The National Safety Council (NSC) urged Governor Larry Hogan (R-Md.), chairman of the National Governors Association (NGA), and Governor Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.), vice chairman of the NGA, to develop consistent testing and tracing protocols for coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) infections. The NSC and a coalition that included state safety councils called on the governors of […]
On August 3, 2020, the EPA announced it is awarding $3,980,782 to 5 academic research teams for the development of New Approach Methods (NAMs) for evaluating chemical toxicokinetics.
In March of 2018, occupational health and safety (OHS) management systems got a global upgrade with the publication of a new International Organization for Standardization (ISO) standard. ISO 45001:2018, Occupational health and safety management systems—Requirements with guidance for use, will replace Occupational Health and Safety Assessment Series (OHSAS) 18001. If you’re planning on maintaining an […]
With offices across the country slowly reopening, workers are returning to a changed landscape with new procedures and office norms. This means that companies must review their emergency preparedness plans and adapt them to the realities of the pandemic.
As COVID-19 cases continue to rise in the United States, we are currently revisiting our interactive map of cases and will repost soon with a new map that will have a more extensive color-coded legend. Please check back later in the week for our updated post, and thank you for your patience.
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.
The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) requires pictograms on labels to alert users of the chemical hazards to which they may be exposed. Each pictogram consists of a symbol on a white background framed within a red border and represents a distinct hazard(s). The pictogram on the label is determined by the chemical hazard classification.
Your workforce, your customers, and your markets are increasingly diverse. To promote individual and organizational success, you must welcome diversity and manage it well. These five steps will help you to manage diversity effectively.