GHS – Are We There Yet? Survey Says “No”

June 1, 2016 marked the final deadline for compliance with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) for the Hazard Communication standard.  However, a recent survey conducted by the software firm Actio suggests that at least half of the companies in the United States...

An Overview of OSHA’s Proposed Silica Rule

It’s the hot topic of the workplace regulatory world.  It’s the ‘would be’ cherry on top for an outgoing OSHA administration.  And, it’s been on the docket since 2013.  It’s the proposed Silica rule and it’s very likely that this rule will be passed this year.  Here’s...

What We Can Expect from OSHA in 2016

The New Year is a time of renewal and looking ahead to what could be.  There is no shortage of predictions about what will happen in the world of workplace safety in 2016.  The big factor – President Obama’s last term in office.  The end of a Presidential...