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  • Compact, pre-fabricated chemical storage building meets fire safety regulations for storing landscape chemicals

    Landscape superintendents and maintenance professionals meet fire safety regulations and avoid liability arising from soil and groundwater contamination by using a Chemical Storage Building from SAFETY STORAGE to contain and store flammables, pesticides, herbicides, fertilizers and other hazardous materials and equipment. The pre-fabricated Chemical Storage Building features a compact, ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • Biosafety Labs And The Meaning Of Biosafety Levels

    A biosafety lab is a specialized research laboratory that deals with infectious agents. Some are designed for research, while others are performing some kind of production activity, but proper protection is of the utmost importance for the safety of everyone working in and around a biosafety lab. Protection is not only important for those working in a building with a biosafety lab, but also for ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Hexavalent Chromium Exposure in Georgia Manufacturing Plant

    A manufacturing plant in Hartwell, Georgia has been cited for 16 safety and health violations by the U.S. Department of Labor’s OSHA. The violations were detected upon inspection after receiving a complaint alerting the agency to occupational hazards at the facility. The total projected fine is $79,300. Of the 16 violations, 14 of them were considered serious violations in which there is ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Flavoring manufacturer in Oakdale, La., cited by US Labor Department`s OSHA after a fire severely burns a worker

    After a worker was injured in an August 2013 chemical fire, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration cited Carol Callahan, doing business as Natural Advantage, for 19 serious safety and health violations at the Oakdale facility. Proposed penalties total $91,000. "Natural Advantage violated various OSHA standards that, when followed, can protect workers from ...

  • Take this jar shelve it

    If there is something that all laboratories have in common, it is bottles and bottles of chemicals. And if we are not diligent in handling and storing these bottles properly, problems will arise. Those problems can run the gamut from mildly inconvenient to life-threateningly serious. Keep reading to learn how to avoid mishaps from mishandled chemicals. Previous articles laid the groundwork for ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Deadly Amoeba Naegleria fowleri Found in Louisiana Tap Water

    According to the Los Angeles Times, Naegleria fowleri, has been detected in the Louisiana homes of two people who died in 2011 from primary amoebic meningoencephalitis. The two victims reportedly fell ill after clearing their nasal passages with neti pots containing salt water. Health teams inspected the victim’s homes to test water samples for Naegleria ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • John Tillotson Joins Phigenics as Chief Marketing Officer

    Phigenics, LLC, an innovative water management services company, announced today that it has appointed John Tillotson as Chief Marketing Officer. In this capacity Mr. Tillotson will lead and develop the company's evolving product and service offerings, ...


    By Phigenics, LLC

  • Hazardous Waste Settlement Leads to School Cleanups in 60 Schools in R.I. and Mass.

    A commercial waste handler in Rhode Island has agreed to pay a fine of $58,278 and to spend $252,152 to clean hazardous chemicals out of approximately 60 schools in Rhode Island and Massachusetts in order to settle EPA claims that the company violated state and federal hazardous waste laws at a facility in Providence, R.I. Northland Environmental and its owner, PSC Environmental Services, will ...

  • Vice President Biden launches home energy scoring program

    Vice President Biden joined U.S. Department of Energy Secretary Steven Chu today to announce the launch of the Home Energy Score pilot program. The Home Energy Score will offer homeowners straightforward, reliable information about their homes' energy efficiency. A report provides consumers with a home energy score between 1 and 10, and shows them how their home compares to others in their ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Federal Issues - TSCA/FIFRA/IRIS/EPCRA

    Limited Space Still Available For Sustainable Futures Training Workshop: There are still spaces available for the Sustainable Futures Training workshop scheduled for August 5-7, 2014, at the George Washington University campus in Washington, D.C. Attendees at the three-day workshop will get firsthand experience with the ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

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