OSHA and PHMSA will hold a virtual public meeting on 11/19 to prepare to the next session of the UN Sub-Committee of Experts on the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (UNSCEGHS).
The GHS rules that OSHA adopted in 2012 are outdated now. GHS has undergone several revisions since then and OSHA must update its HazCom regulations in 29 CFR 1910.1200 again soon to keep pace.
UPDATE 10/22/2020: Last month, Cal DTSC officially added photovoltaic modules, better known as solar panels, to the State universal waste system. This will allow solar panels to be recycled more easily and widely throughout the Golden State. These changes will go into effect on 1/1/2021.
The last day to use the ORM-D classification for hazmat consumer commodities shipped by highway is December 31, 2020.
Major package carriers are preparing for an unprecedented peak shipping season and are warning shippers to expect significant in the coming months.
We've compiled a list of news updates related to the coronavirus pandemic that supply chain managers, environmental compliance officers, OSHA safety personnel, hazmat logistics employees and other EH&S workers need to know.
Now that aerosol cans are part of the Federal RCRA universal waste program, we look at seven key requirements for puncturing aerosol cans to separate hazardous waste and scrap metal.
In this week's Roundup, a California waste management facility pays over $350K to resolve alleged RCRA violations. Plus, a Wisconsin chemical manufacturer agrees to pay $480K and conduct a leak detection and repair audit after alleged violations of the Clean Air Act.
An 86-acre landfill is believed to be the cause of numerous smelly outbreaks in residential areas in Monroe Township, New Jersey.
TCEQ announced proposed significant increases to its penalty policy for environmental and hazardous waste violations in Texas. The TCEQ Penalty Policy provides a framework for the Agency to calculate fines and penalties for entities that violate State environmental and/or hazardous waste regulations.
Effective training on environmental, transportation, and safety issues is critical to protect employees and defend your organization from costly fines and
liability. But not all hazardous materials or hazardous waste training sessions are created equal.