The Alliance’s action of identifying a catastrophic bill in Washington state that would have banned certain inks prevailed.
Gary A. Jones
A proposed Washington state bill amended to include a ban of all printing inks that use chlorinated pigments would be devastating.
ECHO Notify allows the public to receive weekly emails alerting them of EPA and state environmental enforcement actions and violations.
Workplace injury and illness rates for printing and related support industries remained lower than those for manufacturing facilities.
Virginia was the first state to implement its own workplace health and safety regulation addressing COVID-19.
The new guidance states that some people who have been exposed to COVID-19 may now quarantine for less than two weeks.
In response to growing concerns regarding COVID-19, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued guidance to employers.
The DOL has issued mandatory posters explaining the Families First Coronavirus Response Act and the impacts it will have on employees.
EPA announced a temporary enforcement discretion policy that applies to civil violations during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Here is a list of cleaners that should not be mixed together.
OSHA issued a new poster listing steps all workplaces can take to reduce the risk of exposure to coronavirus.
Here is how to properly clean and disinfect, based on the guidelines issued by the Center for Disease Control for printing businesses.
To address safety in the COVID-19 pandemic, the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued updated guidance for employers.
For definitive direction for printing operations, the top 10 violations for printing were isolated from OSHA’s violation statistics.
The rise in popularity of the multicolor sheetfed offset lithographic printing press, while clearly a good indicator of expanding business, has created a challenge with the United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) regulations and waste automatic blanket wash. Meeting this challenge requires a knowledge and understanding of EPA’s regulations as they apply to waste blanket wash, and what must be done to meet those specific regulations. The topic is important enough that it is also being featured at the upcoming National Environmental, Health and Safety Conference for the Graphic Communications Industries in Indianapolis, scheduled for March 27-29 (see sidebar below). At the heart