Hóa chất độc hại; químico peligroso; खतरनाक रसायन. Would you be able to read a safety data sheet (SDS) in Vietnamese? Spanish? Nepali? Yet, environment, health, and safety (EHS) managers are required to maintain SDSs only in English. But, there is a hitch.
Category: EHS Management
Obtaining and managing updated safety data sheets (SDSs) is one of the top 3 challenges facing respondents to BLR’s 2017 Hazard Communication Survey. What would make an environment, health, and safety (EHS) manager’s job easier when it comes to managing SDSs? Here are 5 tips that may not have occurred to you.
Workplace safety doesn’t exist in a vacuum. Your organizational culture, processes, and challenges all impact your safety program and performance. Whether your company is growing, downsizing, transforming itself for a new generation, or simply trying to stay afloat in an increasingly competitive business climate, the question isn’t whether safety will be affected—it’s how.
Establishments subject to injury and illness recordkeeping requirements at 29 CFR 1904 are reminded of their obligation to post completed OSHA Form 300A between February 1, 2018, and April 30, 2018.
What’s your image of a good leader? Someone charming whom people want to follow? Someone who has a cool head in a crisis? Someone with a great idea? What about you? If being a good leader isn’t something that comes naturally to you, is there anything you can do about that?
Because health and safety tend to operate alongside the hierarchical management structure of an organization (a situation sometimes conceptualized as an “information silo,” suggesting a degree of isolation), safety professionals may not think of themselves as leaders. But that doesn’t mean that safety professionals can’t implement the same leadership practices that company managers use to […]
The drug-testing company Tenet Diagnostics has released a white paper, Economic Value of Drug Testing in the Workplace for Health Payers & Employers. It addresses opportunities for payers and employers to use drug testing to decrease employee turnover and absenteeism, reduce employer risk, and lower workers’ compensation rates.
In aspiring to achieve International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) 45001, the possibility exists that organisations will replace workers with artificial intelligence (AI) and robots to minimise their hazards and risks.
February 1 is the deadline for annual posting of the OSHA 300A summary of workplace injuries and illnesses. Attorney Eric J. Conn, chair of the Conn Maciel Carey OSHA practice group, emphasizes in the firm’s OSHA Defense Report blog that the annual requirement should not be confused with OSHA’s new electronic recordkeeping rule.
Under the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) recordkeeping rule, employers that are required to keep and maintain an OSHA injury and illness 300 log must post their 300A annual summary in each establishment where employee notices are normally posted from February 1 to April 30. The 300A form summarizes the recordable work-related injuries and […]