SDSpro Advisor Newsletter

OEHHA’s California Proposition 65 warnings for Glyphosate

In July 2017, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) added Glyphosate to the Proposition 65 list of carcinogens, based on a finding by the World Health Organization’s International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) that Glyphosate...

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OSHA Raises Employer Penalties for 2019

Source: OSHA Gov OSHA Penalties Below are the maximum penalty amounts adjusted for inflation as of Jan. 23, 2019. (See OSHA Memo, Jan 23, 2019). Type of Violation Penalty Serious Other-Than-Serious Posting Requirements $13,260 per violation Failure to Abate $13,260...

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ABB Warns Of Challenging Conditions Ahead

source: www.chemicalprocessing.com Conditions over the next decade are likely to become more challenging with considerable uncertainty and disparity of performance throughout the chemical industry, warns ABB in the first of a newly-released, two-part white paper...

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Dealer Training for a New Marketplace

By: http://www.tirereview.com Twenty years ago, a young non-profit professional was tasked with convincing the truck tire and wheel service industry that they needed to train their employees in order to comply with Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)...

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GHS chemical labeling requirements

By: http://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com OSHA’s final Hazard Communication Standard deadline around the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals is quickly approaching. That means all customers must be fully compliant with the...

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United States Adopts Major Chemical Safety Overhaul

By: http://www.sciencemag.com/ The U.S. Senate yesterday unanimously approved a major overhaul of the nation’s primary chemical safety law—marking one of the last steps in a decades-long reform effort. The House of Representatives on 24 May overwhelmingly approved the...

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Understanding the final GHS deadline

By: http://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/ After many years, the final effective completion date for the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) nears. As we know, OSHA adopted new hazardous chemical labeling requirements as a...

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Inside the investigation into US chemical plant explosion

By: http://www.safetyandhealthmagazine.com/ The chemical ammonium nitrate has been linked to several major explosions all over the world, including one at a chemical plant in the U.S. state of Texas that exploded in 2013. More than a dozen people died. The...

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