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AHMP News
Thursday, April 25, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
AHMP and IHMM Announce Joint Ventures For Hazardous Materials Professional »
Bruce Donato, Chair of the Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals [AHMP], and Richie Spangler, Chair of the Institu...
Thursday, August 30, 2018   (1 Comment - view/add)
Help Us Welcome AHMP's New 2019 At-Large Directors! »
AHMP thanks all AHMP members who voted in the Board of Directors election that concluded on Sunday, August 26. AHMP also a...

Emergency Management and Security
Tuesday, October 2, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
How communities manage hazards during natural disasters »
By Pacific Standard Heavy rains following Hurricane Florence have raised concerns over the release of toxic materia...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Robot Hell: Fukushima Disaster Site 'Needs Smarter Bots' for Clean-Up »
By RT New ideas are essential for developing robots capable of surviving the devastating conditions of the damaged Fu...

Emerging Issues and Technologies
Tuesday, July 9, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
How to Handle Environmental Release Investigations »
By EHS Today Any kind of environmental release at one of your facilities creates the potential for distracting regul...
Monday, May 20, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA begins risk evaluation prioritization process for 40 chemicals »
By Safety + Health   The Environmental Protection Agency, in accordance with the Frank R. Lautenberg Chem...
Sunday, May 19, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA to hold first meeting of the Science Advisory Committee on chemicals »
By the EPA U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced it will hold the first meeting of the Science Advisor...
Saturday, May 18, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Update to chemical dashboard adds wealth of chemical and biological data and improves user interfac »
By EPA To ensure informed chemical safety decisions can be made about thousands of chemicals, scientists and decision...
Tuesday, April 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Draft Interim Recommendations for Addressing Groundwater Contaminated With PFOA and PFOS »
By the EPA   The EPA is seeking public comment on a draft set of recommendations for cleaning up groundwa...

Engineering
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Demolition Hazards in Construction »
By 360 Training Statistics from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) showed that almost 1,000 c...

Environmental Assessment and Site Remediation
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Baltimore approves study of toxic chemicals in river to help scientists figure out how to get rid of »
By The Washington Post Traces of toxic chemicals have persisted in waterways and animals for decades since the U.S....
Friday, June 2, 2017
EPA Advises Facility Operators to Minimize Releases during Hazardous Weather »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine As hurricane season approaches, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is iss...

Environmental Protection Issues
Monday, July 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Uncertainty Abounds Despite Clean Water Act Update »
By The National Law Review Last month marked the 50-year anniversary of one of the more infamous and impactful envir...
Friday, May 17, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Water sites in 43 states contaminated with toxic chemicals »
By Environmental Leader   According to the Environmental Working Group (EWG), the known extent of contamina...
Thursday, March 29, 2018
Frequent Questions About Implementing the Hazardous Waste Generator Improvements Final Rule »
EPA updated the hazardous waste generator regulations in a final rule published in the Federal Register on November 28, 20...
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
EPA wants environmental justice input on superfund push »
By Bloomberg The EPA wants its environmental justice advisers to take part in Administrator Scott Pruitt’s efforts...
Tuesday, March 13, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Pre-publication copy of the proposed rule adding aerosol cans to the universal waste regulations »
By EPA   EPA is providing a pre-publication version of the action that proposes to add hazardous waste aerosol...

HAZMAT Transportation
Tuesday, February 12, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
NTSB updates its most desired rail safety improvements »
By Progressive RailRoading The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently unveiled its 2019-20 list of mos...
Monday, October 15, 2018
Understanding hazmat transportation management »
By Supply Chain Review Whether the goal is to prevent accidents, preserve human lives, minimize adverse consequences...
Friday, March 9, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
UPS' special commodities program will ship dangerous goods »
By Supply Chain Dive   UPS has officially expanded its International Special Commodities (ISC) program, its p...
Monday, June 5, 2017
Key Requirements for Employees Transporting Hazmats »
By Occupational Health & Safety Between OSHA and EPA's training requirements, employees who handle hazardous mate...
Wednesday, March 29, 2017
Hazmat Traveling by Train Through Suburbs Raises Concerns »
By Daily Herald Nine railcars carrying liquid sulfur toppled over March 15 in Lake Forest, and not a drop spilled, aut...

Information Management
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
OSHA Creates Hazardous Waste Ops and Emergency Response Page »
By Facility Safety Management Magazine The Occupational Safety and Health Administration has created a Hazardous Waste...
Thursday, March 23, 2017
Senate Votes to Eliminate Recordkeeping Update, President Supports Measure »
By EHS Today On March 22, the U.S. Senate voted along party lines (50-48) to approve House Joint Resolution 83: “Disap...

International
Sunday, February 4, 2018
Unique oil spill in East China Sea frustrates scientists »
By the Scientific American   When the Iranian oil tanker Sanchi collided with a cargo ship, caught fire and san...
Thursday, January 5, 2017
Report on the Seminar and Training Course Held During October 2016 in Bangalore and Mysore, India »
  Posted by Rampur Viswanath, Ph.D., REM, CHMM, on January 5, 2017 &nb...

Legal and Regulatory Issues
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
OSHA Delays Enforcement of Crystalline Silica Standard in the Construction Industry »
By EHS Today OSHA on April 6 announced a three-month delay in enforcement of the crystalline silica standard for cons...
Friday, March 10, 2017
Hazardous Waste Rule Changes May Impact Indiana Businesses »
By the Indiana Lawyer Recent changes to the regulations implementing the federal Resource Conservation and Recovery Ac...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
House Overturns OSHA’s 2015 Recordkeeping Amendment Stemming from the Volks Case »
By EHS Today In one of the first in what probably will be a long line of changes for recent regulations and amendmen...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
OSHA Releases New GHS Enforcement Memo »
By Lion Technology Inc. In a memo aimed at field staff who perform workplace safety inspections and issued in Septe...
Tuesday, March 7, 2017
Bill Would Help Communities Prepare For Hazardous Materials »
By Montana Public Radio About 10 people testified Wednesday for a bill that would create a task force to help communit...

Management
Monday, September 10, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Your blueprint for chemical safety training »
By OH&S Employee training is one of the five key pillars to OSHA's Hazard Communication standard here in the Uni...
Friday, September 7, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Staying in compliance with dangerous goods regulations is quite challenging »
By Material Handling & Logistics Shipping dangerous goods is complex, high-risk and full of regulations. That m...
Tuesday, May 9, 2017
Safety and Performance Excellence: Safety vs. Productivity: If Either Wins, Both Lose »
By EHS Today The word "balance" does not find its way into many corporate strategy statements, but maybe it should...
Wednesday, March 15, 2017
Is Your Company Falling Victim to These EHS Myths? »
By Environmental Leader Improperly managing environment, health and safety risk can be a costly mistake for envir...

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