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September 1, 1998 Feature

Environment Canada budget estimates need clarity

by Hazmat Management

Most government “estimates” are like the financial statements prepared by corporations. Estimates report on last year’s spending and project the new year’s government budget. As such, the estimates ar…

September 1, 1998 Feature

New testing laboratory

by Hazmat Management

As announced on July 28, Dr. James E. Axelson (an expert in pharmaceutical analysis, pharmacokinetics, and drug metabolism) and ASL Analytical Laboratories Ltd. (a leading Canadian environmental testi…

September 1, 1998 Feature

Unfinished Business

by Hazmat Management

The results of an audit recently released by Canada’s Office of the Auditor General shows that the country’s efforts to aid in the recovery of the ozone layer have lost momentum and continues to put c…

September 1, 1998 Feature

BEAC compliance certification

by Hazmat Management

On June 22, the Board of Environmental Auditor Certifications (BEAC), based in Altamonte Springs, Florida launched its environmental compliance certification program. Following acceptance and growth o…

September 1, 1998 Feature

OSHA memo regarding respiratory protection

by Hazmat Management

On August 3, OSHA issued a memorandum to all regional administrators concerning questions and answers on the revised Respiratory Protection Standard, 29 CFR 1910.134. The intent of the “question and a…

September 1, 1998 Feature

Industrial Accident Preparedness

by Paul L'Arriv

How prepared are North American communities for industrial accidents? Information collected from across Canada by the Major Industrial Accidents Council of Canada (MIACC), as part of the “Partnerships…

September 1, 1998 Feature

Model lab

by Hazmat Management

A new standard has been set for privatization of federal facilities as MSE Technology Applications, Inc. makes the transition from being a government-owned, contractor-operated laboratory to become a …

September 1, 1998 Feature

An update on Philip Services Corp. changes

by Hazmat Management

After a six-month investigation, Philip Services Corp., the Hamilton, Ontario-based waste recycling company, filed a claim in Ontario Court on July 30 seeking US$150-million in damages (for fraud and …

September 1, 1998 Feature

Ten Steps to an Effective Fire Safety Plan

by Bruce Weaver

Readers across North America will be interested in a new guide recently released by the Ontario Office of the Fire Marshal, Fire Safety Planning Guideline for Recycling Facilities and Waste Processing…

September 1, 1998 Feature

Nortel’s environmental progress report

by Hazmat Management

Northern Telecom’s (Nortel) 1997 Progress Report on Environment, Health and Safety is the sixth annual report issued by the Richardson, Texas-based company with the goal of keeping the public informed…

September 1, 1998 Feature

Environment and the Y2K Bug

by Philip E.J.Green

What is the “main thing” in business? Staying in business (and prospering). What does “the environment” have to do with the main thing? This question may be answered by exploring parallels in another …

September 1, 1998 Feature

Current News on Storage

by Wayne Geyer & Wayne Stellmach

To a casual observer, the storage tank industry might seem rather staid and unremarkable. Regulations, codes, and tank standards have long been developed and are pretty much “old hat,” right? Think ag…