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Hazardous Substance Management – TOGs®

Safe handling of hazardous substances

Work safely with our online hazardous substance management system

Safe handling of hazardous substances requires a comprehensive and structured approach. At the same time, it can be a great challenge to properly implement the current body of regulations concerning hazardous substances, especially when it comes to the necessary hazard assessments. This is especially challenging for small and medium-sized businesses (SMB).

TOGs® is our online hazardous substance management system, designed to support organizations in mastering the complex web of legal requirements surrounding this issue. Information is gathered, assessed and documented in a central register of hazardous materials. This lays the foundation for further steps, such as issuing hazard assessments and operating instructions or mitigating risks for your staff, clients and the environment.

Our experts are there to help you record any dangerous materials used by your company in an effort to optimize your hazardous substance management. Our comprehensive expertise and experienced auditors make us the ideal companion for the introduction and documentation of your hazardous substance management.

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Prudent hazardous substance management with our TOGs® software

Benefits of hazardous substance management
Benefits of our online hazardous substance management system

Save up to 70 percent of your time and outlays for administration and documentation by using our TOGs® software. Cost savings depend on the prevalent conditions on-site.

Take advantage of our process-oriented systemic structures designed to optimally assist you as a user of the platform. Its integrated module provides the perfect foundation for generating hazard assessments in compliance with the German Ordnance on Hazardous Substances and other occupational-safety laws, based on your hazardous substance evaluation report. The system simplifies your risk monitoring by visualizing the different levels of risk.

Furthermore, our online platform depicts a variety of relevant processes, including: timeliness and risk assessment, documentation, application and processes, synergies and groupings, primary regulations, group-wide instruction manuals, hazard assessment, measures such as efficacy and control.

Overview of our hazardous substance management services

Our TOGs® software helps you evaluate your hazardous substances for compliance with regulatory requirements:

  • TRGS Technical Rules for Hazardous Substances (TRGS)
    • TRGS 400 Risk assessment for activities involving hazardous substances
    • TRGS 401 Risks resulting from skin contact – identification, assessment, measures
    • TRGS 402 Identification and assessment of risks from activities involving hazardous substances: inhalation exposure
    • TRGS 410 Exposure records for hazards resulting from carcinogenic or germ cell mutagens hazardous substance category 1A or 1B
    • TRGS 600 Substitution
  • EMKG BAuA simple action plan against hazardous substances
  • Column Model By the German IFA ("Institut für Arbeitsschutz der Deutschen Gesetzlichen Unfallversicherung")
  • CMR-substances Assessment of carcinogenic, mutagenic or teratogenic substances

Additional assessment criteria:

In cases where an audit reveals other priorities, additional evaluations may become necessary according to the following criteria:

  • Water hazard classes
  • Environmental hazards as per transport laws
  • Waste code numbers and waste groups
  • Especially worrisome substances for the approval process (ECHA candidate list)
  • Products with solvents
  • Products with heat-trapping gases (contains fluorinated greenhouse gases defined by the Kyoto Protocol)
  • Other sector-dependent lists of banned substances (ZVEI, VDA)

Our TOGs® platform helps you save on software expenditures, reduce your investment costs, and lower your supervision efforts in your own IT department. As a web-based application, it integrates effortlessly into your existing IT landscape. But TOGs® is more than just a service. This high-tech online platform comes equipped with a comprehensive service package to help you organize and maintain your hazardous substance management – individually and efficiently.

  • Centralized identification and assessment of hazardous substances used in your company for the purposes of a hazardous substance register
  • Risk assessment for hazardous substances, for example via the column or protection-level models
  • Individualized representation of your company structures
  • Central documentation of hazardous substance histories, organizational structures, document controlling and quality management
  • Determination of measures and tracking: Risk analyses, hazard assessment and training
  • Controlling of running processes
  • Ongoing updates to policies and hazardous substances
  • Individual document generator, for example hazardous substances register and working instruction
  • Online access from any device and location
  • Possible link to an operational safety management system (OSM) and existing QM systems
  • Central documentation for certifications
  • Expert system for assessments
  • Identification of hazardous substances actually in use: Pure substances and mixtures
  • Up-to-date information at any given time thanks to database updates and system notifications as well as through the possibility of internal research upon change
  • Adaptation of all follow-up processes and documents upon changes to the framework
  • Documentation of organizational restructuring
  • Archiving de-registered substances and their life cycles in a substance log

Take advantage of our longstanding experience with hazardous substances

Thanks to our specialists' comprehensive experience in the field of hazardous substance management, we are the right partner to support you with the introduction and optimization of your hazardous substance management system. Not only do our experts consider your company's individual situation, we also offer a cutting-edge online platform for you to manage hazardous substances from any location and on any device.

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