Proper Labeling Chemical Containers – Hazcom Regulatory Compliance

OSHA requires every original chemical container to have a primary shipping label from the manufacturer with a few exceptions: Drugs for patient care, consumer chemicals, and pesticides, including disinfectants and dental unit waterline cleaners, are not subject to the labeling…

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Hazcom Deadline Looming for Manufacturers – Regulatory Compliance

On June 1, 2015, chemical manufacturers, importers, and distributors must be in compliance with all modified provisions of the updated Federal Hazard Communication Standard. As of that date, chemical manufacturers and importers will be required to provide updated chemical labels…

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Hazcom Deadlines for Manufacturers Looming – Dental Regulation

In 2013, OSHA revised its Hazard Communication (Hazcom) Standard to align with the United Nation’s Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Affecting mostly chemical manufacturers, distributors, and importers, the major changes to the Hazcom Standard require…

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OSHA Employee Training Requirements

Employee safety is the sole focus of regulations mandated by the Federal Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). Hence, the intent of OSHA's training requirements is to ensure that all employees are trained on the hazards associated with the job,…

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OSHA Dental Compliance – Written Plans

Do you know OSHA requires dental offices to have written OSHA safety plans in place that specify how various hazards in the office will be controlled to protect employees? Employers, including dental offices, must have these customized written plans onsite…

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