The Backstory Carbon nanotubes (CNT) are used to increase the strength and rigidity of composite materials in a variety of applications, from ice hockey sticks to boat hulls. Burgeoning new uses, such as the creation of electrically conducting CNT fibers and supercapacitors could change the way we transfer and store energy—that is, if these new…read more.
Global Safety Management Among Second-Stage Businesses Competing to Earn Prestigious Honor Global Safety Management was among the first round of 2017 Florida Companies to Watch finalists recently announced by GrowFL. The awards event – now in its seventh year – honors 50 select second-stage companies from throughout the state of Florida for developing valuable products and…read more.
Global Safety Management (GSM), a SaaS-based compliance company that provides tools for companies to easily create, manage, and deliver mandatory product safety information and labeling has announced the successful close of a fundraising round from Florida Gulfshore Capital, Mosley Ventures, the FAN Fund, and other investors. Existing investor Fidelis Capital also participated. GSM focuses on the creation, management, and…read more.
After 40 plus years, the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) was reformed for the first time! In June of 2016, President Obama signed into law an amended TSCA and gave the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) a new scope with which to regulate manufacturing and production. There are three prominent changes that may impact your company,…read more.
Global Safety Management was named to the University of Florida’s 2017 Gator100 during a ceremony Feb. 10 at UF’s J. Wayne Reitz Union Grand Ballroom. Sponsored by the UF Alumni Association, in partnership with the UF Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center, the Gator100 recognizes the 100 fastest-growing businesses owned or led by UF alumni. Ernst &…read more.
Signed into law June 22, 2016, the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act amended the existing Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the Nation’s primary chemicals management law. Among the many amendments, a provision was established that is being referred to as an “inventory reset.” How will the TSCA Inventory Reset impact your…read more.
The American Chemical Society’s Tampa Bay section has appointed Joshua Nevels, DC, Technical Director of chemical regulatory compliance at Global Safety Management, Inc., to serve as its 2017 Public Relations Representative, effective immediately. In this role Dr. Nevels will be responsible for community outreach, event coordination and media relations for the Tampa area. “It’s a…read more.
Did you know that in the making of tooth paste, if fluoride gets on a worker’s skin, there is a 12-plus page document called a safety data sheet that explains how to deal with fluoride toxicity? Not only that, but did you know toothpaste has several hazardous components in it? Each one of those components has…read more.
If you live in one of the EU member states and were considering getting a tattoo, you may want to act soon. In fact, the European Commission recently requested that ECHA begin a safety evaluation of several common tattoo inks, which may eventually lead to use restrictions of these inks throughout the EU. As part…read more.
By: Julie MacGregor, President and CEO Global Safety Management Let’s face it, complying with OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard is a headache. It involves understanding the regulations, gathering SDSs, generating chemical reports, and much more. Because of this, many companies either do nothing or do what they believe to be bare minimum. The problem is that…read more.