It is safe to assume that we never know enough, or at least don't know all that we need to know. Recent changes to hexavalent chromium and beryllium protection requirements should teach us this lesson.
Do they work, or do they just discourage employees from reporting injuries?
When the contaminant is a burn-inducing chemical, some argue the drenching time should be extended to a minimum of 20 and even 30 minutes of tepid water.
Considerable testing of chemicals that are handled in the workplace may be required. This could include flash point, reactivity, or corrosivity.
It's go time! The 2014 health insurance exchange deadline is officially looming for all states.
Before rolling out any management system, communicate your plans with all stakeholders, detailing the benefits and how it will affect their work tasks.
The design of a safe electrical work environment starts with an arc flash assessment.
Preventing slip, trip, and fall accidents is a risk management proposition.
Inarguably, form must follow function. That doesn't mean, however, that form has to trail by a large distance.
Remember that everyone everywhere longs for something. Desire is the most elemental part of each person.
When excellence in safety is measured by zero failures, a self-limiting organizational viewpoint and very dangerous employee belief are created.
OSHA's jurisdiction in these emergencies is not crystal clear, at least not yet.