Major Changes Proposed for the PSM Standard: OSHA Issues Request for Comments on 14 Potential Revisions That Could Alter Industry Practices

OSHA is seeking public comment on fourteen significant changes it is considering making to its Process Safety Management (PSM) standard, plus potential updates to its Explosives and Blasting Agents, Flammable Liquids, and Spray Finishing standards. The request is in response to Executive Order 13650, which directed OSHA and several other federal agencies to improve chemical … Continue reading Major Changes Proposed for the PSM Standard: OSHA Issues Request for Comments on 14 Potential Revisions That Could Alter Industry Practices

Safety Photo of the Day – October 11, 2012 – “Would You Use A Grinder Like This?”

It appears when you look at this photo as close as you can that the person appears to be using a grinder rather than a cutting torch. Either way, performing this kind of work in this setting is an accident waiting to happen! Special Hazards of Acetylene Acetylene is the most common gas used for … Continue reading Safety Photo of the Day – October 11, 2012 – “Would You Use A Grinder Like This?”