Tag: Chemical Data Management

SiteHawk Inventory Training Center Introduced at The Hermitage in Nashville, TN

May 2017

Author: Kimberly Williams

Categories: Chemical Inventory Services, Chemical Management

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SiteHawk recently partnered with The Hermitage, home of President Andrew Jackson, to provide a SiteHawk Inventory Training Center for the Chemical Inventory Services team in Nashville, TN. A Brief History of The Hermitage If you’ve spent any time in Nashville, Tennessee, you most likely know that all directions start with, “Take Old Hickory.” Old Hickory…

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Increase in OSHA Fines

Jul 2016

Author: SiteHawk

Categories: Chemical Management, SDS Management

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For the first time in 25 years, OSHA increases fines for violations by as much as 78%. Effective August 1, 2016, the new maximum fine per violation will be $12,471 (the max has been $7,000 since 1990). By Congressional directive, federal agencies such as OSHA are adjusting civil penalties to account for inflation; penalties will continue to…

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New partnership, new possibilities for EHS management programs

Dec 2014

Author: SiteHawk

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

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Recently, SiteHawk announced a new partnership with Intelex, a leading environmental, health, safety (EHS) and quality software provider–the SiteHawk Intelex partnership bridges the gap between chemical data content and EHS management applications. The data that SiteHawk collects from SDSs now feeds into Intelex’s applications such as water quality, industrial hygiene, occupational health, and risk management. This…

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OSHA Responds to Petition to Extend Deadline for Formulators

Nov 2014

Author: SiteHawk

Categories: Chemical Management, GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance

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Industries Request OSHA Extend Deadline Recently, OSHA responded to nine industry organizations who filed an August, 2014 petition requesting the agency reopen the rulemaking proceedings for the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS)– the industries request OSHA extends deadlines of June 2015 for formulators to meet HCS 2012 compliance requirements. Under HCS 2012, manufacturers and distributors are required…

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Waiting for WHMIS – An update on Canada’s adoption of GHS

Oct 2014

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Canada GHS, Chemical Management, GHS Solutions, SDS Management, WHMIS

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The Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) which provides Canada’s workplace chemicals hazard communication system recently published its proposed Hazardous Products Regulations and Canada’s GHS adoption in the Canada Gazette. Proposed changes include implementing the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS) as published by the United Nations without the loss of…

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What is a Chemical Profiling System?

Oct 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

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

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A chemical profiling system essentially allows EH&S and business professional to extract important chemical information out of the materials located in their facility.

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5 “Gotchas” in SDS Compliance

Oct 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, HazCom Compliance, SDS Management

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All SDS service providers are alike, right? Wrong. As we are sometimes reminded us, cheap can be expensive if the solution you buy does not provide the level of service or functionality that your business needs.

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SiteHawk Marks Record Year for Customer Growth and Product Innovation

Jan 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Product Development, SDS Management

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We made several feature enhancements in 2012 across our SDS Management and SDS Authoring software platforms. Several new features such as SiteHawk QRy and MAPS (Material Analysis Profiling System) earned the attention and praise of SiteHawk customers and industry experts. SiteHawk QRy allows users to create a SiteHawk-generated QR code for any material in a customer’s SDS notebook for instant retrieval and display of an SDS on a mobile device. MAPS, a comprehensive chemical profiling system gives users the ability to unlock important chemical data from products, materials, and production processes with advanced insight into materials or substances that may trigger a regulatory issue or raise customer concerns.

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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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