Tag: HazCom

The Annual Chemical Inventory – The EHS Professional’s Secret Weapon

Apr 2017

Author: Kimberly Williams

Categories: Chemical Management, HazCom Compliance, OSHA Compliance

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Due to hazard communication regulations, we all know that a complete inventory of chemicals used in the workplace is a must.  Having an annual chemical inventory helps with chemical tracking, reduces disposal costs, helps keep a lean chemical inventory. Chemical inventories should be done on an annual basis to ensure you are maintaining accurate and…

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OSHA Signals Potential HazCom Changes

Apr 2017

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: HazCom Compliance, OSHA Compliance, SDS Authoring, SDS Management, Uncategorized

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Although many organizations are still wrestling with the operational implications of the adoption of GHS in OSHA 2012, OSHA has recently signaled that the agency may consider more HazCom changes in the next round of rulemaking. Are HazCom Changes in the Works? OSHA HazCom is based on Revision 3 of the UN GHS purple book. In a meeting…

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New partnership, new possibilities for EHS management programs

Dec 2014

Author: SiteHawk

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

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Recently, SiteHawk announced a new partnership with Intelex, a leading environmental, health, safety (EHS) and quality software provider–the SiteHawk Intelex partnership bridges the gap between chemical data content and EHS management applications. The data that SiteHawk collects from SDSs now feeds into Intelex’s applications such as water quality, industrial hygiene, occupational health, and risk management. This…

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OSHA Reveals their 2013 Top 10 Violations

Oct 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, General Information, GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance

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OSHA shared their Top 10 violations for 2013, HazCom has an additional 1,460 violation between 2012 and 2013. That’s a 31% increase year over year.

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Chemical Safety Board Issues Recommendations on Combustible Dust

Aug 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management

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Chemical Safety Board issues recommendations regarding combustible dust.

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

Jul 2013

Author: Katie McGee

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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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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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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