Thursday, February 9th, 2023
In January two Health Canada issued two amendments to legislation affecting workplace health and safety (January 2024, Canada Gazette, Part II) The following legislation is affected by these amendments:
Thursday, January 26th, 2023
Many workplaces may have hazardous products like pesticides, paints, welding rods, or batteries that may not be classified under GHS.
Tuesday, November 29th, 2022
Keeping on top of your chemical inventory may seem easy – buy a chemical, record that chemical, track how much is used, and if someone asks about that chemical you have a record to answer their questions.
Thursday, November 24th, 2022
We are thrilled to announce that Chemscape has won the Canadian 5-Star OHS Award 2022! We have been selected as one of the top safety solutions among other industry leaders, and we are immensely proud of the important work we do and of our professional team, who work tirelessly to provide personalized service and support to our clients.
Thursday, November 3rd, 2022
Have you ever received a shipment of hazardous products and wondered if the SDS with the shipment is brand new or needs to be added to your SDS binder? Chemscape customers frequently inform us they have received an SDS and want to know if they need to add it to their SDS binder.
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.
Monday, September 19th, 2022
Mobile apps for Health and Safety keep evolving as we integrate mobile devices into our workplaces. These safety apps travel with you throughout your workplace and provide safety information at your fingertips. Here are our recommended Health and Safety apps for working with Chemical Hazards to make your work more productive:
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.