Retailers Launch Safety Data Sheet Initiative

RILA members include more than 200 retailers, product manufacturers, and service suppliers, which together account for more than $1.5 trillion in annual sales, millions of American jobs and more than 100,000 stores, manufacturing facilities and distribution centers domestically and abroad. The Retail Industry Leaders Association (RILA) is rolling out an initiative designed to streamline the safety data sheet (SDS) process under which chemical information is provided by suppliers to retailers. The association represents major U.S. retailers such as Target, Walmart, Lowe’s, the Home Depot, Sears, jcpenney and Walgreens. Retailers require detailed information to safely handle chemical products in accordance with various regulations promulgated by federal agencies such as […]

New MSHA Rule Takes Aim at the Nation’s Most Dangerous Mines

A new MSHA rule will allow the agency to enforce its existing pattern of violations rule with more consistency, targeting mines with recurring safety violations. A new rule revises the Mine Safety and Health Administration’s pattern of violations (POV) regulation to ensure that mine operators monitor and address the most hazardous safety problems in their mines. The POV final rule, which reflects several recommendations made by the Labor Department’s Office of the Inspector General in a September 2010 report, strengthens MSHA’s ability to deal with the nation’s most dangerous, troubling mines and mine operators. It places the agency in a better position to identify operators that demonstrate a […]

TotalSafety – The Best Minds in the Business

Total Safety — The Best Minds in the Business. This video demonstrates proper procedures for confined space entry. For more information, or for help with your confined space and gas detection needs, please visit www.totalsafety.com Related Media Changing your safety culture Comfort, Style and Protection Driven To Distraction Series TotalSafety – The Best Minds in the Businesshttp://ehstoday.com/archive/totalsafety-best-minds-businesshttp://ehstoday.com/rss.xmlEHS Today