Updates to OSHA’s HazCom Standard – Safety Data Sheets – NOW IS THE TIME!

OSHA HCS Safety Data Sheets 2017

With the first anniversary of the final stage of the revised OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) approaching on June 1, it’s time to review requirements instituted under this revision – including updated Safety Data Sheets. The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard was revised to align with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification of the Labeling […]

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Updated OSHA Recordkeeping Rule One Year Later

Workplace Safety Signs

At the beginning of 2015, the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued an updated Reporting and Recordkeeping Rule to tighten its fatality, injury and illness reporting requirements. The updated rule retained the requirement to report all fatalities within 8 hours and added the requirement to report all inpatient hospitalizations, amputations and […]

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From Gerry’s Desk – REMINDER – New Reporting Requirements from OSHA

In the past, employers were only required to report a work-related fatality or when three or more workers were hospitalized in the same occurrence. It has now changed. Employers are required not only to report all work related fatalities within 8 hours , but in addition, all work-related inpatient hospitalizations, amputations, and loss of an […]

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Updated OSHA Reporting Requirements

KMRD Are You Ready for One Minute From Normal?

OSHA has enacted new reporting requirements effective January 1, 2015. Employers are now required to report all work-related fatalities within 8 hours and all in-patient hospitalizations, amputations, or loss of an eye within 24 hours of learning about the incident. Prior to these updated reporting requirements, employers were only required to report workplace fatalities or […]

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From Gerry’s Desk – New Reporting Requirements from OSHA

There is a new reporting requirement from OSHA affecting all employers. In the past, employers were only required to report a work-related fatality or when three or more workers were hospitalized in the same occurrence. It has now changed. Employers are required not only to report all work related fatalities within 8 hours , but […]

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OSHA Hazard Communication Deadline Passes

KMRD Are You Ready for One Minute From Normal?

  At our website www.oneminutefromnormal.com we ask visitors the question: What if an unscheduled event suddenly seizes control of your business? Are you ready? US chemical manufacturers, importers and distributors were required to train over 43 million workers on new label elements and the updated Safety Data Sheet format by December 1, 2013. Major changes […]

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