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February 1, 2017

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 bra...

January 20, 2017

EPA has recently finalized an update to the hazardous waste regulations that takes effect on May 30, 2017.  This update is only the fourth significant change to these regulations since 1980, the most recent of which was the change to the Uniform Hazardous Waste Manifest in June 2005. 

The or...

July 12, 2016

As of June 1, 2016, there was a significant change to the OSHA Hazard Communication Standard (29CFR1910.1200). Employers are required to update labeling on hazardous chemical containers, improve their hazard communication programs, and administer employee training for any new physical or health...

June 24, 2016

The Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) of 1976 was created to allow the EPA to regulate and restrict chemical substances or mixtures. However, the EPA has hit road blocks in court when it comes to regulating chemical usage and many chemical products people use everyday have not been tested or d...

June 22, 2016

OSHA has issued a new rule that requires many employers to submit their injury and illness data electronically to OSHA beginning on January 1, 2017 for the 2016 calendar year.  All facilities with more than 20 employees within what OSHA terms “certain high-risk industries” will be required to su...

December 10, 2015

 

For over a decade, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), individual states, industry and related stakeholders have had a mutual interest in developing a national e-Manifest system.  The purpose of this program would be to facilitate the electronic transmission of the uniform manifest form...

October 20, 2015

 

On Thursday October 15th, the NJDEP held a seminar on Hazardous Waste. Below are highlights of the topics discussed:

 

-  One important discussion was the impending implementation of an electronic manifest for hazardous waste shipments.  This item has been under discussion for quite some time, al...

July 21, 2015

NJDEP has recently released a compliance advisory enforcement alert relating to an increase in inspections of laboratories to comply with the Air Pollution Control Act.  If your laboratory uses listed Toxic Substances at a rate greater than 0.1 pounds per hour, you may be affected by this adviso...