The partnership will help companies easily create chemical and safety labels that meet the GHS Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom)
January 30, 2018
Avery Products Corporation, a leading manufacturer of innovative printable labels and label design software, has partnered with SiteHawk, a global leader in chemical data management and compliance solutions, to develop software integration that makes GHS label creation a simple and automated process.
Rockford Systems, LLC. announced today an expansion of its machine safeguarding curriculum to include new training courses authorized by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), which will aim to increase worker knowledge about their rights, employer responsibilities, and how to recognize, abate and prevent machinery-related hazards.
Employers continue to struggle with identifying and communicating hazards posed by dangerous chemicals. Fortunately, they can take steps toward complying with HazCom 2012 and GHS standards with simple, effective visual communication tools.
SiteHawk communicator enhancements help businesses maintain labeling compliance
October 25, 2017
SiteHawk, the global leader in chemical data management and compliance solutions, announced the latest enhancements to its chemical data management solution, SiteHawk Communicator, today. By integrating SiteHawk’s industry-leading expertise in chemical data with best of breed labeling technology, the combined solution delivers comprehensive and flexible labeling tools for organizations in every industry worldwide.
While OSHA’s Top 10 list of most frequently cited workplace safety violations is usually filled with familiar violations names, this year’s rundown contains a newcomer: Fall Protection – Training Requirements (1926.503).
One in five private-industry fatalities in 2015 was construction-related (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics). To help construction companies foster a strong safety culture, J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. developed its Construction Safety Basics training program.
The Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals promises a standardized method for identifying and communicating chemical hazards throughout the world. More than 60 countries have adopted GHS, which was created and published by the United Nations.
When OSHA enforcement personnel arrived at Albion Mill in Albion, Pennsylvania on Feb. 10, 2016, they expected to find hazards identified during a 2013 inspection abated. Instead, they found that the company:
Responding to a report of an elevated blood lead level in a machinist at a Brooklyn brass plumbing fittings manufacturer, OSHA inspectors found that employees at Acme Parts Inc., lacked adequate protections against lead exposure, hearing loss and hazardous chemicals.
As part of OSHA's efforts to protect workers from the hazards of chemicals, the agency plans to issue new guidance on how to apply the Weight of Evidence approach when dealing with complex scientific studies.