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SiteHawk Analytics – Transforming Data into Action

On April 30, 2018, SiteHawk releases the latest version of SiteHawk Communicator, the leading global solution for chemical data management. SiteHawk Communicator 8.16 includes a new robust tool, SiteHawk Analytics, that provides a deeper look into your organization and provides useful operational insights via chemical data reporting. Organizations are flourishing with data, but the challenge…

EPA Releases Latest Public Version of the TSCA Inventory – Finally!

The EPA has FINALLY (we have practically been camped out on the EPA website like black Friday shoppers waiting outside the store) released the latest public version of the TSCA Inventory.  The Inventory is released twice a year, usually in the January/February and June/July timeframes.  This year the release of the Public Inventory is critical…

Canada’s HPR Concentration Range Amendment Set to Go Live – With One Change

A few months ago we shared a proposed amendment to Canada’s Hazardous Products Regulations.  Health Canada has announced that the proposed change is set to be officially published in the Gazette, Part II next week. The concentration ranges that were detailed in the earlier post remain the same in the final amendment. One change was made to allowances…

Material Properties Search – Identify Materials Across Your Facility that Share Common Material Properties

Every day, workplace employees are exposed to risk through their interactions with chemicals. Whether handling a chemical directly in a laboratory setting or air exposure in a manufacturing process, workers encounter potential hazards often. As a Health & Safety Officer, how can you quickly find out which chemicals in your facility are carcinogenic or toxic…

Alaska’s Tier II Reporting Journey

Tier II Reports are provided to local fire departments, Local Emergency Planning Committees (LEPC) and State Emergency Response Commissions (SERCs) annually to provide information to these agencies in case of chemical related emergencies. Over the past several years, more and more states have transitioned from requiring printed Tier II forms or using Tier2 Submit to…

Chemical Approval Process

Across all industries, studies show that EHS influences not only the health and safety of employees, but has a direct effect on business profitability. To drive greener initiatives and more effective product development, chemical approval processes have risen as the front line fail safe procedure for ensuring businesses monitor the chemicals onsite and the ingredients…

SiteHawk Communicator Training – New Session Tuesday, March 6th

REGISTER NOW The SiteHawk Training & Support Team regularly offers web-based “refresher training”. Our next session is scheduled for Tuesday March 6th, 2018 at 10:00am CST. This session is designed for Administrator-level users. In this session we’ll provide an overview of features such as: Manage Material Records Search for Materials Add New Materials and Maintain…

SiteHawk Exclusive – The EHSQ Maturity Curve Applied to HazCom & Beyond

February’s edition of the Synergist included the article Solving the Right Problems, by SiteHawk Senior Solutions Engineer Matt Adams. In the article, Matt introduces the concept of the EHSQ Maturity Curve, a construct describing organizational progression from regulatory compliance, through proactive insight into a state of leadership and stewardship. Matt’s argument that EHSQ activities should…

Solving the Right Problems – The EHSQ Maturity Curve

A Simple Model to Take Your Organization Beyond Compliance How sustainable is my company? How sustainable is my site compared with our operations in the future? Is there a product recall right around the corner? I have budget for one more person: should I hire a risk expert or a data scientist? Environmental, health and safety, and quality…

EPA Releases 2018 Annual Report on Risk Evaluations

In compliance with the amendments to TSCA the EPA has released it’s 2018 Annual Report on Risk Evaluations.  The report provides a high level overview for 2018.  In summary the following can be expected – Refinement of the scoping documents for the first 10 chemicals reviews in progress Prioritization for 40 chemicals (at least 20 low…