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Stakeholders who are interested in contributing their opinions to OSHA’s Cranes and Derricks in Construction standard are invited to a meeting on April 3, from 1:30-4:30 p.m. in Washington, D.C. (Two meetings already scheduled for April 2 and 3 are full.)
Up until a decade ago, when human resources professionals were tasked with hiring a safety management professional they often searched for candidates with formal training and a certification such as the Certified Safety Professional (CSP).
The Safety Equipment Institute (SEI) has issued the first certifications to products for NFPA 1992, Standard on Liquid-Splash Protective Ensembles and Clothing for Hazardous Materials Emergencies, 2012 Edition.
Here are the top EHS-related products of the week from ISHN.com:
Green Seal™, a non-profit environmental certification organization, has published a new standard designed specifically to address the life cycle impacts of laundry care products for institutional and industrial settings.
After more than a year of development, safety professionals can now apply for the Certified Safety Management Practitioner (CSMP) from the Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM). The cert will be grandfathered during 2013, meaning qualified applicants can achieve the CSMP without taking an exam.
A pilot who was fired after blowing the whistle on pilot certification fraud was ordered reinstated by OSHA. The whistleblower, a pilot from Illinois, alleges that he was asked to falsify a pilot certification for a training flight he performed with another pilot.
I have visited several gas plants across the US. Gas plants are complex facilities. They operate at pressure with flammable materials and dangerous products. Gas plants are regulated by Process Safety Management standards to address the inherent hazards of operations.
Ashburn Hill Corp., manufacturer of TECGEN SELECT® Brand Flame-Resistant Garments, is pleased to announce that each of their current products are now National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 2112 certified.
A recent email to Larry Curtis, CSHM, Executive Director of the Institute for Safety and Health Management, expressed the value of certifications in the safety profession:
This standard establishes the elements and activities for pre-project and pre-task safety and health planning in construction.
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