For the first time in 25 years, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, or OSHA, is increasing its penalty amounts. Employers could face civil penalties 78 percent greater than before. In an effort to boost compliance and deter safety violations, employers must demonstrate their commitment to safety… or pay the price. EHS on Tap is […]
On this episode of EHS on Tap, we parse through the significant and recent legislative reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act, better known as TSCA, and what Congress’s action will mean for the future of chemical regulation. Don’t miss out on new podcasts. Follow EHS on Tap on SoundCloud and iTunes!
On this episode of EHS on Tap, we discuss the constantly changing work environment for construction workers and the human response to site progress. We talk to construction and compliance experts Debbie Petrelle and Ana Ellington about this workplace phenomenon and the importance for construction workers and managers to practice good housekeeping on a daily […]
OSHA finalized its rule on respirable crystalline silica in March, with phased-in compliance dates beginning in 2017. See BLR Legal Editor Ana Ellington discuss some background information on silica, the exposure and health risks associated with silica, workers and industries affected by the new rule, and specific provisions of the new silica rules.
After 40 years, the Toxics Substances Control Act (TSCA) has been reformed in an effort to more effectively manage chemicals in this country and give EPA more authority to evaluate and mitigate the associated risks. This infographic summarizes the important points of TSCA reform.
On this episode, What Hawkes Means for Wetland Determinations, we speak with attorney and water expert, Stan Millan about the recent U.S. Supreme Court decision, Army Corps of Engineers v. Hawkes and what the ruling means for the future of wetland permitting.
BLR® has unveiled its newest podcast channel, EHS on Tap.
The TRI reporting deadline is approaching. This infographic provides essential information to help determine if you need to report.
To learn about the impact of technology on health and safety, BLR partnered with eCompliance to survey 600+ environmental, health, and safety (EHS) pros. Check out the highlightes in our infographic below:
Do you know what new requirements are proposed under the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule? This infographic provides a view into what may be in store soon for all classes of hazardous waste generators.