•   https://www.cdc.gov/workplacehealthpromotion/initiatives/resource-center/index.html Offers resources for employers concerned with promoting employee health. Health promotion may benefit employees in a general way as well as addressing issues that effect the workplace such as sleep patterns and fatigue. The WHRC is intended to help shape health programs for employers, with emphasis on small employers who are less likely […]

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  • The current GHS Purple book, a reference released in July of 2017 by the UN Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) includes changes for some types of hazardous materials.   Definitions for some human health risks are updated The criteria for some flammable materials are refined Precautions for disposal/recovery/recycling of explosive […]

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