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OSHA’s “Top Ten” citations: A case of failing to write doable regulations

November 14, 2013

This is the time of year when OSHA announces their top ten citations of the past fiscal year.  There are few changes in this top- ten list year after year.  Even though the list is of the complete standard’s name, it is usually only one or two sections of a standard that repeatedly makes this list. 


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NJ shirtmaker runs afoul of OSHA

Blocked exits, lack of LOTO earn company citations
November 4, 2013

OSHA has cited Individualized Shirt Co., doing business as Individualized Shirts, for 13 health and safety violations following an inspection begun in April in response to a complaint at its Perth Amboy facility. Proposed fines total $50,400.


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With hazard communication deadline looming, Grainger provides support and tools to help meet training requirements

Millions of businesses and workers required to comply with new GHS Standard by December 1, 2013
October 31, 2013

Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, is offering support and tools to help customers meet December 1, 2013 training requirements for the new Globally Harmonized System (GHS) standard.


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How to update your managers on GHS

How to update your managers on GHS
October 2, 2013
Here are 10 pointers to consider when communicating to management.


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2013 NSC Congress & Expo kicks off

September 30, 2013

The National Safety Council is hosting its 2013 NSC Congress & Expo in Chicago, Sept. 28 to Oct. 4. Chicago is the hometown for the NSC, founded in 1913 – one hundred year’s ago. 


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Wal-Mart signs corporate-wide settlement with DOL

Agreement resolves OSHA citations following 2011 inspections
August 12, 2013

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., has entered into a corporate-wide settlement agreement with the U.S. Department of Labor to improve safety and health conditions in all 2,857 Wal-Mart and Sam’s Club stores under federal jurisdiction.


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HazCom/GHS changes – Get free whitepaper

By J. J. Keller regulatory experts
May 1, 2013

OSHA has updated its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) with GHS provisions. Are you aware of what has changed and how you're affected?


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Association produces SDS template for retailers

January 24, 2013

The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) has rolled out an initiative designed to streamline the safety data sheet (SDS) process required by law under which chemical information is provided by suppliers to retailers.


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3E Company stands ready to support retailers and manufacturers with RILA SDS initiative

Proven suite of SDS platforms, data, and services available to help both manufacturers and retailers more efficiently exchange chemical and product information
January 23, 2013

3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today reported on its role in the Retail Industry Leaders Association’s (RILA) recently announced Safety Data Sheet (SDS) initiative.


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Stop the OSHA standards cheerleading

January 15, 2013

One objection of mine to adding more OSHA standards is that the standards cited frequently (top ten in frequency) remain generally the same year to year. Sometimes they shift position in frequency order. Sometimes the numbers of citations trend up or down, but generally it all remains in a controlled range.


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