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January 1st Kick-off List for CRTK and TRI Reporting

Posted by Emilcott Associates

Jan 7, 2016 11:50:45 AM

Another calendar year!  Where does the time go?  After the holiday bustle has ended, my next task is to start gathering up receipts and records for income tax filing.  Just like taxes, our businesses face regulatory submission deadlines, reporting data from the past year, including Submission of the EPA Community Right to Know (CRTK) Survey and the Hazardous Waste Biennial Report (or Annual for some states), which are due March 1st. Also on the horizon, is the EPA Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) and the New Jersey Release and Pollution Prevention Report (RPPR) both due July 1st.

Just like holiday gift shopping, the compilation and reporting process is less stressful and yields better results, if I begin early and develop a strategy with deadlines in mind.  As such, here is my personal January 1st kick-off list that should make the time-consuming process of CRTK and TRI reporting easier to handle.   

1.  Start requesting and gathering all the information needed for these submittals:

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Topics: EPA, preparedness, TRI, CRTK, recordkeepinng, toxicity, waste, records

Need Respirators for Emergency and Post-Emergency Response?

Posted by Shivi Kakar

Aug 21, 2011 10:36:09 PM

Sarah Damaskos with Paula Kaufmann, CIH

When recalling our onsite environmental, health and safety work following 9/11, Emilcott’s health and safety staff often discuss that respirators were either not worn or improperly worn by many first responders and subsequent waves of workers and construction crew members at Ground Zero. Not surprisingly, ten years later the news media are churning out plenty of stories detailing the life-threatening health effects developing in many of these people -- possibly linked to their exposure to airborne dust and chemicals present at the World Trade Center site.
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Topics: General Industry H&S, General EHS, Emergency Response, H&S Training, worker safety, Personal Protective Equipment, 9/11, preparedness, respiratory protection, Exposure, respirators

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