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ERA Environmental Blog

    The Insider’s Guide to a Successful Waste Management Program

    Managing waste is an important part of an Environmental Manager’s portfolio – one that can be complicated and full of compliance risk. Companies are required to maintain comprehensive records, meet waste reporting deadlines, and responsibly manage their waste or face noncompliance penalties.   Failing to comply with EPA, OSHA, and RCRA regulations can negatively impact the reputation of a company and may result in the company being shut down by regulators and do tremendous damage to your corporate reputation. Spreadsheets for waste management may help environmental managers keep up with the avalanche of data, but spreadsheets have their limitations; when data is incorrect, the consequences can be serious for companies reporting to federal and state regulators. Waste management relies on many processes, waste calculations, container tracking, and record keeping for accurate reporting. In the event of a computer crash, the waste management data should still be accessible – an assurance that spreadsheets cannot promise.

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    New Changes to the Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act (HSNO)

    According to Hazardous Substances and New Organisms Act (HSNO) the regulation, all hazardous chemicals, including substance with explosibility, flammability, oxidability, corrosivity, health-toxicology and eco-toxicology, shall obtain the HSNO approval No. prior to being manufactured or imported in New Zealand. The Environmental Protection Authority (EPA) ensures that manufacturers and importers of Hazardous Substances have the appropriate HSNO approval, correct label, packaging and SDS for their substance, and comply with allowable limits (and bans) of certain Hazardous Substances within products.

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    Topics: SDS

    How Can Businesses Eliminate Worker Injuries to Reach a Goal of Zero Incidents?

    Topics: Incident Management

    What is GDPR? Prepare Your Health & Safety Team For New Regulations

    Topics: Compliance

    WHMIS 2015 Transition to GHS Standards

    Topics: Globally Harmonized System

    Software Solutions for OSHA’s Hazard Communication Standard

    Topics: SDS, EHS Training

    How the U.S. EPA Audit Policy Assists Noncompliant Facilities

    Topics: TRI

    Sustainability in the Automotive Industry

    Topics: Sustainability

    Chemical Tracking in the Automotive Industry

    Topics: SDS

    Protect Trade Secret Ingredients in Chemical Products: HPR Amendment

    Topics: SDS, Globally Harmonized System