For chemical and manufacturing companies, safety data is nothing new. Material safety data sheets and container labels have been the core components of OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) since 1983. Most companies managed to comply by way of manual tools—including spreadsheets or homegrown chemical inventory databases.
MSDgen 6.55 addresses the EU's latest REACH requirements and offers new formulation range functionality for GHS health and environment classifications
February 9, 2015
3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the immediate availability of MSDgen® 6.55, the latest version of its safety data sheet (SDS) authoring system.
Why is control banding useful? The occupational exposure limit (OEL) is the marker that shows the level of control needed for a chemical. Repeated daily exposure by inhaling a chemical at an airborne concentration below its OEL is unlikely to lead to harm in most workers. However, many thousands of chemicals are in use, and it is not possible to have an OEL for every chemical, chemical mixture, fume, or emission.
Companies now have an easy way to train Spanish- and Canadian French-speaking employees on critical hazard communication topics, with J. J. Keller's new online editions of its HazCom:What You Need To Know training program.
Millions of businesses and workers required to comply with new GHS Standard by December 1, 2013
October 31, 2013
Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, is offering support and tools to help customers meet December 1, 2013 training requirements for the new Globally Harmonized System (GHS) standard.
To dispel confusion over the changing GHS standards and provide handy reference to those in the industry, Graphic Products, Inc. released a GHS infographic which may be printed and used as a wall chart or posted and shared on websites or forums.
New system simplifies OSHA's HazCom standard with chemical management, labeling, training, and more
July 25, 2013
OSHA’s alignment with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) is bringing big changes – and some confusion – to the U.S. workplace. J. J. Keller & Associates has developed an online, subscription-based service that enables companies to easily manage the labeling, classification, and other aspects of the new HazCom standard.