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EHSDA Song of the Week: Better Living Through Chemistry

This week, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a final rule updating its Hazard Communication standard to incorporate updates to the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS). The updated rule takes effect on July 19, but the Song of the Week goes into effect right now: It’s Queens of the […]

EPA Declines Petition to Shield Combustion Turbines from NESHAP

The EPA in April denied a petition to remove stationary combustion turbines from the list of sources subject to regulation for emissions of air toxics, maintaining public health protections for communities near these facilities. “The agency denied the joint petition filed in 2019 by groups including American Fuel & Petrochemical Manufacturers and the American Petroleum […]

Infographic: Preventing Legionella Exposure

In cases where Legionella hazards can’t be controlled with engineering and administrative controls, personal protective equipment (PPE) may be needed to prevent worker exposures and infections. Here’s what you need to know about how to protect workers against Legionella exposure with PPE.

CBD Condemns EPA’s Failure to Increase Air Quality Standards for Soot and Nitrogen

The Center for Biological Diversity (CBD) sharply criticized the EPA’s decision to retain the existing secondary standards for nitrogen oxides and particulate matter (PM) without revision. “The EPA failed to seize this important opportunity to better protect plants and animals from these toxic pollutants,” said Ryan Maher, CBD staff attorney, in the organization’s press release. […]

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Back to Basics: What is the OSHA Form 300 and How Do I Use It?

Back to Basics is a weekly feature that highlights important but possibly overlooked information that any EHS professional should know. This week, we take a look at the OSHA 300 log and how to use it. If you’ve ever questioned what to record on your OSHA Form 300, short for OSHA Log of Injuries and […]

Faces of EHS: 2023 Questions 

Are you an environment, health, and safety (EHS) professional with something to contribute to your professional community? If so, we want to hear from you! Faces of EHS is our feature series where we profile leaders in the EHS industry, shining a light on their background, best practices, trends, and, most importantly, how they keep […]

Infographic: OSHA Top 10 List for FY 2022

The construction industry fall protection standard remains the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s (OSHA) most frequently cited standard for the 12th year in a row, the agency announced on September 20. Patrick Kapust, acting director of OSHA’s Directorate of Enforcement Programs, presented a list of preliminary figures for fiscal year (FY) 2022—the fiscal year ends September […]

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Infographic: Preventing Legionella Exposure

In cases where Legionella hazards can’t be controlled with engineering and administrative controls, personal protective equipment (PPE) may be needed to prevent worker exposures and infections. Here’s what you need to know about how to protect workers against Legionella exposure with PPE.

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