Environmental & Regulatory Compliance Features for April 2012

Environmental & Regulatory Compliance Features Archive

Implications of OSHA’s Revised Hazard Communication Standard Implications of OSHA’s Revised Hazard Communication Standard

John Durkee, Metal Finishing’s “Cleaning Times” columnist, provides an overview of OSHA’s recently revised HCS as it relates to those who use cleaning chemicals.

The Operational Benefits of Delisting of Hazardous Wastes Generated by the Metal Finishing Industry The Operational Benefits of Delisting of Hazardous Wastes Generated by the Metal Finishing Industry

Managing hazardous wastes at a metal finishing plant is a very resource-intensive activity. For operations generating a significant amount of hazardous by-products, it might be wise to look at a hazardous waste delisting as a way to avoid high disposal costs.

Ensuring Readiness for Phosphate-Free Conversion Coatings Ensuring Readiness for Phosphate-Free Conversion Coatings

Successful implementation of transitional metal conversions can save both time and money—but only if the processes are executed properly.