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Certified Industrial Hygienists Provide Expertise for National Preparedness Month

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (Sep. 8, 2014)

For the past decade, September has been recognized as National Preparedness Month.  The special designation began in 2004 when the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) began their efforts to build awareness and preparedness in advance of any potential natural or man-made disasters.   National Preparedness Month encourages both ...

Eaton Offers Versatility and Long Service Life in PV Systems with New High Amperage Solar Combiner Boxes

by Eaton Corporation  (Oct. 21, 2014)

Power management company Eaton recently introduced a series of third-party certified high-amperage solar combiner boxes from its Crouse-Hinds business. An extension to its broad balance of system (BOS) offerings, the latest ...

AristaTek, Inc. Releases Written Brief on the Toxic Consequences of Smoke Plumes from Burned Crude Oil

by AristaTek, Inc.  (Jan. 30, 2014)

Aristatek, Inc, a leading provider of hazardous materials planning and response solutions, has prepared a written brief detailing the consequences of toxins in smoke plumes from spilled crude oil in response to the numerous railcar disasters that have recently taken place in the United States and Canada. The company will make this brief available ...

January infringements package: main decisions

by European Commission, Environment DG  (Jan. 23, 2014)

In its monthly package of infringement decisions, the European Commission is pursuing legal action against Member States for failing to comply properly with their obligations under EU law. These decisions covering many sectors aim to ensure proper application of EU law for the ...

15,000th Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM) Credential Awarded

by Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM)  (Jul. 7, 2009)

The Institute of Hazardous Materials Management (IHMM) announced today that Erik P. Delaney, a U.S. Marine Corps veteran, has become the industry’s 15,000th CHMM. The CHMM certification recognizes environmental, health, safety, and security professionals who have demonstrated a high level of knowledge, expertise, and excellence in their field of ...

The National Academies Confirm Formaldehyde as a Known Human Carcinogen

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (Aug. 18, 2014)

Earlier this month, the National Research Council, a part of the National Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Engineering, issued its assessment of formaldehyde’s ability to cause cancer.  In the report, the council upheld the listing of formaldehyde as “known to be a human carcinogen” from the National ...

HazMat conference

by The Compliance Center (ICC)  (Aug. 10, 2009)

More than 700 hazardous materials experts from across the United States and around the world will gather in San Diego later this month for the 2009 National Conference of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP), formerly the Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers. The AHMP annual gathering-themed "EHS&S-Steering a ...

Worker exposure and the hazards of abrasive blasting materials

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (Jan. 27, 2014)

Late last year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published a Fact Sheet entitled, “Protecting Workers from the Hazards of Abrasive Blasting Materials.”  The four page document discusses the need for employers to protect workers from hazardous dust levels, toxic metals and the high levels of noise associated ...

Eaton Delivers New Level of Energy Efficiency, Power Reliability for Industrial Customers

by Eaton Corporation  (Oct. 14, 2014)

Power management company Eaton expanded its medium-voltage adjustable frequency drive solutions to improve energy efficiency, reliability and safety in harsh industrial environments. The new Eaton SC9000TM EP medium-voltage drives are engineered to help customers achieve energy savings in global oil and gas, mining, utility and water, and ...

Shipping fuel transparency will lower emissions and cut costs, says study

by Transport and Environment (T&E)  (Oct. 10, 2014)

Transport & Environment, Seas at Risk and Carbon War Room are urging the International Maritime Organisation (IMO) not to withhold data on ship efficiency and fuel consumption. The call for action follows moves by some industry groups to undermine initiatives at the IMO and EU level that would make efficiency performance publicly available and ...

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