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Newsletter – Volume 2 Issue 3

News & Views SEASONS GREETINGS! At the close of another busy year, our thoughts turn to those who have made our progress and success possible. Thank you! All of the associates of Compliance Technologies, Inc. sincerely wish you, your families, and coworkers a safe and healthful holiday season and a successful New Year. OSHA ADVISES...
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Newsletter – Volume 2 Issue 3

Case Study RESOLVING TO BE BETTER IN 2007 It is that time of year again when people resolve to make improvements in their lives. Often the improvements are health related: increased exercise, dieting, or quitting smoking. Sometimes, the improvements are financial: getting out of debt or improving ones’ organization with money. These are all great...
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Newsletter – Volume 2 Issue 3

Transportation Training for Land, Sea, and Air Not sure if you or your employees need training under U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) International Air Transport Association (IATA), International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) , and International Maritime Organization (IMO) regulations? U.S. DOT training rules apply to any company which performs any function in any way regulated...
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Newsletter – Volume 2 Issue 3

OSHA’s Top-Ten Citations OSHA inspections are, more often than not, conducted without advance notice. In the manufacturing industry, between October 2005 and September 2006, OSHA cited facilities 33,182 times with fines totaling over 25 million dollars. The following Top-Ten list was generated by OSHA as the most frequently cited standards in the manufacturing industry between...
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Newsletter – Volume 3 Issue 1

News & Views U.S. EPA PROPOSES CHANGE IN HAP AIR STANDARDS On January 3rd of this year, U.S.EPA proposed amendments to a 1995 policy regarding hazardous air pollutants (HAP). HAP emissions are regulated under the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP), which rules limit emissions to 10 tons per year for a single...
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Newsletter – Volume 3 Issue 1

Case Study SHUT OFF BY AIR CARRIERS Are you a shipper of dangerous goods (alternately identified as “hazardous materials” by U.S. Department of Transportation regulations)? If so, and you ship via air, the following case study may prove helpful to you. Recently, a subsequent client of CTI had its air transportation services cut off by...
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Newsletter – Volume 3 Issue 1

Fear of the Unknown A review of archived CTI newletters indicates many compliance-related topics: highlights of EPA and OSHA inspections, findings, and penalties; self-conducted audit tools to get a baseline on current compliance; employee training requirements; and information regarding new regulations and how to work them into your current operations. However, companies throughout Ohio continue...
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Newsletter – Volume 3 Issue 1

Compliance Checklist for Respirator Programs The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has a respiratory protection standard that is designed to limit employee exposure to airborne contaminates. The respiratory protection standard, 29 CFR 1910.134, was established to limit and control occupational diseases caused by breathing air contaminated with harmful dusts, fogs, fumes, mists, gases, smokes,...
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Newsletter – Volume 3 Issue 2 News & Views

SHOULD YOU BE REGISTERED WITH D.O.T.? Many companies who ship hazardous materials (which include raw materials and wastes) have let this requirement slip through a crack in their compliance program. Check this list to determine if you should be registered with the Department of Transportation as a hazardous materials (hazmat) shipper because you ship: A...
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Newsletter – Volume 3 Issue 2

News & Views THE UNIVERSAL WASTE CHECKLIST If you select an answer in BOLD print, you are in violation! 1. Are you throwing any lamps in your trash dumpster? YES  NO 2. If you answered YES to number 1, do you have documentation that your lamps are nonhazardous, such as up-to-date, comprehensive testing data from the...
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