compliance requirement News

  • How will ESOS participants be required to report their compliance?

    Participants in the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) are obligated to comply with the scheme and report their compliance to the Environment Agency, as the scheme administrator, by the 5th December 2015. It is the participant’s duty to notify the scheme administrator through the ...


    By Inprova Energy

  • Required maintenance

    Many consider the ’60s through today as an era of analytical and technological revolution. In the ’50s, labs were running manual chemistries, using handwritten QC charts and keeping data in log books and file cabinets. Lab technicians were creating calibration curves by hand. No auto-sampling, no computer control, no electronic interpolation of data. Technicon offered a few automated chemistries ...


  • OSHA extends compliance date for crane operator certification requirements

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a final rule* extending the deadline for crane operator certification requirements in the Cranes and Derricks in Construction final ...

  • OSHA announces intent to extend compliance date for crane operator certification requirements

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has announced that it will propose to extend the compliance date for the crane operator certification requirement by three years to Nov. 10, 2017. The proposal would also extend to the same date the existing phase-in requirement that employers ensure that their operators are qualified to operate the equipment. OSHA issued a final standard on ...

  • DOE steps lead to significant increase in compliance with energy efficiency reporting requirements

    DOE announced on January 12 that it has received certifications for more than 600,000 residential appliances in 15 different product categories in response to its enhanced energy efficiency enforcement efforts. DOE recently announced that manufacturers had until January 8 to submit correct energy-use data to DOE before aggressive enforcement actions would be taken. The certification data provided ...

  • ECIA Confirms The Requirement For Full Compliance With NAECI Rates Of Pay

    A full audit of the payroll of Somi Impianti, a contractor on the Staythorpe project, determined that fewer than 25 of their 400 employees were paid less than NAECI rates.  Others were paid in excess of NAECI rates of pay.  This situation is not acceptable and Somi Impianti have undertaken to take immediate corrective action, including reimbursement of back-pay.The Association’s ...


  • Measuring oil/grease levels in wastewater for compliance with permit requirements

    Determining total oil/grease levels to ensure compliance with governmental permit requirements for discharging wastewater is a worldwide problem facing numerous industries. To ensure compliance with regulations and avoid fines for exceeding permit discharge levels, more frequent wastewater measurements are necessary to determine the total oil/grease concentration. Wilks Enterprise, Inc. ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Hexavalent Chromium Requirements in the Workplace

    If a company works with chromium containing materials such as stainless steel, conducts chemical film or plating operations involving hexavalent chromium (Cr+6) or spray paints with products containing Cr+6, it is required by state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administrations (OSHAs) to take specific actions. As stated in a National Institute of Occupational Safety and ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • EPA to Require Electronic Filing of EISs

    Starting October 1, 2012, all Federal agencies must file their draft and final EISs electronically, pursuant to amended EIS Filing System Guidelines issued by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) (77 FR 51530; August 24, 2012). As of October 1, EPA will no longer accept paper copies or CDs of EISs for filing purposes. Electronic ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Compliance date for outer packagings that meet certain flame penetration and thermal resistance requirements when transported aboard aircraft

    This advisory is intended to alert persons that after September 30, 2009, cylinders of compressed oxygen and other oxidizing gases and packages of chemical oxygen generators must be placed in outer packagings that meet certain flame penetration and thermal resistance requirements when transported aboard an aircraft. PHMSA adopted the outer packaging requirement in a final rule developed in ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • OSHA issues proposed rule to extend compliance date for crane operator certification requirements

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today issued a proposed rule to extend the compliance date for the crane operator certification requirement by three years to Nov. 10, 2017. The proposal would also extend to the same date the existing phase-in requirement that employers ensure that their operators are qualified to operate the equipment. OSHA issued a final standard on ...

  • Aerosol can disposal - what is required?

    During management system audits or compliance audits the management of aerosol cans is one issue that is seldom management consistently. The disposal of aerosol cans depends on the condition of the can and the hazardous waste generator status of the site.  The condition of the can can be: Empty Partially Empty An empty aerosol can is one where the contends of ...

  • English Translation of Turkish Ecodesign Requirements

    An English translation of the Turkish 2011 Ecodesign Requirements for Standby and Off Mode Electric Power Consumption of Electrical and Electronic Household and Office Equipment is now available for purchase from ...


    By Compliance and Risks

  • 3E Enhances Ariel WebInsight Chemical Regulatory Compliance Reference Tool with Expanded Support for Globalization Requirements

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of Ariel® WebInsight 8.0, the latest version of its web-based chemical regulatory compliance reference tool. The latest version features a number of enhancements designed to help customers better conform with the existing and emerging ...


    By 3E Company

  • Regulatory compliance – reminders & tools

    As the 2010 work year is under way, several compliance and regulatory reporting actions are required for practically every organization that uses chemicals in their operations. Whether your environmental responsibilities are local, regional, or global, you need to provide a variety of reports for chemical activities and usage in 2009. You also need to review or establish chemical tracking ...


    By Chemical Safety Software

  • New Workplace Crystalline Silica Requirements Begin this Month

    Silica is a part of the environment, commonly occurring in most soils. Chronic exposure to respirable crystalline silica particulates has long been known to cause restrictive lung disease and complications that can lead to cancer.  Worker exposures to airborne crystalline silica are tightly restricted by California’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (Cal/OSHA). Federal ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Assent Compliance Joins the CFSI

    Assent Compliance has joined the Conflict-Free Sourcing Initiative (CFSI) as one of its first vendor members. The CFSI provides members with access to its database of conflict-free suppliers and smelters, along with other beneficial resources. Combined with Assent’s own extensive supplier and smelter database, this partnership will create the most comprehensive supply chain data ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Turning Your Compliance Management

    It always a pleasure to work with proactive organizations that have their environmental programs clearly defined, materials organized for access, with goals and objectives clearly communicated. Such elements are indicative of effective compliance management programs. EHS stewards of such programs should be proud of their efforts, but often find they come up short when pursuing external ...

  • The road to RoHS compliance

    Compliance with RoHS depends on many things, like the size of your company or whether you are a manufacturer or importer. Here is some advice on how to go about it. Many companies take enforcement too light-headedly, meaning that the compliance process is too wide and extensive. The CE-marking and other labels will of course contribute to promote brands and products which are performing well ...


  • Infographic - ESOS Routes to Compliance

    The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) requires participants to measure their total energy consumption including buildings, transport and industrial processes. Once significant areas of energy consumption have been identified (90% of your total energy consumption), the next step is to implement a compliant energy assessment before the compliance date of ...


    By Inprova Energy

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