Today, May 22, 2018, EPA’s revised certified pesticide applicator regulations officially take effect, after some revisions and delays. To protect both workers and the public, EPA requires commercial pesticide applicators to have practical knowledge about the products they use, potential risks, and core safety principles.
OSHA published a Direct Final Rule in the Federal Register on May 7, 2018 to make clarifying amendments to its new beryllium exposure worker protections finalized in January 2017.
According to OSHA’s inspection report, the Agency uncovered fourteen violations of OSHA’s safety standards, including three willful violations and eleven serious violations.
BLS reported that in 2016 there were 552,600 non-fatal injuries and illnesses in the healthcare sector. This topped the list, with manufacturing coming in second at 410,500.
The International Air Transport Association (IATA) released updated guidance this week for airline passengers who carry lithium battery-powered devices or spare lithium batteries aboard aircraft.
Do all chemical containers need GHS labels? Lion instructor and Certified Dangerous Goods Professional (CDGP) Joel Gregier answers this common OSHA chemical hazard communication question in Safety + Health Magazine online this month.
Four popular Lion Technology training programs have been nominated for Best Safety Training 2018 in ISHN’s Readers’ Choice Awards! Submit your vote and let the world know you completed the best training available.
Citing fifty-three reports of overheating lithium batteries, one report of chemical burns, and four reports of property damage, Amazon has announced a recall of six AmazonBasics portable lithium-ion battery chargers.
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OSHA on March 2 announced its intention to delay enforcement of its stricter industry beryllium standards for general industry, maritime, and construction workplaces—including the lowered permissible exposure limit (PEL) and short-term exposure limit (STEL)—until May 11, 2018.
Prepared by hazardous waste training leader
Lion Technology Inc., this report covers what’s
happened since the new hazardous waste rules took effect.