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Quick Quiz: EH&S News of the Week

Posted on 7/21/2023 by Lion Technology Inc.

Quick Quiz: EH&S News of the Week

Test your knowledge relating to this week's news—or use this quiz to stay sharp.


OSHA shared recently that workers in some warehousing and storage industry sectors experience injury and illness rates more than ______ the rate for private industry overall.






Not quite.

Workers in these industries have experienced up to twice the rate of injury and illness over the last 10 years when compared to private industry overall, OSHA says. The administration recently launched a National Emphasis Program affecting warehouses, distribution, and retail to “lead to permanent change in workplace safety.”

Read more about the new inspection and enforcement emphasis plan in Lion News.

That's right.

Workers in these industries have experienced up to twice the rate of injury and illness over the last 10 years when compared to private industry overall, OSHA says. The administration recently launched a National Emphasis Program affecting warehouses, distribution, and retail to “lead to permanent change in workplace safety.”

Read more about the new inspection and enforcement emphasis plan in Lion News.

Revised OSHA regulations for annual reporting of work-related injury and illness data take effect 01/01/2024. When is the next reporting deadline?






Not quite.

Annual electronic reports of injury and illness data are required from covered employers by March 2 every year. A Final Rule published July 21, 2023 adds more burdensome reporting duties for workplaces with 100 or more employees in designated industry sectors. The rule also requires employers to provide new specific information with submissions. Read more at the link below.

That's right.

Annual electronic reports of injury and illness data are required from covered employers by March 2 every year. A Final Rule published July 21, 2023 adds more burdensome reporting duties for workplaces with 100 or more employees in designated industry sectors. The rule also requires employers to provide new specific information with submissions. Read more at the link below.

US DOT PHMSA recently asked for stakeholder input on forty-six hazmat topics. Which of these was included in that list?






Not quite.

PHMSA needs your help with those three topics (and 40+ more). Find the link below to see if any of PHMSA’s questions apply to your operations.

That's right.

PHMSA needs your help with those three topics (and 40+ more). Find the link below to see if any of PHMSA’s questions apply to your operations.

With PHMSA’s request in mind — why do regulatory agencies ask for stakeholder input on regulations?






Not quite.

Often, stakeholder comments offer perspectives that are difficult (if not impossible) for regulators to see from the outside looking in.
Participation in this process makes regulating easier on regulators and compliance easier for professionals.

That's right.

Often, stakeholder comments offer perspectives that are difficult (if not impossible) for regulators to see from the outside looking in.
Participation in this process makes regulating easier on regulators and compliance easier for professionals.

EPA announced a $151 million settlement with an Idaho chemical manufacturer for alleged environmental violations. How much of the total settlement value is made up by civil penalties?






Not quite.

The company is set to pay a penalty of $1.5M — most of the $151M will be spent on waste management measures and other requirements of the settlement.

That's right.

The company is set to pay a penalty of $1.5M — most of the $151M will be spent on waste management measures and other requirements of the settlement.

 

Thanks for checking out today's quiz!

We hope you learned something new from these questions, or at least had some fun.

Head to Lion.com/News to catch up on the rest of our recent blogs and compliance alerts. And keep your eyes peeled; we will let you know when we post the next quiz for you to ace.

 

In Lion News This Week...

Update: New OSHA Injury and Illness Reporting Rules Take Effect January 1, 2024
OSHA Targets Warehouses, Distribution, and Retail with New NEP 
Idaho Manufacturer Enters $151M Settlement for Alleged Environmental Violations
PHMSA Asks for Input on 46 Hazmat Regulation Topics

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