5 Ways to Avoid OSHA Fines for HazCom

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Wed, Mar 12, 2014 @ 10:04 PM

In March 2012, OSHA announced incorporation of provisions of the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The revised Hazard Communication (HazCom) Standard provides employees with the right to know and understand about hazardous chemicals and how to protect themselves. 

Did You Miss the HazCom Deadline?

As one of the top areas for OSHA citations, the Hazard Communication Standard (1910.1200) has several

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Topics: OSHA Compliance, HazCom, Hazard Communication, OSHA Training, GHS, OSHA fines

A Top OSHA Compliance Health Violation

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Wed, Jun 26, 2013 @ 12:58 PM

Stressed at work? Deep breathing could be the answer—unless, of course, you’re exposed to a dangerous chemical in the air. Is breathing risky in your work environment?

Formaldehyde is a danger that many Stericycle customers face.

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Topics: OSHA Compliance, Stericycle, OSHA Training, OSHA Compliance Program, OSHA Medical, Safety Training Ideas, OSHA fines, OSHA Inspection

Would Your Healthcare Facility Fail an OSHA Inspection? (Part II)

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Mon, Apr 29, 2013 @ 10:34 AM

Recent OSHA Violations in Healthcare Focus on Specific Areas of OSHA Investigation (II)

In Part I of OSHA Violations in Healthcare, we focused on 2 specific areas of OSHA investigations:

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Topics: OSHA Compliance, OSHA Training, OSHA Compliance Program, OSHA Medical, Bloodborne Pathogens, Workplace Violence Articles, OSHA fines, OSHA Inspection

Would Your Healthcare Facility Fail an OSHA Inspection? (Part I)

Posted by Selin Hoboy on Thu, Apr 18, 2013 @ 11:04 AM

Recent OSHA Violations in Healthcare Focus on Specific Areas of Investigation (I)

Think OSHA would never inspect your healthcare facility? Think twice. In April 2012, OSHA announced it would be targeting nursing homes and residential care facilities for the next 3 years. Other healthcare facilities are not immune. In the past year, OSHA has inspected medical and dental practices and surgical centers.

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Topics: OSHA Compliance, OSHA Training, OSHA Compliance Program, OSHA Medical, Bloodborne Pathogens, Regulatory Compliance, OSHA fines, OSHA Inspection

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