When is “Approved” Not Approved? – Storing Flammables in IBC
April 14, 2014 - By: Clifton Brown
NFPA has initiated an awareness campaign on dangers of storing flammable/combustible liquids in composite intermediate bulk containers (IBC)… Earlier this month the US National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) launched a campaign to raise awareness regarding the fire risk posed by indoor storage of flammable or combustible liquids in IBC. The hazards are considered particularly significant […]
HMIS and NFPA: Do They Still Work?
April 7, 2014 - By: Bob Monette
Now that OSHA has revised the Hazard Communication Standard to align with GHS, the question many employers, chemical manufacturers, distributors and end users have is: Will I be able to continue to use my NFPA and HMIS labeling systems? The answer is yes . . . But they may cause confusion. The question becomes not […]
Canadian Government Tables Legislation to Introduce GHS
April 1, 2014 - By: Barbara Foster
On March 28, 2014, the Government of Canada tabled new legislation intended, among other things, to start the introduction of the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). This legislation, included in Bill C-31, proposes amendments to the Hazardous Products Act ...
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