Here we take a look at new OSHA safety rules and updates to OSHA's 29 CFR worker safety Standards that employers should prepare for in late 2018 and early 2019.
EPA has more new rules planned for late 2018 and early 2019—two of which will simplify things for some hazardous waste generators. Which ones affect you?
Lion Technology launched the Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Management Online Coursethis week to help industry professionals in the Bay State meet their responsibilities under the state’s hazardous waste rules.
A parallel WOTUS rulemaking—which will restore the Clean Water Act definition of “Waters of the United States” to its pre-2015 form—is slated for November 2018.
What happens when you have an article that contains dangerous goods, but that article is not identified by name in the regulations, like a fuel pump (pictured below) or a piece of lab equipment?
Last week, US EPA put forth three TSCA-related actions you should know about if you manufature, process, or use chemicals on the TSCA Inventory: New user fees to defray the costs of Lautenberg Law-required risk evaluations, the withdrawal of Significant New Use Rules for 145 chemicals, and preparations for the next 73 chemical risk evaluations EPA must complete.
In California, truck drivers are entitled to a 30-minute meal period after five hours of work and a second 30-minute meal break after ten hours of work. But for truck drivers who haul hazardous materials through the state, those breaks may no longer apply.
In a recently wrapped-up court case, Texas vs. EPA, a Texas District Court judge decided last week to halt implementation of the new Clean Water Act requirements in three states: Texas, Louisiana, and Mississippi.
In some ways, it was the most significant new regulation for hazardous waste in the 21st century. In other ways, all it did was rearrange old stuff into a more convenient, intuitive order. Here we break down one of most subtle, yet impactful, changes for hazardous waste generators in US EPA’s Generator Improvements Rule.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) has released its annual summary of significant changes to its Dangerous Goods Regulations, or DGR, the manual used by air shippers around the world to ensure compliance with applicable international hazmat regulations.
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.