AFS strives to be an advocate for the industry in government and regulatory issues, whether it's through in-plant consultations for OSHA compliance or meeting with elected officials on important legislative topics.
The experts on staff at AFS stay abreast of environmental topics, such as air, water, climate change, and waste and recycling regulations and legistion and advocate for policies that are beneficial to metalcasting businesses and their employees. We offer corporate members Government Affairs and EHS Solutions programs to stay on top of the legislative and regulatory climate.
In July, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) held public hearings across the country on the proposed changes to the nation’s power plant emissions standards, which the agency issued on June 2.
In August, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced it is considering revising its controversial electronic recordkeeping proposed rule it released in November 2013.