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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 ...

ACHMM Seeks Papers For Hazardous Materials Management Conference

by Resource Training Institute  (Nov. 30, 2006)

Bethesda, MD — The Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers (ACHMM) is soliciting papers to be presented at its annual national conference for ...

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 ...

Unique collaborative hazardous material containment solution features multi-use buildings for managing chemical & pharmaceutical actives, biologics and hazardous materials

by Safety Storage, Inc.  (Sep. 21, 2011)

An enterprise-wide, collaborative approach for chemical and life science companies to use when working with toxic or flammable chemicals, pharmaceutical and biologic materials, reagents, solvents or wastes has been introduced by SAFETY STORAGE Inc., the pioneer in developing pre-engineered hazardous material containment structures. A ...

EPA Settlement with the City of Buffalo Protects Residents from Hazardous Waste and Materials

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Jun. 12, 2014)

Under the terms of an agreement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, the City of Buffalo will host nine community recycling events to collect fluorescent light bulbs, electronic waste, and household hazardous waste from city residents. This program will reduce the likelihood of exposure by residents to harmful chemicals found in these ...

Evidence locker offers space-saving design and versatility for safe outdoor storage and management of flammable, toxic and hazardous chemicals and materials

by Safety Storage, Inc.  (Sep. 21, 2011)

Compact, space-saving pre-fabricated evidence storage lockers from SAFETY STORAGE meet evidence storage and containment needs for police, fire, military, homeland security, coast guard, forensic laboratories and government agencies. The durable, weather-resistant outdoor SAFETY STORAGE units extend storage capacity for managing flammable and ...

ISHM Announces Special CSHM Application to Qualified Certified Professionals

by Institute for Safety and Health Management (ISHM)  (Jun. 18, 2012)

A key function of the ISHM is to promote the advancement of safety and health management through the application of management principles and the integration of safety and health into all levels and activities of management.  The ISHM identifies professionals through its certification programs that understand the role of the safety function ...

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 ...

Hazardous chemical storage buildings deliver effective inventory management solutions for meeting corporate sustainability efforts.

by Safety Storage, Inc.  (Sep. 21, 2011)

“Corporate challenges for meeting environmental sustainability can be met, even when a company processes, handles or manages hazardous chemicals,” notes Dean Alcott, SAFETY STORAGE’s National Sales Manager. A thorough understanding of the Federal, State and Local code requirements, chemicals in use, and job functions that ...

Chemical hazmat storage building meets user needs for managing multiple, non-compatible materials

by Safety Storage, Inc.  (Sep. 21, 2011)

Complexities and costs involved with managing the handling and storage of multiple chemicals are simplified within a multi-sectioned hazardous material containment system from SAFETY STORAGE Inc. Separation and storage of non-compatible materials such as acids and corrosives; volatiles and inactives; or the segregation of chemicals by unique ...

Waste Management LampTracker, Inc., to pay $118,800 penalty for hazardous waste violations at Kaiser, Mo., Facility

by US EPA - Environmental Protection Agency  (Sep. 13, 2011)

Waste Management LampTracker, Inc., has agreed to pay a $118,800 civil penalty to the United States to settle a series of violations of its Missouri Hazardous Waste Permit and the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) at its permitted Kaiser, Mo., facility and a nearby unpermitted materials staging area. Waste Management ...

EIT Supply, Environmental Supply Company, Announces its New Line of Certified Environmental Test Kits

by PRWeb  (Jan. 28, 2013)

Today, EIT Supply announced immediate availability of its New Line of Certified In-Home Test Kits, enabling Parents, Contractors, Home Inspectors, Realtors, Teachers, Homeowners, Tenants, Landlords, Lawyers, Advocates, Insurance Agents, Property Managers, Farmers and anyone else concerned about environmental hazards to test for a variety of ...

SCS Global Services Certifies Unifi´s REPREVE® Recycled Polyester Yarn and PET Resins as `Responsible Source` Products

by SCS Global Services  (May 28, 2013)

 SCS Global Services (SCS) announced that Unifi Manufacturing, Inc., a leading producer of multi-filament polyester, nylon textured yarns, and related raw materials, is the first manufacturer of its kind to earn Responsible Source™ certification.  Certification was issued for Unifi's REPREVE® products ...

EPA Proposes Policy on Nanoscale Materials in Pesticide Products

by Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.  (Jun. 16, 2011)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on June 9, 2011, a pre-publication copy of a forthcoming Federal Register notice describing several possible approaches for obtaining certain additional information on the composition of pesticide products. EPA focuses particularly on information about what nanoscale materials are present in ...

EPA proposes policy on Nanoscale materials in pesticide products

by Acta Group  (Jun. 10, 2011)

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released on June 9, 2011, a pre-publication copy of a forthcoming Federal Register notice describing several possible approaches for obtaining certain additional information on the composition of pesticide products. EPA focuses particularly on information about what nanoscale materials are present in ...

Military and industrial field fueling and maintenance operations depend on self-contained, relocatable, drive-on docs systems to manage collection of hazardous liquids

by Safety Storage, Inc.  (Sep. 21, 2011)

Field fueling and maintenance of heavy-duty military and industrial vehicles and other heavy equipment is managed safely and efficiently with a DOCS Drive On/Off Containment System from SAFETY STORAGE /FPI. The complete all-in-one DOCS System features a proprietary self-contained DOCS-LOC certified filtration system that automatically separates ...

Certifiers NSF International, CSA Group, NSF International, IAPMO R&T, UL and Water Quality Association to Harmonize Chemical Risk Assessment Process

by NSF International  (Apr. 17, 2013)

To further protect public health, reduce duplicative costs, increase efficiency and promote transparency of human health risk assessment action levels, CSA Group, NSF International, IAPMO R&T, UL, and the Water Quality Association will now use harmonized procedures to develop action levels for unregulated chemical contaminants originating from ...

National Asbestos Awareness Week Reminds the Public of Potential Hazards

by Sussex Environmental Health Consultants  (Apr. 10, 2012)

Federal lawmakers designated the first week of April as National Asbestos Awareness Week.  The purpose of the designation is to increase awareness with the general public of the dangers associated with exposure to asbestos fibers.   Asbestos is a mineral fiber that has been used commonly in a variety of building construction materials ...

ABIH Reminds Industry and Workers about Potential Carbon Black Hazards

by Cochrane & Associates, LLC  (Nov. 26, 2012)

Earlier this month, an explosion at an ink factory injured seven workers.  All seven were taken to a nearby hospital and three were later treated at a special medical center for first and second-degree burns. The event happened at a New Jersey plant that produces black newspaper ink that is made from carbon black and other ...

Houston Technology and E-Waste Recycling Company, TechnoCycle, Now Quad Certified: e-Stewards, R2, ISO 14001, and OHSAS 18001 -- A Value Add for Customers and Community

by TechnoCycle  (Feb. 21, 2012)

TechnoCycle, the leading provider of e-waste disposal and recycling services in Houston, is proud to announce that it has completed the rigorous qualification process of certification to the e-Stewards and R2 (Responsible Recycling) electronic recycling certification standards as well as the environmental ISO 14001 and health & safety OHSAS ...

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