Does global harmonization, pictograms, new MSDS requirements and new container labeling have you confused? If you are, you're not alone. The latest changes to the OSHA HazCom standard, which take effect later this year, can be baffling and overwhelming. If you are an owner, supervisor, or manager with safety responsibilities, you should attend this information-packed webinar.
NLBMDA announced today that NyloBoard, LLC is the newest member of the association's Manufacturers and Services Council. The council is composed of the leading building material manufacturers and service providers serving the LBM industry.
Ask your Representative and Senators to cosponsor the Lead Reduction Exposure Amendments Act (H.R. 2093, S. 484), which would reform the Environment Protection Agency's (EPA) Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting (LRRP) rule.
NLBMDA today commended the introduction of legislation in the U.S. House of Representatives that would reform the EPA's Lead: Renovation, Repair & Painting Rule to reduce the burden the regulation has placed on the remodeling, retrofit and installed sales markets while protecting pregnant women and small children from lead hazards. The Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act of 2013 (H.R. 2093) was introduced by Congressman Tim Murphy (R-PA) and twenty-one cosponsors.
NLBMDA welcomes the decision yesterday by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit invalidating a National Labor Relations Board rule requiring nearly six million employers to post an 11-by-17 inch notice regarding employee rights to unionize.
This week the Senate is expected to vote on the Marketplace Fairness Act (S. 743), which would empower states to enforce sales tax collection and remittance from out-of-state Internet retailers. The bill would level the playing field between local retailers like lumber yards and out-of-state Internet retailers.
On March 8th, 2013, the U.S. Customs and Immigration Service issued a new Form I-9, or Employment Eligibility Verification form. Due to the updates made, the new form renders all previous versions of the Form I-9 obsolete, and has required the new form to be filled out by all employees who begin work for pay after May 7th, 2013. NLBMDA has prepared an Issue Briefing to detail how employers can get the new I-9 Form and how to use it.
Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK) has reintroduced the Lead Exposure Reduction Amendments Act (S. 484), which would reform the Environmental Protection Agency's Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule. The legislation aims to reduce the burden the rule has placed on the home retrofit market.
NLBMDA applauded introduction of legislation last night in the U.S. Senate that would reform the Environmental Protection Agency's Lead: Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule. This bill would reduce the burden the rule has placed on lumber & building material dealers in the home retrofit market, and also protect pregnant women and small children from lead hazards.