Chemical EH&S Software Takes Center Stage in Industry 4.0 and a Zero Harm Workplace

Chemical Inventory Management

The manufacturing sector is racing toward digital transformation. Termed Industry 4.0, these Factories of the Future seek to limit unplanned maintenance, risk, and hazardous chemical operations by consuming and analyzing Big Data from the Internet of Things (IoT) sensors, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) platforms, and chemical inventory Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) software. Fragile supply chains, aging workforces, regulatory…

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Implementing Technologies to Mitigate Challenges Associated with Hazardous Materials Management

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Implementing Technologies to Mitigate Challenges Associated with Hazardous Materials Management “Implementing Technologies to Mitigate Challenges Associated with Hazardous Materials Management” is a useful guide that highlights how a company or organization can keep a company in overall compliance by meeting the requirements of the multitude of regulations that govern hazardous materials.   Using an Environmental,…

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Do you have Chemical Inventory Drift at your Facility?

Hazardous Waste

Chemical inventory drift happens when facilities lack a chemical inventory management system and chemicals used in the workplace are set aside, begin to age, and ultimately become outdated and forgotten. Without a chemical management system these stockpiles of old chemicals become a disturbing problem. How does this happen? Universities, military bases, and manufacturing facilities are…

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Chemical Safety Software Wins a 2022 Top Performer Award in Environmental Management Systems by SourceForge

SourceForce Top performer Spring 2022

Chemical Safety Software is honored to be recognized as a Top Performer by SourceForge, the world’s largest software reviews and comparison website for two consecutive years. 4/26/2022 – Chemical Safety Software, Environmental Management Systems, today announced that it has been awarded a Summer Top Performer Award by SourceForge, the world’s largest software review and comparison…

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Assessing EH&S Performance with Audits

Assessing ehs performance with audits

The words “audit” or “inspection” can strike fear in the heart of many Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) professionals. But it shouldn’t if policies and practices include internal, periodic program assessments. That’s all an audit really is, just a feedback tool that shows how well your programs are operating. Audits of any kind must be…

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Is the Tier II Report Giving You Headaches?

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Tier II reports for 2022 is approaching and this year was no different from past years- the volume of support requests spiked in the weeks leading up to the March 1st filing deadline. Why the increase in support requests? We tend to see the same set of issues from multiple customers that are scrambling to…

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Mission Possible! Managing Hazardous Materials in Government Organizations

Hazardous Materials management

Hazardous Materials management in government facilities is so challenging that U.S. government dollars have been allocated to the creation of a fictional character named Hazardous Matt to help industry recognize when the shipment of materials is hazardous. Despite the many clever ways to identify hazmat, (see Do you know the L-TRIC) hazardous material management is…

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Should Universities Look to Policy and Procedure or a Unified Database for Hazardous Materials Management?

Should Universities Look to Policy and Procedure or a Unified Database for Hazardous Materials Management?

When asked to elaborate on their chemical management programs, colleges and universities refer to policies and procedures. The policies promote safety and prevent adverse employee health problems associated with exposure to and use1 of hazardous materials. Hazardous materials in a university setting includes not only chemicals, but also radioactive material and biological agents in the workplace.…

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Auto-Indexing of SDS Data by Chemical Safety Solves Struggle that has Spanned Decades

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Companies with hazardous chemicals have been struggling for decades with obtaining and maintaining detailed chemical safety information from Safety Data Sheets (SDS) that can be utilized to manage chemicals more effectively; this effort has now been dramatically and positively impacted. Chemical Safety Software (www.chemicalsafety.com) has introduced game changing AI technology to scan SDS to extract…

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What is the Definition of a Hazardous Material?

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Hazardous chemical, hazardous materials, hazardous substance, hazardous waste…oh my! They are all potentially dangerous, but according to their regulatory definitions, they are not all the same things. Q: What is the regulatory definition of hazardous? A: It depends Substances, whether chemicals or mixtures are regulated by different bodies of government and their regulatory agency. There…

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Chemical Safety Software Wins a 2021 Top Performer Award in Environmental Management Systems from SourceForge

chemical safety software wins a 2021 top performer award in environmental management systems from sourceforge

Chemical Safety Software is honored to be recognized as a Top Performer by SourceForge, the world’s largest software reviews and comparison website. 7/29/2021 – Chemical Safety Software, Environmental Management Systems, today announced that it has been awarded a Summer Top Performer Award by SourceForge, the world’s largest software review and comparison website. This award recognizes…

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Six steps to a Successful Written HazCom Program

Chemical Barrel

According to OSHA’s 2020 report, for the third year in a row, Hazard Communication is the most cited violation in general industry. This may be surprising to hazardous materials professionals because managing the lifecycle of chemicals onsite can be easily managed with the appropriate steps. In fact, the six steps to a successful HazCom program…

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Moderna Begins Next-generation Testing on Coronavirus Vaccine

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Chemical Safety Software shares the news of Moderna Inc. on the developments on the Coronavirus Vaccine. The company is currently in the early stages of developing a new COVID-19 vaccine candidate that could be potentially stored and shipped in refrigerators instead of freezers. The company suggests that this new vaccine candidate will make distribution easier,…

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“Operation Warp Speed” Partners with Moderna for 100 million Covid-19 Vaccines

Chemical Safety Software is proud to announce that their client, Moderna, Inc. has partnered with the US Government’s Operation Warp Speed (OWS) to produce 100 million Covid-19 vaccine doses by the end of the year. Moderna Inc. (MRNA) said its experimental coronavirus vaccine successfully induced immune responses in people aged 56 years and older that…

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Bypassing Environmental Regulations due to COVID- 19

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Thousands of government facilities, gas operations, and other sites in the U.S. have been permitted to bypass environmental rules and have stopped monitoring hazardous emissions. The US government paved the way for the reduced monitoring on March 26 after being pressured by the oil and gas industry, which said lockdowns and social distancing during the…

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EPA Announces Winners of the 2020 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards

Green Chemistry

Innovative technologies reduce hazardous chemicals use and storage, reduce costs, and increase profitability WASHINGTON (June 16, 2020) — One of Chemical Safety’s oldest and most loyal customers, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), announced the winners of the 2020 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards. Green chemistry is the design of chemical products and processes that reduce or eliminate the generation and use…

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