Safety Data Articles

  • OECD Tour de Table Reports on Developments on Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials

    The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) published a May 17, 2018, document entitled Developments in Delegations on the Safety of Manufactured Nanomaterials — Tour de Table.  The document compiles information provided by delegations for the February 2018 ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • SDS Authoring Software

    When creating an official SDS that will be distributed via SDS software, it is critical that those who are responsible for SDS services follow the standardized document format. This format ensures that all information deemed essential to understanding a chemical and the potential hazard it presents is provided on one easily referenced sheet. SDSs must be generated to include sixteen specific ...


    By Lisam Systems

  • 5 Processes Where Quality and EHS Convergence Makes Complete Sense

    There are also many overlaps between the quality standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and EHS standards such as OHSAS 18001. As businesses look to find greater efficiencies by streamlining and integrating business processes, as well as get a better return on their IT investments, quality and EHS convergence makes sense.  Forward-looking businesses are already finding areas ...


    By EtQ, LLC

  • Top 5 Questions about Geoplast Formworks

    Which standards does the system meet? Geoplast Formwork Systems were developed within an ISO9001 certified organization, and performance is rated according to the relevant European standards: DIN 18218:2008: Pressure of fresh concrete on vertical formwork; EN 206-1 Concrete – Part 1: Specification, performance, production, and conformity; DIN 1045: Guideline ...


    By Geoplast US Corp.

  • Heres a Safety Message for Truck Drivers & Fleets: Be Proactive!

    Staying safe is one of the top challenges that companies in dangerous industries must address. All companies work to have safety policies in place, rules drivers should live by, processes to live by, toll free numbers; the list goes on and on. Yet despite this “safety first” mentality, many companies are still struggling with safety. Why? All of their ...


    By Omnitracs, LLC

  • Don’t Let the Pressure of Compressed Gas Get to You

    What’s at Stake? The hazards associated with compressed gas include oxygen displacement, fires, explosions, toxic effects from certain gases, reactivity and projectile concerns. What’s the Danger? An employee was killed when a compressed gas cylinder turned into a projectile because its valve was knocked off. Another worker suffocated after ...


    By SafetySmart

  • First Day of Winter – Cold Weather Work Safety Information

    Today marks the first day of winter! Do you frequently work in cold weather environments? Working in cold weather can expose workers to environmental cold injuries. Hundreds of workers report cases involving days away from work caused by exposure to environmental cold each year. Environmental cold can affect any worker, especially those who work outdoors and are ...


    By PEC Safety

  • What Does Complete Visibility of EH&S across all Operating Divisions Really Mean?

    Large modern businesses are incredibly complex. There are a huge number of constituent elements that make up the whole and often a vast number of operating divisions that must work in harmony, even if separated by walls, layers of management and – sometimes – entire counties. This all makes the prospect of managing EH&S across the estate of an ...


    By Rivo, a Sphera Company

  • 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.

  • ICMM releases 2015 mining safety report

    The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) today reported its 23 member companies which employ over 900,000 people recorded 60 fatalities across the globe in 2015 with five members recording zero fatalities for the year. ICMM CEO Tom Butler said, “Nothing is more important to us than people’s health and safety and ICMM’s ambition is to have no fatalities in the mining ...

  • 5 Hallmarks of a world-class Behavior Based Safety Program - White Paper

    What are some of the key aspects you should consider when implementing a behavior based safety system? In an effort to improve safety performance, organizations are continuously challenged to find new ways to prevent incidents or injuries. A Behavior Based Safety system allows organizations to identify trends associated with at-risk behaviors in the workplace that can ultimately work to prevent ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Regional Data and Analysis to Plan for Transportation Safety

    Collecting and analyzing safety data can help regional planners to understand trends and contributing factors and perform several types of analysis to plan for and improve transportation safety performance. In this session of the 2016 National Regional Transportation Conference, attendees heard about methods for using safety ...

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

    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

  • Celanese centralizes global hazard communications with The WERCS - Case study

    The Situation Celanese Corporation is a global producer of industrial chemicals, high-performance polymers and acetate fibers. The company has more than 9,000 employees with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. Since 2000, Celanese has relied on The WERCS to provide material safety data sheet (MSDS) authoring and managing capabilities in North America. As Celanese expanded globally, ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Goodyear streamlines SDS management to advance safety and reduce costs - Case study

    Established in 1898, The Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company is one the world’s largest producer of tires, hoses, belts and chemical and synthetic rubber. Goodyear has more than 80 manufacturing facilities in 28 countries. In addition to manufacturing, the company has more than 2,000 retail outlets allowing for global market penetration. As an industry leader, Goodyear employs more than ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Henkel Loctite accelerates sales cycle with an online technical data sheet solution - Case Study

    Henkel Loctite Corporation (Henkel) is a leader in consumer brands and technologies. Its three systems businesses are Henkel Industrial Adhesives and Sealants, Loctite Engineering Adhesives and Henkel Surface Technologies. With customers in every continent, Henkel relies heavily on its knowledgeable sales and customer service associates. The company manufactures more than 2,000 products for which ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • How Baxter significantly reduced costs with a new SDS authoring solution - Case study

    Baxter International Inc. is a global healthcare company that, through its subsidiaries, assists health-care professionals and their patients with treatment of complex medical conditions. In total, the company has 250 global facilities and is represented in more than 110 countries around the world, employing more than 48,000 team members. Baxter produces approximately 200 biopharmaceuticals, most ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Christian Hansen uses powerful ‘Generics’ function to streamline SDS authoring - Case study

    As the undisputed market leader in the cultures and enzymes industry, Danish-based Christian Hansen operates in more than 30 countries around the world. Annual sales exceed $400 million. The company offers thousands of innovative ingredient solutions that enhance key properties of food and health preparations. The demand for the company’s biotech ingredient additives is on the rise—as ...


    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

  • Safety, Profitability and the Data-Driven Business

    What is the value of safety? When discussing safety there is the intangible value that impacts everything from employee engagement to brand equity. But are there any tangible financial opportunities as well? What can an organization gain by becoming safer? There are the obvious answers. Workers going home safe and having the confidence that they are part of an organization that cares ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

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