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Infographic: How to Wear a Respirator

Millions of employees are required to wear respirators, and compliance with OSHA’s respiratory protection standard can help avoid thousands of illnesses and hundreds of deaths every year. OSHA provides seven steps on how to wear a respirator correctly at work. Here’s what you need to know about how to wear a respirator. Check out our Back to Basics: […]

Faces of EHS: R Mukund on the Benefits of Technology for EHS and ESG

R Mukund is a proven organizational leader with 30 years of experience in progressive roles as a technical professional, team leader, Six Sigma Master Black Belt, executive program manager, and now chief executive officer. He has a track record of distinction in diverse organizations from research & technology, consulting, corporate diversified & global, and cloud-based, […]

OSHA Cites TJX for Hazards at T.J. Maxx Store

On November 29, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it had cited TJX Companies, Inc., with two repeat violations and one serious violation, with proposed penalties totaling $239,290. Federal inspectors found merchandise stacked and stored unsafely at a Pooler, Georgia, T.J. Maxx store, exposing workers to struck-by hazards from falling boxes and preventing […]

EPA Finalizes Drinking Water Contaminants List

The EPA published the Final Fifth Drinking Water Contaminant Candidate List (CCL 5), which will serve as the basis for the Agency’s regulatory considerations over the next 5-year cycle under the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA). The updated list includes a substantial expansion of per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS)—an important first step toward identifying additional […]

More Stringent Heavy-Duty Emissions Standards on the Way

The EPA is planning more stringent greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions standards for heavy-duty trucks and large trailers in 2023, Reuters reports. In March 2022, the Agency published a proposed rule to set more stringent pollution reductions regulations applicable to heavy-duty vehicles and engines starting with model year (MY) 2027.  The vehicle types expected to be […]

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Infographic: How to Wear a Respirator

Millions of employees are required to wear respirators, and compliance with OSHA’s respiratory protection standard can help avoid thousands of illnesses and hundreds of deaths every year. OSHA provides seven steps on how to wear a respirator correctly at work. Here’s what you need to know about how to wear a respirator. Check out our Back to Basics: […]

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Magid and CarbonX Partner to Co-Brand Line of FR Garments Introducing Magid® FR by CarbonX®

ROMEOVILLE, Ill. (November 16, 2022) – National PPE manufacturer and distributor Magid has partnered with flame-resistant (FR) PPE and apparel company CarbonX to co-brand a line of FR garments that they’re calling Magid® FR by CarbonX®. “CarbonX garments set the industry standard for lightweight, comfortable, inherently flame-resistant base layer protection, and we’re excited to build […]

Supply Chain Risk Management Platform by Avetta, LLC Now Available on SAP® Store

By integrating with SAP® Ariba® Supplier Risk, the platform enables businesses to monitor supplier compliance status in real-time, helping companies manage safety, sustainability, and business risk. OREM, UTAH and HOUSTON — Oct. 25, 2022 — Avetta®, LLC, a leading provider of supply chain risk management (SCRM) software, today announced that its Supply Chain Risk Management platform is now available on SAP® Store. Through integration with SAP® Ariba® Supplier Risk, the platform provides critical […]

The Pros and Cons of Lead-Acid and Lithium-Ion Batteries

As technology advances and businesses search for energy independence, the need for lead-acid and lithium-ion batteries has grown. Here, we’ll take a look at the growing market size of these batteries, their role in sustainability, environmental impact, and complex reporting requirements.

ASSP Foundation to create groundbreaking educational framework

PARK RIDGE, IL (Oct. 25, 2022) — The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) Foundation aims to break new ground in the way it helps occupational safety and health professionals advance their careers and better protect workers. The Foundation seeks volunteers for a task force that will develop a comprehensive educational framework to support safety […]