Last week, the Chairman of the US Chemical Safety and Hazardous Investigation Board (CSB) released a statement reflecting that the massive chemical explosion in Beirut, Lebanon on August 4 may have similar characteristics to the West Fertilizer Plant Explosion of 2013.
Multiple facilities on Long Island, NY that manufacture wipes used to make home and personal care products has been cited by OSHA after an employee allegedly suffered a hand amputation in a fabric-softener sheet-cutting machine.
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.
We explore how US DOT, EPA, and OSHA use the word hazardous to describe what they regulate, and why one definition just isn't enough.
On July 15, the Virginia Safety and Health Code Board passed the Emergency Temporary Standard, Infectious Disease Prevention, to take effect July 27, 2020. Virginia employers must now "provide all employees with job-specific COVID-19 education and training."
To help organizations keep EHS compliance on track in 2020, Lion has re-imagined the way we deliver EHS training and consulting to make both easier to access, use, and apply.
The Spring 2020 Unified Agenda of Regulatory and De-regulatory Actions was released just before the July 4th holiday.
To ensure facilities and employees can return to work safely after COVID-19, OSHA issued a series of guidance memos tailored towards specific industries, such as manufacturing, meat processing, logistics, and construction.
Update 06/24/20: PHMSA announced today an extension of temporary reliefs from the Hazardous Materials Regulations for ground shipments of hand sanitizer. The extension notice adds rail transportation as covered by the temporary, which previously applied to highway shipments only.
With these twelve new webinar sessions, Lion makes it easier for professionals to safely complete required hazardous materials and hazardous waste training, maintain their professional credentials, and stay ahead of changing regulations.
In California, universal waste handlers must comply with unique State requirements beyond what the Federal RCRA program mandates. Knowing how to identify and manage universal waste is a critical part of hazardous waste compliance under Cal/EPA rules.