Safety Management

Hazard Communications SDS Revision

Hazard Communications SDS Revision

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The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) has been revised to align the United States with the United Nations Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of chemical classification. The revision changes and specifies requirements for hazard classification of chemicals, standardizes labels for hazardous chemical containers and specifies the format and required content for the new Safety Data Sheets (SDSs).

Protecting the Rights of Non-English Speaking Workers

Protecting the Rights of Non-English Speaking Workers

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The construction workforce is and has always been made up of people from all walks of life and nationalities. In many ways, the workforce has not really changed; non-English speaking workers have always been part of the U.S. workforce since the country began.

Preparing for Confined Space Entry

Preparing for Confined Space Entry

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OSHA’s new Confined Spaces in Construction standard requires employers to establish a written permit-required confined space entry program and to make it available to employees or their representative during entry operations.