If you’re reading this, congratulations! You have made it safely through Thanksgiving and have managed to avoid kitchen fire, food poisoning and being trampled on Black Friday. You are no stranger to holiday safety precautions, but you’re not out of woods just yet! Nope! You’ve still got to survive the rest of the holiday season at…… Continue reading An Elf’s Guide to Keeping Your Coworkers Safe this Holiday Season.
If you haven’t read Part 1, then go back and check it out before continuing with this post! What Do Those Little Weird Pictograms Mean? We’ll start with this one. This one is fairly obvious – it means the labeled substance is flammable. It can be a flammable gas or aerosol, or a flammable…… Continue reading GHS, Schmee-H-S…Part 2
Thanksgiving is in a few days and just as traditional as the cranberry dressing are the warnings you receive from safety professionals and agencies regarding the statistics on Thanksgiving Day home fires. As the articles and info-graphics start to pop up on our news feeds and we all roll our eyes at the repetitiveness and…… Continue reading Don’t roll your eyes! It’s Thanksgiving fire prevention time!
Every October OSHA releases it’s list of top 10 violations that they issued citations for that year. Safety professionals dutifully look at the new list every year. Sadly, the list is never a surprise. The top 10 are virtually the same every year. Topping the chart every year at number 2 is Hazard Communication.…… Continue reading OSHA’s #2 is 100% Preventable
You may be aware that HCL Labels, Inc. is a hazard communication sign and label vendor, but did you know that our core products are GHS compliant chemical labels? These labels are designed to identify chemicals that have been transferred to unmarked secondary containers. Our labels are printed on vinyl and then laminated in order…… Continue reading Your Chemical Label Supplier
Or, How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the New Labels So the deadline has passed and those new labels with the weird little pictures are all over the place. What’s the point? Good question! First of all, it may help to know that “GHS” stands for “Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of…… Continue reading GHS, Schmee-H-S
It’s that time of the year again! The holiday season is upon us. As we plan our holiday promotions, decorate our work spaces and plan our holiday office festivities we should be aware that workplace accidents and injuries increase during this time of the year. There are a number of reasons why this is the…… Continue reading 5 Holiday Safety Tips for the Workplace
It’s that time of the year again! Sniffles, rattling coughs, sneezing; these are the sounds you hear as you walk to your work space. You may feel resistance is futile and catching a cold or flu is inevitable. The good news is that there are some precautions you can take that can reduce your chances…… Continue reading Don’t Catch Your Coworker’s Cold!
The 2016 Presidential Election will be recorded as the most intense and tumultuous election in American history. The American people have been more passionate about this election than ever before. Voters came out in record breaking numbers to support their candidates. Now that it is over and Donald J. Trump has been elected our nation’s 45th…… Continue reading The Battle Has Been Lost and Won (Accomodating Both Sides in the Workplace)
California’s Proposition 64 passed in last night’s election. You may be wondering what that means for the Drug Free Workplace. You may be surprised to hear that the answer is “not much”. Proposition 64 legalizes the recreational use of marijuana in the state of California for persons aged 21 and older, however it does not…… Continue reading How Does Proposition 64 Affect the Drug Free Workplace?