Discover how eyewash and emergency showers help prevent long-term worker injuries, and the workplace OSHA and ANSI requirements.Read more
Your Guide to the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
By providing training to employees in their rights under the FLSA, you can prevent confusion on coverage of breaks, vacation, and other voluntary benefits.
OSHA requires many labs in the United States to have chemical hygiene plans, or CHPs, to protect their employees from chemicals that can damage their health.Read more
In 2012, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) adopted new hazardous chemical labeling requirements. Almost all chemical manufacturers, importers, distributers and employers in the United States are now required to use the Globally Harmonized System of Classifying and Labeling Chemicals (GHS). This new system updated the requirements for safety data sheets (formerly Material Safety Data Sheets) and chemical labels.Read more
As part of the bloodborne pathogens, or BBP standard, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, requires many workplaces to have policies and controls in place to protect employees from cuts, needlestick injuries and exposure to blood borne pathogens. While OSHA regulations do not apply to every lab environment or work position, these guidelines can form the basis for safe work practices that every lab can follow.Read more