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"SDS Sanity Check – Getting on the Same Page as Your Vendors"

Sep 2017

Author: David Williams, Vice President of Industry & Innovation

Chemical exposure and management is a paramount concern for EHS industry leaders. But let’s be honest. SDS information is not always clear about the hazards represented by a material or its ingredients. How do EHS leaders identify problematic documents and acquire the information necessary for effective decision-making about the materials on site, exposure and worker…

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"SiteHawk Empowers EHS Professional to Leverage Chemical Data Management and Drive Operational Excellence"

Aug 2017

Featured: The Silicon Review

Driven by consumers, cost effect and regulatory mandates, companies continue to elevate the importance of Environmental Health and Safety in every industry. Understanding chemical data is crucial to align EHS processes with corporate initiatives, manage business strategy and reach EHS goals. SiteHawk is the solution to making these efforts a reality. For 24 years, SiteHawk…

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"Chemical Reaction: How GHS Impacts Workplace Safety"

Sep 2015

Featured: Engineered Wood Journal

Author: Kim Stier, Chief Industry and Innovation Officer

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Hazard Communication (HazCom) violations are ranked among the 10 most frequently cited workplace violations.

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"When Data Doesn’t Matter – A Realistic Application of Analytics"

Oct 2017

Speaker: David Williams

View Recorded Session Analytics, widgets, dashboards and business intelligence–EHS leaders are using data to shift from a focus on compliance to discovering ways to utilize chemical data and strategically support corporate initiatives. But how do you know what data matters to meet your goals? SiteHawk offers a primer, helping organizations unlock the internal questions that…

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"Chemical Approval as a Best Practice"

Jun 2016

Efficient Chemical Approval procedures are essential to any productive workplace. Introducing new materials without proper preparation and review can alter processes, break compliance and endanger lives. The first step in implementing best practices concerning the introduction of new chemicals in a workplace is gathering the data necessary to understand how to meet a company’s structural…

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"Threshold Reporting & Quantity Management"

Sep 2016

Threshold reporting demands the evaluation of chemical data by material, area, and quantity—the what, where, and how much of potentially hazardous chemicals. Understanding regulations, hazardous materials, and associated data is necessary for effective regulatory reporting, and many data management systems map qualifying chemicals and areas. However, companies must find the right tool for the right…

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California Amends Prop 65’s Article 6 Clear and Reasonable Warnings

Dec 2017

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: Regulatory News

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An announcement was made yesterday that amendments to Article 6, Clear and Reasonable Warnings section of Prop 65 have been approved. There are amendments to 12 different sections beginning with changes to the definitions for authorized agent, label, labeling and sign through changes to the furniture product exposure warnings – content, with additions and deletions…

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Alberta Updates OHS Safety Bulletin on WHMIS 1988 to WHMIS 2015 Transition

Dec 2017

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: Canada GHS, Regulatory News, SDS Management, WHMIS, WHMIS 2015

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The updated bulletin, although only 3 pages, contains some great information on the changes to the OHS code and the transition for employers. Here are just some of the highlights from the updated bulletin. The OHS code part 29 will change to match Federal legislation. Three transition options for employers are outlined bringing some clarification…

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