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CIS 95-1944
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response: Final rule [USA]
This final rule (effective date: 21 Sep. 1994) adds technical amendments to Appendix B and a new non-mandatory Appendix E (Training Curriculum Guidelines) to the final rule on Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (CIS 89-1420) included in 29 CFR 1910 (full version last analyzed as CIS 90-9). The technical amendments concern the addition of National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) standards on chemical protective clothing to the list of recommended protective equipment published in the original final rule. Appendix E contains recommendations for a training curriculum, including: general and core course criteria; programme quality control criteria; training curriculum guidelines (general operations and site-specific training; training for waste treatment, storage and disposal facilities; emergency response training). Parallel changes are also introduced into 29 CFR 1926 (Construction Safety and Health Standards).
Federal Register, 22 Aug. 1994, Vol.59, No.161, p.43268-43280.


CIS 89-1420
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
OSHA Final Rule - Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response [USA]
Final rule (effective 6 March 1990) regulating the safety and health of employees involved in clean-up operations at uncontrolled hazardous waste sites being cleaned up under government mandate. The rule also applies to certain other operations of hazardous waste treatment, storage and disposal, and to any emergency response to incidents involving hazardous substances. Extensive commentary: background information; summary and explanation of standard (= final rule); regulatory and environmental impact.
Federal Register, 6 Mar. 1989, Vol.54, No.42, p.9295-9336. 23 ref.


CIS 78-1320 Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) - Disposal and marking.
These new regulations (entry into force: 18 Apr. 1978), dated 8 Feb. 1978, apply to the manufacture, processing, distribution, use or disposal of polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs). They establish procedures, methods and other requirements for disposal, storage and marking of PCBs. Sections refer to: definitions; disposal of PCBs; marking of PCBs. Annexes deal with incineration; chemical waste landfills; storage and disposal; decontamination; marking formats; and records and monitoring. The regulations are preceded by explanations of the final text.
Federal Register, 17 Feb. 1978, Vol.43, No.34, p.7150-7164. Illus. 95 ref.