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This incident has highlighted the complexity of the chemical supply chain and the importance to manufacturers of non-U.S. suppliers in many cases. Pigments, in particular, have seen extensive outsourcing of production to foreign suppliers.
ACA supports EPA and the Army Corps of Engineers’ efforts to effect changes to the rule that will provide continuity and certainty for regulated entities, the States, agency staff, and the public.
This survey of coatings manufacturers provides participants with a meaningful report card to determine how they are faring in relation to their peer competitors.
A Product Category Rule (PCR) for Resinous Floor Coatings is now available for free, and will allow for the publication of verifiable Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs). The PCR for Resinous Floor Coatings, conceived and shepherded by ACA, was facilitated by NSF International, a third party developer of public health standards and certification programs.
Under Prop 65, individuals must provide warnings prior to exposure to a chemical identified by the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive harm.
Construction wages paid in various markets are greatly impacted by local labor supply (particularly in skilled crafts), local wage expectations, the amount of influence of organized labor, among other things.
On June 25, the magazine was honored by Association Media & Publishing with a bronze EXCEL Award in the magazine category of Best Single-Topic Issue for CoatingsTech’s February 2017 issue on Automotive Coatings.
Recent Bureau of Labor Statistics data suggest that construction workers are seeing slightly above average rates of growth in compensation.
OSHA Fixes Error Dating to 2016 Implementation of Workplace Injuries and Illnesses Tracking Regulation
The regulation requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness data that they are already required to record on their onsite OSHA Injury and Illness forms.
Under Prop. 65, individuals must provide warnings prior to exposure to a chemical identified by the State of California to cause cancer or reproductive harm. A Prop 65 warning must be “clear and reasonable” under the law, and Article 6 provides safe harbor language that businesses can adopt to ensure compliance and protect them from enforcement.