Update 10/05/2020: The RCRA Generator Improvements Rule is now in effect in Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
See what's changing for hazmat air shippers in the 2021 IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR). Mandatory compliance starts January 1, 2021.
On August 12, DOT PHMSA posted a trio of hazmat special permit notices to the Federal Register.
Last week, the United States Postal Service (USPS) proposed two revisions to its Publication 52 (PUB 52) requirements for mailing hazardous materials.
US EPA recently reminded hazardous waste facilities that, starting September 1, 2021, small quantity generators must re-notify EPA of their activities once every four years.
Update: On July 20, 2020, Louisiana became the 27th state to adopt EPA's RCRA hazardous waste Generator Improvements Rule.
The Spring 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and De-regulatory Actions was released just before the July 4th holiday.
Update: EPA's Final Rule to modernize the testing standards for ignitable hazardous wastes appeared in the Federal Register on July, 7, 2020. The Final Rule takes effect on September 8, 2020.
As if 2020 hasn’t been challenging enough, the last day to use the ORM-D classification for ground shipments is December 31, 2020.
One change in EPA's Generator Improvements Rule that provided a new relief for generators is the creation of rules for “episodic generation.” Find out who can use this new relief, and how it could help lighten your regulatory burden.
Safety professionals can use this guide as a quick reference to OSHA’s regulations for training hours, days of field experience,
refresher training, and HAZWOPER regulatory references where more information is available. The guide also includes course recommendations for managers or personnel in need of OSHA-required HAZWOPER training.