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Name: Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act of 1986. Public Law 99-499 (H.R. 2005).
Country: United States of America
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards; Occupational safety and health; Elimination of child labour, protection of children and young persons; Transport and communication workers
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1986-10-17
Entry into force:
Published on: U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1986-12, No. 10, p. 100 STAT. 1613-1617
ISN: USA-1986-L-3150
Link: https://www.ilo.org/dyn/natlex/natlex4.detail?p_isn=3150&p_lang=en
Bibliography: U.S. Code Congressional and Administrative News, 1986-12, No. 10, p. 100 STAT. 1613-1617
Abstract/Citation: Extends and amends the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act of 1980 (the "Superfund Act"). Section 126 calls upon the Secretary of Labour to promulgate standards for the health and safety protection of employees engaged in hazardous waste operations. Such regulations shall include provisions regarding training, medical surveillance, protective equipment, maximum exposure limits, requirements for the handling, transporting, labeling and disposing of hazardous wastes, inter alia. The Act also governs civil actions by individuals, imposes a special tax on substances listed (vinyl chloride, chloroform, etc.) and governs a number of related matters.
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