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Top 10 Hazardous Waste Violations In Texas

Hazardous Waste Fines and Penalties Will Follow If Your Company Fails To Keep Up Here are the top 10 hazardous waste violations impacting Texas manufacturers which can result in major fines, penalties & disruptions: Failure to determine the company’s waste generator status (CESQ, SQG, LQG) Failure to create Waste Determinations to identify & characterize all waste streams Failure to properly label waste containers Failure to train employees on DOT hazardous materials shipping requirements Failure to create a Contingency Plan and Emergency [...]

By |2021-09-22T13:51:18-05:00August 2nd, 2021|Berg Environmental News, Government Regulation, Hazardous Waste Management, Texas Environmental Regulations, Texas Hazardous Materials Regulations|Comments Off on Top 10 Hazardous Waste Violations In Texas

Coronavirus OSHA-Occupational Health & Safety Guidance

Update:  With the unfortunate arrival of the Delta variant, workplace COVID-19 planning continues to be very important as we head into the fall of 2021.  Also keep in mind that since we published the blog post below, the Biden administration instructed OSHA to issue new enforcement efforts to hold employers who don't manage workplace infections accountable.  While the majority of Coronavirus related information being disseminated over TV, internet and word of month applies to public health and safety, we wanted [...]

By |2021-09-03T18:28:28-05:00March 17th, 2020|Good To Know, Government Regulation, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on Coronavirus OSHA-Occupational Health & Safety Guidance

Our New Site Visit Procedures To Control Coronavirus Spread

Given the current Coronavirus situation, Berg Compliance Solutions (“BCS”) has implemented the following procedures to be followed by our consultants during site visits to conduct safety inspections and provide training and related services. These procedures are designed to help prevent the risk of Coronavirus spread from BCS consultant to client employees, and vice versa, and ultimately to assure our clients that BCS is committed to taking all necessary precautions to help prevent the spread of this new virus. During site [...]

By |2020-05-27T12:20:17-05:00March 16th, 2020|Good To Know, Government Regulation, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas Environmental Regulations, Texas Hazardous Materials Regulations|Comments Off on Our New Site Visit Procedures To Control Coronavirus Spread

What Happens To Business Owners Who Don’t Pay OSHA Fines?

OSHA answered this question in a press release issued this week:  They will come after the offender until they collect, plus penalties! Just ask Vasilios Saitis, owner of Altor, Inc. a construction company in New Jersey who was found in contempt of court, and was not only forced to pay the original $412,000 OSHA fine for multiple safety violations, but also $30,000 in penalties, not to mention all of the legal fees that accrued during extensive litigation. This statement [...]

By |2020-04-28T09:26:48-05:00December 4th, 2019|Government Regulation, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on What Happens To Business Owners Who Don’t Pay OSHA Fines?

Is Outsourcing EHS Compliance A Good Option?

Is outsourcing your environmental, health and safety compliance a good option for your company? It's very common for companies to outsourced their legal, accounting and IT needs and services, but many companies don't even know that outsourcing EHS compliance is an option... but it is. Now that you know it's an option, why would you consider it? Did you know that companies who fail to manage OSHA, EPA and state environmental and hazardous materials compliance put themselves at risk [...]

It’s Our 4th Annual EHS Compliance Seminar

In conjunction with Austin Regional Manufacturers Association, we’ll be hosting our 4th annual environmental, health & safety seminar on February 26th at the Norris Event Center in Austin. We’ve revamped the agenda this year and will host 2 separate events: The event on the 26th will focus entirely on health and safety OSHA compliance & risks, and we’ll host a separate environmental and hazardous materials compliance event later this year. Here's the agenda: Agenda for Health & Safety Compliance & [...]

By |2020-04-28T10:45:55-05:00February 24th, 2019|Good To Know, Government Regulation, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, Texas Environmental Regulations, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on It’s Our 4th Annual EHS Compliance Seminar
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