Under the requirements, employees who have received emergency response training under OSHA’s HAZWOPER rules do not need to receive separate emergency response training under Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) rules as long as the overall training program includes all of the elements of the RCRA training requirements.
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One of the biggest challenges for managers of hazardous waste treatment, storage, and disposal facilities (TSDFs) is hitting all the training requirements. This is because Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) regulations for TSDFs are more stringent than those for generators or transporters and include general facility standards as well as unit-specific design and operating criteria.
Science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) professionals in Philadelphia will be paired up with local youth in mentor relationships as part of the city’s award-winning plan to increase the number of youths engaged in STEM.
Philadelphia is one of seven winning cities in the US2020 City Competition, a national competition initiated by the White House that drew applications from public/private coalitions in 52 cities and engaged nearly 600 companies and civic organizations.
Professional ergonomist Kevin Butler recently penned an article on our sister site, HR.BLR.com®, regarding the latest up-to-date information on how employees can improve well-being in their workspaces. Click the “yesterday’s Advisor” link in the first paragraph for the first half of Butler’s advice.
Today, workers are experiencing a global assault on physical, social, and cognitive well-being. Worldwide, rates of heart and lung diseases, as well as diabetes and obesity, are rising sharply.
We are cognitively overloaded and distracted by new technologies, multitasking from e-mail to social media. At the same time, stress has become a global epidemic costing $300 billion annually.