The National Fire Protection Association has established a system for quickly informing emergency responders about chemical hazards, codified as NFPA 704.
The EPA defines a toxic substance as any chemical, or chemical mixture, that may be harmful to the environment or human health if inhaled, swallowed, or absorbed through the skin.
August 27th, 2013
Hazardous material codes can refer to the code (regulation) that governs the use, storage, or transportation of hazardous materials, or it can refer to the identification numbers used on placards required by the DOT.
May 16th, 2013
Workplace Hazardous Material Information System (WHMIS) labels are used in Canada to mark products and containers to inform people about hazardous materials.
March 18th, 2013
Toxic chemicals are common in the workplace. However, they are safe unless they come into contact the body, are inhaled, ingested or otherwise absorbed into the body.
March 1st, 2013
The are a number of government agencies that enforce regulations covering hazardous waste including the EPA, OSHA and the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) which are issued by the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA).
Online magazine articles about safety, labeling, warning signs and improving productivity.
OSHA's interactive software allows you to identify and understand some of the more common occupational safety and health hazards.
More about the OSHA hazard advisor.
OSHA's business partnership program aims to help employers, employees and employee representatives achieve greater workplace safety.
OSHA Business Partnership site
The OSHA Voluntary Protection Program recognizes workplaces with outstanding safety programs and records.
Free ASHE/NFPA Medical Labeling Guide
Industrial environments can be tough on paper. Protect your documents with lamination.
Understanding A Consumer Product Label
Online Energy Saving Calculators
OSHA Requirements for Employee Training
OSHA adoption of GHS for chemicals.
2 page quick reference guide.
Quick reference to workplace chemicals.
OSHA & ANSI labeling standards
Canadian WHMIS symbols for hazards.
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