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  • OSHA Cites Metal Extraction Facility After Arc Flash

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited ASARCO, a metal smelting company, for electrical hazards after an arc flash caused severe burns to three workers at its facility in Hayden, Ariz. The company faces $278,456 in penalties for two willful violations and one serious violation. OSHA inspectors determined the arc flash occurred after the ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Hygieneering, Inc. Receives Three-Year EH&S Consulting Contract with Large Midwest Power Company

    Hygieneering, Inc. recently received a three-year environmental, health and safety consulting contract with a large Midwest power/utility company to support power grid and power plant operations. Hygieneering, Inc. will assist in worker safety services that include onsite employee health & safety training, testing and consulting to achieve and maintain compliance with OSHA regulations. ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Hygieneering, Inc. Renews ISNetworld Membership

    ISN provides an online contractor management database, ISNetworld, which is designed to meet internal and governmental record-keeping and compliance requirements. ISN collects health and safety, procurement, quality and regulatory information and monitors vendor/contractor recordable injury numbers, annual certificate of insurance requirements, safety programs and site-specific training for ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Hygieneering Receives 2-Year Environmental, Health & Safety Contract from Large Aerospace Company

    Hygieneering, Inc. has received a two-year contract from a US aerospace company to provide multiple third-party facility inspections for OSHA & EPA regulatory compliance. Hygieneering, Inc. will be reviewing current operations and procedures in the manufacturing processes and make recommendations that will positively impact worker safety and overall plant waste minimization. Hygieneering, ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Certified Green Buildings Linked To Healthier, Happier, More Productive Employees

    Hygieneering incorporates proven and established industrial hygiene principles and assessment tools that can help with LEED certification and green building designation. Hygieneering's services provide facilities with a proactive approach to maintaining healthy and comfortable indoor air quality. These services are appropriate for newly built spaces, renovated spaces where HVAC modifications have ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Sumo Training in Virginia

    Dynamita is pleased to announce a two-day training course in the US Title: Modeling and Simulation in Process Design and Operation, Software used: Sumo19, Dates: April 9-10 (Tuesday-Wednesday), 2019, Times: 8:30 am to 5:00 pm both days. Place: Norfolk, HRSD Offices (ORF airport), Trainers: Imre Takacs and Tanush Wadhawan. Please send an email to  ...


    By Dynamita SARL

  • NIOSH Now Targets Mold in Buildings

    NIOSH has released a Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool for general buildings and schools to assist managers in identifying and assessing areas of dampness in buildings. NIOSH states “implementing regular visual inspections for dampness can help to identify trouble areas before they become major problems and help to prioritize maintenance and repair.” “The Dampness and Mold ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • UK soldiers die in heat wave during training

    Two British soldiers died during a training exercise over the weekend as they took part in a grueling selection process for the elite SAS unit on the hottest day of the year, military sources said on Monday. Police and the Ministry of Defence (MoD) are investigating Saturday’s deaths in the Brecon Beacons mountain range in south Wales, while a third soldier remains in a serious ...


    By Scarlet Tech Ltd.

  • DOT Requiring Spill Response Plans for High-Hazard Flammable Trains

    The final rule requires railroads to develop and submit Comprehensive Oil Spill Response Plans for route segments traveled by high hazard flammable trains that are carrying petroleum oil in blocks of 20 or more loaded tank cars and trains that have a total of 35 loaded petroleum oil tank cars.Railroads are also required to identify the person responsible for each response zone, along with the ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Puerto Rico’s Premier Environmental and Building Science Consultants Celebrate 17 Years of Service

    After working as a consultant at the World Trade Center site following the devastating 2001 terrorist attacks, Harry Peña wanted to return to his native Puerto Rico and open the island’s preeminent building science and indoor environmental quality (IEQ) consulting firm. In 2002, he achieved his goal when Zimmetry Environmental opened its doors for business.   The environmental ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Protecting Workers, Communities and the Environment from Hexavalent Chromium and Other Industrial Pollutants

    In 2000, the dangers of exposure to hexavalent chromium gained national attention after the release of the Erin Brockovich movie. In the award winning film, the leading actress discovers that hexavalent chromium (Cr+6), a toxic form of the element chromium, has contaminated the groundwater in a small town in California. Leading up to the discovery, the town’s residents had experienced a ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • California Company Cited for Failure to Protect Workers from Valley Fever Exposure Risks

    In late March of this year, California’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health, also known as Cal/OSHA, issued serious health and safety citations to a construction company after two of its employees contracted Valley Fever (coccidioidomycosis). Both employees were hospitalized after being diagnosed with the infection.   According to Cal/OSHA, the workers were exposed to the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Supreme Court Rules on Asbestos Warnings Involving Maritime Law

    Last month a divided Supreme Court ruled that under maritime law manufacturers have a duty to warn about potential exposure risks from asbestos-containing parts that are later added onto their products by third parties. The case made its way to the high court after a U.S. Court of Appeals remanded the case in 2017, ruling that manufacturers may face liability.   The decision came about after ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Preventing Occupational Exposures to Glutaraldehyde and Other Potential Chemical Concerns in Puerto Rico

    Glutaraldehyde is a chemical used in a number of industries throughout Puerto Rico and the rest of the modern world. It is used for industrial, laboratory, agricultural, medical and some household purposes, primarily for disinfecting and sterilization of surfaces and equipment.   The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) describes glutaraldehyde as a colorless, oily, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Clark Seif Clark Celebrates 23 Years of Environmental, Engineering and Industrial Hygiene Consulting Services

    Back on April 1st of 1996, several of the leading environmental, industrial hygiene, engineering and building science professionals decided to go into business for themselves and officially opened the doors at Clark Seif Clark (CSC). The firm quickly made a name for themselves in their home state of California before expanding and opening several offices on the West Coast and Southwest. The ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Disaster Resilient Cities: CERC Workshop and Training in Kuala Lumpur

    In December 2018, Dr Jenny Stocker and Mr Steve Smith from CERC presented at the 'Emissions Inventory and Air Quality Modelling Workshop' at the Universiti Kabangsaan Malaysia(UKM) as part of ...

  • Seoul: Seven people dead from heatstroke amid sweltering weather

    Seven people have died of heatstroke over the past few days as scorching temperatures continue to blast Seoul, the capital of the South Korea, police said Friday. The country has been suffering from the sweltering heat wave for weeks with temperatures in most parts of the country soaring above 35 degrees Celsius. The morning low on Friday was 31 degrees Celsius in Gangneung, Gangwon ...


    By Scarlet Tech Ltd.

  • Workers Exposed to Lead Hazards Receive $7.5 Million Settlement

    Late last year, a company operating a shipyard in Wisconsin settled the first of three lawsuits brought against it for exposing workers to lead hazards. The settlement will pay $7.5 million to the 60 workers involved in the suit.   Back in 2016, inspectors from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) became involved in the case after receiving complaints about unsafe working ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Occupational Exposure to Fragrances Can Impact Workers that Suffer from Asthma

    Work-related asthma results from exposure to allergens or irritants on the job. Exposure to these substances can lead to new cases of asthma or worsen existing asthma in some people. The National Institutes of Health (NIH) details that more than 250 substances are known or believed to cause or exacerbate work-related asthma (occupational asthma). These substances are found in many chemicals, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Rutgers Offers New Online Radon Measurement Training for National Certification

    New Brunswick, NJ: The Eastern Regional Radon Training Center (ERRTC), administered by Rutgers Office of Continuing Professional Education, is now offering the training program required for national radon measurement certification as a self-paced, online course. For the past 30 years, the center has provided classroom-based radon measurement and mitigation training on the Rutgers–New ...

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