Monthly Archives: December 2012

From Right-to-Know to Right-to-Understand

OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) has been revised. If you haven’t already seen changes to Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) and labels on chemical products, you will soon. OSHA is requiring that employers train employees on the changes by December … Continue reading

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Geotechnical Lessons from the Tohoku Earthquake

The magnitude 7.3 earthquake that struck Japan six days ago is a reminder of the more devastating magnitude 9.0 earthquake that struck March 11, 2011. In an earlier post we mentioned a reconnaissance team that traveled to Miyagi Prefecture in … Continue reading

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