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Newsletter – Volume 4 Issue 1

News & Views FEDERAL OSHA TOP 10 CITED STANDARDS, FY 06-0 In the manufacturing (General) industry, for fiscal year 2006 – 2007, OSHA cited facilities most frequently for the following standards and sections: 1910.212 – General machine guarding 1910.1200 – Hazard Communication Written Plan 1910.212 – Point of Operation Guarding 1910.147 – Lock Out /...
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Newsletter – Volume 4 Issue 1

Case Study A central Ohio chemical manufacturer was inspected by Ohio EPA in early 2007 for purposes of the Agency determining compliance with hazardous waste regulations for LQGs. The company did possess a valid I.D. number. The set of the company’s violations were as follows: 1. Unlawfully storing hazardous waste without a permit for greater...
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Newsletter – Volume 4 Issue 1

OSHA Noise Standard Compliance Checklist (Editor’s note: Larry D. Giovinazzo, Doctor of Audiology, prepared this guest article concerning OSHA’s Noise Standard. Dr. Giovinazzo is the owner of Audiology & Hearing Associates, Inc. in Howland, Ohio, and he is a frequent contractor to CTI in providing professional hearing-related services to our clients.) Employers have many different...
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Newsletter – Volume 4 Issue 1

U.S. EPA: NEW UST Program Provisions The 2005 Energy Policy Act contains amendments to Subtitle I of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, which created the underground storage tank (UST) program. These amendments were enacted to reduce UST releases to the environment and will significantly affect State UST programs. The amendments add requirements to State programs...
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First Quarter 2012 Newsletter

PHMSA Proposes Updating Hazmat Rules to Better Balance Safety Standards and Regulatory Requirements (In a move that could save the automotive industry nearly $900,000 a year in costs while maintaining safety standards, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today issued a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that proposes to...
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