There must be ongoing education of farmers, their families, and hired hands on the dangers of gases on farm properties.
The agency's inspectors served more than 200 stop work notices during a month-long inspection initiative. The most common failure they found was employers' not providing basic safety measures for employees working at height -- 42 percent of all enforcement notices served cited this.
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"There's gotta be a better way. If we go chemical by chemical, it'll take us centuries," Assistant Secretary Michaels said.
It will concéntrate on enforcing REACH Annex XVII restrictions, with inspections taking place during 2016.
The agency's Nov. 4 newsletter summarizes five October 2014 preventable occupational fatalities.
"Replace the methylene chloride with any of the newer paint strippers that are less toxic, and your employees are able to work safely."
A statement from the National Safety Council is directed toward health care employers whose workers have a risk of exposure.
The agency asks for comments on the 205-page request for information to be submitted within 180 days.
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This GE Power & Water video posted in January 2014 shows how, in Bogo City, Philippines, electricity linemen have become heroes. Philippines electricity company DESCO President Sherwin Mendiola talks about the need for electricity to support recovery efforts after a natural disaster and to save lives.
This video showcases the City Technology facility in Portsmouth, UK. City Technology is a global market leader in the manufacture and sale of innovative and reliable gas sensors for use in personal and fixed life safety systems.
Susan Ripple, MS, CIH, speaks about the development and progress during her career of occupational exposure limits and the role of industrial hygienists in risk management strategies.
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