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  • 5 Stories on Why Managing Hazardous Chemicals in the Workplace is so Important

    Sep 02, 2014
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    Here are 5 stories, with 5 lessons, from August 2014 that illustrate why chemicals in the workplace, no matter the size of the company or the number of employees, is serious business. As demonstrated below, how chemicals are used, stored, labeled, and disposed of, and how employees are trained on chemical hazards, affects workers, customers, and in some cases, communities stretching far beyond a business’s front door.
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  • MSDSonline Makes List of Safety’s Top Training Companies

    Aug 18, 2014
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    CHICAGO (Aug. 18, 2014) — MSDSonline, the leading provider of sustainable cloud-based EH&S compliance solutions, has been recognized as a top safety training company in ISHN magazine. According to the magazine, only those organizations it felt were 100 percent dedicated to employee safety training were included on the list.
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  • OSHA Looking for More Input on Recordkeeping Rule Changes

    Aug 13, 2014
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    OSHA announced today that it was extending the time stakeholders have to comment on proposed changes to workplace injury and illness tracking. Last year, OSHA proposed a rule that would require establishments to submit OSHA Recordkeeping information electronically.
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  • GHS Pictogram Posters and Webinars for U.S. and Canada

    Aug 13, 2014
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    With GHS adoption underway in the United States and Canada, MSDSonline has taken an active role in educating employers about their responsibilities and providing free resources to help aid compliance. Two of our most popular resources have been our Webinars and GHS Pictogram Posters. You can access both for U.S. and Canada below:
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  • Senate Proposal Gives OSHA Right to Inspect Small Employers if Potential for Catastrophic Chemical Accidents Exists

    Aug 13, 2014
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    In late July, as reported by Bloomberg BNA, a Senate Appropriations subcommittee made changes to a 2015 budget proposal that would allow OSHA to inspect small non-farm establishments where there is the “potential for a catastrophic chemical accident.”
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  • Health Canada Releases Proposed Hazardous Products Regulations in Canada Gazette Part 1

    Aug 08, 2014
    WHMIS stands for Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System and is Canada’s national hazard communication standard
    According to an Aug 9, 2014 email from Health Canada, the agency is seeking “written comments from all interested parties on this proposal to repeal and replace the Controlled Products Regulations, and make consequential amendments to related regulations, to implement the GHS in Canada.”
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  • MSDSonline Broadens its Global EHS Footprint with Purchase of KMI

    Aug 07, 2014
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    CHICAGO (Aug 7, 2014) – In a move to accelerate growth and broaden its reach in the Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) market, MSDSonline – the leading provider of cloud-based compliance solutions – today announced it has acquired Oakville, Canada-based Knowledge Management Innovations (KMI), one of the most respected global EHS Management Information Systems (EMIS) providers. Under the agreement, KMI will be a wholly-owned subsidiary of MSDSonline. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.
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  • New MSDSonline Website Provides a Fresh Look at MSDS and Chemical Management, Workplace Training, and OSHA Compliance

    Jul 23, 2014
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    CHICAGO (July 23, 2014) – MSDSonline, the leading provider of sustainable cloud-based EHS solutions, today announced a major redesign to the website that markets its award-winning MSDS and chemical management solutions. In addition to the new design, website features greater mobile responsiveness, and makes navigating MSDSonline’s suite of products, services, and free educational resources easier across all device platforms.
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  • Methanol Safety Tips from MSDS Experts

    Jul 22, 2014
    Methanol is a highly toxic and useful chemical used in the creation of other cheimcals.
    Methanol is a highly dangerous (yet highly useful) chemical commonly found in a variety of workplaces. Learn safety tips and more from the MSDS experts at MSDSonline here!
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  • Sulfuric Acid Safety Tips – Sulfuric Acid MSDS Information

    Jul 22, 2014
    Sulfuric Acid should be taken seriously in the workplace
    Learn safety tips when in the proximity of sulfuric acid from the experts at MSDSonline. Sulfuric acid just might be a bigger deal than you realize. It’s actually an international commodity chemical produced in large quantities all around the world. While sulfuric acid has primarily industrial uses, it’s also found in common household products such as drain cleaner and fertilizer.
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