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Important: A brand new era for Safety

We are pleased to announce a fundamental transformation that has been in development for over 2 years and we are finally ready to share the great news with all our valued customers. In our most exciting period in our 15-year history we are delighted to announce that our company name will change from DCM Compliance to EcoOnline with immediate effect.

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SDS Hazard Identification

The majority of companies who buy/use chemicals will understand their legislative requirements with regards to obtaining and retaining a safety data sheet for those products. However, large quantities of companies do not understand what they should do with the information provided in the SDSs they have sourced...

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CLP Labelling

Since the introduction of the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation back in 2009 there have been a significant number of changes required for implementation by companies. These changes have been gradually enforced with the aid of two deadlines in 2010 and 2015...

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OSHA Violations

Every year the Occupational Safety and Health Administration releases a list of the most noted safety and health violations in the US. At the annual National Safety Council Congress and Expo. In 2018, OSHA announced the top 10 most cited violations for the year 2017...

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EU Chemical Compliance

In order to determine the effectiveness of the varied chemical legislation introduced in the EU, the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) developed the Forum for Exchange of Information on Enforcement (Forum)...

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Chemdoc Reporting

We take key information off the Safety Data Sheets and add it to our database. We pull information from Section 2 and add it to the database, (i.e. full GHS classification pictograms, hazard and precautionary statements) Full list of ingredient substances from section 3...

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Identifying Chemical Hazards

One of the main issues we have identified in workplaces is an inability to identify or recognise hazards associated with chemicals. This may be due to a lack of training on hazards in the workplace or a poor health and safety culture...

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Substances of very High Concern

On 15 January 2018 – the European Chemicals Agency added 7 chemical substances to the Candidate List of Substances of Very High Concern (SVHC) for authorisation.

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Regulations

Safety data sheets (SDS’s) provide critical information on chemicals, describing the hazards they present, and give information on handling, storage and emergency measures in case an accident or incident occurs.

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What is GHS?

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals, or simply the Global Harmonizing System (GHS), is the United Nation’s system of standardisation and harmonisation of chemical labelling and classification on a global level.

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Chemical Safety Training

Chemicals play a large part in our everyday lives today. Everything from cleaning products in our homes to industrial chemicals in our workplaces contain potentially hazardous ingredients with the possibility of causing harm to users...

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Optimize Your Safety Data Sheet Management

Supplier (SDS) safety data sheet Management or as it was previously known (MSDS) Material safety data sheet management is an onerous task and one that can be very difficult to complete successfully if the correct systems are not in place...

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Best Practice For Authoring COSHH Assessments

One of the cornerstones of a good COSHH management program, is deciding who in the organisation will be responsible for authoring the assessments. Below we have detailed 4 different options for deciding this and outlined the pros & cons of each.

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Pain Points

Typically, Health and safety personnel are on the ground and often have very limited time at their desk. Chemical safety management requires persistence and often involves a lot of document management...

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Are you REACH ready?

The final countdown for REACH is looming. Make sure you are aware of your obligations. For more information contact ECHA for support on this pressing topic.

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Proposition 65

The Proposition 65 list started as an initiative in 1986 to address concerns on toxic chemicals in California in the USA. The list is a very good indicator for products that may be listed as substances of high concern in Europe...

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Data Collection

Before using EcoOnline, companies spent a lot of time and resources constantly checking, rechecking and reviewing safety data sheets or as they were once called MSDS for information. EcoOnline has taken the manual process away from your staff and our managed service ensures all your SDS data is accurate and easily accessible when you need it most.

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