Monthly Archives: June 2016

22 06, 2016

Survey Says Half of US Companies Out of Compliance

By |June 22nd, 2016|GHS, Industry News, OSHA Violations, Workplace safety|0 Comments

A recent survey of EH&S professionals found that nearly half of them didn’t think their companies were meeting GHS compliance standards. This news comes almost a month after the final deadline for full GHS compliance, [...]

13 06, 2016

Which Injuries Should I Report to OSHA?

By |June 13th, 2016|Incident, OSHA, Workplace safety|0 Comments

Pretty soon, a lot of employers will be required to submit injury summary reports to OSHA every year. If your business is involved in a high-risk industry, it might be beneficial for you to quickly [...]

10 06, 2016

Study Identifies Common Workplace Injuries

By |June 10th, 2016|Illness & Injuries, Workplace safety|0 Comments

American businesses spend tens of billions of dollars every year compensating workers for injuries they received on the job. Injuries and illnesses are generally avoidable, and can cost a company time, money, and reputation (to [...]

8 06, 2016

NFPA Releases New Combustible Dust Standard

By |June 8th, 2016|OSHA, Risk Management, Safety|0 Comments

The National Fire Protection Association recently published a new series of safety standards for combustible dust. In the past, the NFPA issued combustible dust guidelines on an industry-by-industry basis, leading to instructions that were at [...]

6 06, 2016

New Bill Will Overhaul Chemical Regulation

By |June 6th, 2016|Chemical Management, Chemical Regulation, EPA|0 Comments

The Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act was approved by the House of Representatives last week, and it seems quite likely that it will soon be passed into law. The bill [...]