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Benefits of a Chemical Inventory

Besides being a requirement, there are several benefits to conducting and maintaining a chemical inventory: Inventory control: By conducting a chemical inventory, you may find that you have chemicals on site that are no longer used or that the chemicals … Continue reading

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GHS Arrives

As of June 1, 2015, material safety data sheets will be no more! But they aren’t quite disappearing entirely. They’re undergoing a name change and a major revamping. They’ll be called Safety Data Sheets instead. Chemical labels will change, too. … Continue reading

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Top Training Solutions

Before deciding to do training, we take a look at whether or not training is the solution.  Janet Keyes, Certified Industrial Hygienist and CHESS’s primary trainer, was recently asked about the top workplace incidents that training could help prevent.  This … Continue reading

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Are Your Records In Order?

We’ve had several calls lately from clients for whom we do Right to Know training, but who do not have maintenance contracts with us. “OSHA’s here, and I can’t find the roster from the training you did, or my written … Continue reading

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Are Your Records In Order?

Safety Tip: Safety Training

OSHA requires that some training, such as Right to Know, be done annually. That means that it must be “on a date reasonably close to the anniversary date,” taking into consideration scheduling conflicts. If the training is more than 365 … Continue reading

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Safety Updates: Free Training, Firefighters’ Particulate Exposure, and coming changes to MSDS’s

Janet Keyes, CIH, recently attended the American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Exposition (AIHCe) in Denver.  We have been featuring some of the highlights from that conference. (see blogs on NIOSH and OSHA, control banding and skin exposures). This will be … Continue reading

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Safety Training Materials Available

OSHA sponsors the Susan Harwood Training Grants every year.  They recently posted training materials on the grant website.  According to the website: OSHA provides training and education programs for workers and employers on the recognition, avoidance, abatement, and prevention of … Continue reading

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OSHA Outreach Trainer Program Watch List

Recent investigations found substantial and major abuses of the 10-hour OSHA course. OSHA has established strict guidelines for their OSHA Outreach Instructors. To teach the 10 or 30 hour construction or general industry course, instructors must complete a one week … Continue reading

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