Hazard Communication: An Employer

Episode 34

OH&S SafetyPod: Hazard Communication — An Employer's Guide to Understanding HazCom

Hazard Communication has consistently sat near the top of OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for quite a while now. To understand why, and dive a little deeper into the subject, I interviewed Stephen Badger, a safety management consultant with 34 years’ experience with Hazard Communication. Check out this episode to learn more about the history of the standard, the requirements to comply and how you can avoid citations.

Hazard Communication has consistently sat near the top of OSHA’s Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards for quite a while now. To understand why, and dive a little deeper into the subject, I interviewed Stephen Badger, a safety management consultant with MEMIC. We talk all about the history of the hazard communication standard, the requirements to comply and how you can avoid citations.

But first, a little more about our guest for this episode of the podcast. Stephen Badger is a safety management consultant with experience working in a variety of industries. His experience in the papermaking, medical sterilization and construction industries gives him a unique perspective of the safety needs in manufacturing facilities and in the field. He encourages companies to find innovative safety solutions and not just settle for a “quick fix.” He facilitates employers tapping into their most valuable asset, their employees, for ideas and solutions that may not be available anywhere else.

Listen to this episode of OH&S SafetyPod on Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Stitcher, Spotify and more.

A special thank you to Avery Industrial:

Avery Industrial is a division of Avery Products Corporation, one of the world’s largest suppliers of labels and software for label printing. Avery Industrial offers a range of safety and facility labeling solutions to help organizations run efficiently and comply with OSHA standards quickly, easily and cost-effectively. www.avery.com/industrial

About the Author

Sydny Shepard is the former editor of Occupational Health & Safety.

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