A Sad Farewell, A Happy Future for EHS

August 31, 2018

A Sad Farewell Gary Jones, PIA's long time head of environmental, health, and safety affairs, has departed PIA to write the next chapter of his career. We had a celebratory lunch for Gary on Friday, August 31, 2018 to recount his many accomplishment and exploits. Gary spent 31 years with PIA and the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation. Over the course of that time he became the unquestioned expert of Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) issues... Read More

Let's Play: Fact or Fiction? Test your knowledge about OSHA and EPA in print.

August 9, 2018

Press play to play along! PIA's Environmental, Health, and Safety experts are specifically trained to identify issues in the printing industry. When it comes to OSHA compliance problems, preventing violations, and responding to enforcement actions or citations, we know the answers. Services include: Consulting Compliance audits and other assessments Customized training Enforcement and legal response SGP-certified printer Let us help you... Read More

California’s Proposition 65 New Warning Requirements

August 9, 2018

Starting August 30, 2018, businesses that sell consumer goods to Californians will be subject to new warning requirements. Through its one-of-a-kind labeling law, California regulates thousands of businesses, whether through e-commerce or retail outlets in the state. The changes to the warning requirements under Proposition 65 (Prop 65) has triggered a lot of questions and requests for compliance guarantees and statements by print customers.... Read More

Rising Temperatures—A Threat to Safety

July 20, 2018

With summer in full swing and temperatures rising, heat-related illnesses can pose a serious threat. In areas of the United States, the outside temperatures climb to over 100 degrees Fahrenheit and depending upon the circumstances, production and warehouse areas without air conditioning can become equally hot and potentially dangerous. Heat exposure can lead to headaches, cramps, dizziness, fatigue, nausea, vomiting, and even seizures or death.... Read More

PIA Announces Partnership with Utah Clean Air

January 17, 2018

Pittsburgh, PA--Printing Industries of America's Environmental, Health, and Safety (EHS) Affairs Department and Printing Industries of Utah (PIU), now part of Pacific Printing Industries (PPI) Association, are pleased to announce a new partnership with the Utah Clean Air Partnership (UCAIR). The partnership will offer a training program to Utah printers on reducing air pollution. Additional partners in this program include the Specialty Graphic... Read More

February OSHA Log Summary Posting Reminder

February OSHA Log Summary Posting Reminder

February 3, 2017

Attention, printers--it's OSHA 300 Log(s) season! Now is the time to make sure you complete the steps below! Review the 2016 OSHA 300 Log to verify it contains accurate entries for all recordable injuries and illnesses that occurred throughout the year. Make any additions or corrections necessary to ensure accuracy. Verify that each injury and illness recorded on the 300 Log is accurately recorded on a corresponding 301 Incident Report Form (or... Read More

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