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By Paul Gutkowski and Cathy Malinowski Do you know what is the most common OSHA citation for printing companies?  Would you like to make more money by reducing the number of accidents and injuries?  Is it possible for a company to be cited with a criminal penalty for violating an environmental regulation? Compliance Audit Benefits for Printing Companies A regularly scheduled environmental, health and safety (EHS) audit provides management with an effective and affordable means to ensure regulatory compliance.  Identifying regulatory compliance issues allows an organization time to better plan and implement corrective actions before a regulatory inspection ...
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By, Jodi Drew, EHS Manager, ITU AbsorbTech and Jerry Chapman, Corporate Safety Manager, ITU AbsorbTech There are many regulations covering how to use, store, and handle the chemicals and materials used by printers. Agencies such as EPA, state environmental agencies, OSHA, LEPCs, fire marshals and others have input into process requirements. But industry best practices go far beyond those requirements. Some key areas to focus on are discussed below. Strong partnerships with chemical suppliers are essential to taking the next steps toward environmental safety. Measurable goals are fundamental to providing environmentally and human friendly chemicals, ...
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