OSHA launches web resource to improve safety in hospitals

On January 15, 2014, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) introduced a new online resource designed to help improve safety in hospitals. The resource, Worker Safety In Hospitals, includes several educational materials such as...Read Full Article

EPA awards nearly $500K to reduce pesticide risks

On January 8, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced nearly half a million dollars in grants will be awarded to three universities to reduce the risks of pesticide use. With the help of this funding, Louisiana State University,...Read Full Article

NS® chemical-resistant nitrile gloves offer reliable protection and a sure grip

NS® chemical- and solvent-resistant gloves are an ideal option for a wide variety of applications. These flock lined, 15-mil nitrile gloves give workers a firm grip and excellent...Read Full Article

EPA rule advances development of e-Manifest hazardous waste tracking system

On January 15, 2014, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule that is a major step forward in the implementation of an electronic manifest (e-Manifest) system for hazardous waste. The rule fulfills one of the main requirements...Read Full Article

NIOSH releases updated carcinogen policy

The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recently released a draft of a revised carcinogen policy. Titled “Update of NIOSH Carcinogen Classification and Target Risk Level Policy for Chemical Hazards in the...Read Full Article

What should employers know about ethylene oxide?

Take preventative measures against ethylene oxide (EtO) to protect workers who handle products such as adhesives, detergents, and solvents. This colorless, flammable gas can impact work environments with temperatures above 51.3°F (10.7°C),...Read Full Article

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