Laws and Regulations -- Emergency Planning and Community Right To Know
Cornell University provides outline of U.S. Code Title 42, Chapter 116 -- Emergency Planning and Community Right-to-Know; Subchapters I - Emergency Planning & Notification, II - Reporting...
Discusses OSHA Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) training, including use of instruments to determine protection levels and handling chemical containers.
Briefly discusses OSHA inspectors' role in determining facilities' EPCRA compliance and provides facilities with an alert regarding misinformation about lead-acid batteries.
Brief discussion of the origin and purpose of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act (EPCRA).
Discusses determination of the amount of Extremely Hazardous Substances (EHS) on-site, the Reportable Quantity (RQ), and Threshold Planning Quantity (TPQ). Provides phone numbers and web sites for...
Discusses notification requirements for the Comprehensive Emergency Response Compensation, and Liability Act (CERCLA) and EPCRA, as well as reporting exemptions and penalties.
Discusses the RCRA, Clean Water Act, OSHA Emergency Plan, CERCLA; Clean Air Act and it's Risk Management Plan (RMP), LEPC and SERC.
Discusses the Tier Two Emergency and Hazardous Chemical Inventory that is filed with the fire department, Local Emergency Planning Committee and State Emergency Response Commission, and is available...
Discusses chemical reporting exceptions for protection of confidential business information and the necessity of disclosure to health professionals.
Describes creation & responsibilities of State Emergency Response Commission, Local Emergency Planning Committee, and Tribal Emergency Response Commission. Provides EPCRA Hotline phone numbers and...
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