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10/13/2022

Hazmat Responders Can Submit Feedback for ERG 2024

US DOT PHMSA invites emergency responders to submit feedback about the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) to inform development of the 2024 edition.

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09/14/2022

Meet America's 5 Newest Superfund Sites

On September 9, US EPA added five sites to the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL). The NPL is a list of locations prioritized for longer-term cleanup action due to contamination with hazardous substances.  

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08/09/2021

Is HAZWOPER Training Required to Clean Up a Chemical Spill?

Recognizing incidents that are “emergency releases” subject to the HAZWOPER Standard in 29 CFR 1910.120 will help employers effectively train and prepare employees who respond to emergencies and/or clean up incidental spills involving hazardous chemicals.   

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07/28/2021

Chemical Leak at Texas Plant Kills Two Workers

On July 27, 2021, a Texas chemical processing plant experienced an acidic leak that killed two contractors, injured dozens of employees, and sent several people to the hospital.

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07/15/2021

New at Lion.com: 24 Hour HAZWOPER for Hazmat Technicians

Lion's new 24-Hour HAZWOPER online course provides 24 hours of classroom competency training required by OSHA for hazardous materials technicians in 29 CFR 1910.120(q)(6)(iii). 

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07/14/2021

Who Needs 24 Hour HAZWOPER Training?

To provide 24 Hour HAZWOPER training that effectively prepares employees to carry out their responsibilities, employers must understand how OSHA organizes the regulations in 29 CFR 1910.120.  

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05/24/2021

What is a HAZWOPER Hazardous Substance?

To know if you and your employees are subject to OSHA's HAZWOPER training and safety standards, you first need to know how exactly those regulations defines the term "hazardous substance."  

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11/09/2020

HAZWOPER Hot, Warm, and Cold Zones

A typical emergency response scene consists of three zones: The exclusion zone, the contamination reduction zone, and the support zone. 

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09/22/2020

Is HAZWOPER Refresher Training Always 8 Hours?

Is 8 hours the only acceptable length for a HAZWOPER refresher training? We dive in to OSHA's regulations to dispel this common misconception and give you some clarity about what's required for emergency responders, site cleanup personnel, and TSDF employees under the HAZWOPER Standard in 29 CFR 1910.120.

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08/31/2020

NJ Chemical Leak Results in Two Injuries and a Shelter-in-Place Order

Approximately 200 gallons of titanium tetrachloride were accidentally released at a plastics refining facility in Edison, NJ. Town officials issued an emergency shelter-in-place order and two individuals at a nearby business reported respiratory complications.

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