Knock out your annually-required hazardous waste training with a live Lion instructor when we present the California Hazardous Waste Management Refresher Webinar on November 3 and December 8.
Even after you've mastered the domestic and international requirements for shipping hazardous materials, you may still feel uncertain that every "i" is dotted and every "t" crossed. Here we cover the minimum training that US DOT requires for every hazmat employee.
Update 10/05/2020: The RCRA Generator Improvements Rule is now in effect in Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin.
Earlier this month, Cal/OSHA issued another round of citations to employers in the Golden State who allegedly failed to meet State standards to protect their workers from hazards related to coronavirus.
Is 8 hours the only acceptable length for a HAZWOPER refresher training? We dive in to OSHA's regulations to dispel this common misconception and give you some clarity about what's required for emergency responders, site cleanup personnel, and TSDF employees under the HAZWOPER Standard in 29 CFR 1910.120.
OSHA recently announced enforcement actions against two meat packing facilities related to COVID-19 workplace safety. Cal/OSHA also announced citations against a frozen food manufacturer in the Golden State for COVID-19 workplace safety violations.
Lion teams up with hazmat packaging provider C.L. Smith to cover the basics you must know to ship hazardous materials in an overpack.
When does a material become a hazardous waste? While the phrase “point of generation” is used in the regulations, it is not clearly defined.. EPA has been reticent to codify any specific definition, in part because they realize that the decision is going to be based on a number of factors. So let’s explore those factors a little.
The US Department of Labor’s Office of Inspector General has concluded that OSHA must improve its Whisteblower Protection Program after an audit report revealed the agency failed to respond to complaints in a timely manner.
Update: Oregon OSHA issued a revised draft of the state’s COVID-19 Temporary Standard for employers on September 25, 2020.
Lion's guide for US employers to protect employees from exposure to COVID-19 at work. The information and resources in this guide are intended to help employers and EH&S professionals meet their OSH Act responsibilities to provide a safe, healthy workplace during the coronavirus public health crisis.