In September 2016 NIOSH published revised IDLH value for nine (9) hazardous materials.
OSHA HAZWOPER citations @ coffee manufacturing facility (CO2 & $63K)
OSHA began an inspection Nov. 12, 2015, at the coffee manufacturing facility after the release of carbon dioxide asphyxiated a 53-year-old shift supervisor. Following its inspection, OSHA issued citations for nine serious violations. The employer did not provide proper training to its workers for stopping the release of a hazardous chemical. Additionally, the company did not have the proper procedures in place for stopping releases. Here is a breakdown of the emergency response citations:
NEW version of CAMEO is now available (May 2016)
If you're using the desktop version of CAMEO Chemicals already, you can use the automatic update feature to get the latest version. When CAMEO Chemicals tells you a new version is available, you have the option to let the program download and install the new version for you automatically as a replacement for your current version.
What's changed in CAMEO Chemicals 2.6?
2016 Emergency Response Guide (ERG) now available
The much anticipated 2016 ERG (well it was for HAZMAT folks) is now available for download in Portable Document Format (pdf).
The file size is 12700 KB.
Here is the link to the APP (https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/erg-2016/id592158838?mt=8)
See below for changes from the 2012 edition...