Welcome to Katt Training & Consulting

Katt Training and Consulting (KTC) is an environmental, health and safety training and consulting company that serves customers across the United States. We offer a variety of on-site and online training, as well as computer based training courses.

Consulting services include site audits to determine a company's level of compliance with applicable Federal and State OSHA and environmental regulations.

KTC further specializes in developing comprehensive solutions for companies struggling with safety and environmental compliance. [ more ]

In the News

OSHA Requests Information on Possible Updates to the Lockout/Tagout Standard

WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is requesting information on a possible update to the Control of Hazardous Energy (Lockout/Tagout (LOTO)) standard. The Agency is interested in comments on the use of control circuit-type devices to isolate energy, as well as the evolving technology for robotics.

OSHA is requesting information about how employers have been using control circuit devices, including information about the types of circuitry and safety procedures being used; limitations of their use, to determine under what other conditions control circuit-type devices could be used safely; new risks of worker exposure to hazardous energy as a result of increased interaction with robots; and whether the agency should consider changes to the LOTO standard that would address these new risks. [ more ]

$11,000,000 Settlement for Improper Disposal of Hazardous and Regulated Wastes

Riverside County District Attorney Mike Hestrin, along with the California Attorney General and several other district attorneys, announced an $11 million settlement has been reached in a lawsuit against AutoZone, Inc. after the company was accused of violating numerous hazardous waste and confidential consumer information laws.

The Riverside County DA's Office will receive $425,000 in penalties and $25,000 in investigative
and enforcement costs.

According to a news release by the Riverside County DA's office, Autozone was charged with "illegally disposing of millions of hazardous waste items, including used motor oil and automotive fluids, at landfills not authorized to accept hazardous waste." [ more ]

US and Canada Studying Electronic Shipping Papers

We recognize the need to digitally modernize and are studying the possibility of using electronic shipping documents for the transportation of dangerous goods.

Transport Canada (TC) is looking for your input as we try to identify timely and flexible solutions to update the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations(External link) with paperless alternatives which will:

Improve supply chain management; Reduce paper-burden; and Increase compliance and efficiency for industry nationally and internationally. [ more ]

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