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UN Releases 6th GHS Revision

Also known as The Purple Book, the standard is used around the world, and more than seventy nations have adopted at least part of it.

Also known as The Purple Book, the standard is used around the world, and more than seventy nations have adopted at least part of it.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published October 06, 2015
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MSHA Issues New Rule for Proximity Detection

Detection systems are used to help protect miners from being crushed or pinned in confined underground mine spaces.

Detection systems are used to help protect miners from being crushed or pinned in confined underground mine spaces.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published September 16, 2015
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OSHA Revises Construction Rules for Confined Spaces

Rule affects general contractors and specialty-trade and employers involved in residential construction.

Rule affects general contractors and specialty-trade and employers involved in residential construction.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published September 01, 2015
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OSHA Clarifies Report Requirements

OSHA overhauled record-keeping updates at the start of 2015.

OSHA overhauled record-keeping updates at the start of 2015.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published July 30, 2015
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Canada Aligns to GHS

OSHA announced a continued partnership with Health Canada to align U.S. and Canadian regulatory approaches to labeling and classification requireme...

OSHA announced a continued partnership with Health Canada to align U.S. and Canadian regulatory approaches to labeling and classification requirements for workplace chemicals. The goal of the partnership is to implement a unified system allowing the use of one label and one Safety Data Sheet (SDS) that would be acceptable in both countries.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published July 17, 2015
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OSHA and Canada Partner for Chemical Labeling System

Canada and the United States have been working together to align their laws for classifying and labeling chemicals.

Canada and the United States have been working together to align their laws for classifying and labeling chemicals.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published June 05, 2015
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OSHA Announces Confined Spaces Rule

In dangerous work environments, you can’t always see the light at the end of the tunnel. This month, OSHA issued a final rule to increase protectio...

In dangerous work environments, you can’t always see the light at the end of the tunnel. This month, OSHA issued a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published May 08, 2015
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Books That Shaped Work in America

Books reflect the life and times of people. Narrowing the lenses on people at work provides an intriguing glimpse into the labor unions, immigrant...

Books reflect the life and times of people. Narrowing the lenses on people at work provides an intriguing glimpse into the labor unions, immigrant movements, and power struggle of the populace.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published April 22, 2015
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OSHA Proposes Slips, Trips and Falls Regulation

The fatality ticker scrolls atop OSHA’s website, serving as an ominous reminder that gravity is a force to be reckoned with. Slips, trips and falls...

The fatality ticker scrolls atop OSHA’s website, serving as an ominous reminder that gravity is a force to be reckoned with. Slips, trips and falls may appear to be innocuous workplace accidents, but fatality reports prove what a deadly threat these are.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published April 15, 2015
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Updates to OSHA's Recordkeeping Rule

OSHA requires record keeping of severe injuries. This help employers recognize workplace hazards and correct those conditions. Here are simple tips...

OSHA requires record keeping of severe injuries. This help employers recognize workplace hazards and correct those conditions. Here are simple tips to help keep track of work-related injuries and illnesses and their causes.


BY GRAPHIC PRODUCTS STAFF | Published February 26, 2015