By Adam R. YoungA. Scott Hecker, Patrick D. JoyceJames L. Curtis, and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis: OSHA’s Region III issued a Regional Emphasis Program (REP) instruction (CPL 2022-01 (CPL 4)) for Warehousing Operations, that went into effect on August 3, 2022 and “establishes policies and strategies to be followed when
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By Jeryl L. Olson and Craig B. Simonsen

Seyfarth Synopsis:  Last week the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finalized a “streamlined system” for managing hazardous waste aerosol cans as Universal Waste.  The Agency believes that the new system will be “clear, practical, and protective” and will promote recycling, and estimates the change will save at least $5.3 million annually
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By James L. Curtis and Craig B. Simonsen

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BOL) has just released preliminary findings in its 2011 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries Summary

Key preliminary findings of the 2011 Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries data indicate that fatal work injuries in private truck transportation rose fourteen percent in 2011, the second consecutive year

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