yenkin Majestic Paint Corp. for 26 health violations after a cloud containing flammable vapors was released from the company's Columbus facility, which operates as OPC Polymers, on March 21.


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