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October 1, 1998 Feature

AFFF foams (October 01, 1998)

by Hazmat Management

This letter is written in response to Dan Oleksiuk’s letter to the editor in the August/September issue of HMM. The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) is the leading organization for the deve…

October 1, 1998 Feature

New CEO at Philip

by Hazmat Management

On October 14, Philip Services Corp. replaced Chief Executive Officer Felix Pardo with Interim CEO John McGregor, a principal of Jay Alix & Associates, a Michigan-based consulting firm that specialize…

October 1, 1998 Feature

Blood dumping

by Hazmat Management

On October 4, the Ontario media reported that funeral homes and hospitals may soon be able to dump diseased blood down the drain under proposed changes to the province’s waste management rules. The am…

October 1, 1998 Feature

“IT” for “ISO”

by Glenna Ford, LL.B.

As a result of public concern about the environmental sustainability of human activities, businesses around the world are under increasing pressure to reduce or eliminate the environmental impacts of …

October 1, 1998 Feature

Ground- Level Ozone O3 mw: 48.00

by Ronald Brecher, Ph.D.

Toxicity summaryHuman health: Inhalation is the primary route of exposure to ozone. Sensitive populations include children, individuals exercising outdoors, and individuals with underlying respiratory…

September 1, 1998 Feature

Total Safety acquires Hazco

by Hazmat Management

On June 4, Total Safety, Inc., based in Houston, Texas signed a purchase agreement to acquire Hazco Services, Inc., a Dayton, Ohio-based wholly-owned subsidiary of Mine Safety Appliances Inc. Operatin…

September 1, 1998 Feature

Combustion operator certification

by Hazmat Management

Operators and supervisory personnel at hazardous waste, medical waste, and municipal waste combustion facilities will have an opportunity to be certified through the American Society of Mechanical Eng…

September 1, 1998 Feature

Storage Vaults

by Gordana Nikolic

The Underwriters’ Laboratories of Canada (ULC) links regulatory authorities, insurance agencies, manufacturers, and suppliers and also operates as a Standards Writing Organization. The latest developm…

September 1, 1998 Feature

Fire Safety Code of Practice

by Melanie Franner

Ensuring the safe storage of potentially hazardous materials is a point of concern for every owner or manager of a recycling or waste handling operation. A special committee, consisting of several rep…

September 1, 1998 Feature

New Ontario Haz-Waste Fees Proposed

by Dennis Tolson

The Ontario Ministry of the Environment has proposed several cost recovery measures designed to generate revenue. The purpose of these measures is to partially cover the expense of managing hazardous …

September 1, 1998 Feature

ISO 14000 certification

by Hazmat Management

On June 29, the Quality Certification Bureau Inc. (QCB) ISO 14000 Series Registration was launched at the Advanced Technology Centre in the Edmonton Research Park. The Edmonton, Alberta-based QCB is c…

September 1, 1998 Feature

Confounded by Confinement?

by Tim Morrison

A variety of myths surround confined-space safety, to the detriment of workers. The top myths are:A “confined space” is any place where exiting is difficult.Confined spaces are very dangerous plac…