Employee Compliance Insights

Chemical Management for Healthcare

Healthcare Facilities: Break Through Chemical-Management Challenges

You’ll find hazardous chemicals “everywhere” you turn at your healthcare facility — the operating room, radiology, laundry, maintenance, laboratory, food services, and even office areas. These chemicals include everything from anesthetic gases, cancer-fighting agents, and cleaning solvents to compressed gases, flammables, and pesticides.

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Proper Disposal of Chemicals

August 29, 2023

Proper disposal of chemicals is of paramount importance to ensure the protection of human health and the environment. Federal regulations play a critical role in guiding the safe and responsible disposal of chemicals.

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Creating a Chemical Inventory: Your Requirements Under HazCom

May 25, 2023

If you’re required under OSHA’s hazard communication (HazCom) standard to have a written HazCom program, part of that requirement includes a chemical inventory.

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Corrective Action Training for CMV Drivers

January 17, 2023

The goal of corrective action training is to address and correct a minor issue, problem, or bad habit when it first occurs – before it escalates into something major that could lead to a serious accident and/or violation.

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Got All Your Bases Covered? Assessing Your HazCom Program

November 21, 2022

Developing and implementing a successful hazard communication program isn’t a one-shot deal. Employers required under the HazCom standard to implement a program should periodically review it to make sure it’s up to date and all the requirements are being met.

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Non-Regulated Drivers Carry Potential Liability, Too - Minimize Risk with Best Practices

October 12, 2022

Any person operating a vehicle (regulated or non-regulated) for the company carries liability. Risk exists whether the vehicle is owned by the person, company-owned, leased, or rented.

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HazCom: Breaking Down the Requirements

August 23, 2022

The HazCom Standard affects over five million workplaces and remains one of the most confusing OSHA regulations. Following are its basic requirements.

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Top 3 Challenges to Managing Safety Data Sheets (SDS)

June 29, 2021

Hazard communication routinely makes OSHA’s list of Top 10 violations. A breakdown of that topic shows violations related to safety data sheets (SDSs). Let’s take a look at what OSHA expects when it comes to SDSs and what you need to do to be in compliance.

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Senior Living Communities & FMCSA Compliance

Many senior living communities don't realize they're required to comply with federal transportation regulations, and that failing to comply puts them at greater risk.

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