Over 5,000 U.S. workplaces employing 43 million workers have environments that could expose workers hazardous chemicals. The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS), a system for standardizing the labeling and classification of chemicals around the world, creates a common framework to help reduce confusion surrounding these chemicals. “The overall goal of GHS
TORNADO PREPAREDNESS: Are you Prepared? Tornado preparedness is essential for companies, especially at this time of year. Be sure you have an Emergency Plan. North America has more tornadoes than any other part of the world and even though the Midwest is known as “tornado alley,” there’s really no place that’s immune. Tornadoes happen quickly, so
10 Winter Driving Tips With the holidays a week away it’s important that we make sure that our vehicles are road ready and that we keep the following winter driving tips in mind. 1. Get a grip. To have adequate snow traction, a tire requires at least 6/32-inch deep tread, according to The Tire Rack. (New
You don’t need a weather man to know that it is almost winter and with that will come the potential for extreme storms. Before they hit, prepare your business to handle extreme cold and snow. Take action this fall to protect employees from injuries and illnesses, minimize damage and recover quicker following a winter storm
In the July 20 Federal Register, the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Material Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued final amendments the Hazardous Materials Regulations to make to update and clarify certain regulatory requirements. These changes become effective on August 19, 2011, however voluntary compliance before that date is authorized by the rule.