The European Raw Materials Alliance has been established in recognition of the critical importance of raw materials to the European Union’s security, sustainability, and industrial leadership.
October 15, 2020
The European Commission recently launched the European Raw Materials Alliance (ERMA), with the presence of other European Union (EU) institutions, national ministers, industry, unions, and civil society organizations, as well as key industry stakeholders.
Three groups from ACC continue to lead the work with OSHA: the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry (CPI); and the Diisocyanates (DII) and Aliphatic Diisocyanates (ADI) panels.
October 13, 2020
The American Chemistry Council (ACC) and the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently signed the renewal of the ACC OSHA Alliance, which continues to foster safer and more healthful American workplaces operating with diisocyanate chemicals along the polyurethane value chain.
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.
Read all about packaging, from formulating packaging adhesives to choosing the best packaging option for your product. This issue also includes the 2020 Raw Materials and Chemicals Overview in this issue, so be sure to check it out!