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  • Removing Marine and Aquatic Debris for Good

    Marine and aquatic debris is one of the most widespread solvable pollution problems, plaguing oceans, rivers and lakes around the globe. DESMI is applying its expert knowledge and lengthy track record in oil spill recovery to tackle the issue. Global-scale problems ‘Marine and aquatic debris or ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Environmental Software Embraced by Accredited RRP Lead Training Professionals

    On Thursday of this week new federal rules dealing with lead poisoning go into effect. Thousands of environmental contractors, professionals, painters and others who deal with properties across the country are being affected.  Now, when performing renovations, repairs and painting projects that disturb lead-based paint in homes, child care facilities and schools built before 1978, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Casella – leading the environmental evolution

    The company that has been supplying scientific instruments since 1799 and whose customers have included Dr Livingstone and Charles Darwin and has now achieved its own evolutionary triumph. Casella Measurement has just achieved ISO 14001 certification; being the first company participating in the region-wide Business Environmental Training Initiative Plus (BETI+) to do so. The company is the first ...


    By Casella

  • Lead Poisoning Prevention Week Recognized by Nation’s Premier Lead Testing Laboratory

    EMSL Analytical offers lead testing solutions to property owners and environmental professional to help prevent lead poisoning. In April 2010, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published its Lead Renovation Repair and Painting Rule to reduce contamination associated with the removal of lead-based paint chips and dust generated when homes are remodeled. The rule requires training and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • LEAD Canada launches US program

    LEAD Canada, the Canadian affiliate of Leadership for Environment and Development International, is offering the first US session of its professional development fellow program for people interested in leadership training and sustainable development. In partnership with the Demming School of Entrepreneurship at the University of Colorado in Boulder, and LEAD International, this 20-day ...

  • EISC automates leading European lab

    EISC, international provider of lab data integration and automation software, has provided its Analytical Review and Reporting Suite (R&R Suite) for the leading analytical laboratory in Italy, Chelab Chemical Laboratories. All automation, integration, implementation and training was executed remotely via the internet. EISC’s R&R Suite automatically integrates all instruments and ...


    By EISC

  • For Lead Poisoning Prevention Week, EPA Offers Two Free Webinars Oct. 25 on Hazards of Lead and Lead-based Paint

    October 21-27 is Lead Poisoning Prevention Week and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will host two free webinars - one for contractors and another for property owners - on the hazards of lead and lead-based paint. Lead poisoning is the number one environmental health threat to children in the United States, ages six and younger. The most common source of lead exposure is through ...

  • EPA rule increases protection from lead-paint poisoning agency also extends deadline for required training (HQ)

    Beginning today, all contractors performing renovation, repair or painting work in homes built before 1978 must follow lead-safe work practice requirements. A new EPA rule removes a provision from existing regulations that allowed owner-occupants of pre-1978 homes to “opt-out” of having their contractors follow lead-safe work practices if there were no children under six years of age ...

  • Eaton Sponsors 2015 Joint Engineer Training Conference, Demonstrates Industry Leading Electrical Power Management Solutions and Expertise

    Power management company Eaton today announced its engineering services and airport lighting solutions will be on display May 19 to 21 at the 2015 Joint Engineer Training Conference. Visitors to Eaton’s booths # 516 and 532 at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston can consult with Eaton application experts and interact with industry-leading ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Aseptic and Antimicrobial Processing and Packaging Association Forms to Lead Industry-Wide Worker Protection, Training, and Communication Efforts

    B&C® Consortia Management, L.L.C. (BCCM) is pleased to announce the formation of the Aseptic and Antimicrobial Processing and Packaging Association (AAPPA), an organization that brings together food and beverage producers, processors, packaging suppliers, equipment manufacturers, and other stakeholders to address communication, training, and safety education needs and to serve as the ...


    By B&C CONSORTIA MANAGMENT

  • IHS EHS & Sustainability Workshops and Training Will Provide Growing User Community with News and Insights into Market-Leading Solutions

    IHS (NYSE: IHS), the leading global source of information and analytics, will host three workshops October 1-4 in Pittsburgh, Pa. for organizations that rely on IHS information management solutions for environmental, health, safety and sustainability (EHS&S). Each workshop will address a different critical aspect of enterprise sustainability – namely product stewardship, environmental ...


    By IHS

  • EPA requires contractors to become lead-safe certified

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today announced it expects more than 125,000 renovation and remodeling contractors to be trained in lead-safe work practices by April 22, the effective date for a rule requiring such training. The agency is on target to implement the Lead Renovation, Repair and Painting Rule, which will protect millions of children from lead poisoning, on April 22, 2010. ...

  • REACHReady workshops recognised by leading accreditation body

    REACHReady are pleased to announce that both their REACH and Classification, Labelling and Packaging training courses are now being accredited through the CPD Certification Service. The next accredited workshop 'Managing REACH: Communication is Key' will be held on 3 June in York. Dr Lloyd, Director of REACHReady said: 'We are proud to be associated with the CPD Accreditation programme, and ...


    By REACHReady Ltd

  • Leading Health & Safety trainer qualifiers as Barrister

    A senior tutor at the leading health and safety training provider Woodland Grange has qualified as a barrister. Andrew Ashford, who joined the Leamington Spa-based centre in 2004, was called to the Bar by the Honourable Society of the Inner Temple at the end of July: he is believed to be the only full time health and safety trainer to have this qualification. At Woodland Grange, Andrew has been ...


  • Former detroit lead inspector sentenced for fraud

    WASHINGTON — Former city of Detroit Health Department lead inspector Donald Patterson was sentenced today to three years and 10 months in prison and 24 months of supervised release on wire fraud charges stemming from an U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) investigation. In July 2010, Patterson pleaded guilty and admitted he accepted cash to provide a clean bill of health to homes in ...

  • Become ESOS Lead Assessor with Certification Europe

    A one-stop course that provides a unique certification to assess organisation towards ESOS requirements in the UK and beyond. A few days after the introduction of the Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme Regulations 2014 (ESOS) in the UK, we can proudly state that delegates who will successfully complete our  ...


    By Certification Europe

  • AWWA launches online Lead Resource Community

    With the crisis in Flint, Michigan vaulting lead risks into the public consciousness, the American Water Works Association has launched a web-based Lead Resource Community accessible to water professionals, media and the general public. The ...

  • US sets new rules for lead-based paint

    To further protect children from exposure to lead-based paint, EPA is issuing new rules for contractors who renovate or repair housing, child-care facilities or schools built before 1978. Under the new rules, workers must follow lead-safe work practice standards to reduce potential exposure to dangerous levels of lead during renovation and repair activities. 'While there has been a dramatic ...

  • Energy Institute to provide first ESOS Lead Assessors

    The Energy Institute (EI) has been approved by the Environment Agency to qualify Lead Assessors under the UK Government's Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS). From 17 October 2014, members of the EI’s Register of Professional Energy Consultants (RPEC) and the EI’s Chartered Energy Managers are eligible to conduct energy audits for organisations looking to comply with ESOS, a ...


    By Energy Institute (EI)

  • NEMEX is the UK’s leading energy conference and exhibition

    Visit the website at www.nemex-energy.co.uk for further information about speakers, conference topics, registration and exhibitors. So, the formal consultation process has ...


    By Faversham House Ltd.

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