OSHA eReporting, three-roll mills and TSCA are on the agenda for ink manufacturers and their suppliers.
David Savastano, Editor01.19.18
Keeping up with the latest government regulations is one of the most important and most challenging jobs facing ink manufacturers. These mandates are becoming more complex all the time, and a wrong ruling can have a costly impact.
In speaking with industry executives, there are a number of key hot spots to keep an eye on heading into 2018. Here are three of particular note:
• OSHA eReporting
The OSHA eReporting measure is expected to go into effect shortly. George Fuchs, director regulatory affairs and technology for the National Association of Printing Ink Manufacturers (NAPIM), noted that there are a couple of reasons behind OSHA’s illness/injury electronic data reporting rule, beginning with efficiency and transparency.
“Management of the data is simplified for OSHA because it is in electronic format, which will result in more efficient government resource allocation,” said Fuchs. “It is important to note here company specific illness/i
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