MSDS Management Articles

  • Synopsis Available for 2016 U.S.-EU: Bridging NanoEHS Research Efforts Joint Workshop

    The synopsis is available for the June 6-7, 2016, U.S.-European Union (EU) Nano Environmental and Health Safety (NanoEHS) Research Efforts joint workshop. According to the synopsis, the first day of the workshop was devoted to an interactive nanoEHS scrimmage in which the groups collectively ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • My Business is working with hazardous materials: What Do I need to know about WHMIS?

    Almost all Canadian jurisdictions have  updated from WHMIS 1988 to WHMIS 2015 and incorporated elements of the Globally Harmonized System, or GHS. WHMIS requirements place the responsibility on employers to ensure the health and safety of workers who may be exposed to WHMIS controlled products.  Employers must ensure that workers are educated about the hazards of controlled products ...


    By SafetySmart

  • Musculoskeletal Disorders – At work and away

    Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) make up a significant number of work related ill health cases in the United Kingdom. MSD according to the HSE covers any injury, damage or disorder of the joints or other tissues in the upper/lower limbs or the back. In the latest 2014/15 figures from the HSE, 53% of cases (383,000 cases) that started more than 12 months ago can be attributed to MSD. A 2014 survey ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

  • Safety Smart Companies: Three Workplace Hazard Observation Tips

    This week we continue to explore the themes being highlighted in 2016’s National Safety Month. Every June the National Safety Council (NSC) encourages us to raise health and safety awareness throughout our lives. Last week we talked about how “Safety Smart” employers can ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Case study - UL The Wercs upgrades Nazdar’s labeling capabilities providing efficiency and flexibility

    Situation With four manufacturing facilities and 13 branch locations worldwide, Nazdar is the largest ink manufacturer in North America. In business nearly 90 years, the company offers the most comprehensive selection of inks available to the market from a single source. The company provides extensive regulatory compliance training to manufacturing associations and printers, making its ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Case study - Sealed Air chooses UL The Wercs to replace six disparate MSDS systems

    The Situation With operations in more than 60 countries, JohnsonDiversey, Inc. (JDI| is a leading global provider of cleaning and hygiene solutions to the institutional and industrial marketplace. JDI serves customers in the lodging, food services, retail, health care, food and beverage sectors as well as building service contractors worldwide. The Challenge ...


    By UL The WERCS

  • Seeking Guidance on TSCA Section 8C

    Challenge A manufacturer of wood treatment chemicals became concerned with potential adverse chemical reactions to pressure treated wood. Although no formal letters or reports of such reactions had been reported to the EPA, the client became worried about how such reactions could impact business. Solution In response to the ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Ergonomics in the Workplace

    Work-related musculosketal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most frequently reported cases of lost or restricted work time and can be significantly reduced by properly fitting a job to a person, also known as the study of ergonomics. Ergonomics involves evaluating the physical aspects of an environment (e.g. workstations) as well as the way in which people work to help prevent MSDs. MSDs, ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Canada Publishes Hazardous Products Regulation

    On February 11, 2015, the Government of Canada published in Gazette II (Vol. 149, no. 3) the final regulation for adopting the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The final Hazardous Product Regulation (HPR) appears to be nearly identical to the proposed regulation published in Gazette I in August of 2014 (Vol. 148, no. 32) and is ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Keeping it confidential

    Navigating the intricacies of the EPA’s CBI requirements for PMNs Claiming chemical identity as confidential is becoming increasingly difficult, especially in this global market. In the EU, the rules are very stringent and require that all hazardous substances be declared on the safety data sheet (SDS), making it nearly impossible to keep chemical names confidential. In the US, for ...


    By 3E Company

  • Healthy office, happy employees: manage risks today for a better tomorrow

    According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), there were almost 400,000 musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) reported in 2011. This accounted for 33% of all worker injury and illness cases that year. MSDs are ergonomic-related injuries and disorders that affect muscles, nerves, tendons, ligaments, joints, cartilage, and spinal discs. Most common are tendonitis, carpal tunnel syndrome, and back ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Tenet Health`s Western Medical Center Calls for 3E`s MSDS Compliance Program-- Stat!

    Background Western Medical Center of Santa Ana, Calif., distinguishes itself as a leader in redefining health care delivery. As a member of the Tenet Health System, a national provider of health care services, WMC is recognized for providing an “environment of care” that is innovative to patients. WMC has served Orange County residents since 1902 and now, more than a ...


    By 3E Company

  • Exelon Electrifies Cost Savings Using 3E

    Background With several million customers and more than $15 billion in annual revenues, Exelon Corporation is a leading electric utility. The company has one of the industry's largest power generation portfolio consisting of natural gas, fossil fuel, hydroelectric and nuclear power generation capabilities. The company offers nationwide service and has a strong presence in the ...


    By 3E Company

  • Supreme Chemicals of Georgia Utilizes 3E’s MSDS Authoring Service with Optimal Results

    Background Supreme Chemicals’ Krud Kutter® brand products are used by major industrial applicators (Ford, General Motors, Boeing), schools, hospitals, hotels, theme parks (Disney, Six Flags), cruise lines (Royal Caribbean, Carnival), numerous contractors and end users nationwide. Their products are sold throughout 15,000 retail outlets, including leading home centers, ...


    By 3E Company

  • Eastman Outsources MSDS Authoring

    Background Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) is a global company whose products touch the lives of people around the world every day. Headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee, U.S.A., Eastman manufactures and markets more than 1,200 chemicals, fibers and plastics products. While Eastman's products are not household words, they are used in thousands of consumer products. ...


    By 3E Company

  • 3E Company Helps LG&E and KU Electrify Its SDS Management Program

    Background Louisville Gas and Electric Company and Kentucky Utilities Company (LG&E and KU) are regulated electric and natural gas utilities, based in Louisville, Ky. A member of the PPL (NYSE: PPL) family of companies, the utility serves 394,000 electric customers and 319,000 natural gas customers in Louisville and 16 of its surrounding counties, an area that covers roughly ...


    By 3E Company

  • 3E Company Packs in Productivity and Efficiency for Menasha Corporation

    Background Menasha Corporation is one of the oldest privately owned companies in the U.S. Founded in 1849 and still owned by descendants of its founder, Elisha D. Smith, Menasha Corporation today is made up of four principal companies, each of which are independently operated and serve diverse industries. These companies help businesses package and label their products, move ...


    By 3E Company

  • 3E Helps Amarillo’s Osage Water Treatment Plant Wrangle its MSDSs

    Background Located in the center of the Texas Panhandle, Amarillo offers all the conveniences of big city living in a friendly and small town atmosphere. The city’s 180,000 residents rely on the Osage Water Treatment Plant to provide them with clean, potable water. The plant operates on a 24 hour a day schedule, and has a treatment capacity of seventy million gallons of ...


    By 3E Company

  • GrafTech Relies on 3E to Produce Globally Compliant MSDSs

    Background GrafTech International is a world leader in graphite material science with more than 120 years of experience in the graphite and carbon industry. GrafTech’s products are used in a variety of applications in a diverse array of industries, including the production of steel and non-ferrous metals, electronics, fuel cell power generation, solar energy, aerospace ...


    By 3E Company

  • DTE Utilizes 3E Compliance Management Services DTE Energy

    Background DTE Energy is a leading energy and energy technology provider. It sells electricity, natural gas, coal, landfill gas, steam and chilled water, develops merchant power and industrial energy projects and is a growing leader in energy trading. The company is one of the nation's larger purchasers, transporters and marketers of coal and develops and ...


    By 3E Company

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