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Laws and Regulations -- Hazardous Materials

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View Resource Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA)

From Cornell University, Legal Information Institute, this site provides Congressional Findings & Purpose for U.S. Code Subchapter II, Section 2641 concerning asbestos in schools.

http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/15/2641.html
View Resource Compliance Assistance — Occupational Safety & Health Act of 1970

From this site you can access resources to help you prevent occupational injuries and illnesses, comply with the Occupational Safety and Health Act, and learn about OSHA's cooperative programs.

http://www.osha.gov/dcsp/compliance_assistance/index.html
View Resource Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA)

Cornell University provides an outline of U.S. Code Title 42, Chapter 103 -- Comprehensive Environmental Response Compensation and Liability concerning hazardous substance releases, response revenue...

http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/42/ch103.html
View Resource Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act of 1980

Library Holdings. The Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act -- otherwise known as CERCLA or Superfund -- provides a Federal "Superfund" to clean up uncontrolled or...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11956/
View Resource Construction Zones

Areas, sites, locations and facilities where construction, renovation, or deconstruction occur. Of special interest is the management of stormwater, construction debris, asbestos, and lead-based...

http://www.fedcenter.gov/assistance/facilitytour/constructio...
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Hazard Communication Standard

Discusses requirements of OSHA's HCS to inform and train employees about chemical hazards and proper use.

http://www.chemicalspill.org/WorkerRTK/hazard1.html
View Resource Emergency Planning for Chemical Spills: Training is Required by Law

Discusses detection instruments used to measure chemical air contamination and oxygen levels, and handling of chemical containers. Lists specific parts of an emergency response plan, specific...

http://www.chemicalspill.org/WorkerRTK/training1.html
View Resource Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act ( FIFRA)

Cornell University provides outline of U.S. Code Title 7, Chapter 6 -- Insecticides and Environmental Pesticide Control with links to full text of specific Sections.

http://www4.law.cornell.edu/uscode/7/ch6.html
View Resource Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act (FIFRA)

Brief summary of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide and Rodenticide Act providing federal control of pesticides. Mentions effects of later amendments and provides a link to Full-text of the law from...

http://www.epa.gov/agriculture/lfra.html
View Resource Food Quality Protection Act (FQPA)

Brief summary of the Food Quality Protection Act concerning EPA regulation of pesticides. Links to FQPA Background, Tolerance Reassessment, Endocrine Disruptors, Science Policies, Implementation...

http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/regulating/laws/fqpa/
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