Category Archives: MSDS

US Department of Labor’s OSHA cites Schwan’s, staffing agency and service company for serious health and safety violations; $264,360 in fines ATLANTA – The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Schwan’s Global Supply Chain Inc., … Continue reading

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OSHA cites Xsport Fitness facility in Libertyville Illinois for failing to provide workers with personal protective equipment The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Capital Fitness Inc., which operates as Xsport Fitness in Libertyville, Ill., … Continue reading

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The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Continental Terminals Inc., based in Jersey City, New Jersey, with 18 alleged safety and health violations at the company’s warehouse in Kearney. OSHA initiated an inspection upon receiving … Continue reading

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New Spray Applicator/Painter Training Requirements New environmental regulations went into effect establishing national emission standards for hazardous air pollutants (HAP) for companies not currently associated with a “major source of HAP emissions”.  Manufacturing processes affected by the new regulations include … Continue reading

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OSHA Cites Seafood Processor Following Worker Death in Ice Machine OSHA has cited Northern Wind Inc., a New Bedford, MA, seafood processor, for 23 alleged violations and $66,800 in penalties after a worker was killed on May 4 when he … Continue reading

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Does the Current Use of the Globally Harmonized System Comply with OSHA’s HazCom Standard? In line with the recent OSHA announcement to move toward adopting Globally Harmonized System (GHS) OSHA released a letter of interpretation on its current policy on … Continue reading

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Can I keep my safety documents and written programs in electronic format? OSHA requires several documents and written programs to be accessible to all employees.  This includes Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS), Bloodborne Pathogens, and Permit Required Confined Spaces.  In … Continue reading

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