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  • HazCom Training Basics

    For those wondering, “what is HazCom training?” it’s important to first understand what HazCom stands for. HazCom is short for Hazard Communication, and is a hazard communication standard (HCS) implemented by OSHA. As the name implies, it is a safety regulation that manages the examination of hazard communication pertaining to chemicals in the workplace. READ MORE...

  • WHMIS 2015 – Are you prepared?

    Introduction The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS), Canada’s hazard communication standard, came into effect on October 31, 1988. The key elements of the system are hazard classification, cautionary labelling of containers, the provision of (material) safety data sheets ((M)SDSs), and worker education programs. On February 11, 2015, the Government released final regulations, the Hazardous Products […] READ MORE...

  • Safety Talks – Hazard Communication

    Hazard Communication (HAZCOM) and The Employee Right to Know Act were developed and designed to ensure employers provide their employees with vital safety information for chemicals used in their workplace Hazard Communication initiatives help to reduce chemical-related occupational illnesses and injuries by providing specific information that identifies and evaluates hazardous chemicals in the workplace. Tools such […] READ MORE...

  • 7 Useful Health & Safety Apps on the Market

    Technology has truly transformed the health and safety ecosystem. The following applications are useful tools to help businesses assess and improve their health and safety programs. 1. The Safety Compass The safety compass is a Health and Safety risk management app designed for workers to help them manage and avoid dangers in the workplace. This […] READ MORE...

  • Benefits of Health and Safety Apps on Mobile Devices

    The Benefits of Health and Safety apps cannot be denied. The ways in which companies are managing health and safety operations has been completely transformed by technology, specifically mobile technology. An Environmental Health & Safety professional now has the ability to accomplish more in a workday while spending less time on tasks without cutting corners. […] READ MORE...