The Hazardous Waste Compliance Guide includes in-depth discussion of OSHA’s Hazard Communication (Employee-Right-to-Know) Standard, which is one of the most commonly cited OSHA standards, and is among the standards for which employers pay the most in annual fines and penalties.
The Hazardous Waste Compliance Guide provides an overview of the major federal laws that address hazardous waste: the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) and its implementing regulations and amendments; the Risk Management Plan under the Clean Air Act; and the Storm Water Program and Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure regulations under the Clean Water Act.
The Guide discusses minimizing waste promoting the EPA’s regulatory scheme rewards by either reducing the volume of waste or reducing its toxicity. Included are minimization techniques for both hazardous and non-hazardous waste (with special emphasis on recycling) and requirements that apply to “universal wastes.”
The Hazardous Waste Compliance Guide comes with six sample safety plans required by EPA and/or OSHA, including a new sample Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure Plan. Also featured you will find many other important extras to assist you in your ongoing compliance endeavors.