Employees have access to more information than ever before, which raises an important question: How many of your occupational exposure limits (OELs) are out of date? “We like to think that OELs are clear communications of the risk. They take a lot of information about the chemicals and boil it down,” said John Mikan, CEO of Experien Systems, during a session, “OELs as the Ultimate Product Risk Management Tool: A Call to Action,” at Stewardship 2015.
New Pig’s award-winning Build-A-Berm® Self-Rising Drive-Over Barrier allows traffic to drive in and out of 4-inch tall Build-A-Berm containment areas. In the event of a spill, the product’s drive-over PVC gate automatically rises with the spill level to keep liquids contained.
The U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) will convene a public meeting on Wednesday, September 30, 2015, in Houston, Texas, at The Hilton Americas – Houston Hotel from 6 to 9 p.m. CDT to hear and vote on investigators’ findings and safety recommendations from the November 2014 chemical release at the DuPont La Porte facility that killed four workers.
Pfannenberg is pleased to introduce PATROL model PA X 1-05, an audible alarm sounder with flashing strobe light. The device is particularly well suited to perform as a hazardous gas warning alarm when connected to the remote alarm relay of a toxic or combustible gas detector controller.
New York state’s recent implementation of regulations meant to protect workers in the state’s nail salons has prompted salon owners to organize, with many engaging in a one day lockout that deprived workers of that day’s wages.
Within the scope of the modern workplace, frequency of hazard exposure is relatively agreed-upon. For any given job role, one can analyze what tasks fit into that role, break the tasks down into Job Safety Analyses, and break down the Job Safety Analyses into particular hazards.