OSHA Compliance Articles

  • Facility reduces process downtime – Case Study

    A facilities subcontractor for Boeing required meters to monitor the make-up air mass flow rate into a painting facility. The make-up fans ensure compliance with OSHA and Boeing air quality standards by reducing contamination and airborne particles that result from over-spray. The Boeing standard dictates a minimum airflow of 125 SFPM to the paint booths. Should the airflow drop below this ...


    By Sierra Instruments, Inc.

  • Oxidizers Project - Case Study

    Problem A pioneering leader in the window-film industry was literally burning money to operate its coating lines. The company produces thin solar-control laminated films used to screen UV rays, block heat, reduce glare, increase occupant comfort, and enhance aesthetics. The company also produces multi-ply safety and security films that reduce hazards when glass shatters. The products are ...


    By Dürr Megtec LLC

  • Why Your Company Needs Workplace Health and Safety Policies

    Health and safety policies might not sound like the most interesting topics to many people. But without them, a company risks serious interruption of its operations, whether it’s due to illness, injury or accident. There are several components to crafting effective health and safety policies, and good reasons to make sure an organization gets it right.  What Do Health and ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Lead cables - how to separate lead, iron and copper - Case Study

    Recycling areas: CableVarious scrap Company name: Hals Metal A/S Located: Hals, Denmark with an sub office in Süder Lögum, Germany Founded: 1988 Employees: 13 Hals Metal A/S was founded in 1988. Today it is a modern recycling company which has strong, ...


    By Eldan Recycling A/S

  • PHMSA Study Will Assess Aligning U.S. and International Regulations for Aerosol Containers

    The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) routinely reviews and amends the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to harmonize the HMR with international regulations and standards.  In February 2019, PHMSA’s Office of Hazardous Materials Safety (OHMS) contracted with the Cambridge Systematics (CS) Team to conduct a risk ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Frederick Community College Case Study

    Established in 1957, Frederick Community College (FCC) is located in Frederick, Maryland. Today, FCC is home to over 16,000 students and offers over 85 degree and certificate programs, as well as workforce training and continuing education to meet the needs and interests of all members of the community. The Problem As part of its Building ...


    By Diversitech

  • Pepsi Is Launching the First Ever “Nitro Soda”

    Nitrogen-infused or nitro beverages have been among the biggest trends in the beverage industry. There's been no shortage of nitro cold brew coffees and nitro beers, but never a nitro soda—until now, with the launch of Nitro Pepsi. The new beverage was sampled at the 2019 Super Bowl and while you won't find it on tap just yet, here's what you can look forward to. Introducing Nitro ...

  • How Many Oxygen Monitors Should Be Installed? Where Should I mount one?

    While OSHA regulations require the use of an oxygen monitor anywhere that compressed gases or cryogenic liquids are used or stored indoors, the regulation does not provide sufficient detail for facilities on how to set up am oxygen monitor. Businesses want to comply with the regulations, but are left wondering what compliance looks like. At PureAire, we're often asked by our customers, ...

  • Non-penetrating Skylight Screen Exceeds OSHA Standards - Case Study

    Skylights present a danger for any individual on the rooftop. OSHA considers skylights to be the equivalent of a hole in the roof. OSHA standard 1910.23(a)(4) says, “Every skylight floor opening and hole shall be guarded by a standard skylight screen or a fixed standard railing on all exposed sides.” Kee Safety has developed a skylight screen to exceed OSHA standards, (i.e. screen ...


    By Kee Safety, Inc.

  • OSHA Requirements Exceeded for HVAC Maintenance - Case Study

    The heating and cooling units pictured were installed very close the the roof edge. The business was putting their workers at risk when the equipment periodically needed maintenance and repair. OSHA Code required that guardrails be erected. This facility installed a guardrail system that is a non-penetrating, counterbalance system, that eliminated the need to drill into the roof membrane. The ...


    By Kee Safety, Inc.

  • Portable Roof Edge Fall Protection - Case Study

    An Innovative Approach to Portable Safety Railing Systems KeeGuard® Contractor system is a free standing solution to roof edge fall protection that requires no hardware connections to the rooftop or working surface. KeeGuard® Contractor can be configured to meet all OSHA Standards for permanent railings, including OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1926.502, 1910.23 & NOMMA Metal Rail manual ...


    By Kee Safety, Inc.

  • Free-Standing Warning Lines - Case Study

    Kee® Mark is a sturdy, durable, freestanding and cost effective portable warning line, for indoors and out. The simple modular design incorporates durable galvanized Kee Klamp® components and galvanized uprights that stay in place with a hidden set screw. The heavy-duty nylon mesh flags are available in safety orange or safety yellow. The stainless steel wire cable is vinyl coated for ...


    By Kee Safety, Inc.

  • Steel to Steel Connections - Case Study

    An extensive range of building steelwork products designed for making OSHA compliant steel to steel connections for every construction need. Steelwork Products for Construction Kee Safety offers alternative methods of securing secondary steelwork and building services equipment to primary steelwork girders and framing members. Products include expansion anchors, clips and ...


    By Kee Safety, Inc.

  • 4 convincing arguments in favor of regular sensor calibration

    Calibration of sensitive instruments such as sensors – environmental or industrial is very important. Most of the companies don’t give due importance to instrument calibration. They see calibration as an unnecessary expense. However, what they don’t realize is that if measurement equipment runs out of calibration, it can cost a Company its profits, reputation and may even put it ...

  • Enviance provides the solution that consolidates thousands of Title V requirements - Case Study

    The Enviance System allowed Valero Refining Company-California to continually track compliance, consolidate requirements, and tie those requirements back to citations. Valero Refining Company - California has numerous obligations: ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • The Need for an Expanded Role of Risk Management in Healthcare

    The role of risk management in healthcare has come a long way over the years. But as risks to the healthcare industry multiply—both in number and costs—risk management and risk managers need to be at the forefront of the business. If not, healthcare organizations can’t thrive, or potentially even survive. ...


    By Riskonnect Inc

  • Sheryl Lindros Dolan Presents “Protecting Trade Secrets Around the World Part 1: Comparing CBI Requirements under New TSCA and OSHA HCS 2012” at the SCHC Spring Meeting

    On March 28, 2017, Sheryl Lindros Dolan, Senior Regulatory Consultant at Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented “Protecting Trade Secrets Around the World Part 1: Comparing CBI Requirements under New TSCA and OSHA HCS 2012” at the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Maximizing Visual Safety Communication with Safety Icons

    Safety icons are an efficient way to explain and alert about a hazard and instruct on the precautions to be taken in the workplace. People are accustomed to seeing safety signs both in public and work spaces, and the fact that safety icons can be recognized in most parts of the globe makes them a powerful tool for communicating safety hazards. However, to maximize their value, there are some ...


    By Pro-Sapien Software Ltd

  • A conversation with Maximillian Hekmat

    Maximillian Hekmat is the Associate Director of Gilead Sciences, Inc. and a transformational EHS leader. Max is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Registered Environmental Manager (REM), and Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), with decades of experience in the specialty chemicals and pharmaceutical industries. ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

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