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OSHA Issues Final Walking-Working Surfaces Rule
Slip-and-fall incidents are one of the leading causes of workplace injuries and fatalities in the US. To protect workers, federal legislation has created a set of standards for walking and working surfaces. These standards were recently updated to reflect advances in technology and to incorporate …
House Budget Committee Approves American Health Care Act
Last week, the House Budget Committee voted 19-17 to pass the GOP-backed American Health Care Act. The Act would replace the Affordable Care Act and make several modifications to the current healthcare system in the United States. Although the bill still needs to make it through the full House vote and …
Senate Holds Hearing on STEM Education
On March 15, 2017 SGIA attended a hearing held by the Senate’s Subcommittee on Labor, Health and Human Services, Education, and Related Agencies. The hearing, "STEM Education: Preparing Students for the Careers of Today and the Future", discussed the role of science, technology, engineering, and math …
SGIA Submits Comments to EPA on Proposed TSCA Inventory Notification (Active-Inactive) Requirements
On March 14th, 2017, SGIA submitted comments to the Environmental Protection Agency regarding the proposed TSCA Inventory Reset rule. The proposed rule “resets” the Toxic Substances Control Act Chemical Substance Inventory, and provides procedures for classifying chemicals as either active …
SGIA Recognizes 51 Member Safety Programs
Annual Safety Recognition Program puts members through safety paces
SGIA Submits Comments to New Jersey on Proposed VOC Control Rule
On February 27, 2017, SGIA submitted comments on New Jersey’s proposed VOC control rule, which proposes to adopt standards based on the recommendations of the EPA’s Industrial Cleaning Solvent Control Techniques Guidelines (CTG). SGIA attended a hearing held by the states’ Department of Environmental …
SGIA Attends GlobalChem 2017
From February 22-24, 2017, SGIA attended the annual GlobalChem conference. Each year, the conference gives industry professionals the opportunity to connect and discuss key regulatory issues that affect the management of chemicals around the world. The highlight of this year’s conference was the recently …
SGIA Expands Staff to Broaden Conversation with Industry
New positions handle community development, research support, communications
SGIA Sponsors Digital Print for Packaging
SGIA President & CEO Ford Bowers joins the event's advisory board
Industry Steps Up to Serve at SGIA Congress of Committees
Yearly meeting highlights new direction for SGIA
EPA Releases Annual Report on Risk Evaluations
The Environmental Protection Agency recently released their 2017 annual report on risk evaluations. This report is required by the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemicals Safety for the …
2016 SGIA Expo Among 50 Fastest-Growing Trade Shows of 2016
12.9 percent growth in net square feet of exhibit space places the 2016 SGIA Expo well above national average
Specialty Graphic Imaging Association Signs On as Association Partner for InPrint USA, the Industrial Print Show
The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) has signed on as an Association Partner for the inaugural InPrint USA, the Industrial Print Show.
Wide-Format Printing: It's Going Places
The future is uncertain. In these times, where political tension runs high and the economy works better and harder for some over others, there is only one guarantee: Wide-format printing is on an upswing.
How to Get the Most Out of SGIA Workshops and Other Training
Have you heard really good ideas at a workshop or other training event, but when you returned to work somehow the ideas never seemed to get implemented effectively? Probably all of us have experienced the challenge of taking good ideas and executing them in a meaningful way.