hazmat suit News

  • The hazmat suicides

    No, this isn"t the name of the new Agatha Christie murder mystery. It"s the phenomenon that has firefighters, police departments, and paramedics all on their toes. The culprits? Common bath chemicals and salts that can be found in any hardware store. The murder weapon? Hydrogen sulfide. All over the country, hydrogen sulfide is replacing carbon monoxide as the silent killer of choice in suicide. ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Hazmat training: preparing for the worst

    There is an old saying among the firefighter community: "Train as if your life depends on it, because it does." Training can mean the difference between life and death, particularly when it comes to hazardous materials. Knowing what to expect and being familiar with your personal protective equipment will ensure you are prepared for day one of your training. Ultimately, preparation leads to peace ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Hazmat training comes to Columbia

    When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.Environmental Resource Center, the leading provider of environmental and ...

  • Hazmat Training Comes to Chicago, IL

    September 22, 2010- When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law.  According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years. Environmental Resource Center, the leading ...

  • Hazmat Training Comes to Spartanburg, SC

    September 22, 2010- When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it’s the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must be trained annually, and the federal DOT requires that workers involved in the shipment of hazardous materials be trained at least every three years.   Environmental Resource Center, the ...

  • 2016 Virginia HazMat Conference & Expo – HazSim

    Join us at the Virginia HazMat Conference 2016 The Virginia Association of Hazardous Materials Response Specialists (VAHMRS) and the Virginia Department of Emergency Management (VDEM), announce the 33rd annual Virginia Hazardous Materials Conference and Expo to be held September 13-16, 2016 at the Virginia Beach Convention Center ...


    By HazSim

  • 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 ...

  • EnviroScience Opens Nashville Office and Expands Capabilities into Hazardous Materials and Ecological Damage Assessments

    EnviroScience, Inc. has opened a Nashville, Tennessee office and has hired local employees with extensive chemistry and toxicology backgrounds.  The new office will bring additional capabilities of ecological damage assessments and HAZMAT cleanup solutions to the business.  In addition, the office is expected to greatly expand EnviroScience's key business area of biological monitoring ...


    By EnviroScience, Inc.

  • 3E company helps companies navigate Phaseout of ORM-D exception

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today reported on the status of its specialized transportation services to help companies navigate the challenges surrounding the transport of hazardous materials (hazmat). The transportation regulatory landscape is shifting with the elimination of the Other Regulated ...


    By 3E Company

  • 3E Company Launches Waste Classification Service

    Untitled Document Service helps facilitate compliance with hazardous waste management obligations Tuesday, August 08, 2006 — 3E Company®, the ...


    By 3E Company

  • 3E Company Introduces Global MSDS Management for Award-Winning 3E Online-MSDS Solution

    Global MSDS Management Service extends 3E's renowned obtainment capabilities to international MSDS management Carlsbad, CA, November 6, 2006 — 3E Company®, the leading provider of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of a new Global Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) Management Service for 3E Online-MSDS, the ...


    By 3E Company

  • Alexander Chemical partners with local agencies for crisis drill

    Emergency responders recently partnered with Alexander Chemical Corporation, located in Kingsbury, IN for a crisis training event involving four agencies and La Porte Hospital.   A simulated active shooter scenario staged at Alexander’s manufacturing facility provided a training opportunity for the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department, EMS, Hazardous Material team, the Kingsbury ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • 3E Company introduces new version of MSDgen MSDS authoring system

    3E Company Introduces New Version of MSDgen MSDS Authoring System MSDgen 5.07 offers new features to further streamline the development of hazard communication documentation Tuesday, April 01, 2008 — 3E Company®, the leading provider of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&,S) compliance and information management services, today introduced MSDgen 5.07, a new version of its MSDgen Material ...


    By 3E Company

  • Toxic Water Splashes 6 in Japan Nuke Plant Mishap

    Six workers at Japan's crippled nuclear power plant have been accidentally doused with highly radioactive water, the plant operator said Wednesday, adding to a growing list of mishaps that are shaking confidence in the utility's ability to handle the crisis. The workers removed the wrong pipe from equipment at the plant, sending toxic water ...


    By Associated Press

  • Mesothelioma risk and asbestos hazards prompt testing in Washington

    Due to the recent public health emergency declared in Libby, Montana, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has begun testing residential yards near a former W.R. Grace & Company insulation factory in Spokane, Washington. EPA work crews are testing for the presence of asbestos, a toxic mineral associated with the development of malignant pleural mesothelioma. Vermiculite Northwest, which ...


  • Trelleborg launches lightest Level A ensemble ever certified to NFPA 1991-2005

    Trelleborg Protective Products announces the launch of Trellchem NEO, the lightest Level A protective ensemble ever certified to NFPA 1991-2005. The garment utilizes a unique laminate material to create an ultra lightweight Level A suit with outstanding strength, integrity and chemical resistance.  In addition, its chemical barrier is imbedded on the inside of the suit material giving added ...

  • Vision Plasma Systems Signs Agreement With Cell Runner Inc. of Japan to Purchase Two ArcMaster I Units for Use in Fukushima Nuclear Cleanup Efforts

    Vision Plasma Systems, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: VLNX) announced today that an agreement from Cell Runner Inc. of Japan has been signed for the purchase of two (2) Arc Master I Units. These initial units will be used to remediate over 5,000 hazmat suits used daily by cleanup crews working in the Fukushima Nuclear Facility, at a cost of $5.8 Million USD per unit. Pending review of this initial performance ...


  • 3E Company Announces Enhanced Version of Outsourced Regulatory Reporting Compliance Solution

    New Version of 3E Compliance Calendar Includes Regulatory Compliance Research and Analysis Function to Further Simplify EH&S Reporting Process CARLSBAD, CA -- 06/06/2006 -- 3E Company®, the leading provider of Environmental Health and Safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of an enhanced version of its 3E Compliance Calendar outsourced ...


    By 3E Company

  • U.S. EPA requires Cupertino cement company to report toxic chemicals, commit to environmental projects

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with Lehigh Southwest Cement Company for failing to properly report releases of toxic chemicals at its Cupertino, Calif. plant. The company is required to pay a $47,600 penalty and spend $144,250 to fund projects that support local emergency response and limit future releases from the plant. Under the federal Emergency Planning and ...

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