Mark Kaster

Mark Kaster

Dorsey & Whitney LLP

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OSHA Updates Reporting and Recordkeeping Rules

OSHA has updated its reporting and recordkeeping rules for employers. The key item to note is that all employers (regardless of size or number of employees) must now report serious workplace injuries involving hospitalization...more

10/15/2014 - Compliance OSHA Recordkeeping Requirements Reporting Requirements

EPA Requiring Best Practices at Construction Sites to Control Erosion

The EPA published a final rule on March 6th that clarifies the requirements for the construction industry to use best management practices (BMPs) to control stormwater and minimize soil erosion and pollutant discharges. The...more

3/12/2014 - Best Management Practices Construction Site EPA Erosion Final Rules

Did you know that EPA regulates residential wood heaters?

EPA regulates wood stoves with a firebox volume of less than 20 cubic feet, an air to fuel ratio of less than 35 to 1, a burn rate of less than 5 kg/hr and a total weight of less than 800. The New Source Performance Standard...more

5/3/2013 - EPA

Maryland Passes Law to Regulate Flame Retardant

Maryland this week pased House Bill 00. This bill prohibits a person from importing, selling, or offering for sale any child care product that contains more than one-tenth of 1% (by mass) of tris (2-chloroethyl) phosphate...more

5/3/2013 - Children's Products CPSC Flame Retardant Imports

CPSC Stopping More Imports

The CPSC continues to take steps to agressively enforce product safety compliance at U.S. ports. The agency reported that it stopped nearly three million units of consumer products that violated U.S. safety rules from...more

5/1/2013 - Children's Products CPSC Imports

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