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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.
EPA Moves Forward With TSCA Implementation
On June 22, 2016, President Obama signed the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act into law, amending the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The original rule that was implemented in 1976 created an inventory of 62,000 chemical substances that were already in …
Penalty Amounts Adjusted for 2017
Effective January 13, 2017, the maximum penalties for citations issued by OSHA have been once again adjusted for inflation under the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990. This annual adjustment allows OSHA to increase its penalties issued for violations. Such increases were not adjusted …
OSHA Issues Final Rule Amending the Injury and Illness Recordkeeping Rule
On December 19, 2016 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released its final rule known as the “Clarification of Employer’s Continuing Obligation to Make and Maintain an Accurate Record of Each Recordable Injury and Illness”. This final rule goes into effect January 18, …
Minimum Wage Increases
The following 19 states will increase their minimum wage rates on December 31 or January 1: Arizona increases to $10 on Jan. 1, 2017, with future increases to $12 by 2020 and indexed for annual cost of living increases starting in 2021 Arkansas increases …
OSHA Issues Final Rule to Update the General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces and Fall Protection Standards
On November 17, 2016 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued its final rule which updates the General Industry Walking-Working Surfaces standards. The updated rule applies to all workplaces and covers work areas including platforms, elevated walkways, floors, ladders, …
Sawgrass Donates Dye-Sublimation Printer for Use in Upcoming SGIA Workshop
SGIA member donation strengthens education and industry careers
Proposition 65 Amendments Approved in August 2016
On August 30, 2016, amendments to the Proposition 65 regulations in California were approved, marking the first change in the rule in over 30 years. The Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986, also known as Proposition 65 or Prop. 65, was passed in the state of California with the goal …
Sustaining Future Generations: A Case Study
The SGIA Sustainability Recognition Program encourages SGIA member companies to create and adopt sustainable business practices and to set an example for other companies to follow. Each year, SGIA honors those who have completed the program with the Sustainability Recognition Award. Plum Grove, Inc. …