Items Tagged with 'hazardous material'


EPA wants public’s feedback on labels for safer products

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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

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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
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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

By Kathy A. Seabrook, CSP, CMIOSH (UK)
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A risk-based approach aligns OSH with the business concept of risk.

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Multiple threats: Multi-hazard FR fabrics

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

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Averting chaos: Preparing for emergencies

By Karen Hamel
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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

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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

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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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Dust monitor by Casella CEL Inc

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Casella CEL introduces the CEL-712 Microdust Pro monitor, a small, rugged, hand-held instrument that measures concentrations of inhalable powders in real-time for display on its high-contrast color LCD.

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Paint stripping chemical IDd as health risk to workers, others

DCM among three final chemical risk assessments issued by EPA
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More than 230,000 workers in the U.S. are directly exposed to Dichloromethane (DCM), which is widely used in paint stripping products and poses health risks to those who use the products and even bystanders in workplaces and residences where DCM is used.

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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.

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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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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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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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