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04/20/2018

What Is the Hazardous Waste Derived-from Rule and How Does It Work?

The “derived-from” rule—found at 40 CFR 262.3(c)(2)(i)—states that, unless excluded, a waste generated from the treatment, storage, or disposal of a listed hazardous waste is also a hazardous waste. The derived-from rule intends to prevent generators and TSDFs from circumventing the land disposal restriction requirements that apply to a waste the moment it’s generated.  

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04/20/2018

Alleged Safety Violations Cost NJ Plastics Co. $436,000

According to OSHA’s inspection report, the Agency uncovered fourteen violations of OSHA’s safety standards, including three willful violations and eleven serious violations.

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04/17/2018

Hazmat Out-of-Service Order Issued for “Complete” Noncompliance

From time to time, everybody makes mistakes. Often, despite the best intentions and careful attention to detail, a mistake slips through and results in a Notice of Violation from a hazmat inspector.  

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04/16/2018

OSHA Rules for Hazards in Healthcare

BLS reported that in 2016 there were 552,600 non-fatal injuries and illnesses in the healthcare sector. This topped the list, with manufacturing coming in second at 410,500.  

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04/16/2018

3 Ways to Ship Hazardous Waste in California

Hazardous wastes that do not require a manifest under the Federal RCRA program are not hazardous wastes in US DOT’s eyesDoes this mean that you can ignore DOT’s 49 CFR hazmat rules when shipping a non-RCRA hazardous waste? Not exactly.  

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04/16/2018

Updated TSCA Chemical Inventory Includes Active Inactive Designations

For the first time, EPA’s Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) chemical inventory includes information about which chemical substances are designated as “active” in commerce. The update comes after EPA required chemical manufacturers to submit a retrospective report of chemicals...

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04/16/2018

Selling Out Fast: 1-Hour E-Manifest Webinar Sessions Added

Lion Technology has added more sessions of its live, one-hour E-Manifest System Webinar to our 2018 EHS training schedule. Lion will present the webinar five times in May.  

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04/13/2018

IATA Updates Lithium Battery Guidance for Passengers

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released updated guidance this week for airline passengers who carry lithium battery-powered devices or spare lithium batteries aboard aircraft.  

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04/10/2018

How, When, and Why to Use the Hazardous Waste Mixture Rule

Tips on how, when, and why to use the hazardous waste mixture rule at 40 CFR 261.3 to minimize the hazardous waste your site generates, reduce disposal costs, and protect the environment.

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04/10/2018

In April/May: Top-rated RCRA Training in the Midwest and Texas

Learn the latest hazardous waste requirements that impact your facility, including major changes under EPA’s “Generator Improvements Rule, in effect now! Join a full-time Lion instructor to meet EPA’s annual training mandate, earn CEUs and CM points, and get resources to back up your compliance decisions.  

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