Those who violate the ban can face stiff penalties, including fines up to $1,000 per violation and an additional $1,000 per day the violation occurs.
"There are just over 1 million employers in California and of those, only 42 are current SHARP recipients," said Cal/OSHA Area Manager Kelly Howard.
Richard Brodsky with Demos, a national policy center, and three other groups have filed Freedom of Information Act requests prompted by the nuclear disaster in Sendai, Japan.
Newly introduced Continuing Chemical Facilities Antiterrorism Security Act does not include a requirement for inherently safer technologies.
Over the last three years, the federal laboratory has been developing a program to ensure that local professionals in the United Arab Emirates will be trained in safety and security concepts related to nuclear energy programs.
The American Glass Bead Manufacturers' Association, which sponsored the study, is urging states and the U.S. government to limit heavy metal levels in glass beads used for highway markings.
ASTM subcommittee is trying to bring consistent, reliable, and accurate sampling to the practice.
Leominster’s wastewater treatment plant, which is managed by Veolia Water North America, received the George W. Burke Jr. Award.
ECOtality's electric vehicle home charger receives safety and FCC approval.
Two Washington ammonia fertilizer distributors have agreed to pay more than $33,000 for failing to update their plans for preventing chemical releases at eight facilities throughout Washington.
The European Union's energy commissioner, meanwhile, is watching the U.S. actions and will propose his own legislation soon.
The secret is in the manufacturing and application processes, not the chemical makeup.
These actions will maximize the health benefits of water fluoridation, an important tool in the prevention of tooth decay while reducing the possibility of children receiving too much fluoride, according to both agencies.
A new consumer brochure offers cleaning tips for broken CFLs while the agency urges schools to replace older fluorescent lamps that contain polychlorinated biphenyls.
New criteria to protect people from potential illness will be developed by October 2012.
Glenn Springs Holdings, an affiliate of Occidental Chemical Corp., will initially remediate three bridges in Wayne County, Tenn.
The database will grow as more companies submit information electronically and as older documents are scanned into the system.
BP, Anadarko, MOEX, Triton, Transocean and QBE companies face Oil Pollution Act and Clean Water Act charges.
The citation includes 14 alleged willful and one serious violation against WRR Environmental Services Co. of Eau Claire in connection with a June 29 explosion and fire at its plant, OSHA announced Tuesday.
The summit is open to the public and will focus on ways the federal government and others can continue to work together on management and control of bed bugs.