I have recently been part of industry conversation with respect to preventing injuries and occupational illness. Part of our discussions has raised the issue that industry must move pass deferring to the immediate cause(s) of events/incidents to focus on determining the indirect/root causes of events/incidents to improve how they answer – why events/incidents occur?
Reducing your company’s chemical footprint by reducing the exposure to high hazard chemicals in the workplace can be achieved by substituting hazardous chemicals you use each day for similar chemicals that are less hazardous. As an example, a l
Spring is a great time to take stock of all your chemicals onsite and purge what is no longer required. Having an accurate inventory benefits many areas of your health, safety and environment program. Here are 10 reasons to start spring cleaning and take inventory:
Important Update: Health Canada announced a new deadline for suppliers after this article was published. Canadian suppliers now have until June 1, 2018 to update their SDSs in Canada. Originally the deadline was May 31, 2017.
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