Vehicle refinishers and automotive paint suppliers have been advised that they must comply with the requirements of the Decorative Paint Regulations, or face a court prosecution, court fine or up to six months in prison. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is advising that non-compliance with the requirements of these regulations is an offence and may
Suppliers of non-compliant paints can now be hit with on-the-spot fines of between €500 and €1,000, the Environmental Protection Agency, has confirmed. Paints suppliers are being advised to make sure they are in compliance with the requirements of the Decorative Paints Regulations (S.I. No. 564 of 2012). Non-compliance with the requirements of these regulations is
Managing your bodyshop waste correctly and safely can save you money. Different types of wastes are produced in a bodyshop, many of which are hazardous, and there is legislation that applies to them. Here are some tips to manage your waste correctly and safely and to save money.
The Environmental Protection Agency is advising bodyshop owners and managers, and paint suppliers that local authorities now have the power to introduce on-the-spot fines for breaches of the regulations. New regulations are now in place to underpin the implementation of fixed payment penalty notices, which means that the local authorities are now able to issue
The Environmental Protection Agency is asking bodyshops around the country if they are compliant with the solvent regulations? If you carry out vehicle refinishing operations: Do you hold a valid (in date) certificate of compliance, as issued by your local authority? If not, arrange for an inspection by an EPA approved assessor immediately. Do all
The Environmental Protection Agency is offering bodyshops advice on how best to plan for their bodyshop inspection. If your certificate of authorisation is expiring in the next few months then you should prepare now for your re-inspection. Having a fully compliant inspection will ensure that you are allowed the maximum 3 year certification period, while