A Government Accountability Office (GAO) analysis revealed that it took OSHA and EPA’s Office of Prevention, Pesticides, and Toxic Substances (OPPTS) more than 5 and 3 years, respectively, to release guidances, brochures and other...
The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimated it would cost OSHA $10 million a year to enforce a final combustible dust standard called for by legislation introduced by Rep. George Miller, D-Calif., that currently is pending Senate approval.
University of Oregon chemist and materials scientist Jim Hutchison, Ph.D., spoke to OccupationalHazards.com about applying green chemistry principles to product and process designs to reduce hazards associated with nanotechnology.
As the greening movement continues to gain prominence, employers increasingly are considering how to make their workplace as sustainable as possible. TheGreenOffice.com facilitates these efforts by offering office products that make workplace...
In an interesting confluence of events, Earth Day falls during National Small Business Week, highlighting the fact that small businesses are some of America’s important environmental stewards.
According to recent national survey commissioned by Smead, 77 percent of office workers said buying paper office products made from trees grown and harvested in a sustainable manner was important to them.
In 1970, Kermit the Frog crooned, "It's not that easy being green, having to spend each day the color of the leaves." Welcome to the 21st century, Kermit.