Category: Chemical Management

OSHA Issues Corrections and Technical Amendment to HazCom Standard Final Rule

Feb 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, HazCom Compliance

Tags: , , , , , , ,

OSHA is correcting its regulations that were amended by the Hazard Communication Standard final rule, published in the Federal Register on March 26, 2012. The majority of the corrections are to references inadvertently missed in the original publication of the final rule. Other corrections include correcting values or notations in tables, and updating references to terms.

Read more...

A Few Tips to Get a Grip on an Accurate Chemical Inventory

Feb 2013

Author: kwilliams

Categories: Chemical Management, SDS Authoring

Tags: , , , , , ,

Aside from being more organized there are a few immediate practical rewards you’ll see: 1) you will establish a solid baseline for creating material approval and control procedures, 2) ensure MSDS compliance, and 3) automate regulatory reporting that is efficient and accurate.

Read more...

“It’s all about the Data Baby!” – The DRIVE behind SDS Management (Indexing )

Dec 2012

Author: jedwards

Categories: Chemical Management, SDS Management

Tags: , , , , ,

Electronic Safety Data Sheet management systems work exactly in the same manner. Data, or what is commonly known as “indexing”, is needed for search and reporting engines to work.

Read more...

Katie’s Corner: SDS Authoring Tip – What are relevant ingredients?

Dec 2012

Author: kmcgee

Categories: Chemical Management, SDS Authoring, SDS Management

Tags: , ,

The concept of Relevant ingredients are only applicable to the following hazards: Acute toxicity, Skin Corrosion/Irritation, Eye Damage/Irritation and Aquatic toxicity.

Read more...

Hazcom 2012 Enforcement Guidance — A Muddy Picture Begins to Clear (Slowly).

Oct 2012

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, SDS Management

Tags: , , ,

This picture is still under reconstruction as NFPA works toward enforcement guidance related to emergency responder use of the “diamond” label going forward.

Read more...

Regulation Cross Reference List Reaches 140 Regulations

Oct 2012

Author: SiteHawk

Categories: Chemical Management, GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, Product Development, SDS Management

Tags: , , , , ,

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.

Read more...

Feature Highlight – Material Approval – “Where is that approval form and whose desk is it held up on???”

Aug 2012

Author: ksharma

Categories: Chemical Management, SDS Management

Tags: , , , ,

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….

Read more...

Regulation Round-Up: Green Chemistry & Consumer Product Regulations (State level)

Aug 2012

Author: kmcgee

Categories: Chemical Management, General Information, HazCom Compliance

Tags: , ,

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:…

Read more...

5 Quick Tips to Get More from Your Electronic SDS Solution

Jul 2012

Author: tmosley

Categories: Chemical Management, GHS Solutions, Product Development, SDS Management

Tags: , , , , ,

It is no secret that SiteHawk prides itself in excellent customer service, so SiteHawk would like to present 5 Quick Tips to Get More from Your Electronic SDS Solution.  One of the main differences you experience with SiteHawk’s customer service is our ability to really hear our clients. Have you ever hung up the phone…

Read more...

QR Codes and SiteHawk Equal the Fastest and Easiest SDS Look-Up in the Industry

Jul 2012

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, Product Development, SDS Management

Tags: , , ,

Quick! You need the Safety Data Sheet to look up first aid measures or what to do in case of an accidental release! If you are using paper copies, that can take a little more time to search through your ledger. However, if you have an electronic SDS management system you’ll be able to search…

Read more...