Saturday, December 16, 2017

Chemicals

Safety meetings related to use, storage and control of chemicals

Common Facts About Gasoline

You are around gasoline everyday, but not everyone realizes that gasoline is the most common flammable liquid manufactured and used. Because we use it so often, we sometimes forget some common facts about this flammable liquid

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New Hazard Communications Requirements

In May of 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it was revising the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The revision aligns HCS with the United Nations' global chemical labeling system or Global Harmonization System (GHS). The alignment will prevent an estimated 43 deaths and prevent an estimated 585 injuries and illnesses annually according to OSHA.

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Chemical Labels

Labels on containers are your first line of defense to ensure you know how to handle, store and use the various hazardous chemicals you are using. Labels have very important information on them that, if read, can benefit you . . . but only if you read them.

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