The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Z358.1 calls for primary stations to be located within a 10-second unobstructed path of the chemical and capable of delivering a 15-minute flush to both eyes with tepid fluid.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has announced more than $4 million in FY 2017 Hazardous Materials Instructor Training (HMIT) and Supplemental Public Sector Training (SPST) grants.
The NFPA 70E Standard “Electrical Safety in the Workplace” recognizes that the quicker a circuit breaker operates (instantaneous trip preferred) the less incident energy (arc flash) an individual maybe exposed who is working on electrical equipment and an arc flash incident occurs.
A New York paperboard mill faces $357,445 in proposed penalties for exposing workers to 61 safety and health hazards.
OSHA in Syracuse opened an inspection of Carthage Specialty Paperboard Inc., on Dec. 27, 2016, in response to a complaint alleging unsafe working conditions.
Society depends on the preparation, storage, transportation, use, and disposal of chemicals. Each of these phases introduces risks that, without appropriate information and awareness, can lead to accidents.
Companies spend about $40 billion annually inspecting plants and equipment within the oil and gas, transportation and power generation sectors, and some individual businesses spend $100 million annually, according to General Electric Co...
The U.S. Department of Justice and the EPA) have entered into an agreement with Harcros Chemicals Inc. to settle claims that Harcros violated provisions of the Clean Air Act aimed at preventing accidental releases of chemicals that can have serious consequences for public health, safety and the environment.
It's easy to think that a slip or fall won't happen to you, your employees or your loved ones. But the statistics aren't favorable to anyone. That's why we echo OSHA's recent improvements to the "Walking and Working Surface Rule" and call for increased prevention of slip, trip, and fall injuries.