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  • 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 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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 Markit

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...


  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • Climate change: The European Parliament leads by example

    Climate change is something that needs to be addressed by everybody, including public institutions. It's a well-known adage that actions speak louder than words, which is the reason the European Parliament is planning to cut its CO2 emissions 30% by 2020. It is already at work. Since 2007, the Parliament has implemented the Economic Management and Audit scheme standard (EMAS), it uses ...

  • Alabama authorized to implement the lead renovation program (AL)

    On November 16, 2010, the State of Alabama received authorization to administer and enforce EPA’s Lead Renovation, Repair, and Painting (RRP) Program. The authorization became effective upon EPA’s receipt of the State’s certified Renovation Authorization Application which was submitted by Alabama Governor Bob Riley. Attorney General, Troy King has certified that the Alabama ...

  • Hazmat training comes to Chattanooga

    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 Dallas

    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 Richmond

    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 Charlotte

    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 ...

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