Items Tagged with 'hazardous material'


WHO: Strong control measures needed to stop steep climb in Ebola cases

Epidemiologists tracking the spread of Ebola virus disease are increasingly convinced that the current epidemic in West Africa has been growing exponentially for at least 16 weeks

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Day & Zimmermann: “Safety is not simply another thing we look to control…”

Food for thought about policies and values for protecting the safety of temporary and independent contract worker, stated on staffing firm Day & Zimmermann’s web site:

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EPA wants public’s feedback on labels for safer products

The EPA is redesigning its Design for the Environment Safer Product Label to better convey to consumers that products bearing the label meet the program’s rigorous standard to be safer for people and the environment.

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ECHA publishes example of exposure scenarios for supply chain communication

The European Chemical Agency (ECHA) has published an illustrative example of exposure scenarios (ESs) for a hypothetical hazardous substance to be annexed to a safety data sheet. 

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What your customers need to know…

Out-of-service equipment poses invisible hazards if not handled properly
Retiring equipment in the chemical processing industry may pose more danger than meets the eye as residual hazardous chemicals

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The business community “gets” risk

A risk-based approach aligns OSH with the business concept of risk.

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Multiple threats: Multi-hazard FR fabrics

The demand for flame-resistant (FR) clothing that protects against several hazards is rapidly increasing.

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Averting chaos: Preparing for emergencies

Emergencies come in many forms, from natural disasters and extended power outages to chemical spills and combustible dust explosions.

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High-visibility workwear

Workers must be visible in all lighting conditions and environmental backgrounds. G&K Services’ new enhanced-visibility garments offer increased visibility for worker

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Jacket with detachable hood by Tingley Rubber Corporation

The Safetyflex® Jacket with Detachable Hood and Inner Cuffs, style J41248, is available in sizes S – 5XL. Made to resist industrial-strength acids, caustics and other chemicals

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ASSE Safety 2014 Review

A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EST

Leveraging Sustainability Initiatives to Benefit Your Community and Increase Compliance

This webinar will review how General Motors' Sustainability initiatives are being leveraged to improve the community and the environment, create efficient energy programs, improve sustainability tracking, impact on processes and overall reporting and improve overall social, environmental and corporate sustainability.

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2014 September

ISHN'S September issue features a series of essay on thought leadership. Get expert advice on self-motivation, compliance and more!

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE

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2012 US workplace deathsCheck out ISHN's new Infographic page! Learn more about worker safety through these interactive images. CLICK HERE to view the page.