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Thursday, September 22nd, 2022

The use of management systems is a critical part of a workplace injury and illness prevention program. We know these programs are effective at reducing injuries, illnesses, and fatalities. OSHA encourages employers to develop an Injury and Illness Prevention Program.
Wednesday, September 7th, 2022

September 10, 2022, is World First Aid Day and this year’s theme is Lifelong First Aid learning. The day raises awareness of the importance of First Aid and emphasizes that no matter what age or stage you are at, having first aid skills and knowledge helps create safer and healthier communities.
Thursday, July 7th, 2022

OSHA Standard 29 The OSHA standard, OSHA Standard 29 CFR 1910.1020, reveals you need to keep records of the substances employees have been exposed to for 30 years, but you do not need to store the actual MSDS/SDS sheet for 30 years. The MSDS/S
Wednesday, June 15th, 2022

What is California Proposition 65? California Proposition 65, also known as the Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act, is a “right to know” state law in California that requires businesses to provide warnings to Californians about significant exposures to chemicals that cause cancer, birth defects, or other reproductive harm. These chemicals can be in the products that Califor
Wednesday, May 25th, 2022

Why Are Accurate Safety Data Sheets Important? Having safety data sheets (SDS) for every hazardous product at your workplace is required by HazCom
Friday, March 18th, 2022

CANUTEC stands for the Canadian Transport Emergency Centre. CANUTEC assists emergency response personnel in handling dangerous goods emergencies on a 24/7 basis. 
Thursday, March 10th, 2022

Chemscape’s Data Entry Team has observed a 31% turnover in the master library of SDSs year-to-year. This statistic emphasizes the importance of having SDS Management professionals provide regular monitoring of your SDS inventory.
Monday, February 28th, 2022

If you manage or write Safety Data Sheets for products you manufacture, you may have wondered about the overlap between certain chemical transportation regulations. The link is in the classification.
Monday, February 21st, 2022

What is Involved in Hazard Classification for GHS?   Hazard classification is the process of evaluating the full range of available scientific evidence to determine if a chemical is
Monday, February 14th, 2022

McIntyre Powder is an aluminum powder that was administered to miners in Canada and the United States between 1943 and 1979. Inhaling McIntyre Powder prior to each shift was thought to prevent silicosis among miners, but later was found to have no protective effect.
Monday, February 7th, 2022

A skin sensitizer is a chemical that can lead to an allergic response following skin contact. Much like touching poison ivy, the result is more than skin irritation at the location of contact and worsens every time you have contact with the plant.