hazardous spill News

  • Prevent Waste From Drum Top Pumps

    When pumping from 205 litre drums you will always find liquids pooling on the top of the drum that need to be cleaned up and disposed of. If this liquid is allowed to overflow it can create a dangerous slip hazard. Spill Station Australia has released the Drum-Top Workstation that allows you to reclaim this liquid and avoid related OHS issues. The Drum-Top Workstation saves material, returns ...

  • 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

  • Emergency Spill Responders Find New Sources of Revenue

    Emergency spill responders have the crucial task of protecting people and the environment from hazardous waste and chemical spills. This important service may be called upon anytime of the day at almost any location across the nation. It is essential for safeguarding human health and the soil, water and air. Companies that provide these services now have a critical resource to respond to ...

  • EHS This Week: : Protecting Your Business From Severe Weather, Diesel Spill in St. Lawrence River and More!

    On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news: Protecting Your Business From Severe Weather California Enforces New Workplace Safety and Health Hazard Rules Diesel Spill in St.Lawrence River Nova Scotia Department Introduces New Bill to Protect OffShore Oil & Gas Workers Listen to the full podcast ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • 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

  • Hazmat regulation agency under fire

    The federal agency that regulates transportation of hazardous materials is too "cozy" with shippers and often fails to provide adequate oversight to protect the public, a congressional investigation finds. HAZARDOUS SPILLS: Unreported incidents The concerns are outlined in a staff memo for the House Transportation Committee ahead of a hearing today on the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • 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

  • Inclusive Energy Ltd. appoints EMS Canada to handle upcoming Alberta Oil & Gas Projects

    Bilal Hydrie, CEO and President of Inclusive Energy Ltd. announced today that EMS Canada has been hired as part of their already established group of engineers, operators and management team. As of November 2010, EMS Canada will take charge of all responsibilities involved with the handling of all of Inclusive Energy Ltd.’s construction projects within the surrounding area of Alberta, ...


    By Inclusive Energy Ltd

  • 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.

  • Pre-engineered, safety storage lithstor building provides solutions for critical storage of new and used lithium batteries.

    Compact, space-saving pre-fabricated lithium battery storage buildings from Safety Storage provide protection to personnel and safeguard inventory of lithium batteries from the potential of highly ignitable and extremely hazardous conditions. LithStor buildings are constructed from unitized, welded, heavy-gauge steel for strength and stability, a 2-hour bi-directional separation wall to separate ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • In-Situ Burning Effectiveness

    ASTM International Committee F20 on Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response has approved several standards for in-situ burning. The latest proposed standard on this subject, WK37324, Guide for Evaluation of In-Situ Burning Effectiveness, is currently being developed by Subcommittee F20.15 on In-Situ Burning. In-situ burning is a controlled burning, at the spill location, of oil that has ...


    By ASTM International

  • 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 ...

  • Clean Harbors Opens Response Center in New Iberia - Offers quick response to industrial and petrochemical emergencies

    NEW IBERIA, LA – December 7, 2010 – Clean Harbors, the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America, today announced that it has based a regional response center here to respond to environmental emergencies throughout the Gulf Coast region. The new facility also augments the company’s natural disaster response and logistical support ...


    By Clean Harbors

  • 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

  • Oil Spill Gulf of Mexico: Portable Tanks To Contain And Store Hazardous Spill Equipment And Recovered Oil In Stock And Ready To Ship

    Sebastian, FL, April 30, 2010 – Portable Tank Group, Inc., located in Florida, USA, has ready to ship and in stock multiple sizes of folding frame containment pools, also known as oil spill response frame tanks, that can be used to contain and store oil rags, absorbents, and other hazardous material. Our portable collapsible flexible tanks and bladders, used to store recovered oil, are also in ...

  • B&W Tek, Inc. Teams with DNREC for Delaware Public Safety

    B&W Tek, Inc., an advanced instrumentation company that delivers lab quality Raman spectroscopy solutions through user-friendly mobile platforms is proud to announce that the Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control (DNREC) is the latest federal agency to purchase the TacticID-GP® handheld Raman system. This latest installation of TacticID-GP also notes an ...


    By B&W Tek

  • Use of cameras covered in proposed ASTM oil spill response standard

    Vessel-mounted cameras can be effectively and economically used by ship crews investigating and responding to an oil spill. ASTM International Committee F20 on Hazardous Substances and Oil Spill Response is currently developing a proposed new standard on use of cameras in this realm. WK24607, Specification for the Design and Use of Vessel-Mounted Camera Systems for Oil Spill Response, is under ...


    By ASTM International

  • Merck to pay $1.5 million penalty for environmental violations at Two Pennsylvania pharmaceutical plants

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the U.S. Department of Justice today announced that Merck & Co. has agreed to pay a $1.5 million civil penalty to settle alleged violations of federal environmental laws at its pharmaceutical manufacturing facilities in Riverside and West Point, Pa. The facilities are located at 100 Avenue C, Riverside in Northumberland County and 770 Sumneytown, ...

  • 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

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