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  • TSCA and the EPA – Implications for worker safety

    In a congressional hearing, advocates for worker safety are criticising the way the EPA is using its new authority under the 2016 amendments to the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) which is designed to shield workers from the occupational exposure to hazardous chemicals. Critics claim that the EPA is not fulfilling its responsibility under the […] 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...

  • Why Safety Data Sheets are a crucial part of your Hazard Communication program

    A key component of a company’s written hazard communication program are Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), which are written or printed materials around hazardous chemicals prepared in accordance with the requirements in paragraph (g) of the Hazard Communication Standard. The HCS continually finds itself on OSHA’s Top Ten Most Frequently Cited Violations. Of the top five […] READ MORE...

  • Safety Data Sheets

    The Ultimate Guide to Safety Data Sheets

    Employer Responsibilities Employers must ensure that the SDSs are readily accessible to employees for all hazardous chemicals in their workplace. This may be done in many ways. For example, employers may keep the SDSs in a binder or on computers. Using Online-SDS by KHA will ensure employees have immediate access to the information they need without leaving […] READ MORE...