Compliance Archives - June 2015
6/9/2015In 1990, the Clean Air Act was amended to mandate that the US EPA and OSHA develop regulations and guidance for chemical accident prevention. In response, OSHA created its Process Safety Management (PSM) requirements and EPA created regulations requiring companies that use certain regulated chemicals to develop a Risk Management Plan (RMP)...
6/8/2015On May 27, US EPA in cooperation with the US Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) announced a Final Rule to restructure the definition of “Waters of the United States.” The definition, which sets the standard for which bodies of water EPA is authorized to regulate under its Clean Water Act, has been a point of confusion and contention for environmental regulators and industry groups for decades...
6/4/2015Now that the June 1 deadline for GHS compliance has passed, chemical manufacturers and shippers nationwide are adjusting to new requirements under OSHA’s revised Hazard Communication Standard (HCS). OSHA inspectors will begin enforcing compliance with these revised rules during site audits, and it’s critical that employers understand what’s required and how to comply...
6/2/2015In response to high-profile industrial accidents, such as the Richmond, California refinery fire, the Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) has called for changes to accidental release prevention regulations in the US. The CSB is pressing the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)...
6/1/2015Now that the June 1 deadline for compliance with OSHA’s revised “GHS” Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) has arrived, it’s critical that EHS managers and safety personnel understand how to comply with a “global” rule. Industry in the US is used to ensuring compliance with a variety of domestic agency regulations from EPA, US DOT, OSHA, and others...
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