Materials Diversification and Testing Back in August of 2018, HCL Labels acquired a brand new production printer. It’s large, it’s fancy, and it allows us to expand our production capabilities in ways that we never imagined. We are very excited to share with you all what we are working on. Increasing our production capabilities allows…… Continue reading Not All Materials Are Created Equally – Continuous Testing & Improvement
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.
-Joel from Hillsboro, OR “Great work, colors looks spot on, and the project was completed overnight!” -Amelia from Chandler, AZ “Everything appears to be correct and clear. Sales person was helpful and the follow up was immediate. Very easy to work with.” –Jason from Allentown, PA “I needed over a dozen different custom…… Continue reading Customer Reviews Part 5
“Great product and fast service.” – Katie from Austin, TX “I needed over a dozen different custom tags for machine safety keys. The staff at HCL did a great job as usual to provide a solution at a very reasonable price.” – Eric from Delaware, OH “The labels are great for the applications we needed…… Continue reading A Collection of Customer Reviews – Part 4
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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
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
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
In order to think like the Health and Safety professionals, you need to understand a significant piece – Hazard Communication. Also known as “HazCom”, this federally regulated standard provides workers with the right-to-know about their work facility. HazCom identifies and labels potential work-related hazards, and saves thousands of lives each year in doing so. Work…… Continue reading Understanding Hazard Communication Like the Pro’s – HCL’s Ongoing Effort to Promote Safety.
Important Notice Regarding all Pharmaceutical Labels in the State of California. According to the 2017 Medical Waste Management Act, Section 118275, (1)(6)(B), all Pharmaceutical labels in California are required to be updated with a specific change. HCL Labels will be updated all of our pharmaceutical waste labels to remain consistent with the update. The change…… Continue reading NOTICE: New Requirements for Pharmaceutical Labels in California