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After multiple failed attempts and many years of planning, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s (FMCSA) final Entry-level Driver Training (ELDT) rule will be implemented on February 7. So, as a driver or training provider, what must be done today to be prepared for the rule’s implementation?
The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) recently announced a new emergency temporary standard (ETS) to protect more than 84 million workers from the spread of COVID-19 on the job. The ETS announcement sparked mixed reactions, with more than 34 legal challenges initiated by states, individual businesses, religious groups, unions and others.
Webinar Takeaways: How Blockchain-backed Smart Contracts are Generating Trust, Accuracy, Efficiency and Savings Around ESG Reporting
Environmental, social and corporate governance (ESG) reporting can be a difficult and confusing task for companies that are beginning to collect and calculate this data, but according to Data Gumbo and ESG Lynk, blockchain-backed smart contracts can help streamline this process, create transparency, provide accuracy and save on both time and cost.
Highlights from the Tame The Li-ion: An In-Depth Report on Waste & Recycling Facility Fires in the US/CAN Webinar
The waste and recycling industry faces a number of challenges on a daily basis, one of which being the threat of fires. These fires can spark from hazards such as pressurized tanks, chemicals, hot work activities, fertilizers, cigarette butts and, an emerging culprit, lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries. While this problem isn’t new, it’s an ongoing issue that can pose further risks to companies’ employees and facilities if fires aren’t detected and managed early.
Over the last few years, the global waste and recycling industry has seen an explosion of fire incidents in its facilities due to the wave of lithium-ion batteries entering waste and recycling streams. This ongoing problem is not only posing health and safety risks to employees, but it’s presenting business risks due to the costs associated with these fires and higher insurance premiums.
Webinar Takeaways: Revisiting The Lockdown—New Strategies Your Business Should Take To Get Workers Vaccinated & Tackle New COVID Laws
It has been a year since the global coronavirus pandemic caused the world to hit pause, and as we slowly make our way out of the lockdown, it’s crucial that waste and recycling businesses understand federal and state guidelines and restrictions as well as COVID-19 vaccine distribution for essential industry workers.
Webinar Takeaways: Managing Medical Cannabis Laws and Workplace Safety 101—Don’t Let Your Business Go Up in Smoke!
Adele L. Abrams, Esq., CMSP, firm president of the Law Office of Adele L. Abrams P.C., shared information on medical cannabis laws and workplace safety.
The campaign received NWRA’s 2020 Best Recycling Public Education Program Award.
The duo was honored with NWRA’s 2020 Sustainability Partnership Game Changer Award for its sustainability efforts.
Republic Services is recognized for diverting organic waste from landfills.
Fire Rover’s technology is helping to eliminate fire risks at waste and recycling facilities.