Wayne Lumber and Mulch Inc. put its employees at risk for hearing loss “over and over again,” according to OSHA’s Prentice Cline, commenting on one of the hazards found at the company's sawmill in Wayne, Virginia – violations which earned the company $85,080 in proposed penalties.
Companies now have an easy way to train Spanish- and Canadian French-speaking employees on critical hazard communication topics, with J. J. Keller's new online editions of its HazCom:What You Need To Know training program.
OSHA’s deadline for training workers on its updated Hazard Communication standard is looming large. The agency is requiring that workers be trained by Dec. 1 on the new label elements and safety data sheets (SDS).
DuPont Sustainable Solutions has launched a new safety orientation training program, Hazard Awareness: Ready Day One, which provides a practical overview of hazard communication, personal protective equipment and emergency response.
OSHA’s December 1, 2013, HazCom/GHS training deadline means that within approximately one year the majority of America’s workforce will obtain a revised picture for precautions when working with chemicals.
More than two years after the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) to revise the existing Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) was introduced, OSHA finalized the new rule and significantly amended the 29 CFR, effective May 26, 2012.