Both the NFPA & OSHA need to join forces and develop a Mandatory Combustible Dust regulation with stiff criminal homicide prosecutions. Corporations are always cutting corners and as much as they say they care about safety, in bad economic times it's one of the first things they cut!Not all but many companies put cost above safety. This should not continue to be tolerated and although I prefer a free enterprise approach where possible, voluntary standards are simply not enough. The risk if…See More
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I've been "enjoying" the ongoing conversation in Workplace Safety. Haven't posted lately. I took some time away to help my dad recover from knee replacement. I, too, am a "displaced auto worker", having worked 30+ years with GM before my position was eliminated. I've expanded nationwide in my job search.
Kevin, welcome to the Safety Community. I hope you will find the Safety Community to be a tremendous resource to meet your goals. If you have the time, we would benefit from your knowledge and experience with Forum discussion(s).
Establishing Quality Systems is one of the central aspects of a medical device and/or pharmaceutical organization. Establishment of Quality Systems is also a regulatory requirement, as set out by the FDA and the ISO.The process of establishment of Quality Systems for FDA-regulated medical devices industries is set out in 21 CFR Part 820. Further, the ISO has its standard for how to establish Quality Systems in medical devices industries –the ISO 13485 standard –which has to be implemented as…See More
Medical device hazard analysis is of vital importance to a medical device. Medical device hazard analysis is at the heart of medical devices because if the device is not analyzed thoroughly for the hazard, or danger, that it poses, it is likely to cause problems of any kind to the user. Many a time, it becomes a matter of life and death. This is why medical device hazard analysis is of foremost importance.So, what is medical device hazard analysis? Medical device hazard analysis may be defined…See More
We have what we feel is not a unique situation and were wondering if anyone might of run across this challenge and know more about the requirements. We are building a small machine system that includes some pneumatic components and some heated plates inside a small guard system. We include emergency stops on the machine and if they are actuated it removes all electric current and dumps all air pressure from the machine. We have several electrically interlocked doors that can be opened to…See More
We have what we feel is not a unique situation and were wondering if anyone might of run across this challenge and know more about the requirements. We are building a small machine system that…Continue
Hey Guys,How many of you have taken the 510 and 500 OSHA Trainer course? I am thinking about taking these 2 classes and become an OSHA trainer for my company. What are your guys thoughts on the…Continue
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Get trained on OSHA regulations affecting your industry through online webinars, learn the best practices, and download quality standards, checklists and news articles. Listen to experts on best…Continue