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March 26, 2017 News

Cloud Delivery of Product Safety, Dangerous Goods, and Scientific Content

by John Nicholson

3E Company, a provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, recently announced that its product safety, dangerous goods, and scientific content can now be accessed via the cloud for seamless integration with the SAP® Environment,

March 26, 2017 News

Dangerous Goods Conference – Mississauga, April 28th

by John Nicholson

IDC Technologies is hosting the 2nd Dangerous Goods Conference on April 28th in Mississauga, Ontario.  The early bird discount runs out on the 31st March so if you want to take advantage of the 10% off then please forward your

March 12, 2017 News

U.S. EPA adds Subsurface Intrusion to the Superfund Hazard Ranking System

by Hazmat Management Editor

The U.S. EPA has finalized a proposal to expand the hazards that qualify sites for the Superfund National Priorities List (NPL).  The U.S. EPA assesses sites using the Hazard Ranking System (HRS), which quantifies negative impacts to air, groundwater, surface

March 12, 2017 News

Robots Mapping and Cleaning Nuclear Sites

by Hazmat Management Editor

As report in Sputnik News, a team of researchers at the University of Manchester in Great Britain has been awarded a grant by the UK Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to develop a robotic system equipped with a wider

March 12, 2017 News

Environmental Health and Safety Market Analysis

by John Nicholson

According to a market analysis report prepared by Grand View Research Inc., the global environmental health and safety market is expected to reach $96.18 billion (USD) by 2025.  The increasing number of regulations imposed by environmental protection and governmental agencies

March 12, 2017 News

MPs Vote to Continue Marathon Talkfest as “Strategy” for Disposal of Mercury in CFLs

by Kathleen Cooper, Canadian Environmental Law Association

When I was about seven years old I recall my mother getting very upset upon breaking a thermometer.  On her knees and chasing shiny globules of mercury across the kitchen floor, she told me it was poison.  Suitably impressed I

March 12, 2017 News

Health & Safety Conference & Trade Show – Toronto, May 2-3, 2017

by Hazmat Management Editor

Workplace Safety and Prevention Services is hosting Partners in Prevention 2017 Conference and Trade on May 2nd and 3rd.  The event will be held at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario.  The conference features two days of keynote speakers, cutting-edge

March 3, 2017 News

Emergency Response Training Exercises Conducted in Quebec

by John Nicholson

As reported by Canadian Underwriter, Transport Canada (TC) and Defence Research and Development Canada (DRDC) recently conducted a field exercise designed to improve Canada’s response capabilities in the event of an incident involving a train carrying flammable liquids, such as

March 3, 2017 News

World Distribution Report on Hazardous Waste Treatment & Disposal Lines

by John Nicholson

Research and Markets recently issued a market report on hazardous waste treatment and disposal lines.  The report covers the years 1997 to the present and provides forecasts to 2020 and from 2021 to 2028. Included in the report is a

March 3, 2017 News

Market Report on Environmental Testing and Analytical Services Sector

by Hazmat Management Editor

Environmental Business International recently released a market report on the environmental testing and analytical services sector in the United States.  The report provides an analysis of the markets, competition, customer needs, and technology, pricing and M&A trends in the $2.0-billion

March 3, 2017 News

Five Reasons to perform a Hazardous Building Materials Assessment before every property purchase

by Bob Greene, PE, PG, CIH, LEED AP, GLE Associates

Investors, owners, and banks know that a Property Condition Assessment (PCA) is a must on every new commercial property purchase.  Increasingly, these individuals are likewise recognizing the limits of the PCA to fully cover their potential liability.  Along with reserve

March 3, 2017 News

Business Continuity half-day workshop – London, ON – March 24th

by John Nicholson

The Ontario Association of Emergency Managers, in partnership with the City of London, Ontario and the Disaster Recovery Information Exchange (DRIE), is presenting a Business Continuity half-day workshop.  The event will take place on March 24th from 8am to 12pm.