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Common Workplace Chemical Hazards & How To Avoid Them

When people think of chemicals, it often evokes images of scientists in white coats toiling away in laboratories but in reality, chemicals are also found in many of the products we use at home and at work. And while they have a variety of beneficial uses, chemicals can also be extremely dangerous if misused or…read more.

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Hazard Communication in a Hurricane

The Backstory Nothing like a hurricane to stir up the litigation soup. As if things weren’t bad enough already for Crosby, Texas chemical manufacturer—Arkema—who suffered massive damage from Hurricane Harvey, they’re now being sued by the first responders who came to the site during Harvey to fight the fires produced from the degradation of their…read more.

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The 6 Step Guide To Maintaining Safety Data Sheets

When you run a business, there is never a shortage of things to do. Often, it may seem impossible to stay current on all the ever-changing GHS regulations governing the chemicals in your workplace – but it can be done. Global Safety Management can help you ensure that your safety data sheets (SDSs) are readily…read more.

Chemical Hazard Safety Isn’t Easy

The Society for Chemical Hazard Communication Educates and Stewards Safety. Many businesses run a high risk of personal and environmental dangers by dealing with chemicals in the workplace. Any business that handles paints, drugs, cosmetics, detergents, gases, pesticides, asbestos among other substances are regulated by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) with standards of compliance…read more.

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5 Questions You Should Be Asking Your Environmental Health & Safety Manager

Companies can mitigate their risks by investing in strong environmental health and safety management (EHS). Reducing risk means creating a systematic approach to managing safety, ensuring compliance with environmental regulations and incorporating sustainability principles – and any other aspects of workplace safety specific to the industry that could affect the health and well-being of their…read more.

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What Dentists Need to Know About The New Globally Harmonized System

Since dentists deal with potentially hazardous chemicals every day, it’s important they recognize the potential hazards their practices face – and know how to avoid them. As such, dental offices and clinics are required to comply with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard through the use of Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) for places of employment in which…read more.

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Global Safety Management Is Among The 2017 Florida Companies To Watch List

We’re pleased to be among 50 statewide winners selected by GrowFL for the 2017 Florida Companies to Watch.  We were selected from more than 500 nominees throughout Florida in association with the Edward Lowe Foundation.  “We’re honored to be in a class with top tier companies throughout the state, selected for winning management teams, competitive market…read more.

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5 Myths About OSHA Compliance Officers

The Occupational Safety and Health Act passed in 1970 sets certain standards for employers to keep their work environments safe for employees. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration is in charge of enforcing the standards of OSHA. While OSHA has done a good job reducing the number of work-related injury claims, some people have wrong…read more.

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Turkey Adopts Long Awaited REACH-like Regulation

The Backstory For nearly seven years we’ve been hearing of an impending regulation in Turkey which would require registration, evaluation, authorization and restriction of chemical substances, much like the existing chemical regulatory framework in the EU, referred to by the acronym of REACH. On June 23, 2017 Turkey made these plans a reality by publishing…read more.

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