Asbestos Awareness Training is required for those employees who’s daily work activities requires the possible contact with ACM’s, or related responsibilities. This training is required initially within 60 days upon hire for those affected employees and annually thereafter. The training includes a discussion on asbestos and asbestos related products and their locations at UNH, health hazards...
Washington – The Department of Health and Human Services has added four substances to its list of cancer hazards, according to the agency's 13th Report on Carcinogens.
One of those substances – ortho-toluidine, which is used to make rubber chemicals, pesticides and dyes – has been listed as a known human carcinogen. Three others have been added as "reasonably anticipated to be human carcinogens...
Washington – OSHA would like to hear from stakeholders about how to prevent work-related illnesses caused by exposure to hazardous substances.
In a YouTube video posted Oct. 9, OSHA administrator David Michaels announced the launch of a national dialogue.
The first step in OSHA’s efforts will be to publish a Request for Information in the Federal Register seeking input on chemical management...
Atlanta – With flu season on the horizon, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Foundation is sharing information to help workers protect themselves from the disease.
Among the information released is an infographic with facts about vaccination, how the flu impacts workers and how to avoid spreading germs.
Annually, 5 percent to 20 percent of Americans contract the flu, resulting in $...
(Washington, DC - September 3, 2014) - Costco Wholesale Corporation, the nation’s second largest retailer, has agreed to cut its emissions of ozone-depleting and greenhouse gas chemicals from refrigeration equipment at more than half of its stores nationwide. See full article