Do you know the difference between hazards and risks? We answer the question swimmers should ask themselves before getting in the water and what hazmat pros must know before every shipment in this special Shark Week article.
EPA officials have announced an $11.5 million proposal to address hazardous waste contamination at the Mansfield Trail Dump Superfund Site in Byram, NJ. These cleanup initiatives include a cap on former dump areas, treatment of contaminated groundwater, and removal of contaminated soil with assistance from local officials.
The Kearny Fire Department released a statement on June 6 outlining plans to begin site remediation on June 11. This would signal that there is no longer an active threat to public health, and any cleanup that is still underway has been contained.
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.
If I send my employee to a HAZWOPER training course, will it cover their annual RCRA hazardous waste personnel training?
2019 marks the 40th anniversary of the commencement of cleanup activities at the “Valley of the Drums” in Brooks, Kentucky. Now seems like as good a time as any to review the history, current statistics, and interesting facts about Superfund sites across the United States.
Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Deputy Director of Enforcement Programs Patrick Kapust announced the ten most commonly cited OSHA safety standards for workplaces in Fiscal Year 2018, which ended September 30, 2018.
Want to know if there are any Superfund sites in your backyard?
Four popular Lion Technology training programs have been nominated for Best Safety Training 2018 in ISHN’s Readers’ Choice Awards! Submit your vote and let the world know you completed the best training available.
The US Chemical Safety Board this week released a new video and case study that detail the October 2016 release of chlorine gas from a grain processing and distilling facility in Atchison, Kansas.
Get to know the top 5 changes to OSHA’s
revised GHS Hazard Communication Standard
at 29 CFR 1910.1200 and how the updates
impacts employee safety at your facility.