Benzene – Tips for Managing a lower TLV®

This 3M webinar will provide an overview of the characteristics and safety hazards of Benzene. Join Kathy Thompson, 3M’s technical training and education specialist, as she covers Benzene Hazards and respiratory protection considerations. The following topics will be covered: Benzene Occupational Exposure Limits ACGIH TLV Notice of Intended Change (NIC) Benzene Exposure Assessment Respiratory protection considerations…

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Department of Labor announces final rule updating the Hazard Communication Standard to better protect workers, first responders

Improves quality of information on labels, safety data sheets; takes effect July 19, 2024 The Department of Labor today announced a final rule from its Occupational Safety and Health Administration that will update the current Hazard Communication Standard to better protect workers by improving the amount and quality of information on labels and safety data…

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Longtime ASSP member earns Prevention through Design Award

Bruce Main, P.E., CSP, a longtime member of the American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP), was a recipient of the 2024 Prevention through Design (PtD) Award on Monday. The honor is presented to those who demonstrate outstanding leadership in reducing workplace hazards through design methods. The award is a collective effort of ASSP, the National…

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Orbital Stretch Wrapper Manufacturer Introduces Upgraded Safety Control Package

New Package Adds Automated Safety Scanners to TAB Wrapper Tornado Orbital wrapper manufacturer TAB Industries, LLC, Reading, Pa. (www.tabwrapper.com), has introduced an Upgraded Safety Control Package. Available as an option on the company’s TAB Wrapper Tornado Smart Controls orbital wrapping machines, the new Upgraded Safety Control Package adds the company’s automated Safety Scanners, bumper guards,…

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Blackline Safety Expands in Utility Sector with New $1.5 Million Deal

Southern California channel partner purchases 1,000 G7c wearable devices to protect utility provider’s lone workers Blackline Safety Corp. (TSX: BLN), a global leader in connected safety technology, has announced that it has signed a new contract to provide G7c devices and services to a major U.S. utility provider based in California. The contract — a…

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Diversey Launches New Oxivir® Three 64 Next-Generation AHP® Concentrate Disinfectant Cleaner

Designed for healthcare environments, the new solution is a one-step disinfectant cleaner that is bactericidal, virucidal and fungicidal Diversey, a Solenis company and global leader in healthcare and infection prevention solutions, has added Oxivir® Three 64 to its leading Oxivir product line. Oxivir Three 64 is a new one-step, hospital disinfectant cleaner that is bactericidal, virucidal and fungicidal all…

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New ASSP report aims to help create safer workplaces

Occupational safety and health (OSH) professionals use collaboration and key insights to make smart decisions that can drive change across the industry. The American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) is helping that effort to improve worker safety and health by producing new online reports that contain firsthand views and experiences of business leaders from all…

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Department of Labor takes critical step in heat safety rulemaking, continues heightened enforcement efforts, focuses on dangers to agricultural workers

Advisory committee approves unanimously to advance proposed rule The Department of Labor has taken an important step in addressing the dangers of workplace heat and moved closer to publishing a proposed rule to reducing the significant health risks of heat exposure for U.S. workers in outdoor and indoor settings. On April 24, 2024, the department’s…

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Confined Space Gas Detection for Construction Workers

Confined space accidents kill hundreds of workers every year in the USA and Canada. Many of the worst accident occur because of dangerous atmospheric conditions. OSHA requires use of a permit system to control confined space entries and ensure worker safety and has strict requirements for the testing and use of real time atmospheric monitors…

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