The OSHA Hazard Communication – now in line with GHS – gives employees the right-to-know and understand chemical hazards in the workplace. The OSHA/GHS HazCom Standard is required for employers to comply to. It provides the employees with the right-to-know and understand chemical-related hazards. The standard sets forth a precedent to maintain proper chemical hazard…… Continue reading With GHS in Full Force, Here are Six Steps for a Fundamental Hazard Communication Program.
PART FOUR: THE WHITE SQUARE The white square – at the bottom of the NFPA diamond – is different from the other three squares. It doesn’t contain a number. Instead, it contains one of three “special hazard” symbols. These are hazards that cannot be defined by the ratings in the other three squares. Materials that…… Continue reading How to Read an NFPA 704 Diamond – Part 4
In One Easy Lesson (In Four Parts) The NFPA Diamond rating system was developed to enable first responders to a fire or similar emergency to see at a glance what hazards they might encounter while performing their duties. It didn’t take long for employers and chemical workers to realize that the Diamond was a useful…… Continue reading How to Read an NFPA 704 Diamond