Monthly Archives: May 2015

28 05, 2015

Benefits of Safer Chemical Alternatives

By |May 28th, 2015|Chemical Regulation, GHS Regulations, Safety|0 Comments

In the United States, hazardous chemicals cause more than 190,000 illnesses and 50,000 deaths annually. With the implementation of the GHS and mandatory SDS training, chemical composition and hazard classifications will be more transparent, and [...]

26 05, 2015

What is OSHA’S General Duty Clause?

By |May 26th, 2015|Industry News, OSHA|0 Comments

The purpose of OSHA's General Duty Clause is to protect employees from hazards that are not yet established in the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR). Under the General Duty Clause, employers are obligated to provide employees [...]

21 05, 2015

Have You Utilized OSHA as an On-Site Consultant?

By |May 21st, 2015|Industry News, OSHA|0 Comments

Small businesses employ more than 50% of the working population. The US Small Business Administration (SBA) defines a small business as an enterprise consisting of less than 500 employees. Because small businesses are such a [...]

19 05, 2015

OSHA’s Alliance with the SCHC Renewed

By |May 19th, 2015|Industry News, OSHA|0 Comments

In April, OSHA renewed their alliance with the Society for Chemical Hazard Communication (SCHC). The alliance was originally signed in 2003 through the Alliance Program and emphasizes the commitment to health and safety in the [...]

14 05, 2015

GHS To-Do List: Are you ready for June 1st?

By |May 14th, 2015|GHS Regulations, Industry News, MSDS to SDS Conversion, OSHA|0 Comments

In order to comply with OSHA regulations, corporations must implement GHS standards by June 1, 2015. This includes updated Safety Data Sheets (SDSs), labels, and hazard communication programs. Use this quick checklist to make sure [...]