Safety Data Sheets

Laboratory Safety

Laboratory Safety – Keeping Your Workers Safe

Thousands of Americans are employed in laboratories where they perform work to find cures for diseases, better understand and control infectious agents and toxins, and improve our lives and health. As with all occupations, laboratory workers face risks that vary … Read More

Hazard Communication

How to Handle Hazard Communication and Avoid Hefty Fines

Statistics from the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) reveal that standards for hazard communication are regularly not being met in United States workplaces, as it was one of the Top 10 Most Frequently Cited Standards in 2021. Companies from … Read More

Top 5 Hazards of Laboratory Work

Laboratory Safety- Going Above and Beyond

Hundreds of thousands of Americans are employed in laboratories throughout the United States. Laboratories can be hazardous places to work since lab workers are exposed to many potential hazards, whether chemical, biological, physical, radioactive, or ergonomic. Throughout its 50-year span … Read More

Chemical Hazards

Invisible Chemical Hazards at Work

Chemicals are used in industries to create many products and materials, but when they are handled improperly, they have an inherent potential to cause great harm. Chemical exposures affect the body in two ways, resulting in either a chronic health … Read More

Electronic SDS Management

Challenge Accepted: Electronic SDS Management

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) hazard communication (HazCom) standard has been around since the 1980s, yet it continues to be one of OSHA’s most-cited violations. The adoption of the Globally Harmonized System of Classifying and Labeling Chemicals (GHS) … Read More

Electronic SDS Management in the Age of Cloud Computing

Electronic SDS Management in the Age of Cloud Computing

Over the last couple of decades, Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) have become increasingly easy for chemical users to acquire electronically.  Most manufacturers host up-to-date copies on their websites, readily available to the public.  With the increasing accessibility to SDSs, the … Read More