Tag: hazards

EPA Releases Draft Scope Document for Risk Evaluation of D4 Chemical

Jon Redmond /October 20, 2021

In accordance with implementing regulations for the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is requesting public comment on the draft scope document of the risk evaluation to…

Validation: Beyond the Hierarchy of Controls

Jon Redmond /September 29, 2021

Anticipating and controlling exposure to hazards is a fundamental component of safeguarding public and worker health.  In both occupational and non-occupational settings, common hazards range widely, from trip hazards to…

What is a Hearing Conservation Program?

Jon Redmond /September 22, 2021

Workplace Hearing Conservation Program High levels of occupational noise exposure can be linked to direct impacts on human health, including permanent hearing loss and psychological stress. These impacts can lead…

Adaptive Reuse of Commercial Buildings

Jon Redmond /September 13, 2021

As we continue to grasp the many ways in which the COVID-19 pandemic has changed our daily lives, the closure of thousands of businesses across the United States is a stark reminder that…

What is Hazard Communication (HazCom)?

Jon Redmond /September 1, 2021

What is the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard? The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) has issued a proposed rule to update its existing Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The OSHA Hazard…