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  • Stay alert by using facility identification products

    ICC The Compliance Center, a manufacturer of printed products for compliance with hazardous materials/dangerous goods regulations is now offering signs, tags and pipemarkers for compliance with workplace regulations. Signs, tags and pipemarkers are an important part of any safety plan when hazardous materials/dangerous goods are kept on the premises. Keeping employees safe helps reduce injuries ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Hazmat 2014 review

    The Hazmat event has continued to demonstrate itself as one of the leading forums for hazardous materials response, chemical exposure and monitoring, and emergency planning. Attendance at this year’s event was the highest in the last 5 years. Attendees were able to experience the usual mix of keynote presentations from industry stakeholders and practical workshops. The presentations ...

  • MIT Submits Application to AOAC for Certification of Test Methods for E. Coli and Salmonella

    Micro Imaging Technology, Inc. (OTCBB: MMTC) (OTCQB: MMTC) announces the submittal of its applications to the Association of Advanced Communities Research Institute ("AOAC RI") for Performance Test Method Certification for the MIT 1000 System's for accurate bacterial identifications of the pathogens E. coli and Salmonella. In June 2009, MIT announced it was the recipient of the prestigious AOAC ...


    By Marketwire

  • Support grows for European risk assessment campaign

    Eight more pan-European and multinational organisations have signed up to support the Healthy Workplaces campaign organised by the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA). This brings the number of official campaign partners to 17. The campaign aims at reducing work-related accidents and illnesses by focusing on the assessment of health and safety risks, as it is the first ...

  • Chicago Residents Learn of Ways to Protect Against Flooding Hazards

    With spring less than a month away, and Chicago area residents witnessing winter rains and snow, a local building science professional is educating people about environmental hazards that can result from flooding.    EC2, a leading environmental and building science consulting and testing services provider, has a long history of educating people across the Midwest about indoor ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • GE scientists develop battery-free, multi-detection water wireless sensors

    GE Global Research, the technology development arm of the General Electric Company (NYSE: GE), has announced a battery-free, multi-detection radio-frequency identification (RFID) sensing platform that could enable a wide range of low cost wireless sensing products in healthcare, security, food packaging, water treatment and pollution prevention. GE's unique RFID sensors are built on traditional ...


    By General Electric

  • ELCOMEDIU: A New Environment Company In Romania

    ELCOMEDIU Ltd., scientifically and technical services offered a) Documentation for authorising organisations, meaning: o Environmental reports for the competent authorities o Environmental reports for general public o Presentations of the environmental peculiarities for your project o Environmental memorandum for existing activities o Management of the relationship ...


    By S.C. ELCOMEDIU s.r.l.

  • Preventative Maintenance: Proactive not Reactive

    Imagine one alarm or sensor failing and the whole process having to shut down whilst you wait for a service engineer call out. Can you afford to work around an unexpected plant shut down? There’s no doubt that during your gas detectors life cycle each component will need attention at different stages. The sensors will need routine calibration, replacement and frequent testing – and ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Euro MPs move forward on soil protection directive

    The European Parliament yesterday adopted its first-reading report on the first EU directive on soil protection. Among the key points adopted by MEPs is the setting up of public inventories of contaminated sites within the EU and the need for Member States to draw up remediation strategies. MEPs reinstate a list of potentially soil polluting activities. Member States will be allowed some ...


    By European Parliament

  • DTSC releases revised `Informal Draft` safer consumer products regulations

    On October 31, 2011, the California Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC) released an "informal draft" Safer Consumer Products Regulations (SCPR). DTSC proposed these regulations after ten months of meetings following the California Secretary for Environmental Protection's instructions to DTSC to stop working on issuing proposed regulations and instead "take additional time to be ...


    By Acta Group

  • January infringements package: main decisions

    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 ...

  • EU Council of Ministers conclusions on climate change

    Council Conclusions on climate change2826th ENVIRONMENT Council meetingLuxembourg, 30 October 2007 The Council adopted the following conclusions: 'The Council of the European Union, 1. RECALLS the (Environment) Council conclusions of 20 February 2007 as well as the 2007 Heads of State and Government Spring European Council conclusions which contain an outline of the ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • Nanomaterials: Commission proposes case by case approach to assessment

    Why a second regulatory review for Nanomaterials? Both the potential of nanomaterials to create major new technological breakthroughs1 as well as concerns about their safety have attracted considerable attention. The regulatory review is a systematic analysis of all relevant EU legislation to determine whether current legislation is appropriate to ensure the safe use of nanomaterials, ...

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA EPA Revokes TSCA Section 4 Testing Requirements For Certain High Production Volume Chemical Substances: On March 16, 2012, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) revoked certain testing requirements for six chemical substances and all testing requirements for four chemical substances. 77 Fed. Reg. 15609. EPA is reportedly basing its ...


    By Acta Group

  • Summary of Changes in the Chemical Safety Improvement Act(CSIA, S. 1009) and the Boxer TSCA Version Released September 18, 2014

    Background This analysis reviews the changes made to the original version of the Chemical Safety Improvement Act (CSIA) (identified as CSIA1 in this memorandum) based on Senator Barbara Boxer's (D-CA) version of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform legislation released on September 18, 2014 (Boxer TSCA). This analysis attempts to analyze both the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Recent Federal Developments

    TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA Jim Jones Designated As Acting Assistant Administrator For OCSPP: On November 22, 2011, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Lisa Jackson announced that Jim Jones, the current Deputy Assistant Administrator for the Office of Air and Radiation, will be designated to serve as the new Acting Assistant Administrator for the Office ...


    By Acta Group

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