Monthly Archives: March 2015

24 03, 2015

OSHA NEWS: Chemical Spill Exposes Safety Violations

By |March 24th, 2015|Industry News, OSHA|0 Comments

Employees at a R+L Carriers Shared Services freight shipping terminal in Wallingford, CT faced dangerous chemical, fire, and explosion hazards on Oct. 6, 2014. The workers were attempting to contain a highly flammable and explosive chemical [...]

12 03, 2015

‘Good Faith’ May Avoid OSHA Citations

By |March 12th, 2015|GHS Regulations, Industry News, MSDS to SDS Conversion, OSHA|0 Comments

On February 9th, OSHA published a statement claiming that manufacturers and distributors of mixtures with ‘good faith’ and ‘reasonable diligence’ may be exempt from OSHA citations. OSHA understands that that ability to comply is in [...]

10 03, 2015

OSHA NEWS: Facility Faces Numerous OSHA Violations

By |March 10th, 2015|Industry News, OSHA|0 Comments

The company U.S. Minerals received four repeated, three serious, and two other-than-serious OSHA violations at its coal slag facility. As a result of the violations, the company is facing penalties of $113,300. These violations come just [...]

6 03, 2015

Will You Be Impacted by WHMIS 2015?

By |March 6th, 2015|GHS, GHS Regulations, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

The legislation instituted by Health Canada has a wide range of implications for many suppliers, employers, and employees. In order to ensure compliance, it’s imperative to understand how the regulations impact you and your business [...]

5 03, 2015

FACTS: Canada’s WHMIS vs. OSHA’s HazCom

By |March 5th, 2015|GHS, GHS Regulations, OSHA, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

Many of our clients export products globally, which is why the WHMIS 2015 announcement is so relevant. Both Health Canada and OSHA share a commitment to protecting workplace health and safety. However, there are some [...]