The Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Rule goes into effect on May 30, 2017. The rule aims to simplify generator requirements to help you better comply with hazardous waste regs.
In the rule, the EPA reiterated the importance of proper waste handling and determinations.
Use these tools and info to help you comply with the new rule and Resource Conservation Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations to keep your facility and workers safe.
Inspect your containers for cracks, unlatched lids, poor sign placement and other important elements that make hazwaste containers compliant with this handy checklist.
Talk to your workers about the closed container regulations and the importance of keeping VOCs out of the air and workspaces safe.
Learn about the 7 most common hazardous waste fines and get practical tips on how to avoid them.
Check out this series to help you effectively and safely manage wastes at your facility and comply with Resource Conservation Recovery Act regulations.
Find out the requirements for storing and handling waste in satellite accumulation areas.
Learn about your facility’s hazwaste liability and ways you can dispose of wastes to reduce their chance of negatively affecting the environment.