HazMat Management

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Health & Safety


May 22, 2017 News

38th Amendment of the IMDG Code becomes mandatory in 2018

by hazmat management editor

Are you up to date on the regulations for handling and transporting Dangerous Goods? The IMDG Code or International Maritime Dangerous Goods Code is accepted as an international guideline to the safe transportation or shipment of dangerous goods or hazardous

May 22, 2017 News

Forecast on the Chemical Detection Equipment Market

by hazmat management editor

There is a growing demand in the Hazmat industry for equipment that can rapidly identify chemical or biological agents involved hazmat incident.  Chemical detection equipment are generally used to identify the presence and intensity of chemical agents in soil, air

May 22, 2017 News

CBRN Detection Technologies Market predicted to be $10 Billion by 2022

by hazmat management editor

Chemical, biological, radiological and nuclear defense (CBRN defense or CBRNE defense) is protective measures taken in situations in which chemical, biological, radiological or nuclear warfare (including terrorism) hazards may be present. A recent market report prepared by Market Insight Reports

May 22, 2017 News

Global Hazardous Waste Handling Automation Market

by hazmat management editor

Research and Markets recently released a report on The Global Hazardous Waste Handling Automation Market.  According to the report, the global hazardous waste handling automation market is expected to grow at a Compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 8.50% for

May 15, 2017 News

Toronto Transit Commission names Spill Response Provider

by hazmat management editor

The Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) recently announced that QM Environmental, a Canadian environmental and industrial services company, had been named as the emergency spill response provider for the organization.   The TTC is responsible for providing public transit for the 2.8

May 14, 2017 News

AntiFog Expanded-View Visor for Hazmat Situations

by hazmat management editor

One of the most perplexing problems for protective clothing users now has a clear solution — literally.  An AntiFog Expanded-View Visor, developed by Kappler, means no more fogged-up face visors for gas-tight suit wearers.  A video demonstration may be viewed

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

Company pays $3.5 million in law suit alleging illegal Hazwaste Disposal

by John Nicholson

Big Lots Stores Inc. was recently ordered to pay more than $3.5 million in fines following settlement of a lawsuit alleging illegal hazardous waste disposal at its 206 California stores and a distribution center.  The law suit, filed by 35

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

New Sensors Monitor Temperature of Dangerous Goods in Real Time

by hazmat editor

Nexiot AG (a company specializing in complex systems, and ultra low-power imbedded technology) recently announced that it is customizing its zero-maintenance smart sensor system for Bertschi Group’s tank containers, to monitor the temperature of dangerous goods and help ensure safe

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