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Section 5(a)(1) of the OSH Act, often referred to as the General Duty Clause, requires employers to “furnish to each of his employees employment and a place of employment which are free from recognized hazards that are causing or are likely to cause death or serious physical harm to his employees.”
We’ve all said it, or at least found ourselves thinking about it: the Empire State Building managed to get built without OSHA and it turned out just fine.
The distribution industry is reliant on the people who receive, pick, pack and ship the goods that we deliver to our customers. Our profitability depends on their productivity. Industry is investing in equipment, software and processes to drive productivity, but the best investment is the continuing health and safety of its workers.
Dec. 1, 2013 is the deadline to complete employee training, which includes GHS as part of the site Hazard Communication Standard program. HCS commonly is referred to as HazCom or HazCom 2012. The HCS is OHSA Standard 29 CFR 1910.1200.
Bleeding occurs in many ways. External bleeding is most commonly the result of cuts, abrasions and lacerations, but in severe cases may arise as the consequence of avulsions, puncture, impalement or amputation.
With NetworkASA just around the corner, it’s worth looking at statistics on workplace injuries and how your company might stack up against your peers across the country.
Nominations for ASA’s 2012 Member Safety Recognition Awards, to be presented during NetworkASA 2013 in Washington, D.C., will be accepted through Thursday, Aug. 1.
This is the second of a two-part series on the steps United States-based employers should take to comply with the revised OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, also known as OSHA HCS 2012.