Monthly Archives: August 2015

31 08, 2015

Safety Violations in Tianjin

By |August 31st, 2015|Chemical Regulation, Safety, Safety Software|0 Comments

The Tianjin explosion that killed more than 100 people and left more than 1000 homeless is still under investigation.  As the investigation continues, more facts are uncovered.  Area news stated that more than 70 times [...]

28 08, 2015

Proposed Changes to Recordkeeping & Retention Rule

By |August 28th, 2015|Industry News, OSHA, Safety Software|0 Comments

On July 29, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) proposed changes to their Injury and Illness Recordkeeping and Reporting Requirements. This amendment, if adopted, will clarify “employers continuing obligation to make and maintain accurate [...]

27 08, 2015

Should OSHA Fine Individuals for Safety Violations?

By |August 27th, 2015|Safety|0 Comments

In the United States, OSHA holds companies and employers responsible for safety and health violations rather than the employees themselves. Workers operating without proper safety equipment can cause trouble for their employers but not themselves, [...]

26 08, 2015

Fall Protection Standards

By |August 26th, 2015|OSHA, Safety|0 Comments

Since falls are one of the most commonly reported causes of on-the-job injuries, OSHA requires employers to provide fall protections and preventions in many different ways. These falls can result in serious injuries or even [...]

25 08, 2015

SDSs and the One-Size-Fits-All Myth

By |August 25th, 2015|GHS, MSDS to SDS Conversion|0 Comments

The stated purpose of the Globally Harmonized System for Reporting and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) is to standardize chemical reporting protocols across national borders. In theory, this is a great idea; international transportation and sales [...]