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2011-01-11 10:50:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 11, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- To help assure compliance with the environmental regulations, including the new mandatory greenhouse gas reporting rules and SPCC plan deadlines, Lion Technology will present comprehensive regulatory compliance workshops in the area. Key topics include air quality, water quality, chemical controls, and waste management. The two-day workshops will be held in Philadelphia on January 20-21, White Plains on January 24-25, Boston on February 7-8, and in...

2010-12-08 07:23:00

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Lion online training quickly prepares shippers for critical components of the new 2011 rules for shipping hazmats by air. Companies that ship hazmats must be ready to ship under the new International Air Transport Association Dangerous Goods Regulations (IATA DGR), 52nd Edition, which go into effect January 1, 2011. There are hundreds of changes to the new edition; most notably are widespread changes to the packing rules and new rules for shipping...

2010-11-16 14:15:00

HUDSON, Mass., Nov. 16, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Calvin Teixeira's phone rang just before 2 a.m. in the small Massachusetts town of Hudson, 30 miles west of Boston. He was working the night shift at Spill Center, a 20-year-old company that manages environmental spills of hazardous materials and other regulated substances that pose a risk and require immediate cleanup. On the other end of the line was a client, a trucking company based in northwest Ohio. One of its tank trucks carrying a...

2010-11-16 00:00:48

KPA's new Elements service includes the essential elements of Hazard Communication and Emergency Response programs: written Hazard Communication plans, fire prevention and evacuation plans, required DOT HazMat training (49 CFR 172, Subpart H), an MSDS database and facility-specific chemical inventory, and instant access to all training records. Lafayette, CO (Vocus) November 15, 2010 By far the most common OSHA violations by auto dealers, oil changers, and service stations are related to...

2010-11-03 07:35:00

HONOLULU, Nov. 3, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Hungary's toxic sludge spill is being called one of Europe's top three environmental disasters of the past few decades. On October 4, an enormous chemical-filled reservoir maintained by an Alumina plant in Ajka, western Hungary ruptured, inundating several villages with nearly 200 million gallons of toxic sludge. Immediately upon hearing of the spill, CBI Polymers, a Hawaii-based company that specializes in a unique decontamination product called...

2010-11-02 00:00:37

KPA's DOT and MSDS service provides everything required by the DOT hazmat rules (49 CFR 172, Subpart H) including training, certification, a 24-hour hotline, and an on-demand Material Safety Data Sheet (MSDS) database with over 50,000 substances relevant for dealers, collision centers, and other automotive service companies. Lafayette, CO (Vocus) November 1, 2010 Because of heightened security concerns and recent hazmat transportation incidents, hazardous materials shipments have come under...

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:...


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vermicular
  • Like a worm in form or movement; vermiform; tortuous or sinuous; also, writhing or wriggling.
  • Like the track or trace of a worm; appearing as if worm-eaten; vermiculate.
  • Marked with fine, close-set, wavy or tortuous lines of color; vermiculated.
  • A form of rusticated masonry which is so wrought as to appear thickly indented with worm-tracks.
This word ultimately comes from the Latin 'vermis,' worm.
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