Category: Product Development

OSHA Publishes Hazard Classification Guidance

Mar 2016

Author: SiteHawk

Categories: HazCom Compliance, Product Development, Product Sustainability

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OSHA recently published an OSHA Hazard Classification Guidance document to help manufacturers and importers of chemicals. The document helps them comply with the hazard classification portion of HCS. What is in the OSHA Hazard Classification Guidance? The 432-page OSHA Hazard Classification Guidancedocument provides comprehensive guidance on hazard classification including sections on: The process of data collection…

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Apple Releases Banned Chemical List

Aug 2014

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, Product Development, Product Sustainability

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As noted in Macworld’s recent article, Apple published its first list of regulated substances (banned chemical list).  Amid calls for increased scrutiny regarding the potential usage of carcinogenic substances, Apple concluded that no widespread use of benzene or n-hexane had occurred in its manufacturing facilities. In a growing trend amongst product manufacturers, Apple’s move highlights…

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What is a Chemical Profiling System?

Oct 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

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

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A chemical profiling system essentially allows EH&S and business professional to extract important chemical information out of the materials located in their facility.

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How Valuable is Immediate Hazard Info in an Emergency: Utilizing QR Codes

May 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Product Development, SDS Management

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This sheet provides information about the placement and volatility of materials in the vehicle. This is similar to a safety data sheet, in that both identify and convey hazards. In an emergency this would most likely be first responders.

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Highlight Feature: Regulatory Threshold Worksheets

Apr 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: HazCom Compliance, Product Development, SDS Management

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In the most basic description, the Regulatory Threshold Worksheets compare material quantities recorded within SiteHawk to be compared against reporting threshold levels for reporting of various regulations. It sounds simple enough, but it is also one of the most talked about and powerful new features in SiteHawk Professional. It acts like a regulatory checks and…

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Check Out This New Feature: Material Action Gears

Apr 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Product Development

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So you are searching through your SDS notebook and you find a specific material that that needs to be emailed to another employee. Instead of copying the location or pulling out the SDS and attaching it to an email, SiteHawk says just hit the Action Gear and “Email an SDS” will be an option.

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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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SiteHawk Marks Record Year for Customer Growth and Product Innovation

Jan 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Product Development, SDS Management

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We made several feature enhancements in 2012 across our SDS Management and SDS Authoring software platforms. Several new features such as SiteHawk QRy and MAPS (Material Analysis Profiling System) earned the attention and praise of SiteHawk customers and industry experts. SiteHawk QRy allows users to create a SiteHawk-generated QR code for any material in a customer’s SDS notebook for instant retrieval and display of an SDS on a mobile device. MAPS, a comprehensive chemical profiling system gives users the ability to unlock important chemical data from products, materials, and production processes with advanced insight into materials or substances that may trigger a regulatory issue or raise customer concerns.

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Problem Solving: How We Are Here to Help with SiteHawk Customer Support

Nov 2012

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: General Information, Product Development, SDS Management

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We took the opportunity to not only update our help files, but we also took the time to re-vamp our entire support site

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SDS Simplified Search: Searching for the SDS is the Most Difficult Issue Employees Have!

Nov 2012

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: HazCom Compliance, Product Development, SDS Management

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I love telling our customers that you can “Never Search Again” and have immediate, one click access to the exact, most current SDS (for you old schoolers– MSDS) available.

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