Employers continue to struggle with identifying and communicating hazards posed by dangerous chemicals. Fortunately, they can take steps toward complying with HazCom 2012 and GHS standards with simple, effective visual communication tools.
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.