FedEx was recently hit with $1.75 million in fines for the mishandling of hazardous waste. The State of California accused FedEx of transporting hazardous materials in inadequate packaging and not following proper documentation and labeling procedures with hazardous waste. The FedEx settlement serves as a cautionary tale on the importance of properly handling hazardous waste, and so below we review key take-aways from the case.
Hazardous waste violations not only endanger your employees and the environment, but as we can see from the FedEx settlement, they can be quite expensive. A certified hazardous waste company can help you navigate regulations and streamline your operations, saving your company money.