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2014-04-08 08:25:41

OOLTEWAH, Tennessee, April 8, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Each year in the United States, the exposure to harmful substances and environments has an economic cost impact of over half a billion dollars, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration cites that more than 800,000 shipments of hazardous materials (hazmat) are transported in trucks every day in the United States - exposing thousands of shipment companies to the...

2014-03-19 23:25:45

Non-profit partners with Quantum Compliance for early compliance to 2015 regulatory standards for Safety Data Sheets. Ann Arbor, Michigan (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 After celebrating the impressive milestone of no lost-time injuries for five years Lighthouse for the Blind (LHB Industries), partnered with Quantum Compliance to begin early conversation of its Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) to Safety Data Sheets (SDS) as mandated by the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and...

2013-12-06 23:23:03

SiteHawk's GHS training course has helped train tens of thousands of employees on the new workplace label elements, updated safety data sheet format, and other key provisions of OSHA’s updated Hazard Communication. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 SiteHawk, the leading innovator in cloud-based SDS and chemical data management solutions, announced that their online GHS training course has helped train tens of thousands of employees on the new workplace label elements, updated...

2013-11-24 23:01:29

According to the phased implementation of the revised Hazard Communication Standards, OSHA is requiring employers to train their workers on these new standards by December 1, 2013. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 According to the phased implementation of the revised Hazard Communication Standards, OSHA is requiring employers to train their workers on these new standards by December 1, 2013. OSHA made revisions to its Hazard Communication Standard in March of 2012 to align...

2013-11-14 23:31:40

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has recently updated the Hazard Communication Standard, which will affect millions of workplaces across the United States. Discount Labels is taking steps now to ensure that companies will be able to make the proper label changes quickly and smoothly. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has recently updated the Hazard Communication Standard. The change includes adopting the United...

2013-10-31 23:26:24

Tempe based Safety Services Company is offering all employers access to a series of complimentary downloadable meetings designed to fulfill the December, 1 2013 Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Chemical Classification training requirement. Tempe-Ariz. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Tempe based Safety Services Company is offering all employers access to a series of complimentary downloadable meetings designed to fulfill the December, 1 2013 Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Chemical...

2013-10-31 08:26:05

Millions of Businesses and Workers Required to Comply with new GHS Standard by December 1, 2013 CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- 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. As has been reported, the Occupational Safety and Health...

2013-10-29 23:36:54

Developed and delivered by Succeed certified safety and health experts, these webinars are designed to teach best practices, compliance strategies, and how to build a culture of safety. Portland, OR (PRWEB) October 29, 2013 For more than a decade, Succeed Management Solutions has been providing industry-leading insurance risk management services and software that improve efficiency, reduce risk factors, and protect the overall bottom line. Succeed is now enhancing their service offering...

2013-10-28 23:26:09

The first phase of the Revised Hazard Communications Standard Safety Data Sheets Globally Harmonized System (HazCom GHS) goes into effect on Dec. 1, 2013. Greenville, NC (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 The new HazCom GHS guidelines require businesses, where hazardous chemical compounds are present, to train their employees on changes the Globally Harmonized System introduces. Some businesses may not realize that they must comply with the new HazCom GHS. To help answer some common questions,...

2013-09-10 08:22:17

CHICAGO, Sept. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PortionPac Chemical Corporation has created an online learning course to help manufacturers, distributors, and end users comply with OSHA's new Hazard Communication Standard. All employers whose workers are exposed to hazardous chemicals are required to educate employees about the new standard by December 1, 2013. The new Hazard Communication Standard, called the "Right to Understand," is the first major modification to the Standard since...