Catch up on the EH&S news you might have missed during Thanksgiving week, including the latest efforts to ease port congestion on the west coast and the status of OSHA's COVID-19 Vax-or-Test ETS.
OSHA unveiled a list of the top 10 most-cited workplace safety violations for FY2021 during a National Safety Council event on October 12.
In this week's Roundup, a metal recycler will pay $500,000 to resolve alleged Clean Air Act violations related to two facility explosions in 2020. Plus, a mineral facility agrees to serve five years probation and pay civil and criminal penalties after EPA and OSHA find the company allegedly exposed workers to arsenic hazards.
A 21-year-old metal worker suffered a partial hand amputation during his third week at a metal manufacturing facility after protective guards were removed from a sheet metal cutting machine, according to OSHA.
Lion's new 24-Hour HAZWOPER online course provides 24 hours of classroom competency training required by OSHA for hazardous materials technicians in 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii).
Last month, OSHA proposed two revisions to the Walking-Working Surfaces Standard at 29 CFR 1910, Subpart D, to clarify new requirements added when the Standard was overhauled in 2016.
Federal agencies released the Fall 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and De-regulatory Actions this week. Get a sneak peak at upcoming regulations that will impact environmental, hazardous materials, and safety pros in 2021.
You followed the environmental and shipping information in boxes 12, 13, and 14 of your material’s Safety Data Sheet exactly. But something still went wrong. What happened?
A typical emergency response scene consists of three zones: The exclusion zone, the contamination reduction zone, and the support zone.
OSHA and PHMSA will hold a virtual public meeting on 11/19 to prepare to the next session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS).
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.