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Calling all VPP Participants! – OSHA Seeking Input on Voluntary Protection Programs

Got suggestions to make OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Programs (VPP) better? Now is your chance to make a difference and chime in. A docket (https://www.regulations.gov/docket?D=OSHA-2017-0009) is open until September 15, 2017 where you can submit your comments and also read other comments provided. OSHA is seeking input on following: What can the agency do to enhance…

Do You Have Questions About the Changes to CA Prop 65 Warning Requirements?

California Prop 65 warning requirements were changed in 2016. The new warning requirements are set to become effective August 30, 2018. To assist businesses with their compliance efforts, the California Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment (OEHHA) has published a new Q&A document about the New Prop 65 Warning Q&A: https://www.p65warnings.ca.gov/sites/default/files/art_6_business_qa.pdf  More information about Prop 65 warnings…

Hidden Features: Leverage Custom Data with SiteHawk’s Additional Properties Functionality

SiteHawk Communicator provides a powerful, user-friendly interface for online access to your library of SDSs; automated chemical approval process with configurable workflow, custom data fields and review and distribution lists; and the capability to understand how on-site chemicals and associated ingredients are regulated across over 225 regulatory lists. But the application goes much deeper and…

SiteHawk Announces TEKLYNX Partnership – Extends Labeling Capabilities of SDS Management Solution

SiteHawk has announced a new strategic alliance with TEKLYNX Americas.The TEKLYNX partnership integrates SiteHawk data with the world’s leading developer of barcode labeling software solutions. This collaboration enables EHS operations across virtually every industry to streamline labeling practices while utilizing the most up-to-date safety and chemical data information. How Will SiteHawk Customers Benefit from the TEKLYNX Partnership?…

Data Locking in Communicator

One of SiteHawk Communicator’s many features is data locking, which allows clients to protect information pertaining to a material from modification by other users. In Communicator, each material has its own Material Summary page, which is divided into multiple sections (i.e. Synonyms, NFPA/HMIS Ratings, Physical Properties). Most of the sections on this page have their…

SDS Authoring – Man vs. Machine

How accurate are Safety Data Sheets authored using only software to determine classifications? Some software companies tout that you can create and publish Safety Data Sheets in minutes instead of days or weeks, without regulatory or chemical expertise. While many of the SDS authoring processes can be automated, classification of substances and mixtures is still…

Why Working at SiteHawk is Great

I joined the IT workforce in 1999, and I’ve had over 15 IT jobs during my career. My engagements have lasted from 3 months to 2 years, and most of my engagements permitted me the opportunity to learn additional skills or industries. However, I would not consider every engagement as a great opportunity. I can…

Descriptive Analytics – The Basis & Basics of All Things Dashboard

Analytics, widgets, dashboards and business intelligence (BI) are terms that have been around for some time. However, you may not know that analytics is broken out into four major types. The first and most commonly available type is Descriptive Analytics which is the basis of all things dashboard. Wait! You just used “Descriptive Analytics” and…

EPA Updates TSCA Inventory Rule

Recently, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator signed several Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Reform rules that impact the TSCA Inventory. These rules have not been published in the Federal Register, but they are expected to be included this week and pre-publication copies are available. The Federal Register will include a new rule in which…

ASSE 2017 – Effectively Handling An OSHA Inspection Under Enforcement-Driven OSHA

SiteHawk is exhibiting again this year at the American Society of Safety Engineer’s conference, Safety 2017 in Denver. If you are attending the show, please drop by booth #844 and introduce yourself. This morning I had the opportunity to attend the Session, “Effectively Handling An OSHA Inspection Under Enforcement-Drive OSHA” presented by Terry Moon Jr.…