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  • Hazardous Materials (HAZMAT) Spill Response

    Hazardous Material spills including biological, chemical and radiological materials pose a serious risk if not promptly and properly responded to by the individuals who initially identify the spill and the appropriate emergency response team. The general Hazardous Material spill response procedures include: Rescue Confine Secure Cleanup ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Texas Boom participating in no spills 2019

    Texas Boom Company is pleased to announce plans to participate in the 2019 No Spills Conference Jan 30 - Feb 1 in Traverse City, MI at the Park Place Hotel and Conference Center. We will host a vendor booth to display our products to government agencies and other future customers. The No-Spills Conference is a premier environmental and emergency response event focused on ...


    By Texas Boom Company

  • Stop pipe line spills with Wrap Seal from SynTherm

    SynTherm introduces Wrap Seal on the european market.Wrap Seal is quick repair kit for pipe line leaks.Wrap Seal is a fiberglass tape coated with polyurethane resin which reacts with water to cure.Wrap Seal can be used for routine or emergency leak repair, hazardous material spill control, structural reinforcement, sealing joints, rebuilding thinning pipe walls, corrosion control, abrasion ...


    By SynTherm

  • Ohmsett Staff to Exhibit at Clean Waterways

    Ohmsett, The National Oil Spill Response Research & Renewable Energy Test Facility will have an exhibit at the Clean Waterways Conference April 16-18, 2019, at the Hyatt Regency in Cincinnati, Ohio. Clean Waterways will focus on the issues most important to improving oil and hazardous materials spill prevention and response on inland river systems. will focus on spill prevention and response ...


    By OHMSETT

  • What to do in the case of a Peracetic Acid spill

    Small spill: Dilute with water and mop up, or absorb with an inert dry material and place in an appropriate waste disposal container. If necessary: Neutralize the residue with a dilute solution of sodium carbonate. Large Spill: Flammable liquid, Oxidizing material, Organic peroxide. Keep away from heat. Keep away from sources of ignition. Stop leak if without risk. Absorb with DRY earth, sand ...


    By ChemDAQ, Inc.

  • US EPA and Northern Command to Provide Emergency Response Equipment to Nogales, Agua Prieta

    The equipment provided to the Agua Prieta and Nogales Fire Departments include protective suits, self-contained breathing masks, chemical testing kits, and tools necessary to respond to hazardous material spills. Who: Mayor of Nogales U.S. EPA Pacific Southwest Region US Northern Command US Consulate Nogales Mexican Consulate Nogales Cochise County Emergency Management State of Sonora Emergency ...

  • U.S. EPA, DoD Northern Command Providing Hazardous Material Response Equipment to Border Towns

    The equipment was transferred at a ceremony in Nogales, Sonora on November 7, 2012. The mayor of the city, representatives of the U.S. and Mexico Consulates, Mexico’s Federal Environmental Enforcement Agency (PROFEPA), Mexico federal and state police, and the recipient fire departments were in attendance. A showcase of the equipment followed the ceremony. “This hazmat gear is ...

  • Records: safety checks didn`t follow special hazmat permits

    The U.S. Transportation Department never conducted required safety checks on 20,000 to 30,000 companies that got special permits to move risky shipments of hazardous materials by road, rail, water and air, records show. Starting this month, DOT will require all the companies to file new permit applications and undergo a "fitness review," including assessments of their safety and security ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Climatronics Corporation’s CAMEO/ALOHA All-In-One (AIO) Portable Weather Station targets HAZMAT and Emergency Response real-time data requirements

    Climatronics’ versatile All-In-One (AIO) compact weather station is the perfect choice for First Responder, HAZMAT and Homeland Security emergency response applications requiring a lightweight, low power, rapidly deployable weather station. Supplied in one of two rugged transit cases (depending on system version), this system is applicable to any emergency response management application ...


    By Climatronics Corporation

  • QED heads to Contamination Expo Series 2018

    QED Environmental Systems, a leading global supplier of environmental equipment will be attending this year’s Contamination Expo Series at the NEC in Birmingham on the 12th and 13th September. The Contamination Expo has widely been recognised as Europe’s leading event for environmental professionals, showcasing the latest in modern strategies, techniques and technologies currently ...

  • US Coast Guard Former National Strike Force Commander to Join O`Brien`s Response Management

    O'Brien's Response Management is pleased to announce that Captain Roderick Walker, United States Coast Guard (Retired), is joining O'Brien's as Manager, Consulting Services. Walker joins O'Brien's after 30 years on active duty in the US Coast Guard where he served in numerous challenging positions of increasing authority and responsibility. Walker most recently served as Commander, National ...


    By Witt O`Brien`s, LLC.

  • Workers cleaning chemical spill at Portage, Wisconsin, plastics plant lacked training, personal protective equipment

    Workers cleaning a chemical spill at Penda Corp. in Portage had not been trained in proper cleanup procedures or provided proper personal protective equipment, according to an investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. OSHA found that workers experienced symptoms of overexposure to an isocyanates chemical used in plastics manufacturing that can ...

  • Environmental XPRT has partnered with the Contamination Expo Series 2016

    Environmental XPRT has joined forces with the Contamination Expo Series 2016 as an official partner ahead of the event’s highly anticipated launch at ExCeL London on 12th & 13th October. As the standout platform of its type, the Contamination Expo Series has partnered with major players from across environmental industries for its inaugural event. Environmental XPRT’s inclusion ...


    By PRYSM Group

  • In Your Backyard: New NRDC Web Tool Details How Climate Change Will Worsen Flood Rates and Other Growing Problems Affecting Midwestern States

    Climate change will worsen the health problems associated with the Midwest's already-high rate of flooding, according to the Natural Resources Defense Council. A new web tool unveiled by NRDC lets users read just how badly their state might be impacted by climate change. On the site, www.nrdc.org/climatemaps, users can see local data and maps detailing extreme weather patterns throughout the ...

  • More Fire Departments Charging Fleets for Hazmat Spill Response

    Fire departments routinely respond to spills of hazardous materials and other regulated substances as part of their service – usually at no charge to the party responsible for the spill. But budgetary belt-tightening is prompting more and more fire services and other emergency responders to start charging spill generators for the cost of the response. Many states and municipalities have ...


    By Spill Center, Inc.

  • B.C. launches consultations on land-based spill capabilities

    The Government of British Columbia has launched a major consultative initiative to gauge the province's capabilities to respond to large scale, land-based oil pipeline spills. Building on five previously announced conditions for the approval of heavy-oil pipelines - most notably the proposed Embridge Northern Gateway pipeline to bring heavy oil from Alberta to tidewater in Kitimat, the ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • BNA Books` New 2011 Edition of `Spill Reporting Procedures Guide` Provides Complete Guidance for Control and Treatment of Accidental Spills

    ARLINGTON, Va., Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- BNA Books, a division of specialized news and information publisher BNA, announced today the publication of the 2011 Edition of Spill Reporting Procedures Guide, which has been an indispensable industry tool since 1984. The Guide, authored by Jeffrey J. Kimmel, a regulatory analyst, consultant, and former senior writer for BNA's ...


    By Bloomberg BNA

  • TargetSolutions’ Advanced HAZWOPER Awareness Training Series Explains Perils of Hazardous Materials

    Even with the best prevention methods in place, incidents involving hazardous materials are bound to happen. Understanding the nature of hazardous materials – and how to respond to various types of incidents – will help you quickly manage a dangerous situation and minimize damage. TargetSolutions’ Advanced HAZWOPER Awareness is a four-module series of online training courses ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • The Environmental Industry’s Standout Event of the Year

    On the 12th and 13th of October representatives from environmental organisations will brandish their free tickets and funnel into the ExCeL London conference centre to share their innovations and insight at the standout event in the environmental industry’s calendar – the Contamination Expo Series. The show combines six exhibitions in one, with guests able to filter between the Land ...


    By PRYSM Group

  • Environmental Site Assessments and Property Transactions in Puerto Rico

    Before a commercial property transaction takes place, a Phase I Environmental Site Assessments (Phase I ESA) will usually be ordered. The Phase I ESA is used by potential property buyers, investors and lenders to determine if a property has any environmental contamination issues and to assess any potential liability from any contamination that is found. The U.S. Environmental Protection ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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