Why OSHA Compliance Matters In the 1970’s, OSHA established permissible exposure limits (PELs) in regards to chemical safety regulations. As time has gone on, information has evolved on chemical exposure risks that has caused OSHA to adapt their safety regulations. The OSHA Hazard Communication standard 1910.1200 sets forth a regulation that provides employees with the…… Continue reading Why Compliance Matters – Saving Lives, Preventing Accidents, & Protecting Employees.
This is the story of how HCL created our extensive library of ready-made GHS Labels. Back in January, HCL spent a lot of time testing new materials for our GHS chemical safety labels. We received mass amounts of customer feedback on our old material, and they had problems adhering to certain secondary containers. We listened…… Continue reading Testing GHS Materials – How We Achieved Our Library of Ready-Made Labels
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