During the last few months of “Trade Show Season”, a common question we were asked was “Once my safety data sheets are updated will you monitor them and replace them with new SDSs on an ongoing basis?” The answer is No and here is why: You Know What You Use You Can Do It Cheaper […]
Rillea Technologies is an Ontario-based company providing cloud solutions for organizations interested in proactive chemicals management. Its platform, SDS RiskAssist™, digitizes WHMIS 2015 safety data sheets and reorganizes the data using algorithms developed by experts with over 60 years experience in chemical safety. The platform instantly prioritizes chemical hazards so that busy safety managers can assess and build clear one-page summaries for managing high and medium-risk chemicals. Employees can access these work instructions via mobile or desktop devices as often as needed, from anywhere in the world. SDS RiskAssist™ has been the recipient of the 2018 Readers’s Choice Awards by Canadian Occupational Safety Magazine and has been nominated again in 2019.
This Award recognizes some of Innovation Guelph’s exciting start-up clients. These companies have high future potential and are poised to make a big difference in the world around us. Awarded annually, the Innovation Guelph Startup of The Year Award celebrates businesses based on the following principles:
- Progress in past year (revenue growth, new hires, product development, customer or market validation, investment and/or funding secured)
- High future potential
- Ability to execute
- Coachability of founder(s)
- Proactive use of Innovation Guelph’s programs and services for entrepreneurs
The City of Quinte West is now ahead of the curve in terms of dealing with chemicals in the workplace thanks to software developed by Belleville-based Rillea Technologies Inc.
Lisa and Rob Hallsworth of Rillea, chemical engineers with more than 60 years of experience in high risk chemical manufacturing, appeared before Quinte West council Monday night to recognize the city for its work toward reaching the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals for 2030.
“We are honoured to receive SDG pins from Rillea Technologies,” said Vaughan. “The college is committed to being an institutional model of sustainability. Minimizing our collective impact on the environment is central to our operations and threaded throughout the college’s academic programming. We encourage our students to think sustainably and to make a positive difference that will have an impact today, as well as in the future. We know employers value employees who are environmental stewards, dedicated to making our communities better places to live.” […]
Are the chemicals in your workplace really as safe as they seem? Handling workplace chemicals is not as easy as it seems. The average workplace uses roughly 200 chemicals for tasks as diverse as cleaning, medical treatment, maintenance, production and testing. Understanding the uses of each of these chemicals and how to properly manage them […]