Category: GHS Solutions

North American HazCom Standard Based on UN GHS to Become a Reality

Jul 2013

Author: kmcgee

Categories: GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance

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Is a North American HazCom Standard based on UN GHS going to become a reality? We have gotten just an inkling of the potential answer to this infamous question in the recent weeks as Canada has released a “Description of Proposed Amendments to adopt GHS”.

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HazCom Compliance: GHS Labeling the Latest from OSHA

May 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance

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Workplace Labeling seems to be the single most asked about impact related the current transition of OSHA Hazcom 2012 with GHS. OSHA hasn’t changed general requirements for workplace labeling—and gives Employers the option to create their own workplace labels—however, there are caveats.

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Common Mistakes When Authoring SDSs and GHS Compliance

Mar 2013

Author: kmcgee

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

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Although OSHA has not (at this time) published any guidance documents for field auditors regarding updated SDSs it is easy to say that an outdated SDS will stand out like a sore thumb. As you look to update SDSs for your products here are some of the most common mistakes and misconceptions regarding authoring an updated SDS for your consideration:

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How Big is Your GHS Compliance Gap: GHS Audit Report

Mar 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: GHS Solutions

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HazCom 2012 requires companies to update all of your material safety data sheets (MSDS) to comply with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). Do you have an easy way of determining how many of your safety data sheets are GHS-compliant?

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The Next Generation of SiteHawk is Here: New SiteHawk Functionality

Mar 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: GHS Solutions, Product Development, SDS Management

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New SDS Management platform boosts user simplicity, searching capabilities, and GHS compliance functions for U.S. and global companies alike.

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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

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

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Regulation Cross Reference List Reaches 140 Regulations

Oct 2012

Author: SiteHawk

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

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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.

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SiteHawk will be Exhibiting at the 2012 NSC Congress and Expo

Oct 2012

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Events, GHS Solutions, SDS Management

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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.

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How We Plan To Assist our Customers Though SiteHawk Product Enhancements

Sep 2012

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: GHS Solutions, Product Development

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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.

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SiteHawk Best Practices Webinar: EH&S – Making the Most of Your GHS Chemical Data

Aug 2012

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Events, GHS Solutions, SDS Management

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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…

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