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Chemical Safety Data Sheets App -- ICSC
By ThatsMyStapler Inc.. This iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad app displays International Chemical Safety Cards [ICSC] produced by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), the International Labour Office (ILO), and the World Health Organization (WHO). ICSCs summarize essential health and safety information on chemicals for their use at the "shop floor" level by workers and employers in factories, agriculture, construction and other work places.
By Mar-Kov Computer Systems Inc.. GHSAuth is an easy to use software tool for authoring Global Harmonized Standard (GHS) compliant Safety Data Sheet (SDS) documents and safety labels. The tool allows EHS staff to create/author and manage GHS Data to generate SDS documents and Safety Labels for your organization. The Express version is free.
Hazard Communication Standard Guidance
By US Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA has prepared a number of materials that explain the new changes to the requirements of the HCS, including a list of frequently asked questions, QuickCards, fact sheets on Safety Data Sheets and Labeling, a webinar that provides an overview of the rule and a downloadable PowerPoint presentation.
MediaLab OSHA Chemical Hygiene
By MediaLab, Inc.. This basic course explains the Haz-Com standard as it relates to laboratory work; explains the NFPA diamond; explains each section of the MSDS; and explains basic laboratory common sense rules.
MSDS Mobile App
By Kelleher, Helmrich and Associates, Inc. (KHA). Search and view MSDSs/SDSs with this app for iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Add an unlimited number of frequently referenced MSDSs to your personal binder. Forward complete MSDSs by fax, e-mail or SMS (text message); or share the MSDS that you use by Tweet or Facebook post.
Online Training Modules
By Oklahoma State University. Modules for training employees at Oklahoma State University. Modules include Asbestos Awareness, Back Safety, Bloodborne Pathogens, Compressed Gas Cylinders, Fire Extinguishers, Hazard Communications, Hazardous Materials Transportation, Material Safety Data Sheets, Mower Safety, Office Ergonomics, Personal Protective Equipment in the Laboratory, Practicing Safe Science, and Stress Management.
Safety in Your Workplace
By Netscape and CCH Incorporated. "Why worry about safety? Simply because workplace accidents can destroy your business." -- That's how this program begins. It provides an introduction and sections on government regulation of workplace safety, developing and implementing a safety program, and emerging safety issues. It includes links and downloads of forms, such as an MSDS template and OSHA 200 log.
By United Steelworkers. The USW Safety iPhone/iPad app is designed as an easy and accessible chemical safety reference for workers. Search the New Jersey Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS) database by chemical name, DOT number, CAS number, or RTK Substance number to view the entire fact sheet. This includes information on workplace exposure limits, health hazards, workplace controls, personal protective equipment, handling and storage, and emergency information. Flip through an electronic version of the NIOSH Pocket Guide to Chemical Hazards or search for a chemical by name in the index to view its properties, exposure limits, recommended personal protective equipment and first aid. A US Department of Labor Worker Safety & Health App Challenge Winner in January 2013.
By 3E Company. 3E Company provides online access to hazardous material inventory and associated MSDSs 24-7-365 through an easy-to-use web browser interface. Offers site-specific MSDS management to track the location of your inventory with easy-to-use features including MSDS search, inventory management, and regulated chemical lists. Can be customized with Classification, SARA Candidate Lists, Labeling Modules, Chemical Approval, and Customer Proprietary Documents. Also includes MSDS On Demand program for backup in the event no Internet connection is available.
3E MSDS Inventory Management Service
By 3E Company. 3E Company's MSDS Inventory Management service features inventory management by location/site. This allows you to track and access your chemical inventory for multiple locations and also includes 24-7-365 access to 3E Spill Hotline, 3E Poison & Exposure, and 3E MSDS On Demand.
EHS Enterprise Software Suite
By ImageWave Corporation. This popular Environmental, Health & Safety Software Suite includes advanced MSDS Management, MSDS Authoring, Chemical Inventory Tracking, Environmental Reporting (including SARA 313 and TIER II), Container Label Printing, MSDS Hosting Service via Internet, Database Building Services, Full Application Hosting Service via Internet, and much more.
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