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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

OSHA Letter of Interpretation limits small container labeling options

Manufacturers and Distributors who face a quandary over how to display required GHS based Hazard Communication (Hazcom) labeling on their small containers will find little to cheer about in a June 4, 2013 Letter of Interpretation recently made public by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA).  In the missive, directed to the National Institute

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

DGIS VIII Days 3 & 4: Wrap Up & Announcement for DGIS IX in Scottsdale, AZ!

Day 3: Thursday night attendees joined us for Labelmaster Fest in the Grand Ballroom where they visited stations enabling them to learn more about Labelmaster Packaging, Books, Labels & Software Solutions.

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