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NIOSH answers FAQs about Control banding

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Why is control banding useful? The occupational exposure limit (OEL) is the marker that shows the level of control needed for a chemical. Repeated daily exposure by inhaling a chemical at an airborne concentration below its OEL is unlikely to lead to harm in most workers. However, many thousands of chemicals are in use, and it is not possible to have an OEL for every chemical, chemical mixture, fume, or emission.


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New online courses provide HazCom training for Spanish- and Canadian French-speaking employees

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Companies now have an easy way to train Spanish- and Canadian French-speaking employees on critical hazard communication topics, with J. J. Keller's new online editions of its HazCom:What You Need To Know training program.


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With hazard communication deadline looming, Grainger provides support and tools to help meet training requirements

Millions of businesses and workers required to comply with new GHS Standard by December 1, 2013
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Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, is offering support and tools to help customers meet December 1, 2013 training requirements for the new Globally Harmonized System (GHS) standard.


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2013 NSC Congress & Expo kicks off

By Dave Johnson
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The National Safety Council is hosting its 2013 NSC Congress & Expo in Chicago, Sept. 28 to Oct. 4. Chicago is the hometown for the NSC, founded in 1913 – one hundred year’s ago. 


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Graphic Products, Inc. releases new infographic illustrating the Globally Harmonized System of Classifying and Labeling Chemicals (GHS)

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To dispel confusion over the changing GHS standards and provide handy reference to those in the industry, Graphic Products, Inc. released a GHS infographic which may be printed and used as a wall chart or posted and shared on websites or forums.


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J. J. Keller’s online service offers complete HazCom program management

New system simplifies OSHA's HazCom standard with chemical management, labeling, training, and more
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OSHA’s alignment with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) is bringing big changes – and some confusion – to the U.S. workplace. J. J. Keller & Associates has developed an online, subscription-based service that enables companies to easily manage the labeling, classification, and other aspects of the new HazCom standard.


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HazCom/GHS changes – Get free whitepaper

By J. J. Keller regulatory experts
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OSHA has updated its Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) with GHS provisions. Are you aware of what has changed and how you're affected?


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The new heart of hazcom

Labels with mandatory phrases
By Dan Markiewicz, MS, CIH, CSP, CHMM
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For most workplaces, the heart of Hazcom has been the compilation of material safety data sheets (SDS) housed in 3-ring binders and made available to employees.


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The global system for classifying & labeling chemicals

OSHA’s HAZCOM 2.0- Everything you need to know to comply
By Maureen Paraventi
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Last month, OSHA released long-awaited revisions that will align the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) with the United Nations’ Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS).


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A blueprint for GHS transition

5 tips for implementing OSHA’s new standard
By Kraig Haberer
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After years of discussion, debate and review, OSHA has finally adopted the Globally Harmonized System (GHS).


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