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2010-10-31 00:13:30

On the tail of National Fire Prevention Month, and in addition to their Fire Safety program, St. John Ambulance would like to invite the Saskatchewan public to view the additional courses offered through their online catalog. Employers can access the resources they need, cost effectively, in order to train their employees in a variety of specific areas. Group rates or bulk pricing are available. (Vocus) October 30, 2010 On the tail of National Fire Prevention Month, and in addition to...

2010-09-16 13:28:00

NORFOLK, Va., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- A special train will travel across Alabama Sept. 20-24 to provide emergency preparedness training to first responders as part of the 2010 Norfolk Southern TRANSCAER Whistle-Stop Tour. TRANSCAER (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) is a nationwide program that assists communities in preparing for and responding to a possible hazardous material transportation incident. "The TRANSCAER Whistle-Stop Tour brings emergency...

2010-09-13 10:54:00

HELSINKI, September 13, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- The EU Regulation on Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) places new legal obligations on chemical companies operating in the EU market. By 1 December 2010, they are required to classify and label their hazardous substances according to the CLP rules. To view the Multimedia News Release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/prne/echa/44215/ Industry has to notify the classification and labelling of substances...

2010-09-10 07:23:00

HONOLULU, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- After rigorous testing performed by the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), the innovative decontamination product, DeconGel®, has met requirements for safe transport to the U.S. Department of Energy's Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico for disposal of transuranic waste (TRU). To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click:...

2010-08-12 07:45:00

PITTSBURGH, Aug. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- Draeger Safety Inc. today introduced a new single exposure, disposable, Level A gas-tight chemical protective suit for hazardous materials (hazmat) incidents. Called the Draeger CPS 5900, the fully-encapsulated suit is specially designed to provide complete protection against hazardous gases, liquids and particles. Draeger offers a wide range of proven and innovative products for fire and emergency services with a focus on personal safety and hazard...

2010-07-07 09:41:00

WASHINGTON, July 7 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- U.S. Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health Dr. David Michaels today issued the following statement regarding training for Gulf Coast oil spill clean-up: "Employees hired to be supervisors in the onshore and marine cleanup are required to receive extensive training. A rigorous 40-hour program is required under OSHA's Hazardous Waste Operation and Emergency Response Standard. "In order to meet the certifications of this...

2010-07-07 08:00:00

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Green Earth Technologies (Pink Sheets: GETG) announced today that they have satisfied the requirements contained in Title 40 of the CFR section 300.915 of the National Oil and Hazardous Substance Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP), allowing G-MARINE(TM) OSC-1809 Surface Washing Agent to be listed on the NCP Product Schedule under the Surface Washing Agent category. The surface washing agent may now be authorized for use by Federal...

2010-07-07 07:00:00

LAKE FOREST, Ill., July 7 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Stericycle Inc. (Nasdaq: SRCL), a leader in healthcare-related services that protects people and reduces risk, announced it has been awarded a new contract by Premier Purchasing Partners, LP, the group purchasing unit of Premier Inc. The national agreement for Stericycle's Hazardous Waste service, effective July 1, 2010, is available to 2,300 acute care hospital members of the Premier healthcare alliance. Also in the agreement are two...

2010-06-24 17:37:00

CHICAGO, June 24 /PRNewswire/ -- Joe Hazmat, Green Planet Beverage's new brand icon, will make his first appearance in Huntington Beach, Calif. on June 26 and 27 during the Corona Light Wide Open beach volleyball tour. Green Planet is the official bottled water sponsor for the event. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100624/CG26555) (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20100624/CG26555) Dressed in a hazardous material suit imprinted with the Green Planet logo, Joe...

2010-06-03 08:30:00

NEWARK, N.J., June 3 /PRNewswire/ -- Legislation recently introduced to overhaul the nation's outdated chemical law is a 'no-brainer' -- so much so that the industry itself largely supports the move. Given the complexities of the global marketplace, however, the Safe Chemicals Act of 2010 easily could lead to unintended consequences that harm the U.S. economy at the worst possible time, asserted James A. Kosch, a shareholder on LeClairRyan's Newark-based Tort Defense Team. "As they begin...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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