OSHA Alliance Program Renewed!

1 Mins read

personal safety supplies

The Alliance Program was recently renewed between OSHA and the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC). Their continued goal is to ensure workers are aware of the chemical hazards they may be exposed to at the workplace, while also reducing the number of chemical-related injuries and illnesses and to increase awareness of the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).

According to OSHA’s website, “More than 32 million workers are exposed to 650,000 hazardous chemical products in American workplaces.”

Through the Alliance program, OSHA works with groups and employers in the following areas:

  • Increasing employee access to effective chemical protective clothing and other personal safety supplies.
  • Using seminars and other training methods aimed at reducing the amount of workplace hazards, injuries and illnesses
  • Develop and employee training program for future hires.

Some of the groups OSHA works with include unions, consulates, trade or professional organizations, faith- and community-based organizations, businesses and educational institutes.

OSHA also says that through the use of Webinars, industry meetings and national safety and health conferences, the Alliance program will share the best practices and procedures for protecting workers from the hazards of chemical exposure.

Utilizing this program is a great way to identify which chemical hazards are present in your workplace and which personal safety supplies are right for you.

Related posts

3M™ Versaflo™ - TR-300+ Series vs TR-600 Series

3 Mins read
As the COVID-19 pandemic continues to spread, modern healthcare workers and first responders are once again tasked to continue combating the virus….

3M™ Versaflo™ PAPR - TR-600 Series - ECK vs HIK vs HKL vs HKS

3 Mins read
While the COVID-19 pandemic persits, healthcare workers and first responders still fighting on the frontlines have found themselves in need of new,…

What Is The Difference Between Face Coverings, Respirators and Medical Masks?

7 Mins read
A National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) study once found that healthcare workers may be hesitant to wear a respirator…

Get the top stories in your inbox.

Comments are turned off