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7 Things You Need to Know Before Moving Your Lab

Posted by Ian Lanza on Fri, Mar 03, 2017

There are a lot moving parts when it comes to completing a lab relocation. You have to pack and label chemicals, decontaminate your lab thoroughly, and transport everything to the new lab, all while remembering every regulation associated with the move and making sure you’re in compliance with all of them. 

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Tags: Field Services, lab pack, lab safety, lab move, lab relocation, Education, life sciences, lab decontamination, technical services

You Might Have Mold: 4 Most Common Lab Molds and Where They Live

Posted by Pat Doyle on Fri, Dec 09, 2016

It’s not uncommon to group molds into very broad categories like “common mold” or “black mold”. This fails to address the reality that molds come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and pathogenic qualities. This failure to address the differences in molds or even recognize that you might have mold can result in failure to properly treat them. For this reason it’s important to have a working knowledge of the different types of molds, where they are found, and how benign or dangerous they are.

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Tags: remediation projects, Field Services, mold remediation

Four Common Wastewater Discharge Permit Violations & How to Avoid Them

Posted by Darrell Interess on Tue, Oct 11, 2016

Many people have heard the cliché, “The solution to pollution is dilution.” Unfortunately, many don’t realize operating under this principle is more likely to get you and your company into trouble than out of it. This article includes four common violations that demonstrate just this. Keep reading for best practices to avoid them.

For more information on essential components of a wastewater system register for our upcoming webinar here.

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Tags: Field Services, wastewater, industrial

7 Things You Need to Know About Before Moving Your Lab

Posted by Sasha Laferte on Mon, Sep 12, 2016

There are a lot moving parts when it comes to completing a lab relocation. You have to pack and label chemicals, decontaminate your lab thoroughly and transport everything to the new lab, while, all the while, remembering every regulation associated with the move and making sure you’re in compliance with all of them. 

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Tags: Field Services, lab pack, lab safety, lab move, lab relocation, Education, life sciences, lab decontamination, technical services

4 Questions That Stand Between You and a Best-In-Class Environmental Preventative Maintenance Program

Posted by James Ciccone on Wed, May 11, 2016

emergency_responsePreventative maintenance is a crucial, yet underemphasized facet of Environmental, Health & Safety operations. A regular PM program allows you to create, streamline and optimize a preventative maintenance calendar in order to maximize compliance and minimize downtime. Here are four questions you need answered to optimize your PM program to do just that.

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Tags: Field Services, emergency response, facilitycare

Four Common Wastewater Discharge Permit Violations and How to Avoid Them

Posted by Darrell Interess on Tue, Oct 27, 2015

Many people have heard the cliché, “The solution to pollution is dilution.” Unfortunately, many don’t realize operating under this principle is more likely to get you and your company into trouble than out of it. This article includes four common violations that demonstrate just this. Keep reading for best practices to avoid them.

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Tags: Field Services, wastewater, industrial

4 Questions That Stand Between You and a Best-In-Class Environmental Preventative Maintenance Program

Posted by James Ciccone on Wed, Sep 30, 2015

Preventative maintenance is a crucial, yet underemphasized facet of Environmental, Health & Safety operations. A regular PM program allows you to create, streamline and optimize a preventative maintenance calendar in order to maximize compliance and minimize downtime. Here are four questions you need answered to optimize your PM program to do just that.

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Tags: Field Services, emergency response, facilitycare

You Might Have Mold: 4 Most Common Lab Molds and Where They Live

Posted by Pat Doyle on Thu, Sep 17, 2015

It’s not uncommon to group molds into very broad categories like “common mold” or “black mold”. This fails to address the reality that molds come in a variety of shapes, sizes, and pathogenic qualities. This failure to address the differences in molds or even recognize that you might have mold can result in failure to properly treat them. For this reason it’s important to have a working knowledge of the different types of molds, where they are found, and how benign or dangerous they are.

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Tags: remediation projects, Field Services, mold remediation

EH&S in Action: A High Risk Lab Decontamination

Posted by Sasha Laferte on Mon, Jun 22, 2015

Triumvirate Environmental recently performed a lab clean out and decontamination at a large university. To learn more about this project, watch the video to the right.

Due to the sensitive nature of the lab's condition, the university asked to remain anonymous. Prior to Triumvirate's project, the lab had been abandoned. The lab contained explosives, corrosives, and toxic chemicals that were over 30 years old. Triumvirate performed a complete clean-out and decontamination of the lab and brought in its high-haz team to safely remove unidentified and forbidden-to-ship materials.

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Tags: decontamination, Field Services, Education, life sciences, technical services

Chemical Management & Inventory: It's Not Easy

Posted by Sasha Laferte on Wed, Mar 11, 2015

Can you spot where this chemical inventory system needs improvement? Scroll over the stars for more information on creating a top-notch chemical inventory system. 

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Tags: Field Services, chemical inventory, Education, life sciences, technical services

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