Tips of the Week Archive

Date Title Category Action
November 6, 2003 MSHA Launches Second Sweep of U.S. Coal Mines Safety View
October 31, 2003 Governor Mike Leavitt Confirmed by Senate as Next EPA Administrator Environmental View
October 30, 2003 CSB Case Study Cites Deficient Management Systems, Inadequate Safeguards in Explosion and Fire Safety View
October 24, 2003 EPA To Seek Comment On Two Approaches To Classify Ozone Nonattainment Areas Environmental View
October 23, 2003 OSHA Aligns with Society for Chemical Hazard Communication Safety View
October 17, 2003 EPA Wins RCRA Judgement Against Dearborn Refining; Includes $1.25 Million Penalty and Cleanup Environmental View
October 16, 2003 OSHA Issues Safety and Health Information Bulletin on Disposal of Contaminated Needles and Blood Tube Holders Safety View
October 10, 2003 New EPA Action Aims to Improve Compliance with UST Rule Environmental View
October 9, 2003 HHS Issues New Rules to Enhance Security of the US Food Supply Safety View
October 3, 2003 EPA Urges Americans to "Change a Light, Change the World" This Fall Environmental View
October 2, 2003 New OSHA Form 300 Available On-Line Safety View
September 26, 2003 Free 2004 Environmental & Safety Compliance Calendar Available Environmental View
September 25, 2003 NFPA 30, Flammable and Combustible Liquids Code, Added to NFPA's Free Online Collection Safety View
September 19, 2003 EPA Releases Annual Air Trends Report Environmental View
September 18, 2003 OSHA Small Business Outreach Seminars on Machine Guarding To Be Offered In October Safety View
September 12, 2003 DOT Proposes Regulations Change for Aluminum Cylinders Due to Safety Concern for Divers, Firefighters and Others Environmental View
September 11, 2003 OSHA Fines Canning Company $121,050 For Safety and Health Violations Safety View
September 5, 2003 GAO Finds Superfund Trust Fund Likely to Run Out of Funds this Month Environmental View
September 4, 2003 OSHA Cites Plant for Unsafe Work Practices That Led to Amputation Accident Safety View
August 29, 2003 EPA Establishes Equipment Replacement Provision in New Source Review Permitting Program Environmental View
August 28, 2003 OSHA to Offer Outreach Seminars on Electrical Safety and Portable Hand Tools in Upstate New York Safety View
August 22, 2003 Is the Ivy League Green? Environmental View
August 21, 2003 NIOSH Strategic Research on Welding Identifies Data Needs, Advances Studies Safety View
August 15, 2003 ABX Air, Inc., Agrees to Pay $85,000 Penalty for Hazardous Waste Violations Environmental View
August 14, 2003 Manufacturer's Failure Correct Safety Hazards Leads to Additional $109,500 in OSHA Fines Safety View
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