Quarterly ISG Meeting March 3rd
The next Quarterly Industrial Stakeholders Group meeting, held by the Air Quality Permitting Group is scheduled for Friday, March 3rd 2017. The meeting will be held in the public hearing room at 401 East State Street, Trenton and will begin at 9AM. For the meeting agenda, click here. The remaining ISG meetings have been scheduled for June 2, September 1, and December 1. We will provide more details (such as agendas) as the dates grow nearer.
Environmental and Safety Enforcement November 2016 – February 2017
Baron Environmental Associates likes to keep up-to-date on current enforcements that render the highest penalties within the region we serve: Jersey City Medical Center NJ – Serious injury - $174,593 Central Transport (various states) – Defective forklifts - $165,400 Vineland NJ – TCPA - $149,037 Other recent agency action includes: OSHA Penalties Date, Company, State, Penalty, Program 12/22, Sigma Stretch Film, NJ, $26,190, Guarding, Lockout 12/27, Deltech Resin, NJ, $69,840
OSHA Fall Hazards
The U.S Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued out citations to a New Jersey construction company for a series of potentially life threatening safety violations on two different job sites. OSHA began their regulatory inspections of one site in October and observed workers on a high rooftop without any fall protection. Another inspection was opened in the second site in response to complaints about fall hazards. OSHA requires that wor
OSHA's Final Rule on Beryllium
The Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) is making significant changes to standards for employers in general industry, construction, and shipyards that handle beryllium. Professionals in or involved with any of the following industries should take notice: • Aerospace (aircraft braking systems, engines, satellites, space telescopes); • Automotive (anti-lock brake systems, ignitions); • Ceramic manufacturing (rocket covers, semiconductor chips); • Defense (compo