Regulations and Standards


News & Articles

  • ICC Evaluation Service and Italian Council Sign MOU

    "The International Code Council is honored to be a part of this important agreement," said Code Council Chief Executive Officer Dominic Sims, CBO. "Our family of companies are global leaders in the building safety industry, and our mission transcends borders. We look forward to continuing to deepen our relationship with our Italian partners as we work to increase building safety around the world."

  • IMO Leader Focused on Seafarers' Training

    Several key questions will require focus from all stakeholders, IMO Secretary-General Kitack Lim said, including what standards seafarers will be required to meet with respect to education, training, and certification to qualify them for the jobs of the future.

  • ISEA: 73 QSSPs Awarded in 2018's Fourth Quarter

    All of them completed one of two intensive five-day courses in the technical and regulatory fundamentals of workplace safety and health. The courses were offered in and October and November in Durham, N.C.

  • New Chairman, Old Name for House Labor Committee

    Rep. Bobby Scott, a Virginia Democrat, was elected chairman of the Education & Labor Committee on Jan. 4 by the House Democratic Caucus.

  • Meeting the Requirements for Emergency Equipment

    Employees must be trained to hold their eyes open during the flushing process. All employees also should be trained on how to use the emergency equipment fixtures before they handle hazardous chemicals.

  • ANSI/ISEA 138: The New Standard for Back-of-Hand Protection

    Here's how better back-of-hand protection could be boosting your bottom line.


Products

  • PureOHS, UL’s Compliance Management Software

    PureOHS, UL’s Compliance Management Software

    Companies and health care providers use PureOHS™, UL’s Occupational Health Medical Record system, to assist with their occupational health initiatives in critical areas such as regulatory compliance and execution of surveillance programs. Whether you’re a manufacturer, a healthcare facility, a municipality, or any other organization that is struggling to track your employees’ compliance with OSHA or CDC internal regulations, PureOHS can help. Benefits include: compliance and reporting, email notification, employee and supervisor views, health fair workflow, fast implementation, mobile and secure.


Whitepapers

  • Six Answers About EPA’s RCRA Generator Improvements Rule

    EPA’s historic update to the RCRA hazardous waste regulations takes effect on May 30, 2017. The new rules will have a major impact on how your facility manages hazardous waste. Download this free report to explore the biggest changes and identify the steps your facility should take now to prepare.

  • Complying with the OSHA Final Rule Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illness

    In May of 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule “Improve Tracking of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses” to revise its recording and reporting occupational injuries and illnesses regulation. The final rule requires employers in certain industries to electronically submit to OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping data included on the 300A, 300, and 301 forms.

  • HEPA Vacuum Cleaners Play Critical Role in EPA's Lead RRP

    In 2008, in order to curb the occurrence of lead-related diseases, the EPA issued 40 CFR Part 745, Subpart E, also known as the Lead RRP.


Videos

  • Magid Safety Matters Express - January 2017

    Are thicker gloves always safer? Watch leather duke it out with machine knit in this month's fast and fun video to find out! While you're there, review some important safety resolutions you should make today and teach your workers how to walk like a penguin on slippery ice. This month's Safety Matters Express might just have it all!

  • New NFPA Training Takes the Guesswork Out of Sprinkler Plan Reviewing

    Rick Tustin, Winchester (MA) Fire Department, and Paul Cheever, Revere (MA) Fire Department, discuss the challenges of sprinkler plan reviewing and how a new training by the National Fire Protection Association addresses the challenges. For more information, visit http://www.nfpa.org/sprinklerplans.

  • NATE #ClimberConnection Video on ANSI/ASSE A10.48 Standard

    The National Association of Tower Erectors (NATE) recently released a safety video highlighting the new ANSI/ASSE A10.48 Standard. The 2017 video is the first to debut as part of Volume 2 of the NATE Climber Connection series. The A10.48 Standard – Criteria for Safety Practices with the Construction, Demolition, Modification and Maintenance of Communications Structures has been described as a game changer for the industry because it has the distinction of being the first comprehensive standard encompassing the entire tower construction, service, and maintenance industry. The Climber Connection Volume 2 video includes an overview of the A10.48 Standard and includes practical information on gin poles and rigging class guidelines for the industry to follow in accordance with the standard. The video also includes epic aerial views and footage of hard working tower crews in action at a communications tower site. Spread the word using #ClimberConnection!