Compliance Archives - December 2017
DOT, EPA, and OSHA Release Latest Regulatory PlansThis week, the Federal government released the Fall 2017 “Unified Agenda of Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions.” Updated twice per year, the Unified Agenda gives industry stakeholders and the public a view into rulemaking activities in progress at major Federal agencies.
What to Do When Your Hazardous Waste Isn’t Hazardous AnymoreWhen we talk about hazardous waste, we usually talk about EPA’s “cradle-to-grave” management requirements. But what if your hazardous waste stops being hazardous waste at some point in the process? How do change the way you manage it without running afoul of the RCRA regulations?
Hackers Attack Industrial Safety Systems with New MalwareArecent attack on an industrial facility safety system could be of concern to our readers. Industrial security company FireEye reported on December 14 that an attacker had deployed malware dubbed “Triton” or “Trisis” to disrupt safety instrumented systems (SIS) at a Middle East critical infrastructure facility.
Lithium Battery Shipper to Pay $1.1M for Alleged Hazmat ViolationsFor allegedly shipping 24-volt lithium-ion batteries that did not conform to UN test standards or US Hazardous Materials Regulations requirements, a Florida lithium battery manufacturer now faces a $1,100,000 fine from US FAA.
IATA Posts 2018 Dangerous Goods Acceptance Checklists for Air ShipmentsThe International Air Transport Association (IATA) recently posted new 2018 acceptance checklists for airline operators to use before accepting dangerous goods for air transport. These new acceptance checklists supplement the 59th Edition IATA Dangerous Goods Regulations (DGR), which takes effect January 1, 2018.
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