What is Hazard Communication?

Learn All About OSHA's Hazcom Standard There’s no way around it, employees must be made aware of the dangers associated with any potentially hazardous chemicals in their place of work. Hazard Communication, or HazCom for short, is a set of processes that employees must follow when working with chemicals. Because of the number of health and physical hazards that these workers face, special procedures need to be laid out. Here’s everything you need to know about hazard communication, regulations, and [...]

By |2021-10-21T22:17:47-05:00April 30th, 2021|Good To Know, OSHA Health & Safety|Comments Off on What is Hazard Communication?

Is Your Texas Hazardous Waste Disposal Company Putting You At Risk?

Introduction: Is your hazardous waste disposal vendor putting your company at risk by failing to understand and advise you on EPA and TCEQ hazardous waste generator compliance regulations? We were recently contacted by 2 Texas companies who got into trouble with TCEQ and EPA for hazardous waste violations that were actually caused by their hazardous waste disposal company. These cases inspired me to write this blog post which is designed to explain how this can happen, what simple step [...]

By |2021-10-13T17:20:46-05:00August 10th, 2020|Hazardous Waste Management, OSHA Health & Safety, Texas Environmental Regulations|Comments Off on Is Your Texas Hazardous Waste Disposal Company Putting You At Risk?

The Texas EHS Audit Privilege Act Explained

Texas manufacturers are required to implement and manage a long list of environmental and hazardous materials regulations mandated by TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) and/or EPA (Environmental Protection Agency). But this is much easier said than done due to, among other things, the volume & complexity of these regulations, not to mention the fact that they often change. Here is a list of some of the more common regulations: Storm Water Permit & Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan [...]

By |2021-10-21T22:15:33-05:00November 25th, 2019|Good To Know, Hazardous Waste Management, OSHA Health & Safety, Texas Environmental Regulations, Texas Hazardous Materials Regulations|Comments Off on The Texas EHS Audit Privilege Act Explained

 NOT ALL EHS CONSULTING COMPANIES ARE THE SAME

If you found our website on-line,  there’s a pretty good chance that you own or work for a small business who is looking for help with environmental, health and safety compliance issues, and are researching options, which probably includes considering help from an EHS consulting company. If that’s the case, then stick around for a few minutes because that’s what this blog post is all about. My name is Russell Carr, and I’m the founder and president of our [...]

How To Start A Workplace Safety Program

Checkout our nationally #1 Google ranked blog post about how to build a workplace safety program. Learn how to achieve compliance, protect your employees and business from harm, and get the piece of mind you deserve. CLICK BELOW TO GET THE FREE WHITE PAPER NOW How To Build A Safety Program From Scratch SEE THE ORIGINAL BLOG POST BELOW So you’re wondering how to start a workplace safety program at your company and not sure where [...]

By |2022-01-14T10:12:31-05:00July 18th, 2018|Good To Know, OSHA Health & Safety, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on How To Start A Workplace Safety Program

Effective OSHA Inspection Management

Many high hazard industries such as manufacturing and construction, especially small ones, are unaware of the potential risks related to OSHA fines and penalties. For example, did you know that OSHA increased fines by 78% on 8/1/16? These increases raised the maximum fines for “Serious” Violations (the most common type) from $7,000 to $12,476, and “Willful” and “Repeats” from $70.000 to $124,709 each.  Non compliant companies routinely receive fines that can run into the $tens or even $hundreds of thousands of [...]

By |2021-10-21T22:20:14-05:00October 10th, 2017|OSHA Health & Safety, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on Effective OSHA Inspection Management