SGIA Wins Major Victory with OSHA Rule on Lockout/Tagout
After significant pressure from SGIA and other industry groups, OSHA decided to not revise the Lockout/Tagout or Control of Hazardous Energy Standard. The proposed change, while seemingly innocent involved simply removing one word, “unexpected” from it. While it is only one word, it represents a concept …
SGIA Supports Proposed Revisions to Wisconsin Waste Rules
The SGIA Government and Business Affairs staff submitted comments to the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) supporting its proposed revisions to the hazardous waste regulations. SGIA’s comments were on the draft of the estimated economic impacts of the proposed rule revisions.
SGIA Requests Ohio EPA to Revise Its Air Toxics Regulation
The SGIA Government and Business Affairs staff submitted comments to the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) requesting that they revise their air toxics regulation to streamline the requirements when a printing operation is obtaining an air pollution control permit.
SGIA Joins Coalition Opposing California’s Proposed Ban on Paper Receipts
A bill has been introduced in California which would phase out the use of paper receipts in favor of electronic ones. SGIA has joined an industry coalition that has submitted a letter dated March 18, 2019 in opposition to the bill.
SGIA Meets With Maryland Department of Environment Regarding Hazardous Waste Regulations
The SGIA Government and Business Affairs staff met with a representative from the Maryland Department of Environment regarding upcoming changes to their hazardous waste regulations.
SGIA Submits Comments Supporting Proposal to Clearly Define Waters of the United States
The SGIA Government and Business Affairs staff submitted comments supporting the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) proposal to provide clarity on what constitutes a regulated “Waters of the United States” (WOTUS).
SGIA Experts Available for EHS Assistance
SGIA’s Government & Business Information team helps members navigate compliance issues to avoid or reduce fines.
Prop 65 Enforcement Action Update
Based on a list of 60-day notice filings that have been registered with states regarding enforcement actions under Prop 65, 575 notices have been filed.
Electronic Injury and Illness Reporting Update for 2019
In 2016, OSHA implemented a mandatory injury and illness electronic reporting rule for small employers that operate in certain “high hazard industries”. The requirement applies to any printing operation that has or had at any time last year more than 20 full time, part time, or temporary employees. …