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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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Potentially Deadly Chemical Hazards

Potentially Deadly Chemical Hazards OSHA’s recent inspection of the Reinhart Food Service facility in Taunton, MA highlights the importance of complying with the process safety management standard to prevent the release of potentially deadly chemical hazards. Responding to employee complaints, OSHA found that a faulty check valve leaked about 9 pounds of anhydrous ammonia and the ammonia […]

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Workers Found Being Exposed to Lead at Levels Exceeding the Permissible Exposure Limit By Almost 2000%

Workers Found Being Exposed to Lead and Arsenic at Levels Exceeding the Permissible Exposure Limit By Almost 2000% On September 23, 2015, OSHA cited Kremer’s Guns LLC in Celina after finding that workers conducting cleaning in the gun range area were overexposed to lead and arsenic. The proposed penalties are $61,200. The gun company and […]

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