Category Archives: training

Talk versus Email: When Electronic Communications Gets You Sued

  Electronic communications are a mixed blessing. Business is more efficient and new ways of commerce continue to open. However, ubiquitous electronic communications have eroded our personal time and presented near-addicting distractions. From a legal standpoint, electronic communications, and especially … Continue reading

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Good Reminder of Your Haz Com/GHS Obligations – Don’t Miss Them.

Hazcom Training: Don’t Panic The deadline for covered employers to train workers on the GHS formatting passed on Dec. 1, 2013. But if you fear roving bands of OSHA inspectors banging on doors to identify GHS scofflaws, don’t hit the … Continue reading

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Safety Has Missed the Boat On Sustainability

I have been sharing materials from the EHS Today “America’s Safest Companies” conference which we co-sponsored the last week.  I experienced one of those epiphany experiences while listening to Dr John Howard and representatives of GE and Georgia Pacific explain … Continue reading

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Haz Com/GHS Training Due By December 1, 2013

An excellent explanation and update on Haz Com and the GHS for Construction Contractors, courtesy of the AGC: LINK. Our most recent F & P Blog post on GHS: LINK. MOST IMPORTANT ACTION ITEM: TRAINING MUST BE COMPLETE BY DECEMBER 1, … Continue reading

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