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White Papers for Occupational Health and Safety

  • The Health & Safety Risks and Solutions Unique to Retail, Commercial Offices & Service SectorsBy

    This white paper discusses why the current EHS country compliance resources and tools currently on the market are not well suited to the unique risks faced by retail, service sectors and commercial office operations.
  • MoistTech Corp. Has Earned an A-Rating with ISN Connect: An Internal Contractor Database Linking BusBy

    In January 2018, MoistTech Corp. added another recognition to their wall: A-Rating with ISN Connect. This allows contractors to review and request health and safety procurement, quality and regulatory information prior to doing business with someone. Clients with safe, reliable and sustainable...
  • 2018 Update on OSHA Post-Accident Drug TestingBy

    February 2018 - Recent years have brought about a myriad of changes in the screening industry, both big and small. 2017 brought updated Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) and Department of Transportation (DOT) regulations, including an expanded panel that better reflects the drug...
  • REDUCE HEAT INJURIES, ENHANCE SECURITY, SAFETY AND IMPROVE THE BOTTOM LINEBy

    Standardizing on white hard hats and using BrimGuard ID products, HSE Supervisors will see a reduction in summer heat related injuries (if a variety of colored hard hats are used to ID job site personnel). Also, third party contractors are readily identified in company sensitive areas at a...
  • Information Security Questionnarie for Background ScreeningBy

    A sample guide for organizations seeking to assess overall information security risks related to background screening providers.
  • Training Assists 2016By

    Help Us to Help you With Technology Enhanced Learning
  • OSHA Standards on Machine GuardingBy

    The OSHA standards on general guarding of machinery and mechanical power transmission apparatus (29 CFR 1910.212 and 1910.219) are very broad and generally minimum guarding standards. One standard was predicated on the 1970’s version of the ANSI/ASME B15.1 standard, which itself had undergone...
  • 50 Tips For More-Effective Safety TrainingBy

    75 pages of useful safety information broken down into three training sections.
  • Perpetual Award Programs Provide Daily MotivationBy

    The traditional year-end award ceremony provides an opportunity to acknowledge excellence in a formal setting. On-the-spot recognition is ideal for offering instant informal affirmation. Somewhere between these two very different approaches lies the often-overlooked perpetual award program.
  • Choosing a Modular Sign SystemBy

    Every sign shop needs to have a modular sign system to offer to their customers. Even if you consider yourself a “custom shop” or a “specialized manufacturer” for specific types of signs, like electric or vehicle graphics, it’s a good idea to be able to offer a modular sign system. It’s only a...
  • Dispute Resolution Matters: Best Practices to Support FCRA ComplianceBy

    Developing, reviewing, and regularly updating an organization’s dispute resolution procedures can help ensure ongoing FCRA compliance, and create opportunities for enhancing the applicant experience. FCRA regulations mandate the core dispute resolution process, and by demonstrating that your...
  • Vapor Intrusion: An Emerging Indoor Air IssueBy

    This SKC white paper provides information on and discussion of the definition of vapor intrusion, protocol for assessing risk and conducting an investigation, and air measurement methods for both soil gas and indoor/ambient air.
  • Respirator Inspection Checklist with Proper Donning & Doffing StepsBy

    An estimated 5 million workers are required to wear respirators in 1.3 million workplaces throughout the United States. Respirators protect against environments with inadequate oxygen, harmful dusts, fogs, smokes, mists, gases and sprays. They can also protect hospital personnel against...
  • Gas Monitor Bump Testing vs CalibrationBy

    We are often asked to explain the difference between calibrations and bump testing. This is a controversial subject. OHS would have you do a full calibration before each use. In practice, our customers come up with their own intervals. If the gas monitor is used infrequently, say once a month,...
  • Build vs. Buy: Why Sharepoint Doesn’t Meet Document Control Demands for Quality and ComplianceBy

    Although SharePoint provides features that you can use to build out your own rudimentary document management system, the costs of programming and IT support, maintenance and training as well as the possible legal ramifications due to the lack of verifiable audit trail make using SharePoint or...
  • Achieving Certainity & Flexibility in the Identification Product Supply ChainBy

    Industries throughout the United States and the world face an increasingly challenging marketplace in which to provide superior quality, innovation, and sustainability. Business relationships that foster these values are essential to transform today’s challenges into advantages. In meeting the...
  • Do you know your chemical footprint?By

    Addressing domestic and global regulatory issues for chemicals along with having a chemical data management strategy are critical components to a complete risk management model in the industry. With the increase in regulations from agencies such as the Department of Homeland Security, it has...