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OSHA announces November 10th, 2014 webinar regarding updates to chemical facility safety and security under Executive Order 13650

In the October 22nd edition of the Federal Register, the United States Department of Labor’s (USDOL) Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) issued a notice announcing that a webinar will be held on November 10th from 4 PM to 5:30 PM Eastern Standard Time (EST) addressing implementation issues surrounding Executive Order 13650.  This order was

Will You Be Ready for June 1, 2015?

On June 1, 2015, Chemical Manufacturers, Importers, Distributors and Employers must comply with the modified provision of Hazcom 2012/GHS. Labelmaster has a number of resources to help you in your transition: MSDS to SDS Conversion Services: We have partnered with an expert service provider in MSDS to SDS conversion and GHS compliance to help your

Hazard Communication and the Transport of Hazardous Materials: Different Systems with Differing Requirements

Based on the confusion among some Labelmaster customers, it seems to us that there is still no small amount of clarification required in industry relating to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (HCS), published in the 29 CFR 1910.1200 and governing workplace hazard communication, and its relationship (or lack thereof) to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR)

The Anatomy of a Proper Hazmat Label

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Clock Ticks Towards June 2015: Next OSHA/GHS Hazcom Deadline

There was a bustle of activity on the hazard communication front late last year as many companies scrambled to meet a December 1st 2013 federal deadline to train their employees in the required elements of the updated Hazard Communication regulation which fully embraced the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Hazardous Chemicals, or

2013 Year-end Compliance Highlights (Part 1 of 3)

Over the next few days, Labelmaster will compile a roundup regulatory compliance highlights from 2013 that will impact workplace and transportation practices. Today’s highlight: OSHA’s HazCom 2012 Training Deadline. The 2012 changes to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) brought the United States into alignment with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).

Reminder: The GHS Training Deadline Looms

Much of the “buzz” in the US Regulatory Community this year, at least as regards the area of Hazardous Communication, has been about a three letter acronym that may still be a mystery to many: “GHS.”  What does this acronym stand for, and how will it affect you and your company as it relates to

29 CFR 1910.1200, the Globally Harmonized System (GHS), and the Chemical Industry

When the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) revised the United States Hazard Communication Law (Ref: US 29 CFR 1910.1200) in May of 2012, it set off an avalanche of change in the Environmental, Health, and Safety (EH&S) circles of American industry.  Virtually every manufacturing and service industry will be involved in one aspect or

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