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Not All Materials Are Created Equally – Continuous Testing & Improvement

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

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California Proposition 65 – Update Your Signs Now!

Changes to California’s Prop 65 Law go into effect in August 2018 Prop 65 is a law that was enacted into California legislation in 1986, and has undergone a revision that goes into effect in August of 2018. The law intends to inform Californians about products or facilities that contain chemicals known to the State…… Continue reading California Proposition 65 – Update Your Signs Now!

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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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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.