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Monthly archives for October, 2017

OSHA Begins To Enforce The Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Standard

OSHA Begins To Enforce Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction Standard   OSHA began enforcing the Respirable Crystalline Silica in Construction standard (1926.1153) on September 23, 2017. However, for the first 30 days, OSHA provided compliance assistance instead of enforcement for “good faith” employers attempting to comply with the new construction standard. Effective October 23, 2017, […]

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Hidden Mold Contamination in Homes

Hidden Mold Contamination in Homes by Leon Levine, CIH Leaks and moisture problems are a common occurrence in homes, even in new construction.   Pipes could be leaking inside wall cavities without your knowledge. Persistent leaks and moisture issues can lead to hidden mold contamination in homes. Some moisture problems have been associated with modifications in […]

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Managing and Distributing Chemical Safety Data Sheets Electronically

Managing and Distributing Chemical Safety Data Sheets Electronically by Leon Levine, ECOThink Group Information technology has advanced light years since 1983 when the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard was first adopted. Today, information is accessible on the cloud through smartphones, Ipads, tablets and smart watches.   As chemical inventories grow, the challenge for companies is to continuously […]

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