Tag: OSHA

Update to OSHA Hazard Communication Standard…..Sooner Rather Than Never?

May 2018

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: HazCom Compliance, OSHA Compliance, Regulatory News

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The Spring 2018 Regulatory Agenda has been released and “Updates to the Hazard Communication Standard” has been moved from Long-Term Actions to Proposed Rule Stage once again. There is a date for the Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) of February 2019. The Abstract indicates that the rule making is looking to update the standard…

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OSHA Publishes Clarifications to Beryllium Standard

May 2018

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: Chemical Management, News & Updates, OSHA Compliance

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Early this week in the Federal Register, OSHA published a Direct Final Rule that included important clarifications to the Beryllium Standard (29 CFR 1910.1024). The clarifications begin with changes and additions to the Definitions section of the rule at 1910.1024 (b). The new terms are then incorporated later in the text, which of course impacts…

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OSHA Signals Potential HazCom Changes

Apr 2017

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: HazCom Compliance, OSHA Compliance, Regulatory News, SDS Authoring, SDS Management

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Although many organizations are still wrestling with the operational implications of the adoption of GHS in OSHA 2012, OSHA has recently signaled that the agency may consider more HazCom changes in the next round of rulemaking. Are HazCom Changes in the Works? OSHA HazCom is based on Revision 3 of the UN GHS purple book. In a meeting…

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OSHA Publishes Hazard Classification Guidance

Mar 2016

Author: SiteHawk

Categories: HazCom Compliance, Product Development, Product Sustainability

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OSHA recently published an OSHA Hazard Classification Guidance document to help manufacturers and importers of chemicals. The document helps them comply with the hazard classification portion of HCS. What is in the OSHA Hazard Classification Guidance? The 432-page OSHA Hazard Classification Guidancedocument provides comprehensive guidance on hazard classification including sections on: The process of data collection…

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