In March of 2018, the extremely hazardous chemical Sodium Chlorite (NaCIO2) was the cause of a deadly explosion at a Tri-Chem Specialty Chemicals LLC facility, killing one and injuring two others.
It’s the time of year again where OSHA releases the preliminary list of top 10 violations for this point in 2018.
Why OSHA Compliance Matters In the 1970’s, OSHA established permissible exposure limits (PELs) in regards to chemical safety regulations. As time has gone on, information has evolved on chemical exposure risks that has caused OSHA to adapt their safety regulations. The OSHA Hazard Communication standard 1910.1200 sets forth a regulation that provides employees with the…… Continue reading Why Compliance Matters – Saving Lives, Preventing Accidents, & Protecting Employees.
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Changes to California’s Prop 65 Law go into effect in August 2018 Prop 65 is a law that was enacted into California legislation in 1986, and has undergone a revision that goes into effect in August of 2018. The law intends to inform Californians about products or facilities that contain chemicals known to the State…… Continue reading California Proposition 65 – Update Your Signs Now!
HCL Labels Launches New Logo Caution: Care taken to avoid danger or mistakes. Caution is recognized by not just EH&S professionals, but people around the world by a single symbol. The exclamation point (!) has been universally associated with cautionary images for many years. In July of 2018, HCL Labels, Inc. redesigned their logo to…… Continue reading Safety Labels Save Lives – HCL’s New Logo
June 2018 was National Safety Month – Catch Up on the Materials! Week 1 – Emergency Preparedness Week 2 – Personal & Professional Wellness Week 3 – Fall Protection Week 4 – Automobile Safety
Drive Safe At All Times Everyday that we get into our cars to commute to work, school, or home, we risk our lives. Automobile accidents are frequently one of the top ten causes of death on a global scale. Driving safe at all times is an absolute necessity, and should be taken seriously by any…… Continue reading National Safety Month – Week 4: Driving
Here are the 10 essential signs & labels for OSHA safety compliance. GHS Chemical Safety Labels GHS Chemical Safety Labels are a key portion of any Hazard Communication program. These labels communicate chemical-related hazards in the workplace and provide employees with the right-to-know. Ensure your chemicals are properly labeled with HCL’s library of over 800…… Continue reading The Essential Top 10 Labels & Signs for OSHA Safety Compliance
HCL’s celebration of National Safety Month continues with our new weekly discussion. Fall Protection in the Workplace In OSHA’s annual list of Top 10 safety violations, Fall protection (29 CFR 1926.501) is consistently number one. In 2017, there were near 7,000 fall protection violations that penalized employers. According to NSC.org, in 2013, 595 workers tragically…… Continue reading National Safety Month – Week 3: Fall Protection & Safety