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Changes to Hazardous Waste Regulations

On November 28, 2016, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a final rule that significantly revises hazardous waste generator regulations. These revisions provide less stringent requirements for many hazardous waste generators and become effective on May 17, 2017.  The revised … Continue reading

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Preparing for an Unannounced Inspection

While at a client site yesterday, I received a call that the Fire Department wanted to visit the facility.  About an hour later a representative from the local fire department was on-site.  Believe it or not, he wanted to see … Continue reading

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Identify and Keep Track of Training

Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) compliance typically includes the regulatory requirements from OSHA, EPA and DOT but also includes state and local requirements unique to those jurisdictions.  In many instances each agency requires training specific to its regulations.  It can … Continue reading

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The ABCs of EHS Compliance–Part One

As an Environmental Health & Safety (EHS) Professional and Consultant, I am often asked to describe the responsibilities or functions of this profession.  Prior to answering this question let’s begin with a review of some general definitions. The term environment … Continue reading

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