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Why Was Lead Added to Paint?

Why was lead added to paint? Lead was added to paint for color and durability. When lead is added to paint it can speed up drying time, increase durability, and help the paint maintain a fresh appearance. In addition, adding lead to paint can…
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Free December Safety Meetings and Safety News!

Free December Safety Meetings This month we have prepared our free december safety meetings on the following topics: Accident Investigations Protecting Older Workers Trenching and Excavation Welding Please click here to download…
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Is There a Safe Way to Clean and Disinfect Surfaces?

Starting May 1, 2020, many states stay home orders will begin to expire. Phase one to getting Americans back to work will begin which will contribute to more contaminated public surfaces. Is there a safe way to clean and disinfect surfaces to…
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Employers Are Being Reminded To Not Retaliate Against Whistleblowers During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Times are uncertain, currently, with the COVID-19 Pandemic. As a society in an instant, our daily lifestyles changed overnight to help reduce the spread of COVID-19. Everyone has been asked to work from home, not travel, and children's schooling…
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Alternative Guidelines Released For Construction and Industrial Workers Who Use N95 Respirators for Protection

During this time we at proActive would like to make sure all our clients and future clients stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic. We hope you are doing your part and staying home if you are not able to stay home and if you still need to work…
Water Testing ProceduresScott Teepe Jr

Environmental Protection Agency Submits New Water Testing Proposal

New water testing procedures for utility companies were submitted by the Environmental Protection Agency last week. Almost three decades have passed since the Environmental Protection Agency has updated the requirements. Furthermore, a controversial…
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Workplace Safety Violation Fines Increased For First Time Since 1990 in Nevada

The Nevada state Senate took a measure to improve workplace safety this week. For the first time since 1990 Nevada employers will face a significant increase in fines. In 2015 the federal government raised fine amounts and how "Catastrophes"…
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Learn about RRP Program Requirements and Apply Online

If you, or your company is working in houses built prior to 1978 your company has to register as a Certified Firm, and you have to employ at least one Certified Renovator. In some states, you will have to have more than one certified renovator.…
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Free Webinar on Hearing Conservation

EHS Today is a fantastic resource for free safety training. Today while browsing, I found a phenomenal free resource on hearing conservation. This free webinar title is called Managing Common Hearing Concerns. Check it out if you are looking…