Category: Chemical Management

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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The Cost of Safety and Compliance

Aug 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, HazCom Compliance

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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.

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Reduce Your Liability to Chemical Exposure!

Jun 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, HazCom Compliance

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If you can’t put your hands on versions and archives; you truly can’t be compliant and you can’t reduce your organizations risk.

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OSHA Issues Corrections and Technical Amendment to HazCom Standard Final Rule

Feb 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, HazCom Compliance

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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.

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A Few Tips to Get a Grip on an Accurate Chemical Inventory

Feb 2013

Author: Kimberly Williams

Categories: Chemical Management, SDS Authoring

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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.

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“It’s all about the Data Baby!” – The DRIVE behind SDS Management (Indexing )

Dec 2012

Author: jedwards

Categories: Chemical Management, SDS Management

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Electronic Safety Data Sheet management systems work exactly in the same manner. Data, or what is commonly known as “indexing”, is needed for search and reporting engines to work.

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Katie’s Corner: SDS Authoring Tip – What are relevant ingredients?

Dec 2012

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: Chemical Management, SDS Authoring, SDS Management

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The concept of Relevant ingredients are only applicable to the following hazards: Acute toxicity, Skin Corrosion/Irritation, Eye Damage/Irritation and Aquatic toxicity.

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Hazcom 2012 Enforcement Guidance — A Muddy Picture Begins to Clear (Slowly).

Oct 2012

Author: Compliance Specialist

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

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This picture is still under reconstruction as NFPA works toward enforcement guidance related to emergency responder use of the “diamond” label going forward.

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Regulation Cross Reference List Reaches 140 Regulations

Oct 2012

Author: SiteHawk

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

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Now with 140 regulations our customers have even greater and more powerful information at their finger-tips. Also companies can submit regulations to SiteHawk that are not currently listed in our library for inclusion into the cross reference list.

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Feature Highlight – Material Approval – “Where is that approval form and whose desk is it held up on???”

Aug 2012

Author: ksharma

Categories: Chemical Management, SDS Management

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What would having a customized material approval process mean to you and your organization? Those who have implemented an electronic material approval process will tell you that by adding an organized, traceable process, they have been able to minimize risk and liability, and improve the efficiency and compliance of the organization’s overall chemical management program….

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