How to Become a Firefighter

Communities around the country rely on firefighters during times of need. When car accidents or structure fires occur, firefighters are the first to go in and save lives. If you think you have [...]


How Does the New 2019 China Trade Deal Affect International Shipping?

The October 2019 announcement of a pending trade deal is offering some hope that the escalating trade war between the United States and China will soon end. President Donald Trump initiated the [...]


New Sexual Harassment Training Requirements in California 

The Me Too Movement and the rash of public cases involving celebrities such as Harvey Weinstein, Matt Lauer, and Charlie Rose are shining an even brighter spotlight on sexual harassment in the [...]


Everything You Need to Know About Working in a Confined Space

Table of Contents   Confined Spaces in the Workplace Types of Confined Spaces Making Confined Spaces Safer Confined Space Regulations Roles for Confined Space Workers Confined Space Training [...]


Building a Safety Culture in the Workplace

Table of Contents The Problem of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Why Employees Take Risks The Importance of a Strong Safety Culture in the Workplace Eight Tips for Building a Positive Safety [...]


What Do the Different Hazardous Signs Mean?

Table of Contents The Importance of Safety Signs Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals Department of Transportation HAZMAT Placards Other Common Warning Signs You [...]


How Prepared Are You For A Dangerous Hazmat Incident?

Anything that’s explosive, flammable, combustible, poisonous, or radioactive is considered a hazardous material. Hazardous materials can come in the form of liquids, electronics, and even [...]


How to Stay on Top of HazMat Training and Certification

Table of Contents Why do I need a HazMat certification and endorsement? Who needs training? How long does it take to get your HazMat training and certification? Does my HazMat certification [...]


Why Do I Need Hazmat Training If I’m Just Making Shipments?

One of the most common questions truck drivers ask is why they need OSHA-mandated hazmat training if they’re only shipping hazardous materials. After all, up to 94% of hazmat shipments are [...]


Top 5 Frequently Asked Questions About Hazmat Training Answered

Hazardous material removal workers make a median annual salary of $40,640. But before you can handle these materials as a worker you need to receive required training for shipping hazmat [...]

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