Yearly Archives: 2018

Tech Tips of Christmas

For maximum cheer, sing the italicized parts of this article to the tune of ‘Twelve Days of Christmas’. 15 Swabs a swabbing Brought to you by the letter Q. In addition to all the amazing uses for swabs in the binder lab, these little wonders are perfect for painting on glue before applying the glitter…
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Alerts for December 11, 2018

Recently added to Regulatory & Legislative: OSHA Standard Interpretations – Enforcement Policy for Respiratory Hazards Not Covered by OSHA Permissible Exposure Limits EPA Final Rule – National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants and New Source Performance Standards: Petroleum Refinery Sector Amendments – This final rule is effective on November 26, 2018. EPA Final Rule…
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Alerts for November 9, 2018

Recently added to Regulatory & Legislative: EPA Information Collection Request- Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals: New Source Performance Standards for Hot Mix Asphalt Facilities EPA Final Rule effective October 18, 2018 – Fees for Administration of Toxic Substances Control Act – As permissible under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA or the…
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Alerts for October 15, 2018

Recently added to Regulatory & Legislative: EPA Proposed Rule – Emissions Monitoring Provisions in State Implementation Plans Required under the NOX SIP Call – Comments must be received on or before October 29, 2018. To request a public hearing, please contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by October 4, 2018.…
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Alerts for September 4, 2018

Recently added to Regulatory & Legislative: EPA Notice – Extension of Comment Period for the Availability of the IRIS Assessment Plan for Naphthalene. NIOSH – Notice of draft document available for public comment and online public meeting – The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention…
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Alerts for July 18, 2018

Recently added to Regulatory & Legislative: EPA Proposed Rule – National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants and New Source Performance Standards: Petroleum Refinery Sector Amendments – This action proposes amendments to the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants (NESHAP) Refinery MACT 1, which was published in the Federal Register on December 1, 2015,…
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Alerts for June 27, 2018

Recently added to Regulatory & Legislative: State air quality regulators open public comment period on new draft of Cleaner Air Oregon rules ​Recently added to Industry News:         EPA Issues Final Guidance on Points to Consider When Preparing TSCA New Chemical Notifications Synthetic Turf Scientific Advisory Panel Meeting – The third Synthetic Turf Scientific Advisory Panel…
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Alerts for May 22, 2018

Recently added to Industry News:         Transitioning to WHMIS 2015 Infographic Recently added to Meetings & Workshops: OEHHA Synthetic Turf Scientific Advisory Panel Meeting Notice Recently added to Recent Research: Annals of Work Exposures and Health – Online first – May 2018 – Sampling and Analysis of Bitumen Fumes: Comparison of German and French Methods to…
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Alerts for April 13, 2018

Recently added to Regulatory & Legislative: Presidential Memorandum for the Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency Recently added to Recent Research: Carcenogenesis – Volume 39 Issue 4 – April 2018 – Application of the key characteristics of carcinogens in cancer hazard identification – Author(s): Kathryn Z Guyton,  Ivan Rusyn,  Weihsueh A Chiu,  Denis E Corpet, …
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Alerts for March 23, 2018

Recently added to Regulatory & Legislative: NIOSH Request for Comment – Draft–National Occupational Research Agenda for Respiratory Health – The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announces the availability of a draft NORA Agenda entitled National Occupational Research Agenda for Respiratory Health for public comment. To…
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