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13 04, 2018

WHMIS Update – New Rules for Section 3

By |April 13th, 2018|Chemical Management, Chemical Regulation, GHS, MSDS to SDS Conversion, WHMIS 2015|0 Comments

Canada continues to hammer out the details of its GHS regulation. As part of this process, Canada has released a new WHMIS update.Under the previous revision, manufacturers were required to display the exact percent concentration [...]

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, [...]

4 11, 2016

October Regulatory Roundup

By |November 4th, 2016|Chemical Regulation, EPA, Industry News, OSHA, Workplace safety|0 Comments

October turned out to be a fairly busy month for EH&S regulation. The last month saw a variety of major and minor rules changes and announcements that will effect industry for years to come. You [...]

14 09, 2016

EPA Proposes Fee Structure for eManifest System

By |September 14th, 2016|Chemical Regulation, EPA, Waste Management|0 Comments

In late June, the EPA proposed a fee structure for their yet-to-be-implemented eManifest system. The proposal represents another step towards putting the 2012 eManifest law into effect. The proposed rule lays out a fee structure [...]