Video: OSHA’s Respirable Crystalline Silica Rule

OSHA finalized its rule on respirable crystalline silica in March, with phased-in compliance dates beginning in 2017. See BLR Legal Editor Ana Ellington discuss some background information on silica, the exposure and health risks associated with silica, workers and industries affected by the new rule, and specific provisions of the new silica rules.  

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GHS Deadline Approaching! Are You Ready? (Video)

Everyone working around hazardous chemicals has a right to know of possible dangers and how to protect themselves. This has always been at the heart of the Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom). In 2012, OSHA incorporated the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals—GHS for short—into the HazCom rule. In this 3-minute compliance video […]


2016 Reporting Season: Not Just the Usual Suspects

The 2016 EHS reporting season is here, and it’s not just the usual suspects. There are the usual suspects: Tier II, state air emissions inventories, GHG emissions reports, and Toxic Release Inventory (TRI) reports). But in addition, 2016 is also a reporting year for two significant periodic reports: the hazardous waste Biennial Report and the […]


Tips on Submitting Tier II Reports

The deadline to submit Tier II reports is March 1. Do you know what your state’s reporting requirements are and who to contact? In this video, BLR Legal Editor Tim Fagan offers tips on how to submit your report in a timely and compliant manner.


GHS Compliance – What it Means for Employers

What are companies going to have to do differently to comply with the new GHS standard over the old HazCom standard? In this video, Kelly Lagana talks to safety legal editor Dave Galt about what OSHA’s new Global Harmonization Standard means for employers.


What You Need to Know About GHS

In this video, Kelly Lagana talks with Dave Galt about the new GHS (Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals) standard. Dave Galt is legal editor for BLR’s safety compliance products. Watch the video here: KL: Hi everybody, I’m Kelly Lagana, I’m here with BLR’s Environmental Daily Advisor. Today we’re talking with […]