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Confined Spaces and Hydrogen Sulfide

Hydrogen sulfide is a flammable and toxic gas found particularly in confined spaces such as trenches and sewers. For the construction industry, this poses particular risk for workers in outdoor excavation projects. Specific regulations for confined spaces General Industry are found on OSHA’s website. (29 CFR 1910) OSHA recently cited a Dallas utility company for […]

 

Exit Routes and Safety Evacuation

Exit route regulations in construction have been in place for many years, but they continue to be enforced to prevent unnecessary hazards on the worksite. OSHA recently cited an Ohio United Parcel Service (UPS) distribution center for repeatedly putting workers at risk by obstructing exit routes where some access routes were reduced to just seven inches. […]

 

Hazard Communication: What You Need to Know

The Hazard Communication Standard, first established by OSHA in the 1980s, establishes requirements to make sure that the hazards of all chemicals imported into or used in U.S. workplaces are evaluated, and that this hazard information is transmitted to exposed employees. The Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is now aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of […]