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Healthcare Worker Training and Hazardous Chemicals
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Healthcare Worker Training and Hazardous Chemicals

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has recently published some interesting survey results about healthcare workers and...  More →

Related Topics: healthcare , Training

Updating Safety Data Sheets
Safety Tips

Updating Safety Data Sheets

Chemical manufacturers, importers, and distributors of hazardous chemicals are all required to provide safety data sheets, otherwise known as SDSs...  More →

5 Steps to HAZCOM Compliance
Safety Tips

5 Steps to HAZCOM Compliance

According to OSHA statistics, Hazard Communication—or HAZCOM— violations are the 2nd most reported violation in the United States. OSHA’s Hazard...  More →

Power Plant Safety
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Power Plant Safety

Power plants are complex environments that house high-voltage equipment, flammable materials, and hazardous chemicals. A momentary lapse in safety protocols...  More →

Related Topics: accident , coal , Electrical , Electrical Safety , Electrical Compliance , ewt , nfpa70e , lock

On-Site Inventory
Chemical Management

On-Site Inventory

Do you know WHERE your chemicals are? Do you know WHAT your chemicals are? The best SDS management software system...  More →

Understanding OSHA’s HAZCOM and Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Standards
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Understanding OSHA’s HAZCOM and Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Standards

Hazardous chemicals in the workplace kill an estimated 50,000 workers each year in the United States, and an estimated 190,00...  More →

Related Topics: HAZCOM , GHS , OSHA

OSHA Updates PSM Standards for Retail Exemption
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OSHA Updates PSM Standards for Retail Exemption

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has updated its standards on Process Safety Management of Highly Hazardous Chemicals (PSM)...  More →

Related Topics: PSM , Chemical Compliance , hazardous chemicals , OSHA

Chemical Safety
Safety Tips

Chemical Safety

Most of us know that chemicals can be very dangerous, especially when they aren’t handled safely. In this safety training...  More →

Corporations Taking a Stand on Toxic Chemicals in the Retail Industry
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Corporations Taking a Stand on Toxic Chemicals in the Retail Industry

The day has arrived when customers have begun to demand more environmentally friendly and safe chemicals—which has naturally led to...  More →

Related Topics: Chemical Compliance

An Introduction to Environmental Reporting
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An Introduction to Environmental Reporting

If your organization uses chemicals on the jobsite, there’s a good chance your EH&S personnel have spent a great deal...  More →

Related Topics: environmental

HazCom Signage
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HazCom Signage

Since its implementation in 2015, OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard has made OSHA-compliant hazard pictograms part of the visual landscape in...  More →

Related Topics: HAZCOM

ESG: Environmental Social Governance
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ESG: Environmental Social Governance

Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) initiatives can be complex, daunting and task-intensive. HSI aims to simplify your compliance and organizational...  More →

Chemical Safety – Find Your Flow
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Chemical Safety – Find Your Flow

The ingredients of a sound chemical safety program include an accurate chemical inventory, on-demand safety data sheets (SDS) and an...  More →

Related Topics: Chemical , Chemical Safety

Fume Hood
Supervisor Safety Tips

Fume Hood

Join HSI Chief Safety Officer Jill James as she visits environmental health and safety professionals in their workplaces to explore...  More →

GHS Labels: What They Look Like and What They Mean
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GHS Labels: What They Look Like and What They Mean

When a company makes, stores, or ships dangerous chemical products, they need to ensure the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) pictogram...  More →

Related Topics: GHS , HAZCOM , OSHA , safety data sheets , sds

Understanding GHS Labels
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Understanding GHS Labels

Chemical manufacturers and importers must determine the hazards of the chemicals they transport. And that’s why the Globally Harmonized System...  More →

Q & A: Do You Need a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for That?
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Q & A: Do You Need a Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for That?

Question: Do chain retailers, such as grocers or automotive stores, need to have SDS’s for merchandise that they sell? And...  More →

Related Topics: exposure , hazard communication , OSHA , personal protective equipment , PPE , Safety

Hazard Communication: Knowledge to Protect Yourself
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Hazard Communication: Knowledge to Protect Yourself

We all know the power of communication, and nowhere is it more mission critical than when communicating hazards in the...  More →

Related Topics: hazard communication , HAZCOM

Q & A: Globally Harmonized System Updates
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Q & A: Globally Harmonized System Updates

Question: “Are there new training requirements for staff for the GHS update since the 2014/15 rollout?” Answer: No. June 1st...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , hr , online safety training , OSHA , osha standards , GHS , GHS Update

Safety Data Sheet (SDS) FAQ’s
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Safety Data Sheet (SDS) FAQ’s

What products require an SDS?Any product that is considered a hazardous chemical requires a safety data sheet. A hazardous chemical...  More →

Related Topics: GHS , hazard communication , HAZCOM , safety data sheets , sds

Health & Safety Program Templates
Checklists, Toolkits, & Templates

Health & Safety Program Templates

Looking for written Health & Safety Program Templates? Do you know what written health and safety programs and policies you...  More →

Clean Air Benches
Supervisor Safety Tips

Clean Air Benches

Join HSI Chief Safety Officer Jill James as she visits environmental health and safety professionals in their workplaces to explore...  More →

Don’t Forget the Training!
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Don’t Forget the Training!

Why your organization mustn’t ignore a critical piece of HAZCOM & GHS compliance. I probably don’t have to tell you...  More →

Related Topics: awareness , Compliance , hr , online training , OSHA , osha standards , PPE , Safety

Your Blueprint for Chemical Safety Training
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Your Blueprint for Chemical Safety Training

Employee training is one of the 5 key pillars to OSHA’s Hazard Communication standard here in the United States. But...  More →

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Q & A: Chemical Management Plans: Lab Safety & HAZCOM
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Q & A: Chemical Management Plans: Lab Safety & HAZCOM

Question: “What is the simplest way to have one chemical management plan to address both HazComm and Lab Standard (29CFR...  More →

Related Topics: accident , Compliance , fire , hr , online safety training , OSHA , PPE , risk , Safety

Tackling OSHA’s Top 10 Citations: Q & A: Safety Data Sheet Availability
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Tackling OSHA’s Top 10 Citations: Q & A: Safety Data Sheet Availability

The following is an excerpt from Tackle OSHA’s Top 10. Hosted by Chief Safety Officer Jill James, you can listen...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , Safety

SDS Management: On–Site Chemical Inventory & Exposure
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SDS Management: On–Site Chemical Inventory & Exposure

It Begins with Chemical Inventory and Ends with Chemical Intelligence With more than three million facilities employing over 30 million...  More →

Related Topics: Chemical inventory , chemical management , hazard communication , safety data sheets , safety training , sds

HCS Pictograms and Hazards
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HCS Pictograms and Hazards

New Labeling Requirements of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) Consistency in the labeling of chemicals is critical to the new...  More →

Related Topics: HCS , Pictograms , sds management

Road Construction Season is Here
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Road Construction Season is Here

You may have already noticed that your state’s department of transportation has been dispatching construction crews to your local roads...  More →

Related Topics: Road Construction , Construction

​Rules for Proper Secondary Container Labeling
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​Rules for Proper Secondary Container Labeling

When transferring a chemical from its original container to another, the second storage device is known as a "secondary container,"...  More →

Related Topics: Container , labeling , sds management , Chemical Safety , chemical hazards , safety data sheets

Chemical Safety: What Not To Do
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Chemical Safety: What Not To Do

When I was little, one of my favorite games to play with my cousin Erica was something we made up...  More →

Related Topics: accident , awareness , Compliance , exposure , GHS , HAZCOM , Chemical , Chemical Safety

A Decade with OSHA’s Outreach Training Program
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A Decade with OSHA’s Outreach Training Program

Eight million, eight hundred forty-six thousand, three hundred and eighty-two (8,846,382) That is how many workers have been trained in...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , OSHA 10 , OSHA 30 , Compliance , hr

Why ESG is Important in the Utility Industry
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Why ESG is Important in the Utility Industry

Let’s look at what Environmental Social Governance (ESG) is and how it’s implemented. ESG was first mentioned in a United...  More →

Related Topics: QEW , Utility , utility safety , Power Lines , industrial skills , distribution , qualified electic worker , transmission , training reinforcement , Decision Making , career progression , employee retention , mentorship

Guide to Environmental Health Safety (EHS) Acronyms
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Guide to Environmental Health Safety (EHS) Acronyms

If you’ve been in the occupational safety world for 10 years or 10 days, there’s little doubt you’ve run head...  More →

Related Topics: OSHA , osha standards , PPE

How PepsiCo Streamlined the Management of Chemicals and Safety Data Sheets
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How PepsiCo Streamlined the Management of Chemicals and Safety Data Sheets

PepsiCo is well known for marketing, manufacturing, and distributing Pepsi soda, but the multinational company has more than 500 brands...  More →

SDS Authoring
Chemical Management

SDS Authoring

If you are a manufacturer, distributor, or importer of chemicals or other hazardous substances, you are required to create or...  More →

Are you a fire hazard in your workplace?
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Are you a fire hazard in your workplace?

Fires account for approximately 3% of workplace fatalities each year. Additionally, they cost businesses billions of dollars in property damage...  More →

Related Topics: Compliance , exposure , fire , fire safety

October is Eye Injury Prevention Month
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October is Eye Injury Prevention Month

Never skimp on safety when it comes to protecting your eyes. October is Eye Injury Prevention Month, and Health &amp...  More →

Related Topics: eye safety , PPE

How to Keep Workers Safe Around Chemicals
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How to Keep Workers Safe Around Chemicals

It may surprise you to learn that more than half a million Americans work in laboratories, according to numbers from...  More →

Related Topics: chemical management

Are You Transporting Dangerous Goods the Right Way?
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Are You Transporting Dangerous Goods the Right Way?

With tons of hazardous materials and wastes being transported throughout Canada and across the United States every year, it is...  More →

Related Topics: hazardous , transportation

Warehouse Safety
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Warehouse Safety

There are many types of warehouses, each with their own unique purpose, from distribution centers or dropship facilities to cold...  More →

Related Topics: warehouse , warehouse safety

Possible Fines and Penalties for Non-disclosure
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Possible Fines and Penalties for Non-disclosure

If you are a manufacturer that works with chemicals, you know there are numerous rules and regulations you must follow...  More →

Related Topics: fines , OSHA

HazCom: Why It Matters
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HazCom: Why It Matters

OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard is an important regulation for any industry where employees work with or around chemicals, which makes...  More →

Related Topics: TALK , HAZCOM

Best Practices: On-Site Chemical Inventories
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Best Practices: On-Site Chemical Inventories

An on-site chemical inventory is the first step for any business to get a true understanding of all its existing...  More →

Related Topics: Chemical Safety

Tackling OSHA’s Top 10 Citations: 1910.1200 - Hazard Communication
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Tackling OSHA’s Top 10 Citations: 1910.1200 - Hazard Communication

The following is an excerpt from Tackle OSHA’s Top 10. Hosted by Chief Safety Officer Jill James, you can listen...  More →

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What’s Your Chemical Inventory Score?
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What’s Your Chemical Inventory Score?

Chemical inventories are the backbone of a good safety data sheet (SDS) management program. Without an accurate chemical inventory, you...  More →

Related Topics: Chemical inventory , chemical management , safety data sheets , sds

Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Access
Supervisor Safety Tips

Safety Data Sheet (SDS) Access

Join HSI Chief Safety Officer Jill James as she visits environmental health and safety professionals in their workplaces to explore...  More →

Chemical Interactions
Supervisor Safety Tips

Chemical Interactions

Join HSI Chief Safety Officer Jill James as she visits environmental health and safety professionals in their workplaces to explore...  More →

SDS: Chemical Management
Solutions

SDS: Chemical Management

Still in an old 3-ring binder? Tired of managing multiple systems for your chemical management? HSI offers SDS Management software...  More →

10 Ways To Use Safety Data Sheets
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10 Ways To Use Safety Data Sheets

As a safety professional, Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) have always been a close, professional friend. They are scientific, clear, help...  More →

Related Topics: safety data sheets , sds , sds management

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