Monthly Archives: February 2015

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27 02, 2015

OSHA NEWS: Crystalline Silica in Countertop Products

By |February 27th, 2015|GHS Regulations, Industry News, OSHA, Safety|0 Comments

On February 18th, OSHA and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) issued a joint hazard alert regarding significant crystalline silica exposure during the manufacturing, finishing, and installation of natural and stone countertops. [...]

25 02, 2015

Understanding Compliance After Conversion

By |February 25th, 2015|GHS Regulations, MSDS to SDS Conversion|0 Comments

By June 1, 2015, all chemical manufacturers need to have their chemicals reclassified, shipping labels updated, and MSDSs converted to GHS compliant SDS's. Due to the lengthy transition period, there are many opportunities for errors. [...]

17 02, 2015

An Invitation – Only 2 Days Until the GHS Webinar!

By |February 17th, 2015|GHS Labeling, GHS Regulations, MSDS to SDS Conversion, OSHA, Press Release|0 Comments

Hi Everyone! Amanda Yerke here. I can't tell you how excited I am for the GHS webinar, which will be held on Thursday, February 19 at 12PM Eastern time. Business owners throughout the United States are [...]

13 02, 2015

Do All Chemicals Require a GHS-compliant SDS?

By |February 13th, 2015|Chemical Regulation, GHS Regulations, MSDS to SDS Conversion, SDS software|1 Comment

According to HazCom 2012, employers are only required to have SDS's readily accessible for hazardous chemicals. For non-hazardous chemicals, OSHA does not require employers to maintain SDSs. A chemical is considered as non-hazardous only if [...]

11 02, 2015

OSHA NEWS: Workers Exposed to Lead Paint on Chicago Bridges

By |February 11th, 2015|GHS Regulations, Industry News, MSDS to SDS Conversion, OSHA|0 Comments

Employees of Chicago-based Era Valdivia Contractors, Inc were exposed to dangerous lead hazards while sandblasting the steel structure of the Francisco Avenue Bridge on Blue Island in Chicago last summer. The U.S. Department of Labor’s [...]