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December 1, 2013 Requirements for the Revised Hazard Communications Standard from OSHA

OSHA has revised its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) to align with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Two significant changes in the revised standard require the use of new labeling elements and a standardized format for Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), formerly known as, Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDSs). The ...
July 1, 2013 0 Comments

Reflections on APEI Board Service

I will be stepping down from APEI Board service after nine years this fall.  It has been an incredible nine years of growth, both for me and for APEI. When I became Business Manager at Nome Public Schools in 2002, I was told that my predecessor had been on the APEI Board, so I should plan on Board service too!  At that time, we were in the middle of an escalation ...
July 1, 2013 0 Comments

Congratulations to Southwest Region School District Superintendent Dave Piazza

Congratulations to Southwest Region School District Superintendent Dave Piazza for winning the APEI $1,000 Champions for Children scholarship at the recent Alaska School Activities Association spring dinner in Juneau. Mr. Piazza has worked for Southeast Region School District for 15 years and became the Superintendent in 2011.
July 1, 2013 0 Comments

Portable Fire Extinguishers

As of November 2012, the State of Alaska no longer issues Class I permits through the Division of Fire and Life Safety. Class I permits allow you to conduct inspections and non-invasive annual maintenance of portable fire extinguishers. The permit allows such things as weighing the unit, making sure the internal powder has not settled, inspecting tags, seals, hoses, ...
July 1, 2013 0 Comments

How to Save Premium Dollars

APEI offers many opportunities for our members to save money. One way to save is to utilize the APEI Playground Improvement Grant. In order to reduce the number and severity of playground injuries, APEI will reimburse members for half the cost, up to $10,000 for labor and materials to improve a ...
July 1, 2013 0 Comments

Changes to the State of Alaska First Report of Injury Forms

The State of Alaska, Division of Workers’ Compensation has made changes to their First Report of Injury Forms. The employee and the employer will be required to fill out separate forms to first report an occupational injury ...
July 1, 2013 0 Comments

Members Doing the Right Thing

Employee training is valuable for both employer and employee. Well trained employees will have confidence in their performance, leading to improved production and job satisfaction. Training also helps ...

About 15-Passenger Vans

One of the things I like about my job is that new challenges are presented almost daily. Here’s an example: Recently we received a question from a member’s broker regarding how APEI insures ...

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