The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) kicked off its annual Safety 2018 Conference and Exposition in San Antonio, Texas, by unveiling its new name. Formerly known as the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the organization elected to change its name to reflect the growing diversity of safety professionals, which now extends to many […]
Improving Worker Health and Safety by Design NIOSH broadly defines “green” jobs as those “that help to improve the environment.” These may include jobs related to renewable energy like solar and wind, jobs in recycling, jobs in the manufacturing of cleaner more sustainable products, and jobs where workers use these greener products such as […]
HazCom training must now include information about the new GHS format safety data sheet (SDS) and GHS-compliant labels.
Safety audits help identify hazards, set safety and health goals, and prevent accidents. Before conducting an audit, though, you need to address some practical and legal considerations. How much will the audit cost?A comprehensive safety and health audit can involve a significant investment of resources. Control audit expenses by asking: Do I need a consultant?Unless […]
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