Why should you choose HCL? Our mission here at HCL is to protect and inform the workforce from work related hazards, and to keep companies compliant with federal, state, and local environmental regulations. In doing so, we are proud to offer elements that the competition cannot. Custom, Custom, Custom… Do you ever get tired of… Continue reading Why You Should Choose HCL Labels, Inc.
Primary Container vs. Secondary Container Labels The globally harmonized system (GHS) of chemical identification and labeling can be a bit complicated, so here we’ll try and dive in to the finer details and help make sense of it all. Primary containers come straight from the manufacturer. They come in drums, tubs, pails, bottles, or other… Continue reading Why do I need secondary container GHS labels?
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PART TWO: THE RED SQUARE The Red square, at the top of the NFPA diamond, tells the reader how flammable the labeled substance is. As I mentioned in Part One, a rating of “0” indicates the lowest level of flammability, while a rating of “4” indicates the highest level of flammability. The ratings in this… Continue reading How to Read an NFPA 704 Diamond-Part 2
In One Easy Lesson (In Four Parts) The NFPA Diamond rating system was developed to enable first responders to a fire or similar emergency to see at a glance what hazards they might encounter while performing their duties. It didn’t take long for employers and chemical workers to realize that the Diamond was a useful… Continue reading How to Read an NFPA 704 Diamond
When I first started working for HCL Labels, in January of 1980, it was part of a larger company called Safety Specialists, Inc. There were two of us working at HCL, and I was second in command. We had our office on the second floor of a frontier-style, wooden building in Boulder Creek, California. There… Continue reading A Personal History of HCL