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Do You Need a Hero? Emergency Action Plans

Posted on December 8th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

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“We all need our heroes, not just in time of chaos but also in the time of peace.”  Paul Bamikole

Being a firefighter is about as safe as any typical job in the United States.  Continue reading “Do You Need a Hero? Emergency Action Plans” »

Party On!

Posted on September 20th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

 

“You must not discharge or in any manner discriminate against any employee for reporting a work-related injury or illness.” –29 CFR 1904.35(b)(1)(iv) Continue reading “Party On!” »

OSHA’s New 1% Test for PSM

Posted on September 9th, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

“OSHA requirements are set by statute, standards and regulations. Our interpretation letters explain these requirements and how they apply to particular circumstances, but they cannot create additional employer obligations.” –Statement on every OSHA letter of interpretation. Continue reading “OSHA’s New 1% Test for PSM” »

Changes Are Coming to Process Safety Management Standards

Posted on July 1st, 2016 by in Chemical Manufacturing Excellence

The U.S. Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) developed the process safety management (PSM) standard to prevent disastrous process release incidents in the manufacturing industry.   Continue reading “Changes Are Coming to Process Safety Management Standards” »

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