Written By: John Emmi, Safety Consultant, Asbestos Project Inspector Whether personnel are working in an occupational setting or in the field, our clients have come to understand that safety in the workplace is ever changing and evolving. Regarding environmental issues in construction, [...]Read more Don’t Let Asbestos Slow Your Project
On July 30, 2018 OSHA issued a new proposed rule to its recordkeeping and reporting regulations for workplace injuries and illnesses. This Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) partially rescinds the 2016 amendments to these regulations. Previously, OSHA required that establishments with 250+ [...]Read more Online Injury & Illness Reports due Mar. 2, 2019
The Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) rule requires companies to implement procedures for proper storage of fuels and oils to prevent spills, control measures to prevent a spill from expanding beyond secondary containment, and countermeasures to contain, clean up and [...]Read more Proposed Amendments to SPCC Compliance Dates
The Lead-Based Paint Renovation, Repair and Painting Program Rule that goes into effect on April 22nd will require contractors that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities and schools, built before 1978 to be certified by EPA and follow specific work practices to prevent lead [...]Read more EPA Lead-Based Paint Law is Effective April 22, 2010
On December 1, 2009, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published effluent limitations guidelines and new source performance standards to control the discharge of pollutants from construction sites. Construction site owners must monitor, report and comply with this final rule set by [...]Read more EPA to Regulate Water Pollution on Construction Sites
Happy Earth Day! All over the world people are celebrating this holiday by taking a look at their actions and trying to find ways to make themselves and their communities more environmentally friendly. Have you made your Earth Day Resolutions? We at CCI would love to hear what you have planned [...]Read more Earth Day 2009!
The PCB Challenge Forum will be held on May 7, 2009 from 9AM to 5PM at the Hyatt Regency in Philadelphia, PA. This one-day conference will answer any questions you might have about PCBs and provide information on what you need to do to be in compliance with federal regulations. For more [...]Read more PCB Conference in Philadelphia
This is the week to find all those old cell phones and their chargers gathering dust in the corners of your junk drawers! The EPA has teamed up with a number of companies to promote this national campaign, including Best Buy, Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Staples and many others. Cell phones and [...]Read more Recycle Your Cell Phones This Week, April 6-12!
What are PCBs? PCBs, or Polychlorinated Biphenyls, are man-made organic chemicals that were manufactured in the US from 1929 until 1979, when their production was banned. They consist of two phenyl rings (rings of six carbon atoms each) with chlorine attached to one or more of the carbon atoms. [...]Read more What Construction Companies Need to Know About PCBs
What is Residual Waste? The Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP) regulates the generation, storage, use, transportation, processing and disposal of many types of waste, including hazardous waste, municipal waste and residual waste. Residual Waste is nonhazardous [...]Read more Pennsylvania Residual Waste Reporting due March 1st