The Voluntary Agreement commits the vast majority of formaldehyde production in Europe, covering 16 countries across the continent.
May 25, 2021
Formacare, the formaldehyde sector group of the European Chemical Industry Council (Cefic), recently presented new results from the Voluntary Agreement to reduce workplace exposure to formaldehyde across Europe.
According to Ashland, its sustainability report and webpages include examples of how the company is improving products and processes while preserving natural resources and enhancing the communities in which it operates.
October 21, 2020
Ashland Global Holdings Inc. recently published its “Corporate Sustainability Report” for 2019.
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.
AIHA’s latest guidelines include recommendations on engineering controls, germicidal ultraviolet radiation, enhanced cleaning and disinfection, and personal hygiene and physical distancing.
September 4, 2020
As businesses, schools, retailers, and manufacturers manage reopening due to the pandemic, AIHA announced that it continues to expand its library of Back to Work Safely guidelines, white papers, and resources aimed at 26 different business and community sectors.
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.
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.
Due to the critical need for this funding, all awards were made within 90 days of the passage of the CARES Act.
July 16, 2020
The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has awarded a total of $50 million in emergency funding to support U.S. manufacturers in their response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Berry is investing in a new state-of-the-art meltblown nonwovens line at one of its UK-based facilities.
July 2, 2020
Berry Global Group, Inc. recently announced its collaboration with The Medicom Group to design the manufacturing solution and guarantee the supply of nonwoven fabric intended for use in producing hundreds of millions of face masks annually as part of Medicom’s agreement with the British Government.
The amendments are expected to reduce emissions of hazardous air pollutants from the source category by 107 tons per year, which includes reductions in ethylene oxide emission of approximately 0.76 tons per year.
June 15, 2020
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently announced final amendments to the Miscellaneous Organic Chemical Manufacturing National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants to reduce hazardous air pollutants.