12/2/2014It's been nearly three years since the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) updated its Hazard Communication Standard to align with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) requirements. Officially published on March 26, 2012...
11/25/2014In the US, enforcing laws and regulations involves a balancing act between the Federal government and individual State governments. When it comes to hazardous waste management, states have the authority to impose standards stricter than the Federal government's. As a result...
11/18/2014Shippers who offer hazmat for air transport must follow specific international regulations. For US shippers, these air rules go above and beyond the basic requirements of Title 49 of the US Code of Federal Regulations (49 CFR) for ground shipments. The majority of these hazmat air rules comes from two organizations: ICAO and IATA. Knowing the difference between these organizations and their standards...
11/11/2014About 44 percent of the US population rely on groundwater for their drinking water supply, according to the National Groundwater Association. To protect human health, the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) requires the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to establish acceptable quality standards for public drinking water supplies and programs...
11/4/2014As winter approaches, employers should be ready to protect workers from "cold stress," the primary environmental hazard workers face in colder months. "Cold stress" can result in frostbite, hypothermia, and trench foot, all of which are all caused by uncontrolled reductions in body temperature...
10/22/2014Falling leaves, full-grown pumpkins, and scary movie marathons mean only one thing: Halloween is here! In the spirit of this haunting holiday, Lion News has gathered some true tales of terror from 2014 that will send chills down the spines of shipping and EHS managers everywhere...
10/14/2014To ensure its Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) guidelines are enforced consistently nationwide, the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revised its SPCC guidance document for regional inspectors in August 2013. While the guidance document, titled...
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