Emergency orders waive compliance with the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) for persons working under US EPA and US Coast Guard
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.
A 15,000+ TEU vessel set records as the biggest ship to enter the ports of New York/New Jersey, Virginia, Savannah, and Charleston last week.
We've compiled a list of news updates related to the coronavirus pandemic that supply chain managers, environmental compliance officers, OSHA safety personnel, hazmat logistics employees and other EH&S workers need to know.
In this week's Roundup, a Colorado cold storage facility pays over $150K to resolve alleged Clean Air Act Risk Management Plan violations. Plus, a wood treatment company in Maryland settles with EPA for $50K in alleged RCRA violations.
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.
Shipping paper mistakes can delay or prevent the transportation of hazardous materials. Because the shipping paper is so important to safe hazmat transportation, the requirements for this document are detailed and specific. Here we pick apart the six most picky parts of hazmat shipping papers.
In this week's Roundup, an aerospace repair service pays $66K for alleged EPCRA violations. Plus, an accident at a liquid propane distribution facility results in $400K in Clean Air Act violations.
An auto-parts manufacturer has agreed to a $1.5 million settlement to resolve allegations that the company allowed workers to ignore OSHA safety standards, resulting in the death of one of its employees.
US EPA has released final scope documents for each of the next twenty high-priority chemicals scheduled to undergo risk evaluation required by TSCA, as amended.
A hazmat self-audit is a best practice that can help you ace a hazmat inspection, protect personnel, and defend against civil and criminal penalties. Use this report to identify best practices, avoid common shipping mistakes, and sidestep the pitfalls that trigger DOT inspections.