Lessons Learned from a Health & Safety Career

Lessons Learned from a Health & Safety Career

by Bill Taylor, CSPPrincipal Safety Scientist Several years ago, while serving in the United States Coast Guard, a long-time friend owned a 1942 CJ2A. For those who may not know, that’s a WWII era Jeep. One day, he brought a broken Jeep part to me and asked if I...
The TOP 10 OSHA Violations of 2020

The TOP 10 OSHA Violations of 2020

by Jonathan PooleSenior EHS ConsultantOSHA recently announced its Top 10 Violations for 2020, and all ten violations from 2019 remain on the list with subtle changes to the positions of a few safety topics. Topping the list (when don’t they?), Fall Protection and...
US EPA Announces New Lead Dust Clearance Level Standards

US EPA Announces New Lead Dust Clearance Level Standards

by Ashley SherertzIndustrial Hygiene TechnicianOn January 7, 2021, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its intent to revise the 2001 dust-lead clearance levels (DLCL) for pre-1978 constructed residences and child occupied facilities. The new change...