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ROI of Third Party Inspections & Audits
Routine workplace inspections and audits are essential in preventing incidents, injuries and illnesses and play...
Conducting Effective Hazard Assessments
Often during inspections, audits, or accident investigations, we encounter nonexistent, inadequate or inaccurate hazard assessments....
Evaluating Workplace Health Exposures
Under the OSH Act, employers are required to identify and evaluate health hazard(s) in their...
Electronic Injury and Illness Reporting Due December 15, 2017
In May 2016, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a rule entitled "Improve...
Process Safety Management
Highly hazardous chemicals such as toxics, reactives, flammable liquids and gases are used in many...
Protecting Temporary Workers
Hiring temporary workers on job sites is a very common and financially beneficial practice. However,...
Walking-Working Surfaces Final Rule
OSHA has recently released an update to its standard on walking-working surfaces in general industry....
U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractors for Safety Violations Following Two Fatalities at Florida Hotel Worksite
March 6, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Cites Contractors for Safety Violations Following Two Fatalities...
U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Construction Company $208,560 for Exposing Employees to Trenching Hazards
March 5, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Fines Pennsylvania Construction Company $208,560 for Exposing Employees...
U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Fatal Fall at South Florida Worksite
March 5, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Cites Roofing Contractor After Fatal Fall at South...
U.S. Department of Labor Sues Massachusetts Construction Company For Retaliation for Facilitating Arrest of Injured Employee
March 1, 2019 U.S. Department of Labor Sues Massachusetts Construction Company For Retaliation for Facilitating...

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EPA News

- Region 09

LOS ANGELES – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has reached a $6,521,025 settlement with 145 parties to clean up contaminated groundwater at the Omega Chemical Corporation Superfund Site in Whittier, California.

- Headquarters, Water (OW)

WASHINGTON (May 21, 2020) — Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued new, draft ambient water quality criteria recommendations for nutrients in lakes and reservoirs.

- Region 06

DALLAS – (May 21, 2020) The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) recently completed removal of nearly 14,000 cubic yards of contaminated sediment from the Donna Reservoir and Canal System Superfund site in South Texas.

Chemical Safety Board News

Member Kulinowski Departing CSB

Statement from Dr. Katherine Lemos Chairperson and CEO of the U.S. Chemical Safety Board