The happiest time of day for many pets is when they get outside for a walk. If you have a pet, you know that they don’t ignore this moment. No matter what the temperature is outside, when the time comes they are ready.
As of December 1, 2017 New Zealand will enforce new regulations for hazardous substance management. According to the Environment Protection Authority (EPA), the information available on Safety Data Sheets (SDS) must be updated. Companies with a SDS currently in compliance will need to plan and implement the necessary changes over a 5-year window.
Over $505,929 is the proposed penalty announced November 9th, 2017 for Trade Fair Supermarkets (New York City), for exposing employees to safety and health hazards in three of their locations. OSHA’s (Occupational Safety and Health Administration) Queens District Office inspected supermarket locations in Queens, Astoria and Jackson Heights.
As December approaches it is time for Santa Claus to start filling up the Christmas tree with gifts. For many families, kids’ gifts will usually come first. There is nothing more exciting than seeing a smile and excitement on the face of a little one that is receiving a new toy or a game as a gift. They make the children happy but they also need to keep them safe.
As discussed in Hazox’s previous article series, A Focus on WHMIS 2015, Canada recently adopted the Globalized Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) to create the
new Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) legislation, known as WHMIS 2015. However, even with the adoption of GHS, WHMIS 2015 still features many Canada-specific regulations. This can become confusing when shipping hazardous chemical into Canada, as their label requirements have some unique specifications.
As announced last month by Health Canada, some WHMIS 2015 compliance deadlines have been delayed. In the same publication, Canadian Gazette Part II, the government declared its intention to continue to require an application for the trade secret protection of chemical ingredients of products being shipped into Canada.
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced this week that it has issued Significant New Use Rules (Snurs) for 37 chemicals, a move that has been largely uncommon from the EPA in recent years.
The Workplace Hazardous Materials Bureau of Canada has announced delays in WHMIS 2015 compliance deadlines.
In this installment of our WHMIS 2015 info series, we will continue our introduction to new hazard classifications. In part one of this article, we discussed biohazardous infectious materials and combustible dust. In part two, we will introduce you to asphyxiants and pyrophoric gases.