29 CFR 1910.120 - Hazardous waste operations and emergency response

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  • Part II
    • United States
    • Federal Register October 30, 2008
    • October 30, 2008
    ...1970, which requires hazard communication programs, labeling, material safety data sheets (MSDS) and employee information and training (29 CFR part 1910). The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations also require emergency response planning and training under Emergen......
  • Reports and guidance documents; availability, etc.: Hydrogen economy; applicable statutory and regulatory provisions,
    • United States
    • Federal Register January 05, 2007
    • January 5, 2007
    ...gas, the PSM standard would apply to processes containing hydrogen in quantities of 10,000 pounds or more, with some exceptions. 29 CFR 1910.120, Hazardous waste operations and emergency response, contains requirements for emergency response operations. When there is more than an incidental......
  • Walking-Working Surfaces and Personal Protective Equipment (Fall Protection Systems)
    • United States
    • Federal Register November 18, 2016
    • November 18, 2016
    ...\169\ Gade addressed the preemptive effect of OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standard (29 CFR 1910.120) on Illinois laws establishing training and license requirements for hazardous waste equipment operators and workers. Illinois did not have an approved State Plan......
  • Chronic Beryllium Disease Prevention Program
    • United States
    • Federal Register June 07, 2016
    • June 7, 2016
    ...emergency response procedures that fall within the scope of OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standard, 29 CFR 1910.120. This definition continues to be based on OSHA's use of the term ``emergency'' as applied in 29 CFR 1910.120 and refers to any event, such as a majo......
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35 cases
  • United States v. Shell Oil Co., Civil Action No. 2:15-cv-07619-R (AGRx)
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Central District of California
    • January 14, 2016
    ...that conforms to the applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration and EPA requirements including, but not limited to, 29 C.F.R. § 1910.120. Also within 120 days after EPA's approval of the Remedial Design Work Plan, Settling Defendant shall submit to EPA and DTSC the Pre-Design ......
  • United States v. Montrose Chem. Corp. of California, Civil No. CV 90 3122-R
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Central District of California
    • August 22, 2012
    ...which conforms to the applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration and EPA requirements including, but not limited to, 29 C.F.R. § 1910.120. b. Upon approval of the Work Plan by EPA, after a reasonable opportunity for review and comment by DTSC, Settling Defendants shall impleme......
  • City of Colton v. Am. Promotional Events, Inc., CASE NO. ED CV 09-01864 PSG (SSx)
    • United States
    • United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. United States District Courts. 9th Circuit. Central District of California
    • July 2, 2013
    ...which conforms to the applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration and EPA requirements including, but not limited to, 29 C.F.R. § 1910.120.); (2) a Remedial Design Investigation; (3) a Remedial Design Investigation Report; and (4) Groundwater Flow Modeling. In addition, the Rem......
  • National Solid Wastes Management Ass'n v. Killian, No. 89-3069
    • United States
    • United States Courts of Appeals. United States Court of Appeals (7th Circuit)
    • January 29, 1991
    ...long as such employees have completed the training required by OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response regulations, 29 C.F.R. Sec. 1910.120 (1989). Id. at pp 7704, The acts also authorize the imposition of penalties for specified conduct. An employee subject to the acts who......
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8 firm's commentaries
  • State COVID-19 Orders Regulating Worker Safety - Are They Preempted?
    • United States
    • JD Supra United States
    • April 28, 2020
    ...Health Administration (OSHA) standards. Specifically, OSHA’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (HAZWOPER) standard, 29 C.F.R. § 1910.120, requires various levels of training for employees handling hazardous waste or responding to a catastrophic release of Section 18(b) of th......
  • Disaster Preparedness, Recovery And Employee Safety During Hurricane Season
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • September 18, 2018
    ...specific standards to address many of these hazards. For example, OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standard, 29 C.F.R. § 1910.120, applies to employees who are performing clean-ups of hazardous waste or other hazardous materials. OSHA's asbestos and lead standards re......
  • What a Whopper – Court Finds An “Uncontrolled” HAZWOPER Release Doesn’t Mean “Any Release, No Matter How Small”
    • United States
    • LexBlog United States
    • June 29, 2022
    ...didn’t apply to [the Company’s] response and, therefore, that [it] didn’t violate it.” Tampa Electric Company received a citation under 29 CFR 1910.120, OSHA’s emergency response regulations also known as “HAZWOPER” (short for Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response). OSHA alleged......
  • The Rain Is Coming: Disaster Preparedness, Recovery, And Employee Safety During Hurricane Season
    • United States
    • Mondaq United States
    • September 13, 2018
    ...specific standards to address many of these hazards. For example, OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standard, 29 C.F.R. § 1910.120, applies to employees who are performing clean-ups of hazardous waste or other hazardous materials. OSHA's asbestos and lead standards re......
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4 books & journal articles
  • Appendix 18 Model Remedial Design-Remedial Action (RD-RA) Consent Decree for CERCLA
    • United States
    • Superfund Deskbook Useful Documents
    • August 11, 2014
    ...that conforms to the applicable Occupational Safety and Health Administration and EPA requirements including, but not limited to, 29 C.F.R. § 1910.120. b. The Remedial Design Work Plan shall include plans and schedules for implementation of all remedial design and pre-design tasks identifie......
  • General Facility Standards
    • United States
    • RCRA permitting deskbook
    • May 10, 2011
    ...redundant emergency training requirements under RCRA for facility workers that also receive emergency response training under OSHA at 29 C.F.R. §1910.120(p)(8) and §1910.120(q). EPA issued this rule as part of its Burden Reduction Initiative, based on a U.S. Government Accountability Oice (......
  • Appendix A: Environment, Health, and Safety Acronyms
    • United States
    • Practical Guide to Environmental Management. 11th Edition
    • August 10, 2011
    ...Health Assessment Documents HAP: Hazardous Air Pollutant HAZWOPER: Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Regulations (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120) HBN: Health Based Numbers HC: Hydrocarbons HCS: Hazard Communication Standard (OSHA) HEAST: Health Effects Assessment Summary Tables (EPA) ......
  • Environment, Health, and Safety Acronyms
    • United States
    • Practical Guide to Environmental Management. 10th Edition Appendices
    • January 10, 2006
    ...Health Assessment Documents HAP: Hazardous Air Pollutant HAZWOPER: Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response Regulations (OSHA 29 CFR 1910.120) HBN: Health Based Numbers HC: Hydrocarbons HCS: Hazard Communication Standard (OSHA) HEAST: Health Effects Assessment Summary Tables (EPA) ......

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