FDA Finalizes New Food Safety Rules
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Nov. 13 finalized more rules to implement the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA). The Produce Safety rule establishes for the first time enforceable safety standards for produce farms and holds importers accountable for verifying that imported food meets U.S. safety standards. So far, FDA has finalized five of the seven major rules that implement the core of FSMA. Read more at the FDA.
NIOSH Small Business Resource Guide
Do you own or manage a business? The NIOSH Small Business Resource Guide provides plans, tools, tips, and information from across the web on how to keep your workers safe and well from job-related injury and illness while managing time and cost investments. This guide is intended to help small business owners, employers and managers. Learn more.
OH&S Safety Webinars in December
- Stay Ahead of GHS, December 2. How to achieve and maintain compliance with chemical labeling, ongoing employee training and SDS management.
- Electrical Compliance & NFPA 70E Updates, December 3. Will cover the recent updates and changes from NFPA 70E as well as offer some education on what we need to be doing within our facilities to stay compliant from an electrical safety perspective.
- Fire Retardant Garments: New research uncovers that fabric choice can be the most important factor, December 8. What fabric characteristics are the most important? What tradeoffs are wearers willing to make?