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19
DEC
2016

Employees Preparing Hazardous Waste Materials For Shipment

Most employers know their business well. They know their competitors, know how best to build their products and they know how to successfully get their product to the customer. What most employers DON’T know is that if they have employees who prepare hazardous materials for...
17
SEP
2016

Hazardous Waste Disposal

There are more than 500,000 shipments of hazardous waste materials every day. And there are specific guidelines and rules in place to make sure all these shipments are completed in a proper and safe manner. The majority of these shipments are transported by trucks that make up...
15
AUG
2016

New Global Harmonizing System In Effect

The new Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) is now in effect. All chemicals shipped by manufacturers and distributors should now meet the OSHA GHS requirements and the packaging, marking and labeling requirements for hazardous materials...
28
JUL
2016

The Truth About Confined Spaces

Based on years of gathering information on confined space fatalities and also on testimony of the hazards involved, the Final Rule for Permit-Required Confined Spaces became effective on April of 1993. Since the rule applies to all general industry, a performance-oriented...
20
JUN
2016

Non-Hazardous Does Not Mean Harmless

Many companies generate only non-regulated non-hazardous wastes from their processes. Do not be lulled into a false sense of security. Non-hazardous does not mean harmless! There are federal, state and even local regulations regarding the treatment processes for these types of...
21
MAY
2016

Skeletons In The Closet?

This week we cleaned out an old building for a client and came across all sorts of obsolete chemicals and universal wastes. They were tucked into every nook, cranny, and closet. You know how it is. The company is not using that particular brand of degreaser anymore,...
21
FEB
2016

Let Sleeping Dogs Lie?

Most of us move at such a pace that if something isn’t a current problem, we ignore it in favor of the most recent ‘fire’ to put out. Sometimes, regular maintenance seems like an unnecessary nuisance in our busy work world. It invariably gets moved to the back...
18
NOV
2015

Diesel On The Highway

Among the many environmental solutions we provide is Emergency Response. Just recently, we were called to the scene of an accident involving an 18-wheeler tractor trailer which overturned, spilling its just-filled tanks of diesel alongside the highway, which impacted the soil,...
19
OCT
2015

ADEM Inspections

Think ADEM isn’t serious about Universal Waste? Think again! Last month, the Alabama Department of Environmental Management (ADEM) inspected a facility; making observations in various areas of the plant. In one particular area, universal wastes were being collected in an open and...
16
JUL
2015

Identifying Labels On Hazardous Waste Drums

Often we get phone calls from generators who want to know what it will cost to dispose of “drums” on their property. Many times, the person calling does not even know what is in the drums. The drums may have no labels or other identifying stickers. In most cases, the drums have...
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