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21 06, 2017

EPA Overhauls Hazardous Waste Regulations

By |June 21st, 2017|EPA, Waste Management, Waste Manifest|0 Comments

At the beginning of this month, the EPA substantially overhauled hazardous waste regulations. The Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule seeks to fix shortcomings in the RCRA that were identified by the EPA in two investigations [...]

19 06, 2017

WHMIS 2015 Enforcement Deadlines Delayed

By |June 19th, 2017|Chemical Regulation, GHS, GHS Regulations, HazCom, MSDS to SDS Conversion, SDS software, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

On May 19th, Health Canada announced that they would be extending Phase 1 of the WHMIS 2015 transition. Under the new transition timetable, manufacturers and importers (including many US firms) will have until June 1st, [...]

8 03, 2017

Options Narrow as Canada GHS Deadline Looms

By |March 8th, 2017|GHS, GHS Regulations, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

If you’re not yet in compliance with WHMIS 2015, you may want to hurry. Chemical suppliers have less than 100 days left to comply with the Canadian GHS standard, and only a few options for [...]

24 02, 2017

The Case for an Electronic Waste Manifest System

By |February 24th, 2017|e-Manifest, EPA, Waste Management, Waste Manifest|0 Comments

In the coming years, the EPA will be spending millions of taxpayers’ dollars to build a national electronic waste manifest system. Why are they doing this? What advantages does electronic manifest have over paper? To [...]

17 02, 2017

GHS in the US and Canada: What are the Differences?

By |February 17th, 2017|GHS, GHS Regulations, OSHA, WHMIS 2015|2 Comments

Canada and the US share the world’s longest border, and are each others largest trading partners. The countries share a language and a common law. In recent years, both countries have implemented GHS standards. Despite [...]