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View Our Free Webinar: How To Implement & Manage An Infectious Disease Response Plan

In response to the City of Austin's "Stay Home - Work Safe" order, which includes a requirement for employers who continue to operate during the COVID-19 pandemic to implement and manage an Infectious Disease Response Plan, we hosted two free, well attended webinars this week designed to explain plan requirements and answer questions. Keep in mind that OSHA, CDC and many other state and local agencies have similar requirements and recommendations. We have published the full webinar video presentation on [...]

By |2020-06-29T17:13:35-05:00April 10th, 2020|COVID-19 & Coronavirus, Fed Regulation, Good To Know, Government Regulation, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, State & Local Regulation, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on View Our Free Webinar: How To Implement & Manage An Infectious Disease Response Plan

New Hazardous Waste e-Manifest System Begins 6/30/18

Texas Hazardous Waste Disposal Update The US Environmental Protection Agency is launching their new Electronic Manifest System (e-Manifest) tomorrow, June 30th, 2018. The new system is called the Hazardous Waste Electronic Manifest Establishment ACT, and became law on 10/5/2012.  The system is designed to simplify and streamline the management and tracking of hazardous waste shipments across the US via the “eManifest” system. This new system impacts all generators of non-hazardous and hazardous waste materials, hazardous waste transporters and waste treatment [...]

By |2020-08-10T15:58:42-05:00July 1st, 2018|Fed Regulation, Government Regulation, Hazardous Waste Management, Texas Environmental Regulations, Texas Hazardous Materials Regulations|Comments Off on New Hazardous Waste e-Manifest System Begins 6/30/18

Small Quantity Generator Hazardous Waste Regulations in Texas

Hazardous & Toxic Waste Disposal Compliance Regulations in Texas I'd like to begin this discussion by giving an example of what can happen to companies who fail to manage hazardous waste disposal requirements, and then summarize Small Quantity Waste regulations in Texas at the end of the post. EPA announced a $375,000 settlement with retailer Macy's over several hazardous waste management violations. The settlement included a requirement for Macy's to train their employees regarding RCRA rules and regulations at [...]

By |2020-08-10T15:49:26-05:00June 21st, 2018|Fed Regulation, Government Regulation, Hazardous Waste Management, State & Local Regulation, Texas Environmental Regulations, Texas Hazardous Materials Regulations|Comments Off on Small Quantity Generator Hazardous Waste Regulations in Texas

Small Businesses At Greatest Risk for OSHA Inspections & Other EHS Compliance Liabilities

Hello, my name is Russell Carr, and I’m the president and founder of Berg Environmental Services and Berg Compliance Solutions, thanks for checking out our website. Ok, so If you found us on-line, there’s a very high probability that you either own or work for a small company who is struggling to keep up with what seems like an endless and ever-changing list of OSHA health and safety, and/or environmental and hazardous materials laws and regulations that apply to [...]

By |2020-06-16T18:52:39-05:00May 13th, 2018|Fed Regulation, Government Regulation, Hazardous Waste Management, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, State & Local Regulation, Texas Environmental Regulations, Texas Hazardous Materials Regulations, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on Small Businesses At Greatest Risk for OSHA Inspections & Other EHS Compliance Liabilities

Manufactures Who Task Unqualified Staff with EHS Compliance Are Asking for Trouble

If you’re like most small TX manufacturers, you’re not big enough to justify hiring a full time EHS manager, and have tasked an unqualified staff member to manage your OSHA and environmental compliance. This is one of the most common and potentially damaging compliance mistakes small companies make, and can create major risks & liabilities including huge regulatory fines and penalties, increased costs, lost customers, PR disasters and sometimes even civil & criminal liabilities for the business and ownership. Check out our new [...]

By |2018-04-26T09:29:08-05:00April 26th, 2018|Fed Regulation, Government Regulation, Hazardous Waste Management, OSHA Texas Laws & Regulations, Safety Training, State & Local Regulation, Texas Environmental Regulations, Texas Hazardous Materials Regulations, Texas OSHA Compliance|Comments Off on Manufactures Who Task Unqualified Staff with EHS Compliance Are Asking for Trouble

Q1 EHS Regulatory Compliance Update

It’s hard to believe that we’re already through the first quarter of 2017, but here we are.  A lot has happened during Q1 in regards to environmental, health and safety regulations and policy so I’ll do my best to cover the highlights in this blog post. Topics: ▪     OSHA Update: New Rules and Deadlines ▪     The Trump Effect on EHS Regulations ▪     EPA Office of Small Business Hosts TX Environmental Regulations Stakeholder Meeting To Discuss Potential Roll-Backs   OSHA Update: New Rules & [...]

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