Tag: MSDS Management
Increase in OSHA Fines
For the first time in 25 years, OSHA increases fines for violations by as much as 78%. Effective August 1, 2016, the new maximum fine per violation will be $12,471 (the max has been $7,000 since 1990). By Congressional directive, federal agencies such as OSHA are adjusting civil penalties to account for inflation; penalties will continue to…Read more...
The Cost of Safety and Compliance
The big question on a lot of people’s minds is how will GHS affect safety numbers in the long run? Well some 40+ million workers in the U.S. alone will be affected by GHS. There will also be implementation and training costs. However, OSHA is forecasting the prevention of 43 fatalities and 585 injuries per year from implementing the GHS.Read more...
Check Out This New Feature: Material Action Gears
Categories: Product Development
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.Read more...
OSHA Issues Corrections and Technical Amendment to HazCom Standard Final Rule
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
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...
SiteHawk Marks Record Year for Customer Growth and Product Innovation
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.Read more...