HAZMAT Articles

  • Chemical Spill Response Products & Procedures

    The current political and world climate has forced the Emergency Response Community to take a closer look at the number of potential hazards that they may be called upon to deal with. Of particular concerns are the response to terrorist and/or chemical incidents. Depending on the type of event, responders may be faced with a myriad of challenges and onsite dangers. With a chemical release, the ...


    By Fast-ACT

  • Plastic Open Head Drums VS Tight Head Drums

    When you are buying plastic drums, you are often going to run into the choice of plastic open head drums or tight head drums. While the differences might seem small, they can mean a world of difference for your business. For some, the answer is a no-brainer because the materials they are used to package will require sealing, in which the tight head is naturally for liquids, but open head drums ...


    By Youngstown Barrel & Drum Co.

  • How One EMS Agency in Pennsylvania Has Taken Its Training Program to a New Level

    By Utilizing TargetSolutions, Holy Spirit EMS Is Able to Save Money, Streamline Training Efficiencies Emergency responders and the organizations they work for in the state of Pennsylvania are facing new challenges in how to meet EMS continuing education requirements. The previously utilized PA Prepared Online Learning System is no longer available. The ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Compliance Corner - Develop and implement

    On March 25, 2003, the US Department of Transportation (DOT) issued an emergency revision to the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) relating to security training and security planning for transporters and offerors (shippers) of hazardous materials (hazmat). DOT recognised a need to address growing concerns over the significant threat that hazmat can pose when it is used for malicious or ...


    By 3E Company

  • Costco Bulks Up Compliance Program with 3E

    Background Costco Wholesale Corporation operates an international chain of membership warehouse stores, mainly under the ""Costco Wholesale"" name, that carry quality, brand name merchandise at substantially lower prices than typically found at conventional wholesale or retail sources. As of March 2004, Costco operates 319 warehouses in 38 U.S. states and Puerto Rico with more than ...


    By 3E Company

  • America West Airlines On Board with 3E Compliance Management Services

    Background In a time when most airlines are struggling with the sluggish economy and decreased passenger demand, America West has seen steady growth. With operational hubs in Phoenix and Las Vegas, the airline has expanded its route system to 93 destinations, including four in Canada and 12 in Mexico, and has become the second largest low-fare carrier in the U.S. America ...


    By 3E Company

  • Cleco Generates Significant Savings with 3E HazMat Compliance Services

    Background Cleco Corporation is an energy services company based in central Louisiana. With a history going back nearly 70 years it has become a regional energy services provider and has perfected the basics of a successful electric utility—developing a reputation for reliable service and a focus on the customer. Cleco has two primary businesses: Cleco Power LLC, ...


    By 3E Company

  • Oregon Hazmat Responders Receive 2013 Senator Paul S. Sarbanes Fire Service Safety Leadership Award

    Cerex is pleased to announce the Tualatin Valley Fire Rescue, using a Cerex Micro Hound UVDOAS multi-gas analyzer for overhaul phase airborne toxicants studies has received national recognition for their efforts to improve fire-fighter safety practices. FIRE SERVICE SAFETY LEADERSHIP AWARD TO BE PRESENTED TO THREE ORGANIZATIONS FOR THEIR COLLECTIVE WORK TO IMPROVE FIREFIGHTER HEALTH AND SAFETY ...

  • State of Oregon acquires CEREX micro hound multi-gas analyzers for hazmat first responders

    Abstract: "During the overhaul phase of a structure fire, firefighters commonly doff their self contained breathing apparatus SCBA protection for easier working conditions and traditionally rely upon carbon monoxide (CO) detection as the determinate for this action. A CO level of below 35 ppm has traditionally been the acceptable limit for firefighters to wear this lesser level of ...

  • In situ remediation: enhancement technologies for remedial success

    Vol 24 No. 1  Winter 2012 HAZMAT MANAGEMENT Magazine  REMEDIATION: IN SITU  pp 42-44 Fracture - emplacement of 140 tons of Zero Valent Micro-iron/cellulose substrate  into TCE- impacted sandstone bedrock at a former air force missile base site near Windsor, Colorado. Three dimensional mapping of ZVI fractures using tiltmeter geophysics.  Treatment results after 21 months ...

  • Managing compliance: Understanding the basics of chemical emergency response management

    A stellar record of safety and compliance in demanding fields such as chemical emergency response is not easily obtained or managed. Successful programs are strategically developed, well defined, data-driven, process oriented, tactically deployed, implemented at all levels of the organization, well funded, routinely audited and revised and facilitated by experienced and dedicated professionals. ...


    By 3E Company

  • Sustainability framework for hazardous materials transport route planning

    Hazardous materials (HAZMAT) transport is a vital logistic activity from the supply of raw materials to production units. However, there are risks associated with trucks being involved in accidents during HAZMAT shipment. It is essential that all criteria and factors involved need to be considered prior to HAZMAT transport decision making. The main purpose of this paper is to present a HAZMAT ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • OH&S salutes 2010 product of the year award winners

    Editor Jerry Laws and other staff members from Occupational Health & Safety  presented trophies and gold ribbons Tuesday to representatives of the 16 companies that won the magazine's 2010 New Product of the Year Awards. This second annual contest attracted a new high of 42 products in 17 award categories, with an independent panel of three highly qualified judges choosing the winners. ...


    By 3E Company

  • New Look, Same Great Company

    Niagara Falls, NY --- September 15, 2010--- ICC Compliance Center is very proud to announce the launch of our re-branding campaign.   Our refreshed image is designed to support our vision to become the recognized North American industry expert and provider for transportation, health and safety compliance products and consulting services.    ICC Compliance Center has seen ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • DOT eases requirements for security plans

    On March 9, 2010, the Department of Transportation"s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) narrowed its list of hazardous materials, or hazmats, that require security plans when transported in commerce. The new rule is effective on Oct. 1, 2010. Currently, persons offering certain hazmats for transport in commerce must develop and implement security plans. PHMSA revised ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • DOT Eases Requirements for Security Plans

    On March 9, 2010, the Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) narrowed its list of hazardous materials, or hazmats, that require security plans when transported in commerce. The new rule is effective on October 1, ...


    By Acta Group

  • Rsh case study

    AN NHS Acute hospital in the UK implemented a hazardous waste material tracking solution from IMEC. The need to provide accurate and up-to-date knowledge about clinical waste disposal lead to the installation and implementation of Hazmat T&T. Any waste produced by the hospital is tracked down from the point of generation until it is removed by a waste disposal contractor. A comprehensive ...


  • Case Study: Loyola Marymount University (LMU)

    Ellis has provided major abatement management, hazmat testing services, and demolition administration for LMU since 1998, administering more than 3 million dollars in abatement/demolition ...

  • Significant Changes in DOT Regulations On The Horizon

    Since 9/11, 2001 the Department of Transportation has dramatically increased enforcement and monitoring of hazardous materials shipments and hazmat compliance. Each day, thousands of pounds of hazardous materials are transported on America’s highways, railways, airways and waterways. Everything from Sparklers (the little “toys” our kids waive on Independence Day) to explosive weapons used in ...


    By Compliance Solutions

  • New Security Requirements for HazMat Transportation

    Every day 800,000 hazardous material shipments take place in the United States. The vast majority of these shipments are carried by truck and include fuels, medicines, and agricultural fertilizers. There are 85,000 trucks need for the transportation of gasoline and propane alone. High-volume shipments of flamable fuels could be used as a weapon of catastrophic proportions if in the wrong ...


    By 3E Company

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