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Breaking Down the GHS Standard

The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) is a set of standards implemented by the UN focused on the classification and labeling of chemicals and other hazardous materials. Since 2012, OSHA has updated the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the GHS standards. This system is meant to standardize and harmonize, ultimately keeping workers safe. The following are…

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Added by Jesse Allred on May 31, 2018 at 10:17am — No Comments

PPE for Construction Sites

Personal protective equipment (PPE) is required in a variety of different workspaces: facilities, medical labs, and even office jobs. Construction sites are filled with serious and sometimes deadly hazards. Employers are almost always required to provide PPE for those working on the site, and so it’s crucial to provide equipment that best suits your environment. Carefully assess the present risks and identify the needs of your work site. Is there constantly forklift traffic? Is there risk of…

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Added by Jesse Allred on May 11, 2018 at 4:44pm — 1 Comment

IFC vs. NFPA

When assessing safety needs for your business you’ve probably heard of the International Fire Code (IFC) or the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA), but have you decided how to implement either of them?

 

The IFC is currently adopted 42 US states, as well as Puerto Rico, Guam, and the District of…

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Added by Jesse Allred on April 18, 2018 at 12:54pm — No Comments

5 Safety Signs to Have in the Workplace

One of the most effective ways to communicate safety in the workplace is through visuals. By implementing clear and easy-to-see safety signs, everyone will be able to identify hazards, instructions or regulations easily. Regardless of the industry you are in, these 5 signs should be in your workplace.

1. Danger signs - Every organization should map out high hazard areas, along…

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Added by Jesse Allred on April 2, 2018 at 2:39pm — No Comments

Understanding ANSI z87.1

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is a nonprofit, non-governmental organization that works to improve the efficiency of organizations, often by improving safety.

 

The set of standards known as ANSI Z87.1 is specifically focused on Occupational and Educational Personal Eye and Face Protection Devices. These…

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Added by Jesse Allred on March 27, 2018 at 12:16pm — No Comments

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Workplace safety for workers other than your own 2 Replies

Do your workplace/traffic safety plans include safety measures for workers who are not your own employees? Do they take into account the safety of those who will be - or could be - at your workplace,…Continue

Tags: emt, paramedics, emergency, occupational, health

Started by John Petropoulos Memorial Fund. Last reply by Tara safe Mar 1.

What % of Dollars should be bugeted for All Safety Training for a "Heavy Equipment Road Construction" company with 100 employees? 1 Reply

I have been at a Highway and Road Construction company for six months. I am developing a (first) complete training program. I am the 1st full time safety hire for this company. I need to develop a…Continue

Started by JTurpening. Last reply by Jen McDade Feb 19.

Technology and Safety 1 Reply

What are the most useful tools to have at your fingertips? -Toolbox Talks-JSA-JHA-Daily Reports, etc. What is falling through the cracks that could be an easy fix? Safety Managers, Coordinators and…Continue

Tags: safety

Started by Drew stone. Last reply by Jen McDade Feb 15.

Important of Warning sign 1 Reply

Warning sign is a type of traffic sign that guide a hazard ahead on the road. Having proper warning sign on the road provide a healthy environment.Continue

Tags: Signs, Workplace, Safety, Sign, Warning

Started by healthandsafetysigns. Last reply by Jen McDade Jan 14.

Workers paticipation in safety management 2 Replies

Workers paticipation in safety management is the aspect which is required to be implemented in the OHSAS 18001 2007 version. , I invite our experience community members to share their views on the…Continue

Tags: management, safety, in, paticipation, Workers

Started by SafetyRaja. Last reply by Tara safe Dec 27, 2018.

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