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What is EHS?

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Please give some information about EHS.


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Can you brief about this?


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SAP-EHS component supports you with all activities in the areas of industrial safety, health, and environmental protection.

Environment, Health and Safety comprises the following SAP components:

Basic Data and Tools : contains all data and functions you require for the other EH&S components at one central point

Product Safety(EHS-SAF): contains functions required to manage hazardous substances in companies that manufacture hazardous substances.You can manage and ship EH&S reports such as material safety data sheets, create labels, have the system determine them automatically, and create the composition of the specification of the relevant substance from the BOM for a material.

Hazardous Substance Management (EHS-HSM): contains functions required to manage hazardous substances in companies that use hazardous substances

Dangerous Goods Management (EHS-DGP): you can manage dangerous goods master records, run dangerous goods checks, and create dangerous goods documents.

Waste Management (EHS-WA): you can manage waste disposal processes, create the reports necessary for transportation and disposal of waste, and distribute the resulting costs proportionally

Occupational Health (EHS-HEA): you can plan and perform health surveillance protocols in your enterprise, and create and manage occupational health questionnaires.

Industrial Hygiene and Safety (EHS-IHS): you can organize industrial hygiene and safety in your enterprise and manage the hazards and agents that are present.

Over and above these there are some new age components of SAP-EHS like SVT and REACH solution, Environmental Compliance, Carbon Impact.

Please visit SAP help at following URL for details about EHS components :

Please visit following URL for Solution offering under EHS management from SAP:

Hope this information is helpful to you.



Edited by: Niraj Sikligar on Jun 4, 2010 9:13 AM

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Hi, Niraj., Apart from the above functional areas in SAP EHS., right now. WWI ( Windows Word Processor Integration) is also involved in EHS module.

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Hello Chandra sekhar,

WWI is part of Basic data and tools so I have not specified it separately. I have given the overview of components that fall under SAP-EHS.