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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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[General Industry] What is your workplace's policy on headphones? Working on one currently.

I have been tasked to create a headphones (and cell phone) policy for my employer. I am relatively new to this company, but so far they've let everyone listen to headphones and mess around with their…Continue

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Started by Wendy. Last reply by Jen McDade Dec 5.

Safety update: OSHA announces fit-test procedures 1 Reply

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