(M)SDS Guru


Safety Data Sheet Management Service


What the regs require
The OSHA Hazard Communication Standard requires (in part) that all employers provide their employees access to the Material Safety Data Sheets ((M)SDS) for the chemicals products that they use or may come in contact with at your facility. The (M)SDS must be readily accessible to all employees.

Our View:  ESSG has provided a multitude of comprehensive Environmental and Safety solutions since 1993. This innovative Web-based (M)SDS Management Service solution gives you 24/7/365 access to your company’s (M)SDS as well as a system to help manage them.

What We Offer
MSDS Guru Online MSDS Management Service
ESSG’s (M)SDS Guru allows for a more streamlined and efficient approach to meet this standard. The (M)SDS Guru is a service that acts as the host of your database. You do a material safety data sheet search and manage functions of the application through your internet connection. It is fully scalable, allowing for an unlimited number of corporate regions, site facilities, department/areas and users.

(M)SDS Guru is an Application Service Provider (ASP) that acts as the host of your database. You access all of your (M)SDSs and management functionalities of the application through your Internet connection

The Setup:  Simply send your (M)SDSs to us. You don't even have to weed through and find duplicates; we do that for you.

Our staff of trained professionals will search the chemical manufacturer's websites to retrieve the most current copy or scan the (M)SDS.

We Index the following
• (M)SDS - Product Name, Revision Date, Internal Nickname or Internal (M)SDS Number.
• Manufacturer: Name, Address, Telephone number, Fax number, E-Mail address, Web site.
• Document: Title, Type, Language, Requested Date, Status, File Type (Scan or PDF); (M)SDS Number

The Service Phase

ESSG will then provide you with:

• Secure and reliable, 24/7/365 availability. Allowing you and your personnel to retrieve any of your company's (M)SDSs
• Archive (M)SDSs to historical file to help satisfy OSHA's 30-year recordkeeping requirement
• Print (M)SDSs as needed
• Easily E-mail (M)SDSs as needed
• Access (M)SDSs by region, facility, department or storage area
• Up-to-date (M)SDSs are instantly accessible, reducing risk & liability for organization
• User-friendly interface, with flexible search options and optional multilingual (M)SDS capabilities
• Icons link you to various lists and reports, summary sheets, etc.
• Administration functionalities that allow you to add users, requests, and view custom (M)SDS reports
• Setup multiple corporate regions, site facilities, department/areas reporting options. Assign different levels of security access


Your Company’s (M)SDSs: Many of today's company's (M)SDSs are in constant disarray and are usually highly unorganized. (M)SDS Guru recognized this problem and built feature rich organizing capabilities into (M)SDS Guru. Based on the recommendations of our current client base, we built a facility tree that affords you the ability to check (M)SDSs and add them to other locations in the company. (M)SDS levels can be set up from the corporate level, regions, facilitities/locations and even all the way down to a location's different departments. Simply put, a single person can manage an entire corporate entity no matter how many locations or facilities they may have.

Would you like to pull an (M)SDS report that would show you what (M)SDSs you have at any location in your company? (M)SDS Guru reporting functions allow you to do this and more. The reporting function will pull reports for any area that you choose. These reports can be sorted alphabetically by product or manufacturer name. Each report will show you what (M)SDSs you have in certain locations and include a .pdf link of every (M)SDS on the report. This way you can run reports and actually view any (M)SDS with a single click.

The Material Safety Data Sheet search function allow administrators and employees of companies to search our entire (M)SDS database or just search your company’s own (M)SDS database. You can search by product name, manufacturer name, internal (M)SDS # or even by your own company's (M)SDS nicknames. (M)SDS Guru's search function allow you to narrow searches down to different locations in the company. These searches can further be narrowed down by exact or closest match. The (M)SDS Guru search functions are simple and easy to use for every employee in the company; therefore, sufficing OSHA's standard to make all (M)SDSs "readily accessible to all employees".

Request new (M)SDS: Administrators of your (M)SDS Guru programs will have the ability to request new (M)SDSs by clicking on a request icon. You don?t need to call, fax or e-mail any information to us. You simply populate 4 fields with information we need to find your (M)SDS and our trained staff of professionals will locate and post your (M)SDS request within 48 hours of the initial request.

Is archiving old (M)SDSs a problem for you? (M)SDS Guru built in an archive tool that allows you to check a box to archive old (M)SDS's in order to suffice the 30 year recordkeeping rule set forth by OSHA.

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