The US DOT Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) issued Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) Emergency Waivers last month to streamline hurricane recovery in Georgia and Florida.
While it would be nice if these two sets of regulations lined up perfectly, the truth is that they do not regulate the exact same “things.” Do you know the difference?
Which is scarier: Seeing a ghost or finding out that your business owes more than $1 million in fines for avoidable environmental violations? Talk about terror!
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Deputy Director of Enforcement Programs Patrick Kapust announced the ten most commonly cited OSHA safety standards for workplaces in Fiscal Year 2018, which ended September 30, 2018.
Add “exploding lithium batteries” to the list of occupational hazards that law enforcement officers face every day.
Here we take a look at new OSHA safety rules and updates to OSHA's 29 CFR worker safety Standards that employers should prepare for in late 2018 and early 2019.
EPA has more new rules planned for late 2018 and early 2019—two of which will simplify things for some hazardous waste generators. Which ones affect you?
Want to know if there are any Superfund sites in your backyard?
Lion Technology launched the Massachusetts Hazardous Waste Management Online Coursethis week to help industry professionals in the Bay State meet their responsibilities under the state’s hazardous waste rules.
When US EPA introduced the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA), the hazardous waste management standards included reduced requirements for some large-volume wastes. After studying the hazards of wastes in oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) operations, as directed by the US Congress, EPA determined regulation of these wastes under RCRA was not warranted. Therefore, many oil and gas E&P wastes are excluded from the RCRA Subtitle C hazardous waste management standards...
To record or not to record? That is the question when an employee gets sick or injured at work. In most cases, injuries that occur at work are work-related and must be recorded to maintain compliance with OSHA regulation. That said, OSHA provides nine specific exceptions to this general rule.