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SiteHawk Appoints Executive Team Members

Reston, VA, July 19, 2017 – SiteHawk, the global leader in Chemical Data Intelligence and compliance solutions, announced the addition of two new executives to their leadership team. Sumant Anand and Steve Gaitten have joined the SiteHawk executive team to further develop SiteHawk’s global and digital presence as the EHS industry leader in chemical data…

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?…

Verdantix Says EHS Leaders Risk Becoming Obsolete Unless They Develop A Roadmap To Deploy Innovative Technologies

Executives in charge of environment, health and safety functions risk becoming obsolete as business leaders if they don’t invest more time understanding the value of innovative technologies. This is the main finding from a new study into the EHS technology ecosystem conducted by independent research firm Verdantix. “Many EHS managers are disconnected from their firms’ digital…

FTC Action Halts Phony OSHA Scam that Targets New Small Businesses

The Federal Trade Commission has charged a Florida man and his company with bilking at least $1.3 million from newly-opened small businesses by pretending to be a federal government agency, and threatening that the business will be shut down or fined unless they purchase occupational safety and other government regulation posters for their premises. At…

SiteHawk and TEKLYNX Americas Announce Partnership

Reston, VA / Milwaukee, WI, July 18, 2017 – SiteHawk, the global leader in Chemical Data Intelligence and compliance solutions, and TEKLYNX Americas, Inc., the world’s leading developer of barcode labeling software solutions, announced a new strategic partnership today. By integrating SiteHawk’s industry-leading expertise in chemical data with TEKLYNX’ labeling technology, the collaboration delivers a…

EPA Awards $91,000 Environmental Education Grant to Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council in Providence, R.I.

BOSTON – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has awarded a $91,000 environmental education grant to the Woonasquatucket River Watershed Council in Providence, R.I. to work on a two-year effort to educate K-12 students in greater Providence about environmental protection and their natural environment. “Teaching students about conservation through hands-on experiences ensures that our future generations will…

Revisiting GHS Label Compliance One Year After OSHA’s Deadline

A new survey shows more than 21 percent of companies did not meet all GHS compliance requirements. One year after OSHA’s June 1, 2016, “Globally Harmonized System” (GHS) label end user deadline, more than 21 percent of companies had not yet met all requirements, according to a new survey. The survey, conducted by Occupational Health &…

GHS HazCom Training is More Important Than Ever

In the United States, the final GHS deadline is now long behind us. However, OSHA’s alignment of the Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) to GHS provided a wakeup call to millions of companies across the U.S. that they need to do a better job with their HazCom programs, especially when it comes to training. HazCom violations…

Update to EU CLP Annex VI Published

Earlier this month an update to Annex VI of the EU CLP was published. Annex VI of the EU CLP regulation (EU CLP regulation = EU’s adoption of GHS) provides mandatory substance classifications for some substances. This part of the EU CLP regulation is updated about once a year to keep up with new information…

Keeping Work Sites Safe from Chemicals Remains Tricky Business

Most don’t give workspace safety a second thought, and many employees face silent and unseen risks. About eleven American workers die on the job every day. In 2007 the Center for Disease Control and Prevention estimated that 53,445 fatal illnesses could be attributed to workplace exposures. “The saddest part is that each death is preventable,” says John A. Dony,…