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About Taylor A Lewellyn, JD

Taylor A Lewellyn, JD
Senior Legal Editor - EHS Training
Phone: 800-727-5257 ext. 2157

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Taylor A. Lewellyn, J.D., is the Senior Legal Editor for BLR’s Environment, Health and Safety (EHS) Training products. Taylor coordinates the development and maintenance of all EHS training content for the BLR websites and other training products to help businesses comply with OSHA, EPA, and DOT rules. Taylor also covers safety topics such as bloodborne pathogens, fall protection, respiratory protection, noise, personal protective equipment (PPE), and slips and falls. Before joining BLR in 2017, Taylor clerked at Milford Superior Court in Connecticut and at MetLife Auto & Home in Warwick, Rhode Island. She also interned for the Environmental Advocacy Unit at the Rhode Island Office of the Attorney General. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in History from the College of William & Mary and her Juris Doctorate, cum laude, from Roger Williams University School of Law. She is a member of the Rhode Island Bar Association and is licensed to practice law in Connecticut, Rhode Island, and Massachusetts.

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Recent articles by Taylor A Lewellyn, JD

  • Monitoring and training: Perennial stormwater stumbling blocks

    During the first half of 2019, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has issued hefty fines for businesses that fail to comply with their industrial stormwater permit requirements. As it has in the past, the Agency has been focusing on entities that fail to properly monitor effluent discharges and that fail to train appropriate personnel.

  • Employee training: How to develop your most valuable industrial stormwater BMP

    With all of the high-tech stormwater control gadgets on the market these days, facilities often overlook one of the most important best management practices (BMPs): employee training. When facilities do remember to train, they often find that it is difficult to get employees to care about stormwater in the first place. This article explores how to solve these problems and develop an effective stormwater training program.

  • Industrial stormwater monitoring—Are you prepared?

    With several states’ deadlines for discharge monitoring reports (DMRs) looming, it’s a good time of year to get back to basics and evaluate whether your industrial facility is prepared to meet its stormwater monitoring requirements. Have you done enough?

  • The new Proposition 65 rules: Is your business ready?

    On August 30, 2018, California’s complex new Proposition 65 requirements for “clear and reasonable warnings” will take full effect, impacting companies across the country that do business in the Golden State. If your organization is still using the old warning system, here is what you need to know to become compliant before the August deadline.


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