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EPA Aerosols and Universal Waste Regs

by John Nicklin

Posted on Wed Mar 21, 2018



EPA is proposing to add hazardous waste aerosol cans to those “universal wastes” regulated under title 40 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), part 273. This change in the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations, once finalized, will reduce regulatory costs of a wide variety of establishments generating and managing aerosol cans, including the retail sector, by providing a clear, practical system for handling discarded aerosol cans.

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AuditPro 2.2 Release

by Mike Harvey

Posted on Wed Feb 15, 2017



On Jan 30th 2017, AuditPro releases its Version 2.2 update including enhancements to email notifications, a new Email-based Issue close feature, and graphical support for all mobile platforms.

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Haz Waste Generator Changes

by William J. Shoemaker, CIH

Posted on Wed Feb 15, 2017



The US EPA published the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements final rule on November 28, 2016. The final rule takes effect on May 30, 2017. Below is a limited summary of significant changes to the hazardous waste rules.

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FDA Powdered Glove Ban

by Tony Martinez

Posted on Wed Feb 15, 2017



In December, 2016 the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a final rule banning powdered medical gloves. The ban applies to powdered patient examination gloves, powdered surgeon’s gloves, and absorbable powder for lubricating a surgeon’s glove. The ban does NOT apply to powder used in the manufacturing process for non-powdered gloves, as long as each finished glove has less than 2mg of residual powder per glove.

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Life Safety Code Update

by John Nicklin

Posted on Tue Dec 6, 2016



Effective November 1, 2016, the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began surveying to the new 2012 Life Safety Code. Changes include mandates for annual OR fire drills, mechanical/electrical/medical systems risk assessments, and 1-hour fire ratings for temporary construction barriers, just to name a few. Facility managers are finding that implementing these changes could significantly increase departmental workload.

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