Seyfarth Synopsis: Here is a quick review and summary of our Workplace Safety and Environmental blogs posted over the last two months, as a way to keep you connected and aware of our latest thought leadership. As always, readers are encouraged to reach out to our authors with any comments or questions raised from the blogs.
EPA has denied a January 28, 2014, petition by various housing industry groups, requesting EPA to develop a new Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) section 8(d) recordkeeping rule aimed at building managers, building owners, and contractors that have or may need to disturb lead based paint in…
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The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration released its 2014 Budget Justification this week, indicating implementation of its new “weighted inspection system” to target the most serious hazards such as those found in refineries, trenching, shipbreaking, falls, chemical plants and industries that use crystalline silica, lead, and hexavalent chromium.