MSDSonline - EH&S Compliance Made Simple
Managing hazardous chemicals is a critical responsibility for hospitals and healthcare facilities

Healthcare Facilities

Chemical safety is an important consideration for your patients and employees alike. VelocityEHS has the tools healthcare safety professionals need to maintain a healthy chemical footprint.

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Giving Chemicals the Care they Deserve

"The versatility and ease of use makes this a very strong product."
Dave Chapman,
Brooks Health System

Managing hazardous chemicals is a critical responsibility for hospitals, healthcare facilities, and physician offices. It’s a task made difficult by the variety of chemicals employed in those facilities and the need to safeguard the cross-section of employees, volunteers, and patients who are exposed to the chemicals as part of their routine activities. Compliance with OSHA’s HazCom Standard, the Joint Commission (JCAHO), and additional accrediting firms exert additional pressure on healthcare providers to meet stringent industry standards and best practices.

Meeting these challenges takes a partner who understands chemical management in the healthcare industry.  Our solutions are trusted by thousands of hospitals and healthcare facilities across North America.

Cloud-based solutions that help health-care providers meet HazCom / JCAHO compliance

Chemical Landscape

In a typical healthcare environment, there are a number of chemical concerns, including:

  • Clinical Chemicals
    • Pharmaceuticals
    • Laboratory & Reagents
    • Adhesives
  • Standard Chemicals
    • Housekeeping Supplies
    • Maintenance
    • HVAC, Machinery

For hospital networks, it is not uncommon for the number of chemicals to reach into the thousands. This creates a major pain-point, as safety directors want to see information on chemical hazards across the facility, while customized access to specific information and safety data sheets is desired at the employee and department level.  

Giving healthcare safety directors facility-wide access to critical chemical safety information


The MSDSonline HQ and HQ RegXR Accounts from VelocityEHS are cloud-based solutions that can help healthcare providers meet HazCom and JCAHO standards for SDS management.

  • SDS and Chemical Management
    • Search and access MSDSonline database with millions of SDSs
    • Assign, manage. and map products to multi-level locations (e.g., Facility, department, floor, unit, storage room)
    • Deploy SDSs to achieve right-to-know requirements
    • Track chemicals and ingredients
    • Access workflow controls; flag and manage banned chemicals
    • Generate and print labels and barcodes
    • Access mobile chemical management tools
  • Environmental & Regulatory Reporting
    • Utilize Tier II identification and reporting features
    • Cross reference chemicals against local, state, federal, and international lists
    • Access EPCRA Section 302 EHS list, and DHS List of Chemicals of Concern flagging and threshold reporting functions
  • Environmental, Health & Safety Training
    • Schedule, manage, and track Web-based training modules with content ranging from GHS and HazCom to toxicology; from bloodborne pathogens to ergonomics
    • Access nearly 100 courses covering a full range of EH&S issues

Call Us Now: 1.888.362.2007. One of our experts will help you create a solution to meet your compliance needs. Outside the U.S., dial 1.312.881.2000.


“Has been the best purchase that we have made. Could not ask for a more user friendly system.”
Key Britt, Greenwood Leflore Hospital

“I love the software, it is easy to manage and updates automatically. I have no worries...great program.”
Jennifer Yazzie, Fort Defiance Indian Hospital

“One of the best decisions we have made! Easy to use, easy to customize, great customer service (when needed).”
Linda Brockwell, Wickenburg Regional Medical Center

“I have recommended your services many times!”
Ken Pankow, Prairie du Chien Memorial Hospital

“I like the user friendliness of the system. It is very easy to show staff how to access the system.”
Sherry Richardson, Baptist Hospital of Southeast Texas

“It is a very fast and effective way to find what you are looking for, or to update any msds sheets that need updating. If I have question I would just call, but it is so easy to maneuver through and find whatever it is you are looking for.  I am very pleased with this service! Thank you!”
Three Year Customer, North Texas Hospital

“Professional and knowledgeable staff. Millions of MSDS already in database.”
Louisiana Based Healthcare System

“The versatility and ease of use makes this a very strong product. The quantity of SDS and other data is unsurpassed. MSDSonline is a great time-saving device for all of my hazardous communication requirements.”
Dave Chapman, Brooks Health System

“I used to manually 'try' to keep up with the new MSDS updates but that was a never ending task. As a matter of fact, I could have spent my entire 40 hr work week on it and probably still not have my MSDS's up to par. What a wonderful service you offer. No more sheet protectors, messed up indexes, no more messed up manual altogether (employees or public) removing them and not putting them back in the proper order (or not putting them back at all). The list goes on. I could go on and on. To make a long story short, 40 hrs per week to maybe 5 minutes a week on MSDS's."
Valerie Centi, Fulton County Medical Center

“Very helpful. The online tools provided by MSDSonline: 1) save me time, 2) save me effort, 3) keep me in compliance, 4) provide a seamless transition [to GHS], 5) provide seamless updating, and 6) contain seamless education capabilities.”
Raymond Moore, Wagoner Community Hospital

Case Studies

Putnam County Memorial Hospital


Rural Healthcare Provider
Located near the border of Missouri and Iowa. Putnam County Memorial Hospital is a 25-bed acute care facility that has been providing vital services to the local community since 1963. It was able to use a grant to defray the cost of adopting MSDSonline.

Ward Memorial Hospital


Standalone Hospital
Since the 1950s, Ward Memorial Hospital has been providing top-quality healthcare services to the citizens of Western Texas. Since 2016, it has used the MSDSonline HQ Account to streamline safety and compliance, and to provide required SDS access to all employees.

Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital


Urban Hospital and Lab System
A leading healthcare provider in the Detroit Metro area, Huron Valley-Sinai Hospital is part of the Detroit Medical Center and affiliated with Wayne State University Medical School, the largest single-campus medical school in the United States.

Wickenburg Community Hospital


Central Arizona Healthcare Provider
Located 45 miles northwest of Phoenix, Wickenburg Community Hospital is a 19-bed critical access hospital with 200 employees that has been serving the needs of the Central Arizona community since 1926.

Collingwood General & Marine Hospital

Central Canadian Healthcare Provider
This 68-bed acute care hospital located northwest of Toronto, Ontario has been serving the Great Lakes community since 1887. An HQ Account customer, Collingwood also uses MSDSonline's workplace solutions to provide custom trainings and analyze results.

Deerfield Episcopal Retirement Community


Providing Care to Over 550 Seniors
To foster the health and wellbeing of residents, Deerfield maintains facilities that include a healthcare center, an assisted living center, a community center, an aquatic center, and food service facilities.

Compass Health


Medical Device Manufacturer
Compass Health is a medical device manufacturer with a diverse slate of products ranging from CPAP machines, to wheelchairs, to canes and crutches. Its homecare devices directly impact the well-being of thousands of Americans. 

Mercy Ships


Providing Medical Care to Developing Nations
A global, faith-based nonprofit, Mercy Ships brings cutting-edge medical care to people in developing nations throughout the world.

Piper Shores


Nonprofit Retirement Community Serving 300 Seniors
Located on the scenic coast of Southern Maine, Piper Shores provides independent living, nursing care, assisted living care, and other vital services to residents.

OCI Wyoming


Leading Manufacturer of Soda Ash
OCI Wyoming is one of the nation’s leading manufacturers of soda ash. Located in Green River, Wyoming, it employs over 400 workers and maintains a library of over 1,000 MSDSs. The company has been In business since 1962.