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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:...

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...


Word of the Day
endocarp
  • The hard inner (usually woody) layer of the pericarp of some fruits (as peaches or plums or cherries or olives) that contains the seed.
This word comes from the Greek 'endon,' in, within, plus the Greek 'karpos', fruit.
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