This week, an agricultural retailer is ordered to purchase over $8k in emergency equipment for local first responders in addition to paying a penalty for RMP violations. Plus, an Arizona pesticide distributor pays $200k in FIFRA penalties for allegedly making false and misleading claims about its products.
The EPA is stepping in to investigate buried waste at a house in Dartmouth, Massachusetts. The waste was found in July, 2018 and subsequent tests revealed elevated levels of lead and polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) in soil throughout the neighborhood.
Ready for winter? Test your knowledge of how frigid temperatures impact chemicals and worker safety with this November Quick Quiz.
On October 29, 2019, EPA unveiled a draft risk evaluation for the chemical methylene chloride. This comes after a prohibition on consumer sales was enacted in March of this year to go into effect at the end of November.
On Friday, PHMSA warned hazmat shippers and stakeholders about a company manufacturing propane cylinders with DOT specification markings without approval from US DOT.
A Pennsylvania meat processing plant has been fined $49,062 in safety violations after an employee was killed as a result of falling or being pulled into a commercial meat grinder.
The Chemical Safety and Hazard Investigation Board (CSB) released a factual update on the major incident at the PES Refinery in Philadelphia on the morning of June 21, 2019.
In this week's Roundup, a chemical wholesaler must pay almost $50k for alleged chemical reporting violations. Plus, an Idaho cattle rancher settles with EPA over alleged Clean Water Act violations.
Last month, OSHA approved two additional respirator fit testing protocols for inclusion in its Respiratory Protection Standard at 29 CFR 1910.134, Appendix A.
On October 9, 2019, President Donald Trump put forth two new Executive Orders that are of interest to the regulated community at large.
Your hazmat paperwork is the first thing a DOT inspector will ask for during an inspection. From hazmat training records to special permits, make sure your hazmat documents are in order.