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?
2/25/2015To help lithium battery shippers prepare for compliance with new US DOT (49 CFR), IATA, and IMO shipping regulations, Lion Technology today added two sessions of the popular Shipping Lithium Battery Webinar to its hazmat training schedule...
2/24/2015EPA's new Definition of Solid Waste Final Rule makes major changes to the recycling provisions of the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). Understanding the requirements for recycling, reusing, and reclaiming your site's hazardous waste is critical, especially for EHS and shipping professionals who sign the Hazardous Waste Manifest...
2/17/2015Yesterday, the US Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) extended the deadline for ground shippers to comply with new lithium battery transport regulations (HM-224F). The new deadline for shippers is August 7, 2015.
2/17/2015When OSHA revised its Hazard Communication Standard to align with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) in 2012, the worlds of hazardous materials shipping and workplace safety collided. Starting June 1, 2015, shippers must comply with the new classification, labeling, and documentation standards of OSHA's revised HazCom Standard...
2/10/2015Since 2012, electric utilities and certain industrial facilities must report their annual greenhouse gas emissions to EPA. Reports on 2014 emissions are due March 31, 2015. Since last year's Lion News feature on this topic (February 11, 2014), EPA has promulgated several amendments to the program...
2/3/2015On January 30, 2015, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) proposed a long-awaited rule to incorporate many longstanding and/or widely used special permits into the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR). The rule is part of US DOT's ongoing effort to modernize its hazmat regulations as required by the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (MAP-21)...
I have over 26 years of environmental compliance experience, and it has been some time since I have attended an environmental regulations workshop. I attended this course as preparation for EHS Audits for my six plants, and it was exactly what I was looking for.
Director of Regulatory Affairs
Excellent class, super instructor, very easy to follow. No rushing through material. Would like to take his class again.
EH&S Facility Maintenance & Security Manager
This is a very informative training compared to others. It covers everything I expect to learn and even a lot of new things.
Waste Management Professional
Well designed and thorough program. Excellent summary of requirements with references. Inclusion of regulations in hard copy form, as well as full electronic with state pertinent regulations included is a great bonus!
One of the best trainings I have ever received!
The instructor was energetic and made learning fun compared to dry instructors from other training providers.
International Trade Compliance Manager
Lion's course was superior to others I have taken in the past. Very clear in the presentation and the examples helped to explain the content presented.
Hazardous Waste Professional
I will never go anywhere, but to Lion Technology.
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
The instructor's energy, enthusiasm, and knowledge of the subject make the class a great learning experience!
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