Methylene chloride, one of the most useful solvents ever developed and also one of the most dangerous, is the subject of a recently released EPA draft risk evaluation.
California’s Department of Public Health must notify the state’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health (Cal/OSHA) when a worker’s blood lead level tests at or above 20 micrograms per deciliter (µg/dL) under a new state law.
The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), the world’s oldest professional safety organization, is calling on employers to take steps to protect America’s workers from injury and illness in response to newly released data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). The BLS reported that 2.8 million nonfatal workplace injuries and illnesses occurred in […]
The Trump administration is relying heavily on its environmental authority to try to reverse the declining role of coal in energy generation. Under both the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and the Clean Water Act (CWA), the Agency has the power to regulate how much the coal-fired electricity sector must do and how much […]
The EHS Daily Advisor Safety Standout Awards team is proud to announce our fourth round of winners! The awards have a simple yet important mission: To recognize companies and safety professionals who excel in making their workplaces safe. Read on to meet our latest award winners and runners-up, who will be recognized at the upcoming […]
We hear all the time about the importance of leading indicators in the health and safety profession but getting started and building a program around leading indicators can be difficult, especially if you don’t have the data you need. Do you know the right leading indicators for your organization? Are you measuring these leading indicators? […]
Do your employees know how to handle hazardous materials safely? Here are 11 basic rules all employees who handle hazardous materials should know and follow.
Why reinvent the wheel when there are so many ready-made safety observances to link up to? The National Safety Council (NSC) publishes an annual list of safety meeting topics. Here are some highlights.
In the face of rapid industry advancement, semiconductor chip manufacturers are continually looking for an edge on the competition. Historically, that requires them to stay current with the latest trend in wafer sizes. As enhancements to production capabilities continue to increase wafer sizes, the amount of emission-laden air coming from the wafer fabrication process also […]