HazMat Management

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Health & Safety


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

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

April 17, 2017 News

Free Online Emergency Response Tools

by Hazmat Management Editor

FLIR recently announced the launch of its new educational resource, FLIR PRIMED – Prepare, Recognize, Input, Monitor, Experience, Decision – a free, online tool that provides First Responders with best practices for HAZMAT accidents and Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear and/or

April 9, 2017 News

Canada’s position on upcoming international meetings on chemical agreements

by John Nicholson

The Canadian Environmental Law Association, a not-for-profit non-government organization, recently made a submission to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) that makes recommendations on Canada’s position for the upcoming international meetings of Parties to key chemicals agreements to

April 9, 2017 News

Safety of Hazardous Materials Video Training

by John Nicholson

Videotel™, part of KVH Industries, offers a comprehensive training package designed to enable sail ship crew and shipping office staff to become familiar with the rules governing the carriage of hazardous materials.  These rules are specified in the U.S. Code