Archive for the ‘Hazardous Materials’ Category
In January 2013, a group of more than 300 occupational safety experts, doctors and public health scientists urged President Obama to help expedite the review of OSHA’s proposed silica rule.
The regulating community has not ignored that asbestos in its natural form also presents risks to the public and workers.
In September 2012, the Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Office of Healthy Homes and Lead Hazard Control revised the Guidelines for the Evaluation and Control of Lead-Based Paint Hazards in Housing.
Are ceramic tiles, toilets, sinks and urinals lead hazards and should they be tested with lead-based paint containing building materials during a typical renovation or demolition project?