Reduce, reuse, recycle. These three R’s are more than a catchphrase, they are a national policy of the United States, enacted by Congress at 42 USC 6902(b). This guide provides tips for using source reduction to minimize the volume of hazardous waste your facility generates.
Even the most comprehensive safety program can only mitigate—not eliminate—risk associated with the flash fire hazard. A valuable means of mitigating injuries is implementing a solid PPE program around FR clothing. In a flash fire context, flame resistant clothing provides further protection and offers a foundational defense. This paper guides safety managers and purchasers in the selection, use, care and maintenance of clothing for flash fire protection that’s compliant with the industry consensus standard NFPA® 2112.
A game-changing style gets high marks from safety pros and workers alike
August 29, 2019
The Portland contractor is one of a growing number of construction companies switching from the traditional hard hat or “skull buckets” to the new safety helmets, manufactured by companies such as Petzl, and modeled after rock-climbing and fire and rescue helmets.
To record or not to record? That is the question when an employee gets sick or injured at work. In most cases, injuries that occur at work are work-related and must be recorded to maintain compliance with OSHA regulation. That said, OSHA provides nine specific exceptions to this general rule.
Your hazardous materials are out the door—safely shipped off by highway, rail, air, or vessel. With the shipment gone, the paperwork you generated is your proof that you followed the regulations properly and did your part to comply.
Personnel who handle or work with hazardous substances need effective training to protect themselves, their co-workers, and the public.
February 12, 2019
There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all HAZWOPER training. Because they face different situations and hazards, emergency responders and site clean-up workers each need HAZWOPER training that covers their specific responsibilities.
Keeping workers safe is a top priority in the electrical industry. This white paper details the key changes to the 2018 edition of NFPA 70E, and how a daily wear personal protective equipment (PPE) program can help you achieve a high level of protection while staying compliant.
In the event of an emergency, facilities must be prepared to respond to various potential dangers or crises. Facilities that work with caustic materials are required by OSHA to provide suitable facilities for quick flushing of the eyes, face and/or body.