Peroxide forming compounds are volatile materials that, if handled improperly, can result in explosion, injury, and added expenses to your facility. Unfortunately, many organizations dealing with these compounds are handling them incorrectly. Watch the video below to take a look at four ways you could be mismanaging peroxide formers...Read More
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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.
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.
For those of you who don’t know, the Clean Air Act (CAA) is a national law designed to help control air pollution. It was developed by the EPA and applies to all organizations producing air borne contaminants that may be harmful to the general population. Failure to comply with the Clean Air Act can lead to up to $50,000 in fines and a year in jail.
If your organization ships hazardous materials by air, IATA likely plays a significant role in avoiding regulatory violations, emergency situations, and package rejections/shipping delays. Because it is a confusing topic for many, we’ve outlined the top 5 things you should know about IATA.Read More
It is rare, that a company or operation will consider their safety programs and performance proprietary, even with competitors. Yet with the abundance of ideas and programs, standards and best practices, all in the public domain, why do companies see vastly different outcomes in their safety performance? The answer in many cases is culture.Read More
There isn’t a playbook for creating a best in class EH&S program. Managing all the facets and organizing them into steps is a difficult endeavor.Read More
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.