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November 2, 2017

OSHA updated its recordkeeping rule requiring employers to electronically submit injury and illness data. The new rule, which took effect on January 1, 2017, requires certain employers to electronically submit injury and illness data, which they already are required to record on their onsite OSH...

October 10, 2017

On June 22, 2017, the one-year anniversary of the Frank R. Lautenberg Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act, EPA released the scope documents for the first ten chemicals for which risk evaluation have been initiated under the amended Toxic Substances Control Act  (TSCA). Each scope document i...

October 10, 2017

Facilities in New Jersey subject to the Community Right to Know (cRTK) program or Section 312 of the Emergency Planning and Community Right to Know Act (EPCRA) will be required to report based on updated hazard codes on the Community Right to Know Survey for 2017. Facilities may be subject to th...

July 6, 2016

NJDEP issued an advisory on July 5, 2016 regarding the Community Right to Know (CRTK) for 2015. This was due on March 1, 2016. However, the NJDEP believes that a significant number of regulated entities did not submit the annual CRTK because they either believed they were exempt from reporting r...

March 22, 2016

Employers can now report fatalities and other serious workplace incidents to OSHA via an online form.

 

OSHA rules require employers to report to the agency, within eight hours of the incident, any time a worker is killed on the job. Serious injuries must be reported within 24 hours including ampu...

March 22, 2016

 

Baron personnel recently assisted several clients with creating and updating their Lockout/Tagout (LOTO) procedures. Proper lockout/tagout practices and procedures safeguard workers from the release of hazardous energy. The OSHA standard is found at 29 CFR 1910.147 and it outlines specific acti...

February 16, 2016

An Emergency Action Plan (EAP) is a written program required by OSHA 29 CFR 1910.38 that contains step-by-step procedures to follow in emergency situations.  Creating and implementing an effective emergency action plan can be the difference between life and death at your facility. Companies that...

February 4, 2016

The New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) has recently made available a new Cancer Risk Screening Worksheet for Nonroad Diesel Engines.  This tool, made available by the Air Quality Permitting Program, calculates the estimated incremental cancer risk associated with nonroad d...