hazmat spill News

  • HazMat conference

    More than 700 hazardous materials experts from across the United States and around the world will gather in San Diego later this month for the 2009 National Conference of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP), formerly the Academy of Certified Hazardous Materials Managers. The AHMP annual gathering-themed "EHS&S-Steering a Course for Sustainability" -- will run Aug. 30 ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • 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.

  • Hazmat award CPD hours by the IFE

    The National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) and Tactical Hazmat have announced that Hazmat 2015 has been awarded 11.5 hours of continuing professional development (CPD), by the Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE). The event has been awarded an additional 1.5 hours of CPD on the previous year as a result of the extensive programme of keynote presentations and ‘hands-on’ workshops. ...

  • 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 ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Casella HazVac unit ensures rapid safe Hazmat sampling at chemical spills and incidents

    Responding to increased demand for frontline emergency response to civil, terrorist and military-related chemical incidents , Casella CEL, in conjunction with Casella Fire Science, have developed and deployed air sampling units with an internal pump that safely collects grab samples of toxic gases and vapours for rapid chemical analysis. ...


    By Casella

  • Casella HazVac unit ensures rapid safe Hazmat sampling at chemical spills and incidents

    Responding to increased demand for frontline emergency response to civil, terrorist and military-related chemical incidents , Casella CEL, in conjunction with Casella Fire Science, have developed and deployed air sampling units with an internal pump that safely collects grab samples of toxic gases and vapours for rapid chemical analysis. ...


    By Casella

  • The 10 Rules of an Effective HazMat First Responder

    The 10 Rules of an Effective HazMat First Responder Accidental releases of industrial products lead to fires, explosions, and death. Famous ones make the news. But in an average year, there are 34,000 hazmat incidents in the US, which makes this a very prevalent hazard across a variety of industries and job sites. More than half are spills of fewer than 10 gallons. The wrong handling of ...


    By eTraining, Inc.

  • Global CBRN & HAZMAT Incidents Decontamination Industry Research Report

    The threat of CBRN terrorism and HAZMAT incidences was demonstrated by the Fukushima 3/11 reactors meltdown, which left nearly 8% of the Japanese mainland contaminated and is expected to cost more than $40 billion to decontaminate. Global public outcry drove governments to impose strict safety regulations and accident recovery funding, which will raise the market for decontamination equipment ...

  • 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 records, ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Andax introduces new Portable Spill Pac®

    Introducing the new and improved Andax Pac®! This portable spill kit can clean up spills up to ten gallons and prevent larger spills from spreading. The Andax Pac® is vacuum-packed in a tough foil laminated bag. Its 18”x18”x3” size allows it to be stored in places where other spill pacs won’t fit and prevents pilferage of its contents. This Pac is ideal for safely cleaning up chemical or hazmat ...


    By Andax Industries LLC

  • Interstate Products Expands Line of Spill Containment Pallets

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading manufacturer of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions has expanded its line of secondary spill containment and storage products. As a manufacturer, service company and major US and international distributor, IPI now offers the most flexible and comprehensive spill protection, containment, ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Another Greka oil spill fouls California creek

    More than 25,000 gallons of crude oil was spilled near Buellton, California on Saturday, but the spill was not even discovered until 13 hours after it started, according to a report on the incident issued by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, EPA. Overfilling of a produced wastewater tank caused the spill on the Greka Energy Zaca Lease. The oil and produced water spilled into the ...

  • Source of Mystery Mercury Spill in Arizona Remains Unknown

    On March 31st, the El Mirage Fire Department released a news bulletin about a mercury spill at a bank-owned home in the town.  Fire crews from El Mirage and hazardous materials teams from the nearby towns of Peoria and Surprise responded to the scene.  It is not known how a quantity of greater than one pound of mercury was spilled at the vacant home. Anyone with information concerning ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • GEI absorbent boom: perfect for oil spill cleanup in Marshes, Wetlands, Bayous

    Our GEI absorbent boom is is made for spill cleanup to skim or absorb oil and liquid applications and available in a five inch and 8 inch version. Perfect for cleanup of oil and other hazmat liquids in marshes, wetlands, bayous, and near shore ocean environments. Product Specifications: oil absorbent boom, oil absorbents Consists of ...


    By Granite Environmental, Inc

  • 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

  • IPI now offers comprehensive selection of industrial spill control kits

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions now offers a broad range of industrial spill control kits that allow for an immediate response to any kind of emergency spill situation.  IPI has increased its line of quality universal Spill Kits which combine the very best absorbents, ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Transportation Spill Emergencies Subject of Free New White Paper

    A transportation accident or emergency release requiring environmental cleanup requires fast action to contain the spill generator's costs and limit potential liability. Shippers and transporters who are not adequately prepared to handle spill emergencies quickly and comply with all reporting requirements can end up with major expenses for cleanup and disposal services, liability issues and steep ...


    By Spill Center, Inc.

  • New Pig Corporation Introduces PIG® GOBOX® UNIVERSAL SPILL CADDY

    New Pig Corporation Introduces PIG® GOBOX® UNIVERSAL SPILL CADDY  Tipton, PA – July 21, 2010 – New Pig Corporation (www.newpig.com) has introduced the PIG® GoBox® ...


    By New Pig Corporation

  • SEACOR Response, Alpha Briggs and OSRA Greece Sign Agreement to Provide Supplementary Oil Spill Resources in the Event of Incidents in the Mediterranean

    SEACOR Response Ltd., a global provider of emergency preparedness and response solutions, Alpha Briggs Mediterranean Ltd, a provider of oil spill services based in Malta, and OSRA Greece Ltd, a company registered in Greece to provide oil spill services to the region, announced today that they have implemented a joint agreement to provide supplementary resources in the event of an oil spill ...


  • See-Thru Wall-Mount Spill Kit Makes Spotting Response Supply Inventory Easy

    Tipton, PA—New Pig Corporation has introduced the PIG® ...


    By New Pig Corporation

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