US DOT PHMSA invites emergency responders to submit feedback about the Emergency Response Guidebook (ERG) to inform development of the 2024 edition.
The City of Jennings, Missouri declared a State of Emergency on Thursday last week when a fire at an abandoned bowling ball factory created an “extremely complex and large-scale fire and hazmat situation” for local responders. A shelter-in-place order was issued for the city school district.
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.
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).
Investigators were deployed to the scene of a liquid nitrogen release in a Georgia poultry plant that killed six workers and hospitalized twelve others.
A typical emergency response scene consists of three zones: The exclusion zone, the contamination reduction zone, and the support zone.
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.
A large, three-part explosion at an oil refinery in South Philadelphia caused massive balls of fire to shoot into the sky and homes to shake in Delaware County, PA and South Jersey. An unintentional release of hydrocarbon vapors is thought to have partially caused the explosion, though it is currently under investigation.
The US Chemical Hazard and Safety investigation Board (CSB) this month called for EPA to initiate a review and update of its 1993 hydrofluoric acid (HF) study. CSB urges EPA to determine whether current risk management plans are adequate to prevent a catastrophic release of HF.
To facilitate recovery in states affected by the "bomb cyclone," flooding, and winter storms, DOT PHMSA issued two Emergency Hazmat Waivers last month.
Online training should not be a choice between convenience and quality. This guide presents four key considerations to help you choose online training that's convenient, up to date, and up to your standards.