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  • Bulletin on revised China regulations on emergency response

    On the 11th October 2011, the State Administration for Work Safety (SAWS) in China released two draft new laws for public consultation concerning hazardous chemicals. These laws affect anyone exporting chemicals to China or manufacturing chemicals within China. Responses to the consultation close on 18th November with the new laws effective from 1st December 2011. The first of these laws - the ...

  • 2012 emergency response guidebook input sought

    Preparing for the 2012 edition of the Emergency Response Guidebook, an important guide used by emergency responders nationwide, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration is asking for comments by Sept. 21 that address 16 detailed questions. PHMSA said it particularly wants input from professionals who have experience using the 2008 guidebook. The book helps emergency personnel ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Bulletin on revised China regulations on emergency response

    On the 11th October 2011, the State Administration for Work Safety (SAWS) in China released two draft new laws for public consultation concerning hazardous chemicals. These laws affect anyone exporting chemicals to China or manufacturing chemicals within China. Responses to the consultation close on 18th November with the new laws effective from 1st December 2011. The first of these laws - the ...

  • NCEC announces new partnership for chemical emergency response service in China

    UK’s National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) – part of Ricardo-AEA – announces new partnership agreement with China’s National Registration Centre for Chemicals (NRCC) Agreement facilitates collaboration to provide a unique and truly global telephone emergency response service The new service – which goes live on ...

  • Interim Site Safety Professionals

    Hygieneering, Inc. has been chosen to provide interim site safety assistance to a major US chemical manufacturer. Services include daily facility safety walk downs, industrial hygiene exposure assessments, Lockout/Tagout & Confined Space permit reviews and  safety meeting facilitator.  Hygieneering provides safety consulting, environmental consulting, testing and training, asbestos ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • WeatherBug Professional Selected to Provide Live, Local Weather Information to Support SESCAM Emergency Services Operations in Spain

    Real-time Weather Stations, Advanced Weather Visualization, and State-of-the-Art Nowcasting System based on Total Lightning Data to Help Large Regional Healthcare Organization Provide Faster 24/7 Helicopter Medevac Services GERMANTOWN, Md. - WeatherBug®, the leading provider of consumer and professional weather products and services and operator of the largest weather observing and ...


  • Emergency Services Show 2014

    NCEC attended the Emergency Services Show on 23 and 24 September 2014. The 2 day exhibition provided the opportunity to demonstrate the latest version of NCEC’s interactive chemical hazard database, Chemdata, 2014.1, which now provides access to even more information including over 55,000 substances and 157,000 different chemical names. The ...

  • Preconference seminar on emergency management

    As utility professionals come together for the DistribuTECH Conference and Exhibition, 1st to 3rd February 2011, Esri will host a preconference seminar called Emergency Management for Electric Utilities. The free half-day seminar, scheduled for 31st January 2011, will explain how to extend geographic information system (GIS) technology beyond maps and into the realm of emergency management, risk ...


  • NCEC at Emergency Scotland

    NCEC will be exhibiting at Emergency Scotland 2011, which takes place on 5 and 6 July at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Glasgow. Emergency Scotland 2011 is Scotland’s only exhibition for anyone involved in emergency planning, response and recovery and will take place alongside the annual Emergency Planning Society (EPS) Resilience Symposium 2011, bringing Category 1 and 2 ...

  • New Brunswick Emergency Management Agency Deploys ESS Software to Expand Crisis Response system

    TEMPE, Ariz. -- October 10, 2007 -- ESS , the leading provider of Environmental, Health & Safety (EH&S) and Crisis Management software for corporate Governance, Risk and Compliance. (GRC), announced today that the New Brunswick Emergency Measures Organization (NB EMO) has selected ESS CrisisTM to support emergency incident management efforts by NB EMO and local responder agencies. NB EMO ...


    By IHS

  • BREEZE Releases Function-Enhancing Software Update for Emergency Response and Planning Modeling System

    BREEZE®, the market-leading air dispersion modeling software used by environmental professionals around the world, recently released a new version of its Incident Analyst modeling software.  First responders and risk management planning teams use BREEZE Incident Analyst to evaluate worst-case and alternative scenarios for chemical releases, explosions, and fire threats.  Industrial ...

  • Eaton Leads Educational session at ISC East on November 18 to help attendees improve emergency response and mass notification programs

    Power management company Eaton today announced it is leading an educational panel session focused on emergency communications at 2 p.m. on Nov. 18 during ISC East, the largest security event in the Northeast United States. In Theatre 2 of the Javits Center North in New York City, the session’s emergency management experts will explore best practices related to risk ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • OSHA, National Safety Council renew alliance to address worker exposures to falls, emergency response, other safety issues

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration and National Safety Council this week renewed their alliance to work together to protect the health and safety of workers and understand the rights of workers and responsibilities of employers under the Occupational Safety and Health Act. ...

  • Young professionals learn from crisis management leaders

    "Budget cuts are not affecting safety critical systems and the offshore safety culture" was the reassuring message that came from the latest Energy Institute (EI) Aberdeen branch Young Professionals Network (YPN) event, which focused on crisis management in the energy industry and the aftermath. The event was an opportunity for young professionals to hear the views and experience of ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • Esri assists Thailand flood response

    Esri and its distributor, Esri (Thailand) Co. Ltd., are assisting government agencies and emergency management professionals involved in the Thailand flooding disaster response. As part of the support, Esri has activated its disaster response team. The disaster team is providing software, services, and industry expertise. Esri is also supporting the response organizations with application ...


    By Esri

  • SEACOR Holdings Announces Sale of National Response Corporation, NRCES and SEACOR Response

    SEACOR Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CKH) today announced that it reached an agreement to sell a portion of its environmental business to J.F. Lehman & Company, a leading middle-market private equity firm focused on the defense, aerospace and maritime sectors. The businesses to be sold include National Response Corporation (NRC), one of the largest providers of oil spill response services in the United ...


  • Nestle commits to responsible water management

    With the 20th Annual World Water Week underway, Nestle in the United States is reaffirming its commitment to responsible water management business practices. "Water availability - both quantity and quality - touches our business in a number of ways," said Heidi Paul, Vice President, Corporate Affairs, Nestle Waters North America. "As part of recognition of World Water Week, Nestle in the United ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Emergency Preparedness Webinar Focuses on Recent Hurricanes

    Untitled Document Emergency professionals on the ground during Katrina and Rita share their experiences to provide crisis and EH&S professionals insight on expanding risk management capabilities ...


    By IHS

  • Emergency Spill Responders Take Action with Ruptured Pipeline

    Earlier this month, over 115,000 gallons spilled from a ruptured fuel pipeline in Wellington, Ohio.  A football field-sized area was contaminated with toxic chemicals that included toluene, ethylbenzene and benzene.      The spill caused the evacuation of numerous residents in the area as emergency spill responders and public health officials converged on the spill.  ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Groundwater industry’s emerging leaders awarded NGWREF honors

    The National Ground Water Research and Educational Foundation congratulates those chosen to attend the Emerging Leaders Alliance Conference taking place November 10-12, 2014 in Reston, Virginia. The Foundation believes continuing education in leadership skills will enhance the future effectiveness of the groundwater professions and will maximize the impact of ...

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