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EPA Aerosols and Universal Waste Regs

by John Nicklin

 Wed Mar 21, 2018
ComplianceUniversal WasteRegulationEnvironmental

EPA  Aerosols and Universal Waste Regs

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.

AuditPro 2.2 Release

by Mike Harvey

 Wed Feb 15, 2017
AuditPRORelease

AuditPro 2.2 Release

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.

Haz Waste Generator Changes

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.

FDA Powdered Glove Ban

by Tony Martinez

 Wed Feb 15, 2017
ComplianceFDARegulationHealthcare

FDA Powdered Glove Ban

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.

Life Safety Code Update

by John Nicklin

 Tue Dec 6, 2016
ComplianceLife SafetyRegulationHealthcare

Life Safety Code Update

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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