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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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Know This Before Your 2018 Safety Inspection – GHS Labels

Understanding GHS Label Components. Before your 2018 safety inspection, review the components of an OSHA compliant secondary container label. Now two years into the OSHA – GHS alignment, the expectation for chemical identification compliance has increased in this New Year. GHS Label Components. In order for a chemical label to be an OSHA compliant secondary container label,…… Continue reading Know This Before Your 2018 Safety Inspection – GHS Labels

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Prepare Your Facility for 2019 – OSHA/GHS Compliance, Updates, & More

Is your facility prepared for 2019? Here are a few preparations to make for your work facility & written HazCom program for the New Year. OSHA/GHS Compliance With the now two-year OSHA-GHS alignment in motion, the expectation for HazCom compliance is increasing in 2019. OSHA inspectors will be looking for a harmony between facility hazard…… Continue reading Prepare Your Facility for 2019 – OSHA/GHS Compliance, Updates, & More

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Misinformation Regarding Manufacturer Information on GHS Labels

OSHA Regulations for secondary container label requirements are often misunderstood. There is a common misconception that exists regarding secondary container label requirements. The confusion lies within the definition of primary and secondary chemical containers, respectively. According to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard, also known as HazCom [29 CFR 1910.1200(f)(1)], primary and secondary containers are defined…… Continue reading Misinformation Regarding Manufacturer Information on GHS Labels

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2018 Hazardous Waste Format – Regulatory Update

Federal regulation 49 CFR 172.301 requires an updated format for Hazardous Waste Marking and Communication. In case you haven’t already noticed, HCL Labels recently updated the artwork on all of our hazardous waste storage, shipping, and identification labels. The old format contains a larger box at the bottom of the label. This update has taken…… Continue reading 2018 Hazardous Waste Format – Regulatory Update

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Introducing: New Live Chat Feature on www.hclco.com

You can now speak with an HCL representative at any time during regular business hours! At HCL Labels, we take steps every day in simplifying our customer experience on our website. We’ve added a live chat feature to our website that allows HCL representatives to be available to you at any time during regular business…… Continue reading Introducing: New Live Chat Feature on www.hclco.com