SDS

Electronic SDS Management

Challenge Accepted: Electronic SDS Management

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) hazard communication (HazCom) standard has been around since the 1980s, yet it continues to be one of OSHA’s most-cited violations. The adoption of the Globally Harmonized System of Classifying and Labeling Chemicals (GHS) … Read More

Safety Data Sheets

A FAIR approach to managing Safety Data Sheets

Last month, I discussed the reasons for, and challenges of, instituting a chemical inventory system in your workplace. One of the regulatory drivers for such a system is the OSHA Hazard Communication standard. This standard requires employers to: maintain an … Read More

Safety Data Sheet

Elements & Significance of a Safety Data Sheet

A Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is required for any chemical to ensure workplace safety and health. Safety Data Sheets are an essential item in the workplace to learn about the hazards of chemicals and how to handle them safely. Under … Read More