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Fearing a supply shortage of N95 filtering facepiece respirators due to the COVID-19 outbreak in the US, OSHA issued temporary enforcement guidance related to the Respiratory Protection Standard at 29 CFR 1910.134.
OSHA, EPA, and US DOT have made agency guidance easier to access, as required by Executive Order.
OSHA and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) recently released guidance for employers regarding the novel coronavirus or COVID-19. As US cases begin to make headlines, employers should take steps to prevent rapid transmission of the coronavirus.
Last month, OSHA issued a $221,257 penalty to a New York biscotti manufacturer for allegedly exposing its workers to falls and forklift hazards among other safety violations.
A nonprofit watchdog group released a report that shows elevated benzene levels at 10 oil refineries throughout the US. While this is not illegal, EPA regulations require the refineries to investigate the cause of elevated emissions and take steps to reduce them.
EPA has released TSCA draft risk evaluations for trichloroethylene and carbon tetrachloride. These two substances are numbers seven and eight on EPA’s list of the first ten chemicals scheduled for risk review, respectively.
Update: CSB's Final Rule on reporting accidental releases takes effect on March 23, 2020. The new regulation requires owners or operators of chemical facilities to report on accidental releases.
OSHA is celebrating its 50th anniversary with a new webpage designed to highlight its major accomplishments through the years. OSHA plans to use the webpage to provide additional anniversary information throughout the year and announce special events.
In this week's Roundup, an oil refinery and a paper mill are ordered to pay over $4 million to resolve alleged violations of the Clean Air Act. Plus, learn how an Arizona pool supply company allegedly violated Federal pestcide regulations.
One of many notable changes in the revised RCRA regulations are provisions that bolster emergency preparedness requirements for both small and large quantity generators "in areas where hazardous waste is generated and accumulated," include satellite accumulation areas.
Effective training on environmental, transportation, and safety issues is critical to protect employees and defend your organization from costly fines and
liability. But not all hazardous materials or hazardous waste training sessions are created equal.