May 2017

Safe Practices while working with Benzene
Benzene is a frequently used and produced chemical in manufacturing as well as the oil and gas industry. Benzene is also known to cause cancer. Review our video presentation to learn how to reduce or limit your exposure to benzene to limit any adverse health effects.  

Deadline changes for WHMIS 2015 transition

Manufacturers and importers now have until June 1, 2018 to comply with the Hazardous Products Regulations.
This means they have another year to author and introduce SDSs and products labels written in the new WHMIS 2015 standard. This affects and moves the deadline for clearing out old labels and MSDSs from the market to September 1, 2018. Please see on our transition timeline poster for more information.
Looking for some training on msdsBinders? 
Chemscape is opening up 25 slots for a 30-minute msdsBinders training session for end users on the basics of the system on June 2, 2017 at 11:00am MST. Attend training at your desktop; an internet connection is all that is required.  Contact us to reserve a spot.   

Blog: Practical Steps to Chemical Substitution
Reducing your company's chemical footprint by reducing the exposure to high hazard chemicals in the workplace can be achieved by substituting chemicals you use each day for similar chemicals that are less hazardous.
Read about the benefits of substitution and 3 steps to get you started.

We would be happy to help with any product or Health & Safety concern. Our personalized service sets us apart.  Chemscape provides this newsletter to our valued clients with resources that can be used in health and safety meetings.

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