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.
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.
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.
For Safety Summit 2020, we’re headed to Indianapolis! The event is changing this year, with a brand new, expanded multi-track program that will cover all things safety. We will also be honoring our latest Safety Standout Award winners—will you be among them? See what to expect this April when we host our attendees in the […]
Preparation is the key to effective response to workplace fires. Fire drills help prepare employees to respond quickly, calmly, and safely. Fire drills play a very important role in workplace fire safety. Although OSHA does not require fire drills, it strongly recommends them.
Do your employees understand the fundamental machine safety rules? Here are 10 rules supervisors can present at their next machine safety meeting. 1. Never remove or try to defeat machine safeguards. 2. Don’t create new hazards, such as allowing objects to fall into the moving parts or by creating a new pinch point. 3. Report […]
The EHS Daily Advisor Safety Standout Awards recognize companies and safety professionals who excel in making their workplaces safe. We are proud to announce our latest round of award winners, who will be recognized for their accomplishments at the upcoming 2019 Safety Summit!
What is an Objective? What is a Target? Environmental objectives are goals that you would like to meet in the future.
Every organization should have a policy concerning workplace visitors. These policies not only protect the visitors, they also protect the safety and security of your workplace and your workforce.