Tips of the Week Archive

Date Title Category Action
August 8, 2003 DOT Publishes List of Recent Hazmat Violators Environmental View
August 7, 2003 Numerous Safety Hazards Lead to $141,100 in OSHA Fines for Dairy Plant Safety View
August 1, 2003 Hazardous Materials Driver Anti-Terrorism Tips Environmental View
July 31, 2003 Failure of Airport Employer to Correct Safety & Health Hazards Leads to Additional OSHA Fines Safety View
July 25, 2003 EPA Launches Web Tools to Improve Environmental Performance at Education Facilities Environmental View
July 24, 2003 Failure to Protect Workers from Moving Machine Parts Results in Amputation Safety View
July 18, 2003 EPA Announces New Cleanup at 11 Superfund Projects in Nine States Environmental View
July 17, 2003 FDA to Review Ways to Reduce the Risk of Contamination In Processing of Food Safety View
July 11, 2003 Amended EPA Rule to Provide Regulatory Relief to Facilities that Use Pollution Prevention Environmental View
July 10, 2003 Foundry Worker's Fatal Injury Leads to OSHA Citations, Penalties Safety View
July 3, 2003 CDC Releases New Edition of Yellow Book Safety View
July 3, 2003 Hazardous Materials Incident Data Now Available Environmental View
June 27, 2003 Tyson Pleads Guilty to 20 Felonies and Agrees to Pay $7.5 Million for Clean Water Act Violations Environmental View
June 26, 2003 OSHA Extends Comment Period on Draft Ergonomics Guidelines For Retail Grocery Stores Safety View
June 20, 2003 EPA Launches New Spanish-Language Campaign For Used Motor Oil Recycling Environmental View
June 19, 2003 Cooper Tire & Rubber Facility Faces $155,500 Fine After Failing To Address Common Workplace Safety Hazards Safety View
June 13, 2003 New EPA Guidance Encourages the Use of EMSs in Enforcement Cases Environmental View
June 12, 2003 Amputation of Worker's Arm by Unguarded Conveyor Leads to $49,000 OSHA Fine Safety View
June 6, 2003 Largest Worker Protection Standard Penalty in EPA History Proposed for Case Involving Over 200 Pesticide Safety Violations Environmental View
June 5, 2003 Draft Ergonomics Guidelines For the Poultry Processing Industry Now Available for Comment Safety View
May 23, 2003 U.S. Files Amended Consent Decree in Response to Public Comments Environmental View
May 22, 2003 NIOSH Recommends Precautions to Curb Possible Exposures of Workers to Asbestos Linked With Vermiculite From Libby, Montana Safety View
May 16, 2003 Public Comment Sought Regarding Human Testing Data Environmental View
May 15, 2003 OSHA Cites Poultry Processing Plant for Safety and Health Hazards, Lack of Safety Training Safety View
May 9, 2003 NASA Has First Federal Facility Using Landfill Gas as On-Site Energy Source Environmental View
May 8, 2003 Agricultural Pesticide Use May Be Associated with Increased Risk of Prostate Cancer Safety View
May 2, 2003 TSA, USDOT Issue Rules Requiring Background Checks on Drivers with Hazmat Endorsement Environmental View
May 1, 2003 MSHA Urges Kids to "Stay Out and Stay Alive!" Safety View
April 25, 2003 Congressional Advisory Panel Urges Overhaul, Strengthening of New Source Review Environmental View
April 24, 2003 OSHA Cites Employer in Tipover Death, Stresses Need for Proper Worker Training Safety View
April 18, 2003 EPA Launches On-Line Environmental Stewardship Events and Service Opportunities for Earth Day Environmental View
April 17, 2003 OSHA Small Business Outreach Seminars On Personal Protective Equipment To Be Offered In May At Six Upstate New York Locations Safety View
April 11, 2003 EPA Proposes Revisions to the Wastewater Treatment Exemptions for Hazardous Waste Mixtures Environmental View
April 10, 2003 Free Fall Protection Compliance Assistance Seminar in Bridgeport, CT on May 20 Safety View
April 4, 2003 NEW U.S.-MEXICO BORDER PLAN ON PUBLIC HEALTH AND THE ENVIRONMENT RELEASED Environmental View
April 3, 2003 ACCIDENT IN ANIMAL LAB RAISES QUESTIONS ABOUT A CHEMICAL USED IN SOME PLASTIC Safety View
March 28, 2003 RSPA MOVES TO ENHANCE THE SECURITY OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS SHIPMENTS Environmental View
March 27, 2003 INADEQUATE RESPONSE TO HAZARDOUS CHEMICAL LEAK AT MASS FREIGHT TERMINAL LEADS TO OSHA FINES Safety View
March 21, 2003 FREE SOFTWARE FOR EPCRA SECTION 313 COMPLIANCE AVAILABLE FROM EPA Environmental View
March 20, 2003 OSHA CITES LANDSCAPER FOR EXPOSING WORKERS TO ELECTRICAL HAZARDS Safety View
March 14, 2003 FINAL WITHDRAWAL OF 2000 TMDL RULE TAKES EFFECT Environmental View
March 13, 2003 FAILURE TO PROTECT WORKERS FROM SAFETY HAZARDS MAY COST FIRM $154,350 Safety View
March 7, 2003 EPA SEEKS TO UPDATE GUIDELINES FOR CANCER RISK ASSESSMENT Environmental View
March 6, 2003 INACCURATE ASBESTOS EXPOSURE RECORDS LEAD TO NEARLY $51,000 IN OSHA FINES Safety View
February 28, 2003 CHEMICAL INDUSTRY PLEDGES LEADERSHIP IN CUTTING GREENHOUSE GAS EMISSIONS Environmental View
February 27, 2003 EMPLOYEE FALL LEADS TO OVER $70,000 IN OSHA FINES FOR INDUSTRIAL LAUNDRY Safety View
February 21, 2003 WEST COAST CLEANING AND PRESERVATION TO PAY $60,000 FOR USED OIL VIOLATIONS ON OAHU Environmental View
February 20, 2003 ELECTRICAL SAFETY HAZARDS BRING $82,500 IN FINES TO NURSING HOME Safety View
February 14, 2003 EPA FINALIZES METAL PRODUCTS AND MACHINERY CLEAN WATER RULE Environmental View
February 13, 2003 ELECTRICAL COMPANY AGREES TO PAY OSHA PENALTIES OF $86,800 Safety View