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May 7, 2017 News

The Development and Implementation of Oil Spill Technology in Europe

by Hazmat Management Editor

As reported in the Hellenic Shipping News, a mix of methods plus more interest from the private sector characterise the development of oil spill technology and methods in and around ports. More efficient chemicals, boats and booms are all coming

May 7, 2017 News

Template to Help Create OSHA HazCom Written Plan

by John Nicholson

VelocityEHS, the cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, recently announced the availability of its new MSDSonline Written HazCom Plan Template aimed at helping EHS professionals save time and money in researching and compiling their OSHA-required written plans.

April 30, 2017 News

Opportunity in the U.S. for Oil Spill Response Training

by hazmat management editor

The U.S. Naval Facilities Engineering and Expeditionary Warfare Center in Port Hueneme, California, is soliciting proposals for a contract to provide Oil Spill Response Training via instruction of three classes–Facility Response Plan Training, Spill Management Team Training, and New Skimmer

April 30, 2017 News

Outlook of the Global Emergency Spills Response Market

by John Nicholson

Fior Markets recently issued a market study report entitled “The Emergency Spill Response Market Research Report.”  The report is a professional and in-depth study on industry Size, Share, Trends, Growth, Application, Consumption Volume and Value, Forecast, Supply, Production, Price, Professional

April 30, 2017 News

Nanotechnology Innovation and Oil Spill Clean-up

by John Nicholson

Nanotechnology has had a multitude of applications: from healthcare to textiles to new consumer gadgets, innovative new uses for nanotechnology are constantly emerging.  It has now found a new role, with University of Alberta-based nanotechnology accelerator Ingenuity Lab using it

April 23, 2017 News

E-Bikes Part of Emergency Response Network

by editor, Hazmat Management

As reported in Israel21C, Israel’s national ambulance, blood-services, and disaster-relief organization (Magen David Adom – MDA) recently launched a new emergency response unit called “Life Riders” that consists of emergency response personnel being equipment with electric bicycles (“e-bikes”). Each of

April 23, 2017 News

Canada supports the listing of chrysotile asbestos to the Rotterdam Convention

by editor, Hazmat Management

In December 2016, the Government of Canada announced a government-wide strategy to protect Canadians from exposure to asbestos.  As part of this strategy, Environment and Climate Change Canada and Health Canada are developing new regulations to prohibit asbestos and products

April 23, 2017 News

U.S. PHMSA Issues Final Rule Harmonizing HMRs with International Standards

by John Nicholson

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) recently issued a final rule to amend the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR) to maintain consistency with international regulations and standards (82 Fed. Reg. 15796). The rule incorporates

April 23, 2017 News

Recent Technology Advances for Effective Oil Spill Response

by editor, Hazmat Management

Collaborators from Exxon Mobil Corporation and Oil Spill Response Ltd. recently presented a conference paper at the SPE Health, Safety, Security, Environment, & Social Responsibility Conference on technology advances for effective oil spill response. In their conference paper, they claim

April 23, 2017 News

Hand-held Chemical Compound Detection Device for Hazmat Situations

by editor, Hazmat Management

As reported by InsideNova , the Arlington Virginia fire department recently purchased a device that detect various chemical compounds that it claims will give them a major leg up in confronting hazardous-materials situations. Using U.S. federal grant funds, the Arlington

April 23, 2017 News

Innovation in Packaging for Dangerous Goods

by editor, Hazmat Management

The Mauser Group, headquartered in Germany, recently introduced a packaging call skINliner™ that it claims to be a barrier technology that combines the advanced barrier performance of multilayer plastic film technology (e.g. against hydrocarbons and/or oxygen) with the logistical and

April 23, 2017 News

Dangerous Goods Conference – April 28th

by John Nicholson

If you would still like to attend the upcoming 2nd Dangerous Goods Conference in Mississauga, Ontario on April 28th 2017 then IDC Technologies are offering a last minute 50% off special. Please send the attached registration form directly to conferences@idc-online.com