EH&S Insider Blog

2016 Safety Training Seminars Calendar

The 2016 Safety Training Seminars are kicking off. Here is a list of the seminars happening throughout the year, and all of the appropriate contact information you will need to coordinate attendance. 

Topics: Conferences

OSHA Inspections & OSHA Fines

OSHA Cites Green Bay Packaging Company for Multiple Safety Hazards

Company: Services Plus Inc.

Inspection site: 1001 Discovery Road, Green Bay, Wisconsin

Citations received: Jan. 27, 2016

Investigation findings: The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Appleton Area Office cited the Services Plus Inc., a Green Bay packaging company, for one willful and five serious safety violations.

Topics: Violations and Penalties

Four Chemical Safety Training Tips to Help Lower Exposure Risks

When the topic of chemical safety training arises, most of us in the industry immediately think about the 2013 disaster at a Texas fertilizer plant that killed 15 people. The fact is, however, that the risk of exposure to chemicals is present across all industries, and thousands of injuries occur each year.

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), more than 50,000 illnesses caused by chemical exposure are reported each year, with 34,000 of those being skin diseases and the remaining resulting in respiratory illnesses.

What about your employees? Do you have chemical safety training procedures in place to keep them protected? While policies may differ between businesses, safety training protocols apply across the board. Consider these four.

Topics: Chemical Safety