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OSHA Revises HazCom Standard to Align with GHS
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a final rule modifying its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The final rule conforms the HCS to the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Click here to read more.
OSHA’S Frequently Asked Questions on the GHS
OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is now aligned with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). This update to the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) is intended to provide a common and coherent approach to classifying chemicals and communicating hazard information on labels and safety data sheets. Click here to read more.
Marshall & Sterling offers unique and diverse Risk Management and Loss Control support services for our customers. We can help your company meet OSHA requirements, analyze fire risks and compliance with ISO standards. Marshall & Sterling is committed to helping you reduce risks by providing you with complete accident analysis. Our Risk Management and Loss Control Services that we offer include:
- OSHA Assessments
- OSHA Questions
- OSHA 10 and 30 Hour General Industry Classes
- OSHA Programs - ZyWave Toolkit
- Rule Code 59, Workplace Safety & Loss Control Certification
- General Liability Assessments
- Fire Protection / Sprinkler System Evaluations
- Building Design Information
- Job Hazard Analysis Workers Compensation MOD
- TIPS Training
- Set Up Safety Programs
- Tool Box Safety Talks
- Safety Videos
- Loss Control Resources
- National Safety Council Defensive Driving Instruction
- 10 and 30 Construction Classes
OSHA AssessmentsOur team can inspect a company's business to detrmine OSHA compliancy. This includes material safety data sheets (MSDS), right to know / hazardous communication training, use of OSHA 300 log and air and noise monitoring.
Answer OSHA QuestionsWe can answer any general OSHA questions posed by our clients.
OSHA Programs - ZyWave Toolkit
We can help a customer become OSHA compliant, setting up programs such as HAZCOM, PPE, Lockout / Tagout, etc. Our ZyWave Toolkit provides clients with real-time, online safety information which can be customized for your industry, a particular need or safety issue.
Rule Code 59, Workplace Safety & Loss Control Certification
Our Loss Control team can assure your business is compliant with Rule Code 59 regularion. Rule Code 59 is intended to set forth the responsibilities of employers and workplace safety and loss prevention consultants participating in the workplace safety and loss prevention program. The workplace safety and loss prevention program is intended to reduce workplace injuries and result in lower workers' compensation costs for employers.
General Liability AssessmentsOur Loss Control specialists can provide on-site inspections and develop detailed reports on a customer's business and property, highlighting any specific areas of potential risk. These reports may include detailed suggestions and recommendations on how customers can control and reduce their losses, as well as Life Safety Code (NFPA-101) requirements.
Fire Protection / Sprinkler System EvaluationsOur team can evaluate a client's fire protection, fire suppression and sprinkler system to determine compliancy to receive a sprinkler system credit, and includes sprinkler testing and analysis based upon NFPA-13 standards. We also provide analysis and recommendations on fire extinguisher types and placement, smoke and heat detectors and cooking equipment and protection (NFPA-96 Guidelines).
Building Design InformationLoss Control analysis reports can also be developed which include detailed building design information, building size, square footage, construction type and cost replacement.
Job Hazard AnalysisJob hazard analysis utilizes a technique that focuses on job tasks as a way to help identify hazards before they occur. This focuses on the relationship between the worker, the task, the tools and the work environment. Ideally, after we help identify uncontrolled hazards, we can then help our clients take steps to eliminate or reduce these hazards to an acceptable level of risk
Workers' Compensation - MODEmployee accident analysis can be provided to identify the type of accidents a customer's employees are experiencing and how these losses affect your premium cost. We can also assist you in establishing safety programs, providing safety training, films and literature, and provide comparative MOD rates and insurance premium cost based on your current loss trend.
TIPS TrainingOur team can provide TIPS training so that alcohol services can become TIPS certified.
Set Up Safety ProgramsOur Loss Control team can help set up safety programs for a client's business, including commercial Fleet Safety programs. We can review current auto accidents and identify ways to prevent future accidents, provide driver safety training if and when necessary, and assist in establishing a driver file. We can also help customers set up a fleet maintenance program.
Tool Box Safety TalksOur team works with employers to help control losses by providing safety topics and information which can be presented during safety meetings.
Safety VideosKeeping employees safe in their work environment is one of the best ways our clients can reduce their risk and control losses. We can provide safety videos to help train businesses on the best ways to work safely.
Loss Control Resources
By utilizing the myriad safety and loss control resources of our many carriers, our team can provide the necessary risk management information and loss control resources and tools to our clients.