GHS Labels: An Overview

The Globally Harmonized System is a universally agreed upon standard for the classification and labeling of chemicals. It has been fully adopted by OSHA, making it the agency’s Hazard Communication Standard since 2015. When the United Nations developed GHS, they developed a labeling system that had consistent elements and a defined format. There are many

Creating an OSHA-Compliant Sign System

Visual communication is critical for a safe workplace. When implementing a safety sign program or updating your current system, you will need to follow OSHA standards and know what your facility needs. A new visual system may seem daunting, but you can get started today! Assess Your Space To start implementing or updating a signage

OSHA’s Form 300A: What You Need to Know

What is Form 300A? OSHA’s Form 300A (Summary of Work-Related Injuries and Illnesses)  is a separate form aside from Form 300. It is a summary of all the work-related injuries and illnesses that have occurred in the workplace during the previous calendar year. Each of these incidents is also required to be individually recorded on

Top 10 OSHA Violations in 2013

To no surprise, fall protection violations were the number one Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) cited workplace safety violation in 2013. The recent release of the top 10 workplace safety violations was not big news as far as the actual violations are concerned, seeing how they are very similar year-to year. Other than the