The guidance reportedly provides easy-to-use, accurate information from experts on construction health hazards about how the virus can be controlled on construction sites.
August 31, 2020
AIHA recently announced that it has issued a new guidance document, “Focus on Construction Health: COVID-19,” to help the construction community deal with the challenges of responding to COVID-19 by providing a practical plan for protecting workers.
Attendees will be able to participate virtually in multiple interactive opportunities throughout the week, including live interaction with speakers in educational sessions and with fellow attendees, sponsors, and exhibitors in the ASC EXPO.
August 19, 2020
The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has announced that, given the ongoing economic and health crisis throughout the U.S., the ASC Convention and EXPO scheduled for November 4-6, 2020, is being moved to a 100% virtual event.
The economic toll of the global COVID-19 pandemic is vast and ongoing. According to Bill Allmond, president of The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC), member companies have experienced varying degrees of difficulty, and those difficulties have likely evolved over the course of the crisis.
ASSP and AIHA have worked together to improve work environments and advance the profession for more than 20 years.
July 24, 2020
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) and American Society of Safety Professionals (ASSP) have signed a three-year memorandum of understanding that outlines how the organizations will continue to collaborate on advancing workplace safety and health, as well as strengthening the occupational safety and health profession.
Potential topics for consideration include tape’s advantages and areas for growth in comparison to other bonding methods, how to communicate tape’s benefits and overcome potential barriers for increased use by building and construction and automotive professionals, and upcoming innovations and future marketplace trends.
July 23, 2020
The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) recently announced the official opening of abstract submissions for its inaugural Tape Week event, slated for May 3-6, 2021, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.
SOCMA developed the “Specialty Chemicals Industry Census” as part of a strategic focus on building commercial growth opportunities.
July 17, 2020
The Society of Chemical Manufacturers & Affiliates (SOCMA) recently released the findings of its inaugural industry census, which indicates specialty chemical companies remain bullish despite the uncertain landscape.
The report is intended to outline the main findings of the risk assessment and explain that human exposure to cyclic esters from polyester pre-polymers in food packaging adhesives is not relevant from a toxicological point of view.
July 3, 2020
FEICA, the Association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry, recently announced that it has published a Summary Report of a FEICA risk assessment carried out on cyclic esters potentially present in polyester adhesives intended to be used in food contact materials.
With electronic systems expected to reach 50% of the total car cost by 2030, electronics companies are of critical importance in the automotive supply chain.
June 26, 2020
To reinforce the importance of quality in process and manufacturing, standardization for supply chain effectiveness, and industry advancement, IPC and the Automotive Industry Action Group (AIAG) recently renewed their cooperative agreement.