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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
Saturday, March 14, 2020
Actively Engaging Employees Using Five Pillars of Safety »
Safety culture is the shared beliefs, experiences, attitudes and passions of a group of people....
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
Friday, April 17, 2020
Municipalities suspend recycling due to coronavirus impact on prison labor, broader safety concerns »
Amid global upheaval over the new coronavirus pandemic, municipalities in multiple regions...
Friday, February 21, 2020
Fireworks Release Particles That Can Impact Health »
A new study published in the journal  Atmospheric Research  examines the effects of fireworks...
Wednesday, July 24, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Trump LNG rule: Will it address 'catastrophic' risks? »
By E&E News For years, researchers have warned that stored materials at liquefied natural gas export facilities...
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...

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
Thursday, March 26, 2020
TSA Moves to Streamline Hazmat Endorsement Process »
The Transportation Security Administration has issued an interim exemption that will allow...
Thursday, March 5, 2020
U.S. DOT Issues Warning Regarding Use Of CBD Products By DOT-Regulated Employees »
The U.S. Department of Transportation Office of Drug and Alcohol Policy Compliance  published a notice  on Febru...
Tuesday, February 25, 2020
Fuel hauler R.B. Stewart quickly reduces driver hazmat training costs by 75% »
Most  driver training  for hazardous materials (hazmat) courses is delivered in a passive format...
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Placards aid first responders in crashes involving hazmat-carrying trucks »
We've all seen them, whether on a road trip, or just commuting to work.  ...
Thursday, August 8, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
House lawmakers call for automatic emergency braking on new commercial trucks, buses »
Automatic emergency braking would be a standard feature on all new commercial motor vehicles, including large trucks, unde...

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 28, 2020
OSHA Updates Enforcement Guidance for COVID-19 »
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has issued a  new guidance...
Monday, April 20, 2020
OSHA Publishes COVID-19 Recordkeeping Guidance »
OSHA has answered the latest questions regarding proper recordkeeping procedures for work-...
Tuesday, March 31, 2020
OSHA Whistleblower Liability Expands for Employers »
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has been struggling to deal with a...
Thursday, March 12, 2020
DOT reassures Congress on COVID-19 response »
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Secretary Elaine Chao outlined the department’s...
Thursday, November 7, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
OSHA Adds to Enforcement Weighting System »
As of Oct. 1, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has begun using a new system for weighing and measu...

Management
Thursday, April 2, 2020
Hazardous Waste e-Manifests: The Program and Your Options »
Waste management  can be a tricky business for hazardous waste generators and transporters...
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
How 5G Will Contribute to Manufacturing Safety »
The opportunity to optimize Internet of Things (IoT) environments is perhaps the biggest...
Saturday, February 29, 2020
Top 10 Hazardous Materials »
When it comes to  hazmat shipping and handling, safety is crucial. There are many precautions...

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