Section 608 of the Clean Air Act was enacted to enforce the proper handling and management of refrigerant during maintenance, service, repair or disposal of air conditioning and refrigerant equipment. Last fall, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency released a Final Rule that updated the agency’s Refrigeration Management Program. The updates took effect on January 1st, 2017. Learn what you need to do to ensure your company complies with the new regulations.
As a contractor or construction business owner, you’re likely no stranger to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). You already record workplace injuries and illnesses, but a new rule will require you to submit some of this information electronically. Employers also must inform employees of their right to report work-related injuries and illnesses free from retaliation, which can be done by hanging this free poster. Read about the details to ensure you’re in compliance with the law when the update takes effect.