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June Is National Safety Month – Emergency Preparedness & Exclusive Offer

The National Safety Council has Declared June 2018 National Safety Month. Throughout the month of June, the National Safety Council (NSC) and HCL Labels will be sharing information regarding certain safety topics. For the first week of June, we will discuss Emergency Preparedness in the workplace and at home. For safety tips offered by the…… Continue reading June Is National Safety Month – Emergency Preparedness & Exclusive Offer

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OSHA & Silica Dust Enforcement in 2018

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration is increasing their enforcement of Silica Dust regulations in 2018. The process of cutting and grinding materials that contain crystalline silica particles, there is an extreme health risk to the employee that is exposed. The microscopic dust  particles created when working with these materials, known as silica dust, can…… Continue reading OSHA & Silica Dust Enforcement in 2018

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Testing GHS Materials – How We Achieved Our Library of Ready-Made Labels

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

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OSHA’s #2 is 100% Preventable

Every October OSHA releases it’s list of top 10 violations that they issued citations for that year.  Safety professionals dutifully look at the new list every year.  Sadly, the list is never a surprise.  The top 10 are virtually the same every year.   Topping the chart every year at number 2 is Hazard Communication.…… Continue reading OSHA’s #2 is 100% Preventable