Funeral homes can be risky places. Between helping families grieve, running a business, and ensuring you are keeping up with the latest trends, finding time for safety and funeral home OSHA compliance can be difficult. An unsafe workplace can lead to many challenges and OSHA fines. It is critical to ensure your funeral home and funeral home employees address the workplace hazards to ensure your business runs smoothly and you can continue to help your customers in their time of need.
Formaldehyde is a colorless, strong-smelling gas often found in aqueous (water- based) solutions. Commonly used as a preservative in medical laboratories and mortuaries, formaldehyde is also found in many products and chemicals. Every funeral home that uses Formaldehyde must: