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OSHA’s Hazard Communication (Haz Com) Standard – UPDATE

New changes to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) Hazard Communication Standard are bringing the United States into alignment with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS), further improving safety and health protections for America’s workers. The Hazard Communication Standard in 1983 gave the workers the ‘right to know,’...

OSHA Recordkeeping Rule – UPDATE

OSHA has updated their Recordkeeping Rule. This was actually done in September of 2014 and took effect 1-1-2015.

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s revised recordkeeping rule includes two key changes:

First, the rule updates the list of industries that are exempt from the requirement to routinely keep OSHA injury and illness records, due to relatively low occupational...

NFPA (National Fire Protection Association) NFPA 1: Fire Code – 2015 UPDATE

Stay current with NFPA codes and standards. The NFPA has issued the 2015 NFPA 1: Fire Code and will issue the 2015 NFPA 1: Handbook  6/30/2015. From the NFPA: “ Adopted in jurisdictions throughout North America, NFPA 1: Fire Code presents a comprehensive, integrated approach to fire code regulation and hazard management. Fully updated for 2015, this edition features extracts from and references...

Staying Informed About Changes to Environmental, Health and Safety Regulations and Rules

As the new year unfolds, one thing is for certain – new environmental, health and safety laws and rules will become effective. Stay ahead of the curve by keeping abreast of regulatory changes and proposed rules. Consider subscribing to a clipping service that tracks proposed changes and new rules and regulations in the environmental and the occupational health and safety arenas. Bookmark relevant...

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