TCEQ announced proposed significant increases to its penalty policy for environmental and hazardous waste violations in Texas. The TCEQ Penalty Policy provides a framework for the Agency to calculate fines and penalties for entities that violate State environmental and/or hazardous waste regulations.
A San Carlos-based paint manufacturer reached a settlement with more than twenty California county prosecutors to settle alleged hazardous waste disposal violations.
EPA just released an updated iteration of the TSCA Inventory comprised of 86,405 chemicals. Of those, 41,597 are active in commerce.
OSHA released revised guidance concerning workplace safety compliance during the COVID-19 public health emergency last week.
Due to the national respirator shortage, some companies are seeking less conventional third-party marketplaces with the hope of keeping their essential staff and employees safe. But don’t be fooled, many counterfeit masks appear strikingly similar to their approved counterpart. Here’s how to tell the difference.
It happens every four years and it's coming up again in November 2020? No, we're not talking about the next US Presidential election…
On April 10, 2020, OSHA issued interim guidance related to recording cases of COVID-19 that occur in the workplace. Normally, illnesses contracted in the workplace are recordable if they are new cases and result in medical treatment beyond first aid, days away from work, or other criteria in 29 CFR 1904.7.
We check in on the latest EPA actions to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) regulations and meet other responsibilities under the TSCA Reform law.
OSHA and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released guidance for employers regarding the novel coronavirus or COVID-19. As US cases begin to make headlines, employers should take steps to prevent rapid transmission of the coronavirus.
March 1 is here and it's an even numbered year, which means that large quantity generators should have already submitted Biennial Reports that cover activity from 2019. See what goes into the Biennial Report, including a couple of recent changes to the requirements from EPA's Generator Improvements Rule.
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.