Category: HazCom Compliance

Update to OSHA Hazard Communication Standard…..Sooner Rather Than Never?

May 2018

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: HazCom Compliance, OSHA Compliance, Regulatory News

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The Spring 2018 Regulatory Agenda has been released and “Updates to the Hazard Communication Standard” has been moved from Long-Term Actions to Proposed Rule Stage once again. There is a date for the Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) of February 2019. The Abstract indicates that the rule making is looking to update the standard…

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

Feb 2018

Author: Matt Adams

Categories: Chemical Management, General Information, HazCom Compliance

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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…

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SiteHawk Communicator Enhances Data Consolidation Functionalities

Jan 2018

Author: Chris Barfield

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

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Today, January 21, 2018, SiteHawk has enhanced SiteHawk Communicator, the leading global solution for chemical data management with a number of new features and improvements. New features include an innovative functionality which enables users to consolidate materials within SDS Notebooks making SDS search more accurate and less time consuming. Harmonize Your SDS Notebooks, Simplify SDS Search…

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Print Chemical Hazard Labels with SiteHawk Communicator

Oct 2017

Author: Erika Scrimpshire

Categories: GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, News & Updates, OSHA Compliance, Product Development, WHMIS 2015

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On October 22, 2017, SiteHawk, the global leader in chemical data management announced the release of SIteHawk Communicator v8.11 This release includes includes major enhancements to labeling functionality, making it easier than ever to print chemical hazard labels in a wide variety of sizes and formats. Chemical Hazard Labels – Configurable Printing Options Producing compliant…

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Full Formula – SiteHawk Adds Support for Ingredient-Level Data in SDS Management Solution

Oct 2017

Author: Chris Barfield

Categories: GHS, HazCom Compliance, SDS Authoring, SDS Management

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On October 1, 2017, SiteHawk released the latest version of SiteHawk Communicator, the leading global solution for chemical data management. SiteHawk Communicator 8.10 includes new functionalities to regulate comprehensive full formula ingredient data within SiteHawk and provide tools to ensure workplaces have access to the chemical data necessary to maintain compliance and promote safety. View,…

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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, News & Updates, 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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Six Steps to SDS Success

Sep 2017

Author: Erika Scrimpshire

Categories: General Information, HazCom Compliance, OSHA Compliance, SDS Management

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Guest blogger Duncan Scrimpshire reflects on over 30 years of industry experience to provide insight in to the practical application of SDS documents in the workplace. Keeping workplaces safe and compliant is not an easy task. I remember the days when my office was filled with mounds of MSDS Notebooks and I spent hours doing research…

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Ready for Another Helping of TSCA Reform?

Aug 2017

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: HazCom Compliance, Regulatory News

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EPA Publishes New TSCA Regulations – Prioritization & Risk Assessment As we are sure you all know, the EPA, the US agency that governs the chemicals used in commerce, has been working to implement changes to current TSCA regulations. We hope to provide an overview of the new TSCA regulations and explain how recent changes…

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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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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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