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The U.S. EPA announced notable projects by organizations and facilities making environmentally-friendly strides in green power, green refrigeration, and products with safer chemicals.
The two new alliances with the National Grain and Feed Association and the American Chemistry Council will focus on preventing exposure dangers associated with the grain handling and polyurethane industries.
The plan is part of ongoing efforts between OSHA and Health Canada to reduce regulatory barriers between U.S. and Canadian systems responsible for chemical safety.
As end-users, facility managers have until June 1, 2016 to have chemicals in their facilities properly labeled according to the OSHA-mandated Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals.
Simply targeting the least expensive product options is a potential lost opportunity for long-term cost efficiency and sustainability.