Hazmat Training Requirements Part 2: Responding To Emergency Releases

(This article is Part 2 of HazMat Training Requirements.  To avoid letting confusion about OSHA’s HAZWOPER standard cause non-compliance, we recommend starting with Part 1 for a complete understanding. We’ve found that most of the confusion surrounding training under the HAZWOPER standard is related to emergency response operations (paragraph q), so we’re diving into those […]

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Don’t Let Confusion about OSHA’s Hazwoper Standard Cause Non-Compliance

HazMat Training Requirements Part 1:  HAZWOPER Structure and Applicability The training requirements of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response (aka the HAZWOPER) Standard found in 29 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 1910.120 are often misunderstood.  To test your understanding, let’s start with a simple question: True or False:  The […]

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EHS Managers, We’re Here for You

Are you feeling lonely when it comes to driving toward greater environmental, health and safety (EHS) compliance for your company? We understand! When EnSafe began working with a new client in Texas to ensure his firm was in EHS compliance, the client’s point-of-contact (POC) expressed frustration at the challenges and resistance he was facing from […]

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Transaction Screen Assessments: What to Expect

A Transaction Screen Assessment, or TSA, is a type of environmental property assessment. It is essentially a scaled-back version of a Phase I Environmental Site Assessment (ESA).  (Learn more about Phase I ESAs here.) When are TSAs used? TSAs are commonly used for residential, office, or undeveloped properties.  These types of properties are generally expected […]

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Management System Certification: Answers to Your Most Frequently Asked Questions

Does your sustainable business strategy include an effective environmental and safety management system? In today’s increasingly global industries and operations, obtaining certifications for your management systems can add credibility, raise awareness and competency, strengthen leadership, enhance legal and other compliance, mitigate risk, and demonstrate your commitment to exceeding your customers’ expectations. Although standards certifications are […]

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