Chemical Safety EHS Software

Ways To Improve Safety, Efficiency And Reduce Costs

Effectively managing chemical safety is good not only for protecting workers from hazards, it is also responsible business. Womb to Tomb, an alternative industry term for cradle to grave. From creation or entry of chemicals into the workplace, to disposal this term is used to reference personal safety, health and environmental impact associated with all…

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ISO 45001 For Workplace Safety

According to the International Standards Organization (ISO), Over 6300 people die each day from work-related accidents or diseases – that’s nearly 2.3 million every year. The related costs to employers and the economy are also significant, with work time losses, lawsuits and increased insurance premiums. The ISO 45001 standard, currently in development by a committee…

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Chemical Approval in the Lab or Workplace

Today’s EHS technology provides efficient and effective methods to acquire (purchase) and access (transfer or share) chemicals for use in the workplace. EHS technology will also assist organizations to comply with occupational safety and environmental federal, local and state requirements for managing a chemical inventory list and to have most current safety data sheets (SDS)…

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EPA should prevent chemical disasters than threaten local economies

by Tony Diamantidis I found the article below interesting and worth sharing with the group. Chemical disasters can be devastating to local economies. Just ask West Virginia businesses whose economy lost $19 million per day after the Elk River spill in 2015. The US House of Representatives recently approved new chemical safety rules designed to…

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Advantages of Cloud software for Safety and Compliance

How many times have you heard the saying, “there are only two things that are certain in life, death and taxes?” As certain as the statement is true and accurate about life itself, in the EHS arena there is a saying that is speaks equally the truth; “technology is EHS’s best friend”. Technology advances an…

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How Technology Eliminates Risk and Creates Sustainability

By Tony Diamantidis, Sr. Director Chemical Safety Software www.chemicalsafety.com One thing is certain in the environmental, safety and health management world: EHS software technology has made regulatory compliance more efficient. This is especially true for managing chemical inventories and safety data sheet (SDS) for workplace and lab safety. The need of mile high and mile…

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House Passes Sweeping Chemical Safety Bill

By Tony Diamantidis, Sr. Director, Chemical Safety Software The US House of Representatives last Tuesday approved new chemical safety rules designed to overhaul federal regulation covering thousands of chemicals in daily use. The bipartisan bill (you read correctly…), a major rewrite to federal chemicals safety, passed by a vote of 403 to 12, and is…

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Lab Management & Safety Software for Colleges and Universities

Cost-effective Chemical Inventory Tracking Software for Educators and Students By Tony Diamantidis, Sr. Director Chemical Safety Software Managing chemicals in colleges and universities poses some unique challenges.  Rapidly changing lab projects and a never-ending pass-through of students and visiting educators complicates lab safety and chemical safety training.  This, coupled with budget pressures and limitations, creates…

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TRAINING – FINDING AND UNDERSTANDING SDS AND GHS LABELS

By Tony Diamantidis, Sr. Director, Chemical Safety Software, www.chemicalsafety.com WHAT IS AN SDS, WHAT IS A GHS LABEL AND HOW TO READ AND UNDERSTAND H-CODES, P-CODES, HAZARD AND PICTOGRAMS A Safety Data Sheet (SDS) is a document created by the manufacturer or supplier of a chemical or chemical product that primarily describes the hazards, handling,…

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Chemical Safety Software and the S.E.C initiative

Environmental Health and Safety – EHS – technologies for Lab and Production                                                    Safety, Efficiency and Compliance By Tony Diamantidis, Senior Director, Chemical Safety Software Safety first, safety first, safety first. …

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How to choose the right EHS Software

By Mary Diamantidis Finding a cost-effective Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) management systems software to fit your company’s needs is not the easiest thing in the world to do. Every organization is different in some way, and invariably needs at least some customization to properly use the right EHS software. Customizing such software to fit…

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THE EPA SAFER CHOICE LABEL – CHOOSING SAFER PRODUCTS

Safer Choice helps consumers, businesses, and purchasers find products that perform well and are safer for human health and the environment. What do you know about the Safer Choice Label? Finding cleaning and other products that are safer for you and your organization is what the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed and it’s called the…

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What does Chemical Safety mean to You?

SIMPLIFYING YOUR EHS MANAGEMENT PRACTICES By Tony Diamantidis, Sr. Director, Chemical Safety Software   What chemical safety means and how it has been interpreted by different organizations at different times has been the subject of much debate since OSHA and EPA in the US, and similar agencies worldwide came to be.  Every entity that is…

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How to Manage a Successful EHS Software Implementation

By Tony Diamantidis, Sr. Director, Chemical Safety Software Chemical Safety Software works around the clock to make our EMS chemical management software as user-friendly as possible-often resulting in great improvements in how hazardous data is managed and maintained.  But how do you get started? I have worked with many companies in virtually every industry sector…

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EHS Management Apps – Technology Breakthroughs in Managing Safety

Workplace Safety and Chemical Management using tablets and smartphones By Tony Diamantidis   Working with chemicals in the workplace often happens in places where computers are not within reach and where immediate access to information is essential.  Web-based applications are already offering easy access. iPhones, Android phones and smart tablets are readily available and can…

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Best Practices for EHS Chemical Management – 2016 Breakthroughs –

How to Improve Workplace Safety, Regulatory Compliance and Efficiency By Tony Diamantidis The earlier version of this article, which I wrote a couple of years ago, has been read and commented on by many people involved in EHS at all levels.  This is not surprising to me: we’re all looking for the best possible way…

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GHS Labels… In your pocket.

Online and Mobile Solutions for GHS Labeling and SDS Compliance The upcoming OSHA and global deadline for GHS labeling compliance has created unprecedented demand for solutions that can help employers comply with the new storage location and chemical container labeling requirements. According to the OSHA compliance calendar, June 1, 2006 is the deadline for employers…

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How to Trim $99,821 From your EHS Software Budget

By Tony Diamantidis, Senior Director, Chemical Safety Software The world’s most innovative automotive, aviation, research, pharmaceutical and manufacturing companies, as well as many of the world’s top universities, are moving to software-as-a-service (SaaS) for chemical and waste management, GHS compliance and lab safety. Enterprise Class Software at a Fraction of the Cost Two years after…

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Thanksgiving 1815-1915-2015-2025

How Will Technology Impact Our Most Precious National Holiday In The Future? My friend and mentor, Peter Diamandis, just sent me this blog and, as always, asked that I share it with all of you. Please read it and send me your comments at tonyd@chemicalsafety.com. “This might be a controversial blog”. My Thanksgiving was one…

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GHS and Safety Data Sheet Compliance Update

December 1, 2015 Deadline Affects Chemical Manufacturers, Importers, Distributors, and Employers The new global GHS hazard communication standard requires chemical manufacturers, importers and distributors to provide hazard information to employers and workers by putting a standardized set of labels on containers and preparing universally uniform safety data sheets. The GHS requirement provides a single set…

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