IHS brings together our EHS&S software and expertise with your team’s knowledge of your company’s business processes. We provide the capabilities that are required to perform risk assessments, author safety data sheets (SDSs), manage supplier data and evaluate global hazards. We know that outsourcing critical functions is a big step for your organization so it is essential that you select a provider with a proven ability to deliver, a team you know you can trust – IHS.
IHS Business Process Services for EHS&S include:
Risk Management Services: Our subject matter experts have the proven experience required to dig into your operations and challenge your staff to evaluate risks and controls with a critical eye. We help you ensure that your studies are more rigorous, more probing and more focused, making certain that controls are well defined and properly mitigate risk. We also provide you with guidance post-study, ensuring that you prioritize mitigation activities and track them to completion. The projects and methods we are most frequently asked to conduct are:
- Bow Tie Analysis
SDS Authoring: IHS creates, analyzes and manages top-quality, globally-compliant Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) and product labels. In addition, we support the creation of REACH Chemical Safety Reports on behalf of companies like yours around the world. In the past 20 years, we have developed a network of experts who are unsurpassed for their understanding of local and global legislative requirements. Our team has produced thousands of compliance documents for regional and multi-national firms alike. We have deep expertise in promoting and protecting product brands as well as a proven track record of producing SDSs and labels that meet the compliance obligations of large and small chemical manufacturers, suppliers and exporters.
Supplier Data Management: Our global team of regulatory experts and data analysts will collect needed raw material data from your suppliers. The information is then loaded into your EHS&S system to: define data requirements needed from suppliers (product safety, worker protection, environmental protection, detailed material composition etc.); define internal processes needed to support raw material management (purchasing, R&D, chemical approval workflow etc.); establish and maintain contact information for raw material suppliers; obtain SDS for supplier raw materials; archive supplier SDSs with searchable index using our system or yours; and obtain additional documents, technical SDS, certificate of analysis etc.
Global Hazard Evaluation: Properly analyzing the substance data of products is critical in producing accurate, reliable safety documents that properly represent your products in the marketplace. The IHS team‘s outstanding experience in performing regulatory analysis of substances and raw materials enables us to create accurate product assessments. We optimize the hazard evaluation process, using IHS software to maximize efficiency and maintain quality. We also ensure that necessary documentation and audit trails are built into the process to support hazard evaluation results. Whether it is GHS classification toxicity, environmental hazards, regulatory applicability, occupational exposure limit classification or consumer regulations and labeling requirements, our experts can help you.