In a nutshell, The Safe Chemicals Act of 2011 that made it out of the senate committee would require businesses that produce and process chemicals to test the chemicals now in use that have never been tested for toxic impact on human health and the environment, and place the onus on companies both to prioritize action for chemicals of high concern, and inform the public about all the chemicals they put into their products.
This picture is still under reconstruction as NFPA works toward enforcement guidance related to emergency responder use of the “diamond” label going forward.
Now with 140 regulations our customers have even greater and more powerful information at their finger-tips. Also companies can submit regulations to SiteHawk that are not currently listed in our library for inclusion into the cross reference list.
One of the more common things we hear from people in our industry is, “I wish there was a better way to search for a SDS”. In the “paper-binder” world there’s no easy way around it, it’s just naturally a clumsy task. Open up your notebook, and flip through a few times until you find…
We will again be at the 2012 National Safety Council’s Congress and Expo this October 22-24, so please stop by Booth #2346 to check us out.
To share how EnPro became a two time America’s Safest Company winner with EHS Today, they are holding, 2012 Safety Summit – A System that Works.
That’s what we think about when designing our application. It’s something any software provider must consider. What’s coming down the road that will affect our industry, clients, and software? Just over the next few months we will be rolling out some of the most exciting enhancements to our application yet.
What would having a customized material approval process mean to you and your organization? Those who have implemented an electronic material approval process will tell you that by adding an organized, traceable process, they have been able to minimize risk and liability, and improve the efficiency and compliance of the organization’s overall chemical management program….
SiteHawk presents Best Practices Webinar: EH&S – Making the Most of Your GHS Chemical Data Compliance is the first step of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS), but how else can you benefit from your updated safety data sheets and chemical data? Utilizing information of SDSs can and will help you reduce risks and better manage…
Background: At the forefront of the Green Chemistry movement, California introduced its Green Chemistry Initiative in 2008 with the stated goal of removing, reducing, or replacing potentially harmful chemicals in consumer products. The initiative encourages Green Chemistry practitioners to design new products and processes that reduce or eliminate the use or generation of hazardous substances:…