News & Notes

The HEI quarterly newsletter provides updates and alerts regarding pertinent regulatory changes and compliance requirements from the USEPA, NYSDEC, OSHA, NYSDOL and more.  

 

The latest edition has been posted below and a PDF version is available by clicking the link. 

Summer 2021 Newsletter

New York State Enacts the HERO Act On May 5, 2021, Gov. Cuomo signed the New York Health and Essential Rights (HERO) Act into law. The HERO Act is intended to prevent the spread of COVID-19 and other airborne diseases in the workplace. The Act has two parts: The first...

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Spring 2021 Newsletter

Spring 2021 Newsletter

OSHA National Emphasis Program Targets Amputation Hazards Operating machinery or equipment can be extremely dangerous. OSHA believes that the failure to properly apply machine guarding techniques and the failure to adequately control associated energy hazards during...

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Winter Newsletter – 2021

Winter Newsletter – 2021

Training Grant Update—NYS Hazard Abatement Board For the past 15 years, HEI has offered to work as partners with clients to apply for the opportunity to receive significant training grant support from the New York State Hazard Abatement Board (NYSHAB). The NYSHAB...

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Fall 2020 Newsletter

Fall 2020 Newsletter

NYSDEC Adopted Part 226 Solvent Cleaning Processes & Industrial Cleaning Solvents  The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (NYSDEC) recently revised its regulations pertaining to solvent cleaning and the use of industrial cleaning solvents. The...

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Summer 2020 Newsletter

Summer 2020 Newsletter

Updated TSCA Small Manufacturer Definition Recently, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) updated the definition of a Small Manufacturerunder the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). The updated definition primarily affects reporting under theChemical Data...

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