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OSHA Releases Long-Awaited Updates to Hazard Communication Standard

The U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final rule updating the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). The HCS ensures chemical safety in the workplace by requiring manufacturers to provide information about hazardous chemicals through labels, safety data sheets, and training to employees. The final rule becomes effective July 19, 2024. 

May 20, 2024

SOCMA Praises Legislation to Reauthorize Key Trade Program 

SOCMA strongly supports the introduction of the Miscellaneous Tariff Bill Reform Act by Trade Subcommittee Chair Adrian Smith (R-NE) with nearly 20 cosponsors, including 17 Ways and Means Committee members. SOCMA has been advocating for MTB reauthorization since 2020 and focused on educating congressional offices on the Ways and Means Committee. 

May 15, 2024