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Conducting an accurate assessment and inventory of hazardous chemicals

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February 23, 2017

Whether you are new to the role of ensuring environmental compliance for your organization, or you’ve been in your job for a long time, you may have struggled with the question of where to begin. The best place to start is with a chemical inventory. The chemical inventory serves as your foundation for environmental management. This can be a daunting task, as you may have multiple locations and multiple departments to oversee. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), not to mention standards from other accreditors, requires that you perform an annual chemical inventory to assess the risk and identify the chemicals on hand.

Whether you are new to the role of ensuring environmental compliance for your organization, or you’ve been in your job for a long time, you may have struggled with the question of where to begin. The best place to start is with a chemical inventory. The chemical inventory serves as your foundation for environmental management. This can be a daunting task, as you may have multiple locations and multiple departments to oversee. The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA), not to mention standards from other accreditors, requires that you perform an annual chemical inventory to assess the risk and identify the chemicals on hand.



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