Some SPCC-regulated facilities require an additional contingency plan. Federal guidelines have been established for minimum criteria for the development and implementation of state, local, and regional contingency plans. The plans are developed by state and local governments in consultation with private interests in order to ensure timely, efficient, coordinated, and effective action to minimize damage […]
Those facilities that meet the definition of a “qualified facility” may self-certify their SPCC plan and amendments rather than use a professional engineer (PE). Determinations about environmental equivalence and impracticality still require a PE certification even at qualified facilities, if they are included in the SPCC plan.
BLR recently partnered with ProntoForms to survey 500+ safety pros to see if technology can make safety simpler and more effective. This new infographic offers insight into the results. (Note: You can download survey results here.)
After nearly 27 years of dormancy, the U.S. EPA unearthed UST regulations. This quick 10 question quiz will test your knowledge now that the regulatory dust has settled. Take this quiz and share your results with your fellow UST comrades! Read more here.
After nearly 27 years of dormancy, the U.S. EPA unearthed UST regulations. This quick 10 question quiz will test your knowledge now that the regulatory dust has settled. Take this quiz and share your results with your fellow UST comrades!
On August 31, 2015, the EPA issued the much anticipated proposed rule for the management of hazardous pharmaceutical wastes. Take this 10 question quiz and impress your colleagues with your fount of pharmaceutical familiarity! Read more.
September is National Preparedness Month. Is your workplace emergency plan in good shape? Check out the infographic for 7 steps to make sure you’re prepared to keep your workers safe when the unexpected happens. Read more.
To cap off our National Preparedness Month coverage this week, check out our workplace emergency planning infographic below. We’ll see you on Monday with the launch of the new EHS Daily Advisor! Is your workplace emergency plan in good shape? Here are 7 steps to make sure you’re prepared to keep your workers safe when […]
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released the Clean Water Rule earlier this summer that revised the definition of “waters of the United States” (WOTUS). Test your WOTUS knowledge with this mind boggling short 7 question quiz. Afterwards, you can brag with your colleagues that you have mastered the new WOTUS rule! After you take […]
OSHA recently issued a final rule requiring construction employers to take steps to protect workers from confined space hazards. (Previously, confined space rules only applied to general industry.) Take a look at the new BLR® infographic below to learn the essentials of the new rule—and what you need to do to comply. Your one-stop safety […]