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VelocityEHS to Address Key Areas of Hazard Communication Compliance Confusion at Annual National Safety Council Congress & Expo

Sep 20, 2017
GHS final deadline release

Chicago (September 20, 2017) — VelocityEHS, the global leader in cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software, will address some of the common questions and uncertainties resulting from the adoption of GHS and its changes to OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard (HazCom) during a presentation at the 2017 National Safety Council (NSC) Congress & Expo. Hosted by two of the industry’s leading HazCom/GHS experts, Glenn Trout, president and CEO of VelocityEHS and Chuck Haling, vice president of sales at VelocityEHS, the presentation will cover some of the most challenging issues tied to SDS management and label compliance, two key areas of confusion for EHS professionals.

While the final GHS deadline has passed, lingering questions and concerns remain for the millions of employers affected by its changes which are now in full effect. During the session, “The New Face of HazCom – SDS & Label Compliance in the Post-GHS Deadline Era,” on Wednesday, September 27 from 10–11 a.m., Trout and Haling will cover some of the most challenging issues surrounding SDSs and labels – two areas where employers continue to have questions and uncertainties following the GHS adoption – and provide best practices for overcoming those changes to ensure compliance.

“Unfortunately, the conclusion of the GHS deadlines made it easy for some employees to lose sight of the changes that were required to be implemented as a result of the deadlines,” said Trout. “By breaking down much of the confusion surrounding two areas greatly impacted by the GHS adoption – labels and SDSs – we hope to give employers the information necessary to meet GHS-alignment challenges head-on and re-focus their attention on the state of their Hazard Communication Programs.”

Show attendees are also encouraged to visit booth 2926 to see for themselves how VelocityEHS, through its MSDSonline chemical management solutions, streamlines enterprisewide hazard determination, employee Right-to-Know access, labeling, safe chemical handling, and more through a variety of products and service options. The award-winning MSDSonline HQ and HQ RegXR Accounts feature built-in GHS workplace labeling capabilities, including workplace label integrations with Brady, Avery and Graphic Products DuraLabel, while the SDS/Chemical Management Mobile App simplifies complex chemical inventory management tasks and provides on- and off-line employee access to SDSs. Other MSDSonline GHS/HazCom solutions include on-demand training courses, SDS Authoring, and Regulatory Consulting Services.

The 2017 NSC Congress and Expo takes place September 23-29, 2017 at the Indiana Convention Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. For more information, visit www.congress.nsc.org.

To learn more about VelocityEHS and its MSDSonline products and services, visit www.EHS.com and www.MSDSonline.com respectively.

About VelocityEHS
VelocityEHS
 is the leading global provider of cloud-based environment, health and safety (EHS) software. Its comprehensive software platform and innovative mobile solutions aim to make enterprise-level EHS functionality accessible and affordable to businesses of all sizes, helping them solve complex compliance and regulatory challenges in simple ways. Today, more than 13,000 customers worldwide, from virtually every industry, trust VelocityEHS and its solutions to improve EHS performance. Recognized by the industry’s top independent analysts, including leading scores in the Verdantix 2017 Green Quadrant Analysis and 2017 NAEM EHS & Sustainability Software Ratings Report, VelocityEHS helps customers reach their EHS goals faster with quick implementations, affordable solutions and unparalleled customer support. VelocityEHS is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois with locations in Canada, the UK and Australia. For more information, visit www.EHS.com. VelocityEHS is an Actua (Nasdaq: ACTA) company.

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