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Attorney Glenn Demby explains why there’s no reason to panic because GHS is taking effect on May 25 and why the MSDS you’re currently using will be OK for the next 4 years
Can we post a copy of our confined spaces entry program on our intranet and get rid of the cumbersome paper binders we have now?
Yes, as long as all affected employees have access to the program.
The OSHA Permit Confined Spaces standard (Sec. 1910.146(c)(4)) requires employers …
Do you need to keep MSDSs for commercial products such as “Windex” and “White-Out”?
OSHA doesn’t require that MSDSs be provided to purchasers of household consumer products when the products are used in the workplace in the same manner that a consumer would use them, i.e.; …
Question: What are the requirements for Hazcom refresher training or retraining a new hire?
Answer: Additional training is required whenever a new physical or health hazard is introduced into the work area, not a new chemical.
Example: A new solvent is brought into the workplace with …
Question: What is proper Hazcom training?
Answer: Let’s look at the different aspects:
When Training Must Be Provide: Employees must be trained at the time they’re assigned to work with a hazardous chemical. The point of the rule (1910.1200(h)) is to ensure the employee gets …