9 MUSTs of Hazard Communication Training

Your hazcom training MUST include: An explanation of the hazard communication regulation and the requirements Locations of the areas in your workplace where hazardous chemicals live Locations of where the chemical inventory, MSDSs, written hazard evaluation procedures, and written communications program will be kept Descriptions of labeling systems How your hazcom program is implemented—including how […]

Why You Should Be Using an Electronic MSDS System

OSHA likes the idea too–as long as employees have immediate access. “Immediate access” means that, in emergencies, the MSDS should be available during the workshift when it was requested. In nonemergencies, it should be available by the next workshift at the latest. Your electronic MSDS system should be: Reliable. Electronic systems must provide reliable access […]


Does EPA have any guidance for EPCRA Tier II reporting for tenant leased spaces? Who is responsible for reporting – the building owner or the tenant who has the hazardous chemicals in the leased space? We are not aware of any EPA guidance documents per se concerning Tier II reporting for leased spaces. However, EPA […]

Jack Up Your Pallet Jack Safety Program

A pallet jack is meant to help workers handle heavy loads safely. Think how easily workers could be injured if they tried to move the same materials without the assistance of a pallet jack. However, if they don’t use the equipment safely, they can be injured just as easily. Pallet jacks clearly aren’t as dangerous […]