4/13/2015US EPA is now under pressure to respond to a lawsuit challenging the Agency’s standard for characterizing corrosive hazardous wastes under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations. The lawsuit requests two major changes to the current RCRA standard that would broaden the scope of materials that are characterized as corrosive hazardous waste. This major shift has the potential to bring new facilities and materials under the purview of the US EPA hazardous waste enforcement program.
4/7/2015During workplace inspections last year, Fall Protection noncompliance was the single most common OSHA violation, according to the annual Top Ten List of Violations. Falls from elevated work areas are a major contributor to workplace injuries and fatalities, and the leading cause of death in the construction industry...
3/31/2015When planning your team's hazmat shipping or RCRA hazardous waste training, one important element to consider is testing. Is a test required to meet the training standard? If so, what kind of test must students complete and how should it be administered? As is often the case with regulatory questions, the answer is: "It depends"...
3/17/2015A hazmat placard is the most recognizable sign that a truck, train, or shipping container is carrying material that may be dangerous to the public and the environment. All hazmat shippers must meet certain requirements in order to ship any quantity of hazmat. When a quantity of hazardous materials requires a placard, it may trigger several additional requirements for shippers and carriers...
3/10/2015When rainwater or melting snow flows over paved streets, parking lots, rooftops, and other surfaces at industrial and construction sites, the water can pick up debris, sediments, chemicals, and other pollutants before it runs down a storm drain. To prevent these pollutants from making surface waters unsafe...
2/26/2015Before OSHA adopted GHS standards, employers could label hazardous chemicals as they saw fit—provided that employees were trained to recognize and understand the labels. Under GHS HazCom rules, a standardized label is required for all workplace containers of hazardous chemicals.
At a recent Lion Technology GHS webinar, attendees raised a big concern: How can companies fit all the newly required GHS hazard information on a container too small for a traditional label?
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Hazmat Shipping Professional
The instructor was great, explaining complex topics in terms that were easily understandable and answering questions clearly and thoroughly.
No comparison. Lion has the best RCRA training ever!!
We have a very busy work schedule and using Lion enables us to take the course at our own time. It makes it easy for me to schedule my employees' training.
Hazmat Shipping Professional
I think LION does an excellent job of any training they do. Materials provided are very useful to my day-to-day work activities.
The instructor made the class enjoyable. He presented in a very knowledgeable, personable manner. Best class I've ever attended. Will take one again.
Environmental Compliance Manager
Lion's online training is more comprehensive, has better slides, and is a superior training experience than what I would get from other trainers.
District Environmental Manager
The instructor was very very informative, helpful, understandable and pleasant. This course answered many questions I had, being new to this industry.
Having the tutorial buttons for additional information was extremely beneficial.
I chose Lion's online webinar because it is simple, effective, and easily accessible.
Environmental Health & Safety Technician
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