In the past several months, EPA has taken steps to increase and expedite the public availability of information under TSCA. In this TSCA 30/30, we discussed the impacts of these developments on the protection of confidential business information (CBI) and what companies can do to ensure protection. In this webinar we covered the following topics: EPA’s Notice of Intent to publish sanitized section 5 filings, in the form they are submitted, in ChemView; EPA’s publication of the current stage...
Keller and Heckman Food and Drug Partners Hazel O’Keeffe and Rachida Semail, and Scientist Tjoena Siere are hosting a complimentary webinar focusing on the EU Food-Contact Declaration of Compliance (DoC) and the Flow of Information in the Supply Chain on September 10, 2019. This is of particular relevance for any business operators who face the challenges of reviewing incoming DoCs from suppliers and assessing what approaches to take when drafting EU DoCs for both harmonized and...
In this webinar we discussed: - Background on OSHA's Lockout/Tagout Standard - OSHA's recent Lockout/Tagout Standard Request for Information (RFI) - How RFI responses could affect OSHA's revision of the Standard - Possible outcomes and consequences of a revised Standard - What employers should do
In this program, we will discuss: • Understanding criminal liability violations under the OSH Act • Criminal enforcement related to workplace safety • Covering recent federal criminal prosecutions • Update on recent state criminal prosecutions • What employers should do
In this webinar, we discuss: - Overview of OSHA's Process Safety Management (PSM) Standard - Discussion of what is a covered "process" under the PSM Standard - Review of facts of case and Administrative Law Judge decision - Analysis of recent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission decision - What employers should do
In this program, we will discuss: - Background on occupational heat stress and the general duty clause - Review of the case's factual context and the ALJ decision-Analysis of the Commission's decision - Discussion: How should heat stress be regulated? - What employers should do
During this podcast, we discuss: - EPA release of Health and Safety Studies submitted during Prioritization and Risk Evaluation - EPA's proposed plan to review CBI claims for substances on the Confidential TSCA Inventory - Expansion of CBI claim justification needed for the 2020 CDR
In this program, we discuss: - Background on the General Duty Clause - Discussion of the case's factual context and ALJ decision - Analysis of the Court's decision and its precedential impact - Comparison: General Duty Clause versus a Workplace Violence Standard - What employers should do
In this program we discuss: - Background on OSHA's silica standard - Questions and issues facing general industry about the silica - standard - Discussion of recent OSHA FAQs for general industry - Construction versus general industry - Impact of FAQs on compliance with silica standard - What employers should do
Overview of the process to prioritize chemicals for risk evaluation Anticipated 2019 prioritization timeline What affected companies and associations should be doing now and during the comment periods Points to consider for potential high-priority substances Points to consider for potential low-priority substances
In this program, we discuss: - Background on OSHA's Site-Specific Targeting Program - Overview of OSHA's Site-Specific Targeting 2016 (SST-16) - Use of electronically-submitted injury and illness data to target - What employers should do
Federal government shutdown impact New chemicals – continued evolution of premanufacture review and risk management practices Inventory “reset” – effective date and implications Potential Chemical Data Reporting (CDR) rule amendments Next batches of risk evaluations and risk management rules for existing chemicals Selection and prioritization of 40 existing chemicals for risk evaluation Plan for retrospective review of certain existing CBI claims EPA PFAS Management plan, proposed SNUR for...