Update: On Monday, February 6, emergency responders conducted controlled venting and incineration of vinyl chloride from five of the derailed cars to prevent a potentially devastating explosion.
Are you required to develop and implement a plan to address hazmat transportation security risks? Check all sixteen "triggers" for hazmat security planning here.
OSHA aims to continue inspecting facilities that generate or handle combustible dusts that are likely to cause fire, flash fire, deflagration, and/or explosion hazards.
Catch up on industry news for hazardous materials, environmental, and safety professionals this week with a 5-question quiz.
Your TSDF is on the phone. They say that they can't treat your waste. They sampled it and found it contains toxic constituents that they can't process. You followed the info on the SDS exactly. So what happened?
Under a rule proposed last week, notification to US EPA would be required before manufacturing, importing, or processing for any use any of the 330 PFAS chemicals designated as Inactive on the TSCA Inventory.
If you're planning building maintenance, upgrades, or other projects for springtime, keep these tips in mind to avoid common RCRA hazardous waste and hazardous materials shipping compliance errors.
How to locate and contact the appropriate emergency response organizations to submit EPCRA Tier I or II chemical inventory reporting to the right places before the March 1 deadline.
Expert-led RCRA, Texas industrial waste, and DOT/multimodal hazmat shipper training is headed to Texas. Dallas workshops start on 2/27. Houston workshops start 3/15.
“Instance by instance” citations may soon be used to deter noncompliance with some of the most frequently violated OSHA Standards in general industry, maritime, agriculture, and construction industry workplaces.
OSHA recently released details about enforcement actions concerning COVID-19 exposure in the workplace. That data showed that OSHA inspectors overwhelmingly cited employers for violations of four specific 29 CFR Standards, which this report explores.