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2013-12-17 23:27:42

As winter sets in across Europe, UK newspapers are reporting that utility companies in Britain are forecasting power blackouts as their reliable capacity drops while rising carbon taxes and subsidies for wind farms make utilities operations unprofitable and the grid unmanageable. Friends of Science say carbon taxes are an unnecessary burden as the sun is the main driver of climate change, not carbon dioxide. Calgary, Alberta, Canada (PRWEB) December 17, 2013 As people are shivering under...

2013-12-12 12:23:01

Western Riverside Council of Governments and the HERO Program receive Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award SACRAMENTO, Calif., Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- California Gov. Jerry Brown presented the HERO Program with the Governor's Environmental and Economic Leadership Award. The state presented this award to recognize the success of the HERO Program, which is a public-private partnership between cities and counties and the private sector that empowers property...

2013-12-06 23:23:03

SiteHawk's GHS training course has helped train tens of thousands of employees on the new workplace label elements, updated safety data sheet format, and other key provisions of OSHA’s updated Hazard Communication. Nashville, TN (PRWEB) December 06, 2013 SiteHawk, the leading innovator in cloud-based SDS and chemical data management solutions, announced that their online GHS training course has helped train tens of thousands of employees on the new workplace label elements, updated...

2013-11-24 23:01:29

According to the phased implementation of the revised Hazard Communication Standards, OSHA is requiring employers to train their workers on these new standards by December 1, 2013. Salt Lake City, UT (PRWEB) November 24, 2013 According to the phased implementation of the revised Hazard Communication Standards, OSHA is requiring employers to train their workers on these new standards by December 1, 2013. OSHA made revisions to its Hazard Communication Standard in March of 2012 to align...

2013-11-14 23:31:40

The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has recently updated the Hazard Communication Standard, which will affect millions of workplaces across the United States. Discount Labels is taking steps now to ensure that companies will be able to make the proper label changes quickly and smoothly. New Albany, IN (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 The Occupational Safety & Health Administration has recently updated the Hazard Communication Standard. The change includes adopting the United...

2013-11-13 23:03:57

With the recently elected Coalition Government planning to repeal the carbon tax, industry operating conditions are expected to change. For this reason, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Pollution Testing Services industry in Australia. Melbourne, Australia (PRWEB) November 14, 2013 Environmental concerns within society, and government legislation to reduce pollution levels, benefit the Pollution Testing Services industry. This is due to growing external...

2013-11-06 23:00:27

Fenstermaker publishes a new white paper on permitting as part of its ongoing initiative to provide accessible information about current environmental policies with instructions urging companies to remain in compliance with the latest regulations and procedures. (PRWEB) November 06, 2013 Mariah Lowrey, an Environmental Specialist at Fenstermaker, recently published a white paper on air permitting to emphasize the increased monitoring of potential environmental impacts caused by companies....

2013-10-31 23:26:24

Tempe based Safety Services Company is offering all employers access to a series of complimentary downloadable meetings designed to fulfill the December, 1 2013 Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Chemical Classification training requirement. Tempe-Ariz. (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Tempe based Safety Services Company is offering all employers access to a series of complimentary downloadable meetings designed to fulfill the December, 1 2013 Globally Harmonized System (GHS) of Chemical...

2013-10-31 23:25:27

Audit and Compliance Guidance For Environmental, Health & Safety (EHS) Requirements Involving Hazardous Chemicals North Vancouver, British Columbia (PRWEB) October 31, 2013 Specialty Technical Publishers, premier North American publisher of audit, compliance and risk solutions, today announced the release of the first in a three-part series of complimentary eBooks to help organizations manage chemicals safely. Organizations that deal with hazardous chemicals must increasingly fulfill...

2013-10-31 08:26:05

Millions of Businesses and Workers Required to Comply with new GHS Standard by December 1, 2013 CHICAGO, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Grainger (NYSE: GWW), the leading broad line supplier of maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) products serving businesses and institutions, is offering support and tools to help customers meet December 1, 2013 training requirements for the new Globally Harmonized System (GHS) standard. As has been reported, the Occupational Safety and Health...