Monthly Archives: November 2014

19 11, 2014

Who is affected by GHS?

By |November 19th, 2014|GHS Regulations|0 Comments

GHS regulations state that all Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) need to be converted to GHS format by June 1, 2015. The goal is to make the handling and transportation of chemicals safer and easier [...]

17 11, 2014

Hazard classes and label requirements expected to change in version 6

By |November 17th, 2014|GHS Regulations|0 Comments

Every two years, the UN publishes a revised version of the “purple book,” is the official text of GHS standards. Following 2013’s version five, next version will be adopted and implemented in 2016. Reports generated [...]

15 11, 2014

OSHA To Provide Reprieve for Coating Makers

By |November 15th, 2014|GHS Regulations|0 Comments

On October 31, OSHA officials responded to a petition from the American Coatings Association (ACA) and other trade associations regarding the June 1, 2014 regulatory deadline.Manufacturers voiced their concern in an August 2014 petition, citing [...]

14 11, 2014

OSHA News: Penda Corp to face $49,000 fine for noncompliance

By |November 14th, 2014|Industry News, Safety|0 Comments

November 12th, 2014, OSHA released that workers cleaning a chemical spill at Penda Corp in Portage, Wisconsin, had not been trained in proper clean up nor provided proper personal protective equipment. The workers experienced symptoms [...]

11 11, 2014

OSHA to Represent at GHS December Meeting

By |November 11th, 2014|GHS Guides, GHS Regulations|0 Comments

OSHA announced they will represent the U.S. Interagency GHS Coordinating Group and will host a public meeting November 12 to discuss proposals to prepare for the meeting with the United Nations Sub-Committee of Experts on [...]