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Deadline to Obtain Reformatted Safety Data Sheets

The Hazard Communication Standard Revision of 2012 required manufacturers of hazardous chemicals to reformat all safety data sheets to a standardized 16-section format.  This process was to have been completed by June 1, 2015. The compliance date for employers to obtain the newly formatted safety data sheets was June 1, 2016.  If your practice has… Continue reading

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Hazard Communication Workplace Labeling

When the Hazard Communication Standard was updated in 2012, the burden of providing chemical hazard labeling was shifted from employers to the manufacturers and distributors of hazardous chemical products. Previously, employers had to supplement manufacturer labels to indicate hazard warnings for health, fire, reactivity and special hazards, along with a notation of the name of… Continue reading

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