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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

Think Twice Before Hiring A Safety Manager

Are you considering hiring an internal environmental, health and safety compliance manager for your company? If you've never done this before, you might want to think twice about the decision and here's why: Here are some of the most common challenges facing small companies when trying to recruit and hire an internal EHS compliance manager: Recruiting: During recruiting process, it's very difficult to properly vet a candidate's experience & qualifications unless you have lots of experience doing this. Management: It's [...]

The Texas EHS Audit Privilege Act Explained

Texas manufacturers are required to implement and manage a long list of environmental and hazardous materials regulations mandated by TCEQ (Texas Commission on Environmental Quality) and/or EPA (Environmental Protection Agency). But this is much easier said than done due to, among other things, the volume & complexity of these regulations, not to mention the fact that they often change. Here is a list of some of the more common regulations: Storm Water Permit & Storm Water Pollution Prevention Plan [...]

By |2019-11-25T18:36:08-05:00November 25th, 2019|Good To Know, Hazardous Waste Management, Texas Environmental Regulations, Texas Hazardous Materials Regulations|Comments Off on The Texas EHS Audit Privilege Act Explained

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 [...]

Announcing Our 4th Annual Environmental Compliance Seminar Agenda

Agenda for Environmental Compliance & Risk Seminar Date: October 7th, 2019 Time: 8am – 4:15 pm Location: Norris Conference Center, 2525 West Anderson Lane, #365, Austin, TX 78757   The seminar will cover which Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ) & Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) laws & regulations apply to Texas manufacturers, how to manage them, and the significant liabilities companies face when failing to do so. Hosted and organized by Berg Compliance Solutions, LLC in conjunction with Austin Regional [...]

By |2020-04-27T14:17:52-05:00August 20th, 2019|Hazardous Waste Management, Texas Environmental Regulations, Texas Hazardous Materials Regulations|Comments Off on Announcing Our 4th Annual Environmental Compliance Seminar Agenda

How Bad Can An OSHA or Environmental Inspection Be?

How bad could a failed environmental, health or safety inspection be for you and your company? It can hurt The average fine of a failed OSHA inspection exceeds $60,000. Environmental fines are often higher. In the case of serious employee injuries or fatalities due to willful negligence, business owners can face civil and even criminal prosecution. Can you risk it? Seventy-Five Percent of Inspections Result in Fines Here’s the other thing, you’ll never know about the inspection until the [...]

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