Category: GHS Solutions

14 years, 7 revisions later – Catching up with UN GHS Revision 7

Sep 2017

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: Canada GHS, GHS, GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, OSHA Compliance, Regulatory News, WHMIS 2015

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What’s New in GHS Rev 7? Whenever a new revision to the UN GHS purple book comes out I always take some time to understand how this revision compares to previous revisions. It’s also good for any business impacted by GHS to understand the changes as well. This is because the UN GHS purple book…

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SiteHawk Forges Enablon Partnership

Sep 2017

Author: Erika Scrimpshire

Categories: Chemical Management, GHS Solutions, SDS Management

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Recently, SiteHawk embarked on a new strategic alliance with industry-leading Emergency Management Information System (EMIS) provider Enablon. The Enablon partnership delivers a comprehensive EHS data management solution to facilities and corporations across the globe. Enablon is the leading provider of sustainability, EHS and operational risk management software. Marrying SiteHawk and Enablon’s expertise results in robust, comprehensive…

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UN GHS Revision 7 Published – The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals

Aug 2017

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: Canada GHS, GHS Solutions

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The UN recently announced that the seventh revision of the Globally Harmonized System for the Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) has been published – in hard copy.  The electronic version is not available yet.  A new revision of the GHS comes out every 2 years and the changes over the last few revisions have…

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5 Frequently Asked Questions in a Post-GHS, Still Not Quite Harmonized World

Jul 2017

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: Canada GHS, GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, OSHA Compliance, Regulatory News

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Beginning in 1992 a group of experts from many countries under the auspices of the UN developed what we now know today as The Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The GHS is a system meant to provide harmonized chemical hazard communication. It includes criteria for classification of substances and mixtures…

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WHMIS 2015 – Regulations by Province

Jul 2017

Author: Patrick Lizotte

Categories: Canada GHS, GHS Solutions, WHMIS, WHMIS 2015

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Canada’s Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) has been modified to incorporate the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) as WHMIS 2015. Although many, if not most, of you are familiar with the adoption, there are often uncertainties about the regulation, particularly as it pertains to jurisdictional adoption. It is important…

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

Jul 2017

Author: Elaine Tandy-Rossman

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

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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…

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

Jul 2017

Author: Erika Scrimpshire

Categories: General Information, GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, OSHA Compliance, Product Development, SDS Management

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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?…

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2017 NAES O&M Conference in San Antonio

May 2017

Author: Steve Gaitten

Categories: Customer Highlight, General Information, GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, OSHA Compliance, SDS Management

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Our friends and partners at NAES who are attending the 2017 NAES O&M Conference are reminded that SiteHawk is a proud member of the NAES Preferred Vendor Program. SiteHawk’s cloud-based solution for SDS Management is a proven and recommended solution, already deployed at 18 NAES sites. SiteHawk established a Master Services Agreement with NAES in 2011.…

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SDS Authoring Innovation – Multiple Agency Support on a Single SDS

Apr 2017

Author: Ruth Donlon

Categories: GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, OSHA Compliance, SDS Authoring, WHMIS 2015

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Global disributors are reducing costs and improving efficiency – without sacrificing compliance standards or introducing risk – by having a single product SDS adhere to multiple agency standards, a multiple agency SDS. The Concept – OSHA, WHMIS, and even EU CLP or UN on a Single SDS At SiteHawk, we are seeing an increase in the number of…

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SiteHawk Presents at Ignite Performance Intelex User Conference in Toronto

Apr 2017

Author: Dave Williams

Categories: Canada GHS, Chemical Management, Events, GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, SDS Authoring, SDS Management, WHMIS 2015

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“Without the data, the tools are pointless and without the software the data is unmanageable.” -Tim O’Reilly Mr. O’Reilly was spot-on. Today, most companies engage multiple software systems and under-utilize countless data sources. At the Ignite Performance Intelex User Conference 2017 in Toronto, SiteHawk led a breakout that focused on the data conundrum and how users…

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