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Working together with you, we will determine which tasks apply (federal, state, fire and safety codes, Best Management Practices, etc.), customize those tasks to your needs, define the frequency and due dates, assign responsible parties within the organization and put it all together in an easy to navigate online calendar, document management, and reporting system.
Backed by St.Germain scientists, engineers and regulatory specialists, Sentry EHS helps you stay on top of the ever-changing world of regulations, keeping your attention on what really matters — your bottom line.
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Determine compliance status anywhere, anytime. Your entire environmental, health and safety program — at one facility or one hundred — all in one place.
About Sentry EHS
25 years of environmental, health and safety expertise
St.Germain has been using our regulatory knowledge to help clients since we started in 1992.
Our scientists, engineers and regulatory experts developed Sentry EHS to help companies maintain compliance with EHS regulations and manage related data.
In addition to Sentry EHS, St.Germain offers a full range of compliance management and land development services includes site remediation, hydrogeological investigation, solid & hazardous waste management, environmental compliance, energy & petroleum management, site planning & development, and training.
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Maine’s New PFAS in Products Law: A Rulemaking Update
In July 2021, the Maine Legislature passed LD 1503, An Act To Stop Perfluoroalkyl and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances Pollution, requiring manufacturers of products with intentionally added PFAS to report these products to the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (Maine DEP) by Jan. 1, 2023. The law delegates rulemaking authority to the Maine DEP, and that process is
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Is Your Business Prepared for an Oil Spill?
Large or small, oil spills can endanger public health, wildlife, natural resources, drinking water, your reputation, and our economy. If you own a business, having an Oil Spill Prevention, Control, and Countermeasure (SPCC) Plan and/or a Facility Response Plan (FRP) can help. To learn more about what goes into SPCCs and FRPs and who needs
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The 2021 Enforcement Summary is Here
Every year, the Maine Department of Environmental Protection (Maine DEP), the New Hampshire Department of Environmental Services (NHDES), the Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection (MassDEP) and the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) publicly release a summary of notable enforcement actions they have taken throughout the year. Highlights from their 2021 round-up are included
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An Update on PFAS in Maine
By now, most people have heard about per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS), widely known as “forever chemicals,” and the threats they pose to communities here in Maine and across the country. Over on the St.Germain blog, we’re going beyond the headlines to explain what PFAS are, why they’re a big problem with a difficult solution,
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The New Phase I ESA Standard is Here. Here’s What You Need to Know.
On November 1, 2021, the ASTM International Committee on Environmental Assessment, Risk Management and Corrective Action (ASTM Committee-50) approved a new standard for conducting Phase I ESAs. The ASTM E1527-21 (Standard) was approved by ASTM International; however, it has not yet been approved by the EPA, and the ASTM E1527-13 standard continues to be recognized
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Stormwater Compliance: A Guide for Maine Businesses
Businesses play a big role in protecting Maine’s environment, including our land and wildlife, and stormwater management is a large part of that. On the St.Germain blog, we break down the complexities of proper compliance and explain how businesses can simplify the process – a win for the business and for Maine. Specifically, we cover:
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Heat Illness Prevention in the Workplace
Don’t let the heat put you in hot water. While hot summer temperatures are great for the beach, they can be a health threats on the job – putting you and your workforce at unnecessary risk. If you work outside (e.g., beach resort, farm, construction site) or in a heat-sensitive indoor location (e.g., kitchen, laundry, manufacturing plant),
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Renewed Focus on OSHA Inspections
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is charged with ensuring safe and healthful working conditions for workers by setting and enforcing standards and by providing training, outreach, education and assistance. With so many workplaces affected by the pandemic and a new administration in Washington D.C., OSHA is now stepping up many of its enforcement activities
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Maine Chapter 890, Designation of PFOS as a Priority Chemical
The Maine Department of Environmental Protection has reposted Chapter 890 to a 30 day public comment period, with comments due November 4, 2019 by 5:00 PM. “Since the initial posting and the April 23 public hearing, the Department has amended the draft rule to clarify the products covered. Also since the original posting, the authority
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OSHA Releases Preliminary List of FY 2019 Most Cited Violations
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the preliminary Top 10 most frequently cited workplace safety violations for fiscal year 2019: 1. Fall Protection – General Requirements (6,010 violations)2. Hazard Communication (3,671 violations)3. Scaffolding (2,813 violations)4. Lockout/Tagout (2,606 violations)5. Respiratory Protection (2,450 violations)6. Ladders (2,345 violations)7. Powered Industrial Trucks (2,093 violations)8. Fall Protection –
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