Author: Hauzan

How Often Do MSDS Sheets Need to be Updated?

How often do MSDS sheets need to be updated? Once in three months? In every six months? One time in a year? Or every time a change is made?

Do you review your MSDS periodically?

This question may come into your head as I had the same question in the past. But, the good news is that you will find the answer in this post.

As you might already know that MSDS (Material Safety Data Sheet) or SDS (Safety Data Sheet) is a basic reference for handling hazardous chemicals safely. All related SOP you make have to refer to MSDS too.

Whether you are as a manufacturer of a chemical product, as a supplier, or as an end-user, you have to ensure keeping the latest version of the MSDS. Continue reading…

Carbon Monoxide Detector: First Alert CO710 Reviews

If you are looking for a worry-free carbon monoxide detector for your home or office, then First Alert CO710 is your best choice.

First Alert CO710 comes with 10-year lithium battery life. The battery and unit have the same lifetime. So, you will never need to worry about battery life because you will replace it at the same time as the unit.

Besides that, First Alert CO710 will provide a continuous carbon monoxide gas monitoring 24 hours a day, 7-days a week. Even if a power blackout occurs. Continue reading…

10 Hazard Elimination Examples – How to Get Idea From

Hazard control with the elimination method is the most effective method compared with other hazard control methods; substitution, engineering control, administrative control, or PPE.

With the elimination method, hazards are removed completely from their sources.

As the result, there will be no remaining hazard after implementing this method.

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44 Practical Tips on Safe Handling of Compressed Gas Cylinders

Safe handling of compressed gas cylinders is an important issue in the laboratory, welding workshop, and warehouse. In reverse, improper handling of compressed gas cylinders will cause big safety problems and may cause an accident to happen.

Now, look at the following facts:

From the year 2014 to 2017, OSHA reports that there are 7 fatalities associated with gas cylinder operations. The latest accident happened when an employee died during a welding operation. This number covers only in the US. The world numbers will absolutely be bigger than that.

When you talk about the safe handling of compressed gas cylinders, basically it relates to several aspects; storage, transport, and operation. Continue reading…

31 Confined Space Examples That You Have to Take Care

Since it is very critical for you to know a work is defined as confined space work or not, so I think it will be very valuable if I can show you as many confined space examples as I can.

If you have already read my previous article titled Hazards in Confined Space, you will notice that confined space is defined as a work area that has limited or restricted means for entry or exit and is not designed for continuous occupancy.

Other characteristics of a confined space are:

  • It contains harmful gases like H2S, carbon monoxide, etc.
  • Confined space oxygen level is low.
  • It contains material that may harm the person who enters it

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