Tag: paint

Hazardous materials and waste, paint waste, HAZWOPER

Ask the Expert: Do SQGs Need to Provide HAZWOPER Training?

An EHS Hero® subscriber recently asked our experts at BLR® if an organization that is a small quantity generator (SQG) of hazardous waste needs to provide the extensive training required under OSHA’s standard for hazardous waste operations and emergency response (HAZWOPER). Read on to learn the answer.

Paint remover

EPA Looks to Ban Methylene Chloride in Paint Removers

In an announcement, the EPA appears to indicate that it will finalize an Obama-era proposal that would ban methylene chloride in all consumer and most commercial paint- and coating-removal products.

Is Paint a Hazardous Waste?

Q. We spray paint small items such as pumps and motors and puncture the empty paint cans to capture the remaining teaspoon or so of paint that is placed in a drum. Is this remaining paint a hazardous material, and if so, how should we label the drum?