Safe Handling Guide: Sulfuric Acid

Sulfuric Acid is a highly corrosive liquid mineral acid. Proper safety training, as well as a strong awareness of the inherent dangers of the chemical, are essential to those who work with it. Our Safe Handling Guide provides an overview of the essentials of Sulfuric Acid safety. About Sulfuric Acid  Sulfuric Acid is a very […]

Safe Handling Guide: Sodium Hydroxide

Sodium Hydroxide is a highly caustic base and alkali. Proper safety training, as well as a strong awareness of the inherent dangers of the chemical, are essential to those who work with it. Our Safe Handling Guide provides an overview of the essentials of Sodium Hydroxide safety. About Sodium Hydroxide Liquid Sodium Hydroxide, sometimes called […]

Safe Handling Guide: Hydrochloric Acid

Due to the highly hazardous nature of Hydrochloric Acid, proper safety training is essential for persons who work with this material. Our Safe Handling Guide provides an overview of the essentials of Hydrochloric Acid safety. About Hydrochloric Acid Hydrochloric Acid (HCl), sometimes called Muriatic Acid, is made by the combustion of Hydrogen gas in Chlorine […]

CORECHEM receives Governor’s Award of Excellence for workplace safety

CORECHEM is excited to announce that we have received the Governor’s Award of Excellence for workplace safety and health! This award demonstrates that the entire team at CORECHEM is committed to our ‘Safety’ value. To receive the Governor’s Award of Excellence, 50,000 man-hours must be worked without a Lost Workday or Restricted Duty Incident. Additionally, […]

Safety Spotlight: Getting Rid of Empty Chemical Containers

Returning Drums and Totes from CORECHEM Drums and totes that have been delivered to your facility by a CORECHEM truck are returnable. In order to return a container, it must be empty with a maximum of 1” of residue in the bottom. If they are stored outdoors, drums should be stored on their side to […]

Safety Spotlight: Choosing a Face Mask

December 31, 2020 Bandana? Disposable Surgical? Reusable Cloth? Neck Gaiter? The face mask is an important piece of PPE (personal protective equipment) that we all have to wear right now. But with so many different types, how do you know you’ve got a good one? Here are some pointers to help you determine how effective […]

Safety Spotlight: Work From Home Ergonomics

September 29, 2020 As many employees continue to work from their home, part or full time, we spotlight the all-important topic of ergonomics. As our home offices were hastily set up last spring, a thing like ergonomics may not have been our highest priority. There was a lot of uncertainty about the future (i.e. how […]

Safety Spotlight: CORECHEM & COVID-19 Compliance

June 15, 2020 Work from Home. Virtual Meetings. Disinfecting Procedures. Sick Policy. Social Distancing. Love it or hate it, COVID-related terminology is now everyday, all-the-time lingo in 2020! As companies seek to reopen, or bring employees back into the office that have been working off site, workplaces everywhere are being re-thought. How will employees be […]

Safety Spotlight: Preventing Chemical Contamination

April 7, 2020 Chemical contamination, like virus contamination, usually happens unconsciously. Tiny amounts of material get on our hands or gloves, and spread to everything we touch- door knobs, our face, our lunch. Preventing the spread of chemical contaminates takes an arson of weaponry, and starts by reading the SDS and labels that will tell […]

Safety Spotlight: Using a Safety Data Sheet

December 27, 2019 For our end-of-year Safety Spotlight, we’re taking a look at the all-important Safety Data Sheet! A Safety Data Sheet, or SDS, contains all of the need-to-know information about a chemical in sixteen sections, conveniently arranged in need-to-know order. All of the information you may need in the event of an emergency is […]