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2013-07-26 23:21:30

OSHA sets Dec. 1st, 2013 deadline for HazCom 2012 training on revised Hazard Communication Standard. Fort Lauderdale, Florida (PRWEB) July 26, 2013 With the adoption of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS) by OSHA, employers must train all employees on new OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, HazCom 2012, before the December 1st, 2013 deadline. ITC Learning offers HazCom 2012 training in an online format available at http://www.247compliance.com. ITC Learning’s HazCom 2012 training...

2013-07-23 23:27:01

Clarion’s new line of facility safety signs, tags and markings includes a comprehensive offering of products and services to more effectively reduce risk and protect people. Milford, PA (PRWEB) July 23, 2013 Clarion Safety Systems, a leading designer and manufacturer of safety signs and labels, announced today the launch of its new and expanded product line of facility safety signage. Its facility safety signs, tags and markings include a comprehensive offering of products and services...

2013-07-22 23:22:43

Organizations that provide OSHA training are being asked to increase their level of due diligence in verifying that students have proper identification. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 The Occupational Safety and Health Administration, OSHA, which oversees the OSHA 10-hour and 30-hour training programs, has recently updated the Outreach Training Program requirements. In addition to changing some of the rules governing which classes an OSHA-authorized instructor can teach and how...

2013-07-19 23:21:16

A new affiliation between 360training.com, who provides online courses through its affiliate OSHA Pros, and Columbia Southern University increases value of OSHA Pros Training. Students who graduate the OSHA Pros Hazwoper 40-hour training now earn credits towards an Associate degree in Occupational Health & Safety. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 OSHA Pros, LP, a partner of 360training.com and a major provider of online occupational safety training through its branded websites,...

2013-07-11 16:21:01

SACRAMENTO, Calif., July 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the State's Interagency Working Group on Refinery Safety released its draft report outlining steps and recommendations to improve public and worker safety at and near the state's oil refineries. The Interagency Working Group, composed of thirteen agencies and departments and the Governor's office, was formed following the fire at Chevron's Richmond oil refinery last August. The fire created a vaporized plume that...

2013-07-08 23:21:55

Safety 2013, one of the nation's largest gatherings of safety professionals, included a presentation on OSHA's adoption of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Chemicals. Attendees were updated on the latest best practices surrounding chemical labels and safety data sheets. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 08, 2013 Over 4,000 of the top safety professionals from around the country gathered in Las Vegas during the last week of June for the American Society of Safety...

2013-07-03 23:23:34

Healthcare can now easily meet OSHA training requirements with BridgeFront’s new bite-sized OSHA online education. The program addresses all required topics in the four 30-minute sessions. Vancouver, WA (PRWEB) July 03, 2013 Healthcare staff face numerous safety and health hazards on a daily basis. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires healthcare to educate its staff on these hazards. BridgeFront announces its new bite-sized OSHA e-learning program for...

2013-07-03 20:20:42

OAKLAND, Calif., July 3, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA advises employers that continued vigilance is essential as the extended heat wave continues with brutal temperatures forecast through Friday in Southern California and the Central Valley. "Although some areas in the state are beginning to cool down, the extended heat wave in the Central Valley and Southern California will require employers to take special precautions. Rest, water, shade and increased vigilance are...

2013-06-28 20:22:35

OAKLAND, Calif., June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Cal/OSHA reminds all employers with outdoor workers to protect their employees as temperatures are expected to reach record levels, rising to the triple digits in both Northern and Southern California over the next six days. Temperatures may remain elevated in the following days as well. "With temperatures expected to be from 10-20 degrees above average across the entire state through July 3rd, workers and employers alike...

2013-06-27 23:51:48

New Oklahoma water plant operators will be trained, tested and placed in a job, thanks to a recent grant given to Rose State College by the Environmental Protection Agency. http://www.rose.edu/oklahoma-environmental-training-center Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 According to a release from the Environmental Protection Agency, Rose State College in Oklahoma City was one of two institutions in a six-state region to receive the grant, almost $200,000, to train water plant...