Forum makes safety of plastic toys a priority
- Chemical Management and Control Strategies: Experiences from the GTZ Pilot Project on Chemical Safety in Indonesian Small and Medium-sized Enterprises. TISCHER, M.; SCHOLAEN, S. // Annals of Occupational Hygiene;Oct2003, Vol. 47 Issue 7, p571
In 1998 the Deutsche Gesellschaft fÃ¼r Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) launched the Convention Project on Chemical Safety in developing countries. The project aims to support developing countries in the implementation of the Rotterdam and Stockholm Conventions, create human resources and...
- Proposed Global Labeling System for Chemicals. // Professional Safety;Dec2002, Vol. 47 Issue 12, p11
Discusses the adoption of the proposed system to unify hazard classification and labeling for international trade of chemicals. Advantages of the proposed program; Countries that are adopting the program.
- Green Chemistry. Scheer, Roddy; Moss, Doug // Our Planet: Weekly Newsletter of E Magazine;7/3/2011, p5
The article provides an answer to a question regarding the development of safer alternatives harmful products that affect health and the environment.
- EU Fights Workplace Hazards. // Environmental Health Perspectives;Sep2003, Vol. 111 Issue 12, p1583
Reports that the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work has launched an initiative to help educate managers and workers about hazardous material safety.
- Accidental hazmat releases focus of CCPS seminar. // Professional Safety;May95, Vol. 40 Issue 5, p12
Reports that the Center for Chemical Process Safety will hold a Conference on Modeling and Mitigating the Consequences of Accidental Releases of Hazardous Materials on September 26-29, 1995 in New Orleans, La.
- Does TSCA stifle innovation? Triplett, Tim // Industrial Paint & Powder;Apr96, Vol. 72 Issue 4, p96
Reports that the Toxic Substances Control Act was organized to regulate the commercialization of potentially harmful chemicals. Argument that when this is done TSCA inhibits innovation and and prevents businesses from introducing potentially useful items; Why health officials are concerned about...
- Derailed train allowed to burn. // Loss Prevention Bulletin;Apr2007, Vol. 194 Issue 1, p30
The article reports on the derailed train which were allowed to burn to destroy the hazardous chemicals aboard in Louisville, Kentucky. According to reports, the 80-car train bound for Louisville from Birmingham, Alabama, caught fire after a freight train crash on January 16, 2007. The rail cars...
- Hazmat Safety Tour. // Chemical Market Reporter;06/28/99, Vol. 255 Issue 26, p32
Presents information on the 1999 White Stop tour which aims to train emergency service personnel and educate the public about hazardous material safety. Schedule of the tour; Sponsors of the tour; Distribution related topics which will be discussed.
- Lawmakers consider ban on BPA. Dunn, Jamey // Illinois Issues;Jul/Aug2010, Vol. 36 Issue 7/8, p15
The article reports on the ban of Bisphenol A (BPA) in children's products in Illinois. The versatility and toughness of BPA makes it an essential raw material in the manufacture for automobile components, electronics and appliances. However, the use of BPA in food production is prohibited due...