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An Overview of OSHA's 2021 NPRM: Updating the HazCom Standard

An Overview of OSHA's 2021 Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Updating the HazCom Standard The landscapes of hazmat regulations, chemical classifications and employee HAZWOPER training are constantly changing. And American industry leaders can expect more changes soon! In February 2021, the US Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) finally published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) for the HazCom standard. OSHA's goal aligns with the most recent revision of the UN's GHS.
Topics: Hazard Communication

Survey Finds Companies Unprepared for OSHA's HCS and GHS Deadline

Trying to keep up with OSHA regulations is a constant time-consuming challenge that requires perpetual study to avoid penalties. However, it's essential to stay on top of these if you're working in the industrial sector where injuries are continually possible. OSHA consistently updates their procedures to assure those in industry continue to adhere to the best possible safety actions.
Topics: Hazard Communication