For years you have heard about leading and lagging indicators for safety and health. In 2016, I published an article for the National Safety Council’s Safety + Health magazine on leading and lagging indicators, as seen here: What are safety
Chemicals are a valuable asset in the workplace, but only if used safely. The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) was designed to provide information about hazardous chemicals to assure chemical safety at the workplace in any industry. The intent is to
As discussed in the previous article, the Purpose of Workplace Safety Inspections and Safety Observations , virtually every workplace conducts some form of periodic worksite safety inspections. This process is a typical component of a comprehensive health and safety plan.
Production and usage of chemicals have been increasing rapidly from small scale laboratories to large scale industries. The complete details of the availability or use of all the chemicals in any facility fall under a chemical inventory program. The safe