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September 22, 2020

OSHA Grease Traps ‘Hazard Bulletin’ Falls Short Of Schumer Call For Rule

April 24, 2020 at 5:44 PM
OSHA has issued a non-binding “hazard bulletin” for grease traps that details how companies should protect workers against trap-related accidents, falling short of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer’s (D-NY) call for the agency to issue strict new rules for the traps after a child fell through a fast food venue’s grease trap cover and drowned. “Many businesses use grease traps (also known as grease interceptors) as part of a waste management system to prevent sewer system blockages from accumulated waste...

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