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EPA’s Risk Management Plan (RMP) Final Rule Delayed

by Ruder Ware on

EPA’s new Risk Management Plan (“RMP”) Final Rule was to take effect on March 14, 2017. EPA has delayed the effective date until June 19, 2017, and has proposed a further delay until February 19, 2019, in light of industry...more

V2V Communications: Motor Vehicle Safety Guidelines

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

NHTSA believes vehicle-to-vehicle (V2V) communications will serve as a complementary necessity to fully realizing the safety benefits of automated vehicle technologies. As such, establishing safety guidelines around this...more

[Webinar] Keeping Up with the Consumer Product Safety Commission: Update on Recent CPSC Developments - March 29th, 12:00pm EST

by Kelley Drye & Warren LLP on

With the complexity of today’s product safety regulatory environment and the civil penalty amounts for failure to report safety hazards, it is more important than ever for manufacturers and retailers to identify and resolve...more

U.S. Department of Education Issues Revised Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting

by Holland & Knight LLP on

For the first time in five years, the U.S. Department of Education (Department) has updated The Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting, the primary resource for institutions of higher education seeking...more

Recovery House’s RLUIPA Challenge Fails

The District Court for the Northern District of Illinois has rejected RLUIPA and other claims asserted by a religious group in Affordable Recovery Housing v. City of Blue Island (N.D. Ill. 2016). The case stems from...more

Shake-Ups Planned for Pipeline Safety Regulation

by K&L Gates LLP on

The federal agency responsible for regulating the safety of natural gas and hazardous liquids pipelines has been in the spotlight recently as both chambers of Congress focused on reauthorizing the Department of...more

Preemption prevails in watercraft case under Federal Boat Safety Act

by Thompson Coburn LLP on

For vehicle manufacturers that find themselves in state court facing product liability claims over safety mechanisms, federal preemption is frequently examined as an affirmative defense. Watercraft manufacturers, in...more

CPSC Launches New Portal to Guide Companies through Regulatory Maze

Has your business experienced difficulty identifying on the CPSC’s website which product safety regulations are potentially applicable to your products? In an effort to better guide industry, particularly new product makers...more

New Training and Safety Requirements for Drill Rig Operators in Ontario

by Dentons on

The Ontario government has passed amendments under the Occupational Health and Safety Act which provide new technical and operational safety measures and procedures for rotary foundation drill rigs, and require that drill rig...more

Deadline Fast Approaching for Positive Train Controls

by Best Best & Krieger LLP on

Failure to Implement Safety Measures Will Result in Interrupted Railway Service - Best Best & Krieger LLP’s Washington, D.C. Government Relations Services team is monitoring an urgent issue now being considered by the...more

Recent Crude-by-Rail Developments

by Nossaman LLP on

The transportation of crude oil by rail continues to be a key issue for rail and energy industry stakeholders as well as policy makers. Below is a summary of recent developments. 1. DOT Takes Six Crude-by-Rail Safety...more

Letters of the Law: 'F' is for Fire Safety

by DLA Piper on

A to Z of Construction Law in Qatar Series - Achieving fire safety standards is paramount for the successful completion of many construction and engineering projects but what approval is needed, how does it affect the...more

Health Alert (Australia) - March 16, 2015

by DLA Piper on

In This Issue: Judgments; Legislation; and Publications & Reports. Excerpt from Publications & Reports: American Medical Association (AMA) - 12 March 2015 - New AMA, CDC Initiative Aims to 'Prevent...more

Foreign Manufacturers Fingered by Bill That Aimed To Ensure Safety of Imported Products

Dangerous drugs, defective drywall, toxic toys – the pile of problematic products imported from foreign manufacturers threatens the safety of the youngest to the oldest Americans. The reason consumers end up with tangibles in...more

New School Security and Safety Standards Encourage, but no Longer Mandate, ICS Courses for All Employees

by Shipman & Goodwin LLP on

The Division of Emergency Management and Homeland Security (DEMHS) within the Connecticut Department of Emergency Services and Public Protection (DESPP) recently released revised school security and safety plan standards that...more

Quick Strike: Federal Agency Moves to Shut Down Dangerous Transportation Companies

In a stepped-up effort to protect the traveling public, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) is seeing strong results from a project initiated in April 2013. ...more

Chemical Facility Safety and Security Working Group Issues Report Summarizing Progress on Improving

In April 2013, an explosion destroyed a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, killing 15. In response to this and other recent catastrophic and fatal incidents at chemical facilities, President Obama on August 1, 2013, issued...more

One step closer to safer children in Florida

Earlier this week, the Florida Senate Transportation Committee unanimously passed SB 518, which would require children between the ages of four and seven to be restrained in a booster seat while in a car. This is a big step...more

Connecticut Workers Are Protected From Head To Toe

Over the course of time, the Connecticut Legislature has enacted numerous and varied laws for the protection of Connecticut workers. Some become quite well known, like the recent paid sick leave law, others are more obscure....more

Bill to Recommence WHS Prosecutions Goes Before NSW Parliament

by K&L Gates LLP on

A Bill enabling WorkCover to revive work health and safety prosecutions commenced by solicitors and to vest jurisdiction in the District and Local Courts to hear Work Health and Safety (WHS) matters has been introduced into...more

EU and Japan Aim for Mutual Recognition of Auto Safety Standards

by Foley & Lardner LLP on

Automotive trade is key to many trade agreements, and the proposed EU-Japan trade agreement is one of them. The second round of negotiations between the EU and Japan, which is being held in Tokyo, Japan from June 24, 2013...more

Click It Or Ticket

by Howard Ankin on

As more and more people hit the road for summer vacations, graduations or family outings, you may notice additional law enforcement agencies on the road enforcing seat belt safety laws....more

Union Asks Court To Initiate Safety Prosecution Against Employer

by Dentons on

A union has taken the unusual step of asking the Federal Court to order the federal Minister of Labour to prosecute a company for alleged safety violations....more

Ontario MOL’s Winter Safety Blitzes

by Dentons on

Ontario Ministry of Labour inspectors are conducting a winter safety blitz looking for the following...more

Even Careless, Reckless Workers Protected By OHSA: Ontario Court

by Dentons on

A Justice of the Peace has reaffirmed that Ontario’s safety laws are intended to protect not only safe workers, but also workers who make mistakes, are careless or are reckless....more

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