Tips of the Week Archive

Date Title Category Action
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
January 31, 2003 GREEN EGGS AND HAM AND...COFFEE? EATING GREEN AT NEW EPA CAFETERIA LEADS BY EXAMPLE Environmental View
January 30, 2003 LACK OF SAFETY PLANS FACTOR IN WORKERS' EXPOSURE TO AMMONIA Safety View
January 24, 2003 OLYMPIC/SHELL SETTLE WITH U.S. AND STATE OF WASHINGTON FOR $92 MILLION IN CONNECTION WITH FATAL PIPELINE RUPTURE Environmental View
January 23, 2003 WHMIS HAZARD ALERTS UPDATED Safety View
January 17, 2003 US REACHES SETTLEMENT WITH KOPPERS INDUSTRIES TO SETTLE SCORES OF ENVIRONMENTAL VIOLATIONS Environmental View
January 16, 2003 LITANY OF HAZARDS RESULTS IN OSHA CITATIONS FOR SYRACUSE, NY COMPANY Safety View
January 10, 2003 FREE SOFTWARE FROM NIST HELPS ISO 14000 AND LIFE CYCLE ASSESSMENT PROGRAMS Environmental View
January 9, 2003 CONVEYOR HAZARDS AT CVS PHARMACY LEAD TO NEARLY $62,000 IN OSHA FINES Safety View
January 3, 2003 VERMONT TO REQUIRE MANUFACTURERS TO LABEL ALL MERCURY-CONTAINING LAMPS Environmental View
January 2, 2003 OSHA, FEMA SPONSOR SUMMIT ON PERSONNEL SAFETY ISSUES DURING FEDERAL DISASTER RESPONSE Safety View
December 20, 2002 EPA ISSUES FINAL RESPONSE TO COURT REMAND OF 8-HOUR OZONE STANDARD Environmental View
December 19, 2002 ELECTRICAL HAZARDS AT FLORIDA WORKSITE FACTOR IN TWO ACCIDENTS Safety View
December 13, 2002 EPA MAY POSTPONE SPCC PLAN MODIFICATION DEADLINE Environmental View
December 12, 2002 OSHA PLANS PROPOSED RULE ON HEXAVALENT CHROMIUM Safety View
November 22, 2002 EPA SEEKS COMMENT ON PILOT ONLINE TOOL TO ACCESS FACILITIES' ENVIRONMENTAL COMPLIANCE Environmental View
November 21, 2002 UNCHECKED HAZARDS LEAD TO FATAL EXPLOSION Safety View
November 15, 2002 EPA REACHES AGREEMENT WITH BARREL COMPANY Environmental View
November 14, 2002 OSHA FORMS ALLIANCE WITH AIRLINE GROUP Safety View
November 8, 2002 OSHA REVISES EXIT ROUTES STANDARD Safety View
November 8, 2002 MINETA NAMES NEW DEPUTY ADMINISTRATOR FOR RSPA Environmental View
October 27, 2002 US ANNOUNCES SETTLEMENT FOR COMPREHENSIVE STUDY OF PCB CONTAMINATION IN ALABAMA Environmental View
October 25, 2002 CSB TO CONDUCT FULL INVESTIGATION OF CHEMFIRST EXPLOSION Safety View
October 18, 2002 MSHA ESTABLISHES NEW SMALL MINES DIVISION Safety View
October 18, 2002 RESEARCH STRATEGY COMPLETED TO MONITOR AND ASSESS WATERS Environmental View
October 11, 2002 NEW YORK STATE CLEANS UP DIESEL ENGINES IN LOWER MANHATTAN Environmental View
October 10, 2002 MEAT PACKING COMPANY FINED FOR EXPOSING WORKERS TO HAZARDOUS CHEMICALS, DANGEROUS WORKING CONDITIONS Safety View