Tag: SDS Management

Chemical Approval Process

Feb 2018

Author: Roy Abhishek

Categories: Chemical Management

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Across all industries, studies show that EHS influences not only the health and safety of employees, but has a direct effect on business profitability. To drive greener initiatives and more effective product development, chemical approval processes have risen as the front line fail safe procedure for ensuring businesses monitor the chemicals onsite and the ingredients…

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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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Proposed Amendments to Canada’s HPR

Oct 2017

Author: Katie McGee

Categories: Regulatory News

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Canada initially adopted UN GHS with the publication of the Hazardous Products Act (HPA) and Hazardous Products Regulations (HPR) in 2015. Under the previous, Controlled Products Regulations (CPR) there was a provision that allowed concentration ranges to be used on MSDSs however this was not retained in the HPR. Since the concentration associated to ingredients…

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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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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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SDS App – Access Safety Data Sheets from Your Mobile Device with QuickSCAN

Jun 2017

Author: Erika Scrimpshire

Categories: HazCom Compliance, OSHA Compliance, SDS Management

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SiteHawk QuickSCAN is a mobile app that allows users to scan a QR code located on secondary container labels and instantly view or share the appropriate Safety Data Sheet. QuickSCAN is a fully integrated component of SiteHawk Communicator, our cloud-based SDS management solution.  To use QuickSCAN to access a Safety Data Sheet, simply follow these three steps:…

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SDS Authoring Innovation – Multiple Agency Support on a Single SDS

Apr 2017

Author: Ruth Donlon

Categories: GHS Solutions, HazCom Compliance, OSHA Compliance, SDS Authoring, WHMIS 2015

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Global disributors are reducing costs and improving efficiency – without sacrificing compliance standards or introducing risk – by having a single product SDS adhere to multiple agency standards, a multiple agency SDS. REQUEST INFO The Concept – OSHA, WHMIS and even EU CLP on a Single SDS At SiteHawk, we are seeing an increase in the number of…

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So, You’ve Moved Your Safety Data Sheets Into a Web-based SDS Management System…Now What?

Dec 2016

Author: SiteHawk

Categories: Chemical Management, OSHA Compliance, SDS Management

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Once you’ve implemented a cloud-based SDS management system such as SiteHawk Communicator, you have more than a secure and safe repository for safety data sheets. SiteHawk opens the door to endless possibilities for leveraging your chemical data. Newly implemented clients commonly have questions related to their responsibilities for compliance now that they have an online…

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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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