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2013-10-17 16:20:13

OTTAWA, Oct. 17, 2013 /CNW/ - Today, the Honourable Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport, acted to further enhance safety in the transportation of dangerous goods by directing that a protective direction be issued requiring any person who imports or transports crude oil to conduct classification tests on crude oil. "As the Speech from the Throne reiterated yesterday, our government remains committed to taking action to protect public safety, and we will take targeted action to...

2013-07-19 23:21:16

A new affiliation between 360training.com, who provides online courses through its affiliate OSHA Pros, and Columbia Southern University increases value of OSHA Pros Training. Students who graduate the OSHA Pros Hazwoper 40-hour training now earn credits towards an Associate degree in Occupational Health & Safety. Richardson, TX (PRWEB) July 19, 2013 OSHA Pros, LP, a partner of 360training.com and a major provider of online occupational safety training through its branded websites,...

2013-06-27 23:51:48

New Oklahoma water plant operators will be trained, tested and placed in a job, thanks to a recent grant given to Rose State College by the Environmental Protection Agency. http://www.rose.edu/oklahoma-environmental-training-center Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 According to a release from the Environmental Protection Agency, Rose State College in Oklahoma City was one of two institutions in a six-state region to receive the grant, almost $200,000, to train water plant...

2013-06-18 08:32:42

NEWARK, N.J., June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- When workers handle hazardous waste or ship hazardous materials, training is not just a good idea, it's the law. According to the EPA, workers who handle hazardous waste must receive training annually. A course offered by Environmental Resource Center in Newark, N.J., this month fulfills this annual training requirement. Students will learn how to: identify, accumulate, minimize, and ship hazardous waste; develop a contingency plan; and...

2013-06-12 23:16:43

A Florida-based company has dramatically reduced the cost of its OSHA accepted online courses. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Representatives with SafteyOnlineNetwork.com announced today that the prices for its OSHA 10 hour, OSHA 30 Hour and Hazwoper 40 Hour courses have been reduced to help construction workers in need of OSHA training to work on a job. “The SafetyOnlineNetwork is pleased to offer our OSHA 10, OSHA 30, and Hazwoper 40 Hour courses at new low prices,” said...

2012-06-26 06:20:35

ARLINGTON, Va., June 26, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Association of Chemical Distributors (NACD) filed comments yesterday in response to a notice of proposed rulemaking from the Department of Transportation Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) published in the April 26, 2012 Federal Register regarding Docket Number PHMSA-2011-0138 (HM-218G), Hazardous Materials: Miscellaneous Amendments (RRR). (Logo:...

2012-05-10 06:21:47

WAUSAU, Wis., May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- /Continental Who's Who/- Michelle started her career in Environmental Services as an Environmental Specialist with ONYX, where she prepared hazardous material and hazardous waste shipments for transport. She then transitioned into providing information to communities on how to manage household hazardous materials and finally worked in the capacity of regulatory compliance as a consultant and as a company point person. Additionally, Michelle...

2012-04-11 06:21:43

NORFOLK, Va., April 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE: NSC) has earned the TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness and Emergency Response) National Achievement Award for 2011. This is the twelfth time - and the tenth consecutive year - that Norfolk Southern has received the award that recognizes extraordinary achievement in support of efforts to prepare communities to respond to a possible hazardous materials transportation incident. In 2011, Norfolk...

2012-03-20 06:21:49

Regulation protects workers from dangerous chemicals, helps American businesses compete worldwide WASHINGTON, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- To better protect workers from hazardous chemicals, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has revised its Hazard Communication Standard, aligning it with the United Nations' global chemical labeling system. The new standard, once implemented, will prevent an estimated 43 deaths and result in an...

2011-10-31 09:00:00

Masy Systems, Inc. Obtains US DOT Certification Through Hazardous Materials Ground and Air Shipping Training Pepperell, MA (PRWEB) October 31, 2011 Masy Systems, Inc. in Lomar Park, Pepperell, a provider of quality services for the pharmaceutical, biotech and medical device industries announced that two members of their Biostorage team have completed the necessary training for proper handling of BioHazardous Material when shipping via ground and air. Melissa Gravel and Greg Kelly,...