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Stop Wasting Time Writing Your Own Chemical Labels – Send HCL The SDS

Are You Still Writing Your Own Chemical Labels? There are over 200,000 chemicals that are used in the workplace every day that OSHA and the EPA recognize as hazardous substances. Many of those chemicals are much more common than others, but what happens when you receive a new chemical at your facility? First and foremost,…… Continue reading Stop Wasting Time Writing Your Own Chemical Labels – Send HCL The SDS

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Why Compliance Matters – Saving Lives, Preventing Accidents, & Protecting Employees.

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.

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The Essential Top 10 Labels & Signs for OSHA Safety Compliance

Here are the 10 essential signs & labels for OSHA safety compliance. GHS Chemical Safety Labels GHS Chemical Safety Labels are a key portion of any Hazard Communication program. These labels communicate chemical-related hazards in the workplace and provide employees with the right-to-know. Ensure your chemicals are properly labeled with HCL’s library of over 800…… Continue reading The Essential Top 10 Labels & Signs for OSHA Safety Compliance

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Aligning the Hazard Communication Standard with GHS

Why & How GHS Impacts the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard. The sole purpose of the OSHA/GHS alignment is to provide consistent and quality information to workers, and employers about the hazards associated with chemicals. The GHS creates a standardized approach for classifying, identifying, labeling, and safety-data-sheets. The standard initiates a criteria for hazard classification and…… Continue reading Aligning the Hazard Communication Standard with GHS

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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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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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Understanding Hazard Communication Like the Pro’s – HCL’s Ongoing Effort to Promote Safety.

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.

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New Products to Ease Your Labeling Headache & Lower Prices on Foreign Labels!

HCL Labels is proud to announce the addition of a new product that is now featured on our website! We specialize in GHS compliant chemical safety labels for secondary containers – What better than to offer our customers the opportunity to purchase a pre-labeled secondary container bottle? Now introducing Pre-Labeled & Custom GHS Chemical Spray…… Continue reading New Products to Ease Your Labeling Headache & Lower Prices on Foreign Labels!

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Personalized Chemical Label Formats – GHS Compliant Safety Labels

HCL Labels is proud to work with the clientele that we do. We are happy to work with you to simplify your labeling experience. The friendly staff at HCL Labels has created custom categories for certain clients that request it. We place our clients labels into their private category, and they are able to order…… Continue reading Personalized Chemical Label Formats – GHS Compliant Safety Labels