Proposed rule would establish a new PEL of 50 μg/m3 with an action level 25 μg/m3 calculated as an eight-hour time-weighted average for general industry, half of the current standard
OSHA’s implementation of the Globally Harmonized System deadline for the first round of regulations fell on Dec. 1, 2013.
challenge alleges that the commission erred in its assessment of chromium trioxide for authorization and failed to provide an exemption for the continued use of it and other related compounds in the surface coatings industry.
The conference is expected to welcome more than 1,200 convention attendees to Cleveland for an intense, three-day conference that includes industry speakers, tradeshow displays and social events.
The NASF Nominating Committee is in the process of identifying candidates for the NASF Board of Directors elections to be held in November 2013. Committee is charged with identifying candidates that represent the broad membership of the NASF.
Yinlun Huang awarded the 2013 National Association for Surface Finishing’s Scientific Achievement Award.
The NASF continues to work closely on advocacy efforts to ensure that U.S. and global regulatory bodies make responsible and scientifically-informed decisions on materials uses for a range of coatings processes.
Panel will include manufacturing experts from the United Kingdom, Singapore, Japan, Mexico, Brazil, China and Canada.
As we head to the Windy City for NASF’s SUR/FIN 2013, let’s take a look at some of the oldest continuous plating operations in Chicagoland.
The Washington Forum, held by the National Association for Surface Finishing, and held at the Ritz Carlton, Pentagon City, was a resounding success.
55 substances per year will be risk-assessed, but the mid-term objective is to assess 80 substances by the end of 2014.
The NASF recently launched the NASF 1000 initiative to provide sustaining support for the finishing industry’s public policy advocacy and government relations activities.
Economic & Business Update Dr. Ken Mayland, president of ClearView Economics, presented the latest data on business trends and his prognosis for the global economy and the state of manufacturing in North America.
Senator Lautenberg introduced two bills seeking to require certain high-risk facilities to implement measures—including so-called inherently safer technologies —to protect them from terrorist attacks.
As part of its regulatory review effort, OSHA is developing a Request for Information seeking input to help identify ways to address occupational exposure to chemicals.
NASF filed a legal challenge to the final rule in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit, the most powerful court in the nation besides the U.S. Supreme Court.
Blass is responsible for Global Product Validation including vehicle, engine, drivetrain, sound, dynamic, structural, certifications.
Attendees enjoyed a variety of sessions, with topics ranging from the economic outlook for finishing and manufacturing
Sudarshan Narayanan is currently focusing on transparent conductors for optoelectronic applications and is expecting to complete his doctorate in 2013
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