Tag: GHS Solutions

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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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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How Big is Your GHS Compliance Gap: GHS Audit Report

Mar 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: GHS Solutions

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HazCom 2012 requires companies to update all of your material safety data sheets (MSDS) to comply with the Globally Harmonized System (GHS). Do you have an easy way of determining how many of your safety data sheets are GHS-compliant?

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The Next Generation of SiteHawk is Here: New SiteHawk Functionality

Mar 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: GHS Solutions, Product Development, SDS Management

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New SDS Management platform boosts user simplicity, searching capabilities, and GHS compliance functions for U.S. and global companies alike.

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GHS Audit Report: Are You Compliant

Feb 2013

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: GHS

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Additionally, the full report indicates which safety data sheets are updated and which ones aren’t, so identifying materials and vendors that need to be updated is a snap.  

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SiteHawk Best Practices Webinar: EH&S – Making the Most of Your GHS Chemical Data

Aug 2012

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Events, GHS Solutions, SDS Management

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SiteHawk presents Best Practices Webinar: EH&S  – Making the Most of Your GHS Chemical Data Compliance is the first step of the Globally Harmonized System (GHS), but how else can you benefit from your updated safety data sheets and chemical data? Utilizing information of SDSs can and will help you reduce risks and better manage…

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18 Months is around the corner, are you GHS ready?

Jun 2012

Author: jedwards

Categories: Chemical Management, GHS Solutions, SDS Management

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You most likely opened this post because you wanted to see how I was going to justify eighteen months being around the corner. Let me get you there….. By December 1st, 2013 OSHA is requiring that all employees are to be trained on the update to the Hazard Communication standard called GHS, the Globally Harmonized…

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SiteHawk Article featured by ISHN – A Blueprint for GHS Transition

Jun 2012

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: GHS Solutions

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Recently our own COO Kraig Haberer’s Article “A Blueprint for GHS Transition” was featured by the ISHN. We’ll give you a quick preview but you can find the complete article here. If your own products don’t require safety data sheets (SDS) and are considered not to be hazardous, the process is a bit simpler. In…

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What the GHS Means to SiteHawk: the new HazCom 2012

May 2012

Author: Compliance Specialist

Categories: Chemical Management, GHS Solutions

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To start off, maybe the question shouldn’t be what does the new HazCom 2012 – GHS transition mean to SiteHawk. Our system is already GHS enabled, with even more features to be added to support our clients. Maybe the question should be more along the lines of, what does the GHS mean to you and…

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