As of January 1, 2017, OSHA’s new rule requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness data that they are already required to record on their onsite OSHA Injury and Illness ...Read More »
We recently looked at the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) 2016 Top 10 HazMat Violations related to transporting hazardous materials. Four of those top 10 violations that occurr...Read More »
The refrigerant rules are in an ongoing state of change as new legislation becomes effective and the list of acceptable substitutes is ever-evolving under the Significant New Alternatives Policy (...Read More »
Shipper or carrier…who’s in charge?
When it comes to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) packaging requirements, the shipper is the responsible party for ensuring compliance with hazardou...Read More »
On July 6, 2016, the TCEQ adopted the renewal for the Texas Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (TPDES) Multi-Sector General Permit for industrial facility stormwater discharges. The permit wen...Read More »
Your future has been adjusted.
Classification, labeling, and Safety Data Sheets will never be the same again. You must now comply with the new OSHA hazardous chemical labeling requirements.
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Expected to be finalized by the end of 2016, the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule Proposed by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is primarily a flexibility, safety enhancement, and clarification update.
Stormwater noncompliance can lead to construction repairs and delays, as well as costly fines if a regulator gets involved. Many of the compliance issues arise from simple errors on the construction site and from a lack of communication about current standards.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is responsible for managing the hazard communication standard (HCS) and the Flammable and Combustible Liquids standard, 29 CFR 1910.106, for these potentially dangerous liquids in its industry. Recently, they changed the definition of “flammable” to align with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). Now these standards are simply titled “Flammable Liquids.”