Tuesday, September 27, 2016
Much has been written on the impending revisions to EPA's RMP regulations. However, OSHA is quietly progressing on its own PSM program revisions. There has always been some overlap in the requirements of the RMP and PSM program, but will the upcoming revisions bring these programs further into lockstep or send them on divergent paths requiring more effort to comply with both?
The U.S. Commission on Civil Rights has issued a blistering critique of EPA’s compliance with its environmental justice (EJ) obligations.
On this episode of EHS on Tap, we speak with the Senior Vice President of Ergodyne’s Operations and Product Management, Greg Schrab. We address the design evolution of personal protective equipment, or PPE, and how these interestingly sleek designs are attracting millennials and changing attitudes in the direction of safety and protection in the workplace.
Monday, September 26, 2016
The EPA has issued a short strategy describing its plan to address hazardous waste generated by the retail sector. The strategy comprises three parts—(1) issuing guidance and rules; (2) researching retail hazardous waste management practices; and (3) identifying additional approaches to outstanding issues.
In response to requests from stakeholders, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) have published a joint guidance memo to clarify their respective requirements for labeling hazardous chemicals for bulk shipments.
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