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Dr. Henry Boyter, Jr.

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Chemistry (non-biochemistry), environmental science, occupational health and safety, environmental regulation and management, environmental engineering, and wastewater engineering. I'm the Director of Environmental, Health, and Safety and the Director of Research at the Institute of Textile Technology.

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Chemistry (non-biochemistry), environmental science, occupational health and safety, environmental regulation and management, environmental engineering, and wastewater engineering. I'm the Director of Environmental, Health, and Safety and the Director of Research at the Institute of Textile Technology.

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2010-11-23 right to know, osha requirements:

There are no "temp" chemicals under OSHA.  Chemicals are chemicals and the same rules apply if it is there 5 minutes or 50 years.  Employees must be trained, MSDSs are required, etc, etc.  In addition

2010-04-23 oilfield safety:

The answer is really, not a direct one according to OSHA.    http://www.osha.gov/SLTC/emergencypreparedness/guides/extended.html    However, when there is not a direct regulation, the general duty clause

2009-04-24 Copy/printer machines:

http://www.osha.gov/dts/osta/otm/otm_iii/otm_iii_2.html#2  (Scroll down to the section on ozone)    http://www.aerias.org/DesktopModules/ArticleDetail.aspx?articleId=89&spaceid=    http://www.green.ca

2009-03-11 Safe Drinking Water:

The first applicable is that if you have the job of determining hazards, you can just declare the sink off limits for drinking, no questions asked.    Second is 1910.141(g)(2)  Eating and drinking areas

2008-10-07 food and drinks in workarea with hazmat:

It is hard to find.    29CFR 1910.141    (g) Consumption of food and beverages  on the premises—(1) Application. This  paragraph shall apply only where employees  are permitted to consume food  or beverages

 

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