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Safe Operations & Accumulated Risks

It is well known that there is an error rate associated with every human activity.  In America there seems to be two general concepts of risk.  First, what I call the American view which is

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Is Lead In Your Drinking Water

LEAD [Pb][1]             Recently the news has been full of references to lead problems including lead in drinking water, apple sauce and underground electrical cables.  Here’s some information that may help sort out the scope

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Accident Rates vs. Relative Hazard

Accident Rates vs. Relative Hazard

Recent research indicates that there is a relationship between accident rates and relative hazard. However, it’s not what you might think. It turns out that more accidents happen during tasks that are moderately hazardous than during hazardous tasks.[1]

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2023 EHS Seminar & Tradeshow

Special Invitation to the 2023 EHS Seminar & Tradeshow JUNE 5-8, 2023 Moody Gardens Hotel and Convention Center 7 Hope Blvd Galveston, Texas Caliche extends a cordial invitation to our clients and contact to join

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33rd Annual Safety & Health Conference

33rd Annual Safety & Health Conference

Join us for the 33rd Annual Safety & Health Conference Every year for the past 33 years, attendees across all professional demographics join together to share with, and learn from, industry peers. With courses from

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March 2023, Volume 15, Issue 2

Senate Confirms Head of OSHA

Study Finds Association Between Shift Work & Risk of Cardiometabolic Multimorbidity

“Safety isn’t expensive, it’s priceless.” – Author unknown

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March 2023, Volume 15, Issue 1

20 Years and Counting!
Caliche, Ltd., a Health, Safety and Environmental (HSE) Consulting and Management Firm, is pleased to announce our 20 Year Anniversary. On November 12, 2003, Caliche, Ltd. completed the purchase of Environmental Technologies, Inc. and immediately stated providing HSE professional services throughout Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, Colorado, Oregon, Florida, and globally.

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December 2022 Volume 14, Issue 4

The European Commission has issued a series of reports and a proposal concerning the current status of asbestos in the European Union. In summary, the EC reports some 4.1 million workers are occupationally…

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Merry Christmas 2022

The Team at Caliche, LTD., wishes you and yours…Peace, Joy, and warm wishes for this holiday season. We are honored to count you as our client. Thank you for your trust and loyalty. In the new year, our ambition….

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Hidden Hazards That Bite

October 20, 2022 at 11:00 am – 1:00 pm Speaker Gerry Luther, OHST, CIT, CIE – Chief Operating Officer of Caliche Management, LLC, will be presenting “Hidden Hazards That Bite” at the American Society of Safety Professionals North Section Meeting

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September 2022, Volume 14, Issue 3

“NIOSH: Approved Respirators Cannot Be Altered to Improve Fit” “Concerns regarding statements in the user instructions for several filtering facepiece respirators (FFRs) manufactured by NIOSH approval holders prompted the agency to publish a notice stressing

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VPPPA® Presents Safety+ Event

VPPPA® Presents Safety+ An Integrated Safety & Health Management Systems Symposium, Tuesday, August 23 – Thursday, August 25, 2022 Walter E. Washington Convention Center Washington D.C. More Information – https://www.vpppa.org/events/safety-symposium/

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Volume 14 | Issue 2 | June 2022

The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists 2022 guidelines for Threshold Limit Values (TLVs) and Biological Exposure Indices (BEIs) have identified the following proposed changes to the chemicals or implemented changes to stressors listed below:

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Training Completed

April 2022 – Completed Urea Ammonium Nitrate (UAN) air monitoring, respirator training, quantitative fit-testing, and UAN Hazard Awareness training for one of our maritime clients.

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Issue No. 1 | March 2022 | 14th Volume

“More than 50 percent of workers exposed to noise in 2014 did not wear hearing protection consistently, a study conducted by NIOSH researchers has found. Published earlier this month in the American Journal of Industrial Medicine, the study shows that inconsistent use of hearing protection was more prevalent in industries that have fewer noise–exposed workers.”

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