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Best Practices for Handling Hazardous Materials Safely

April 9, 2018

Hazardous materials require special care, not only to keep your employees safe but to adhere to regulations that affect the handling of these materials. Brush up on best practices for safe handling of hazardous materials. Understand the Hazardous Materials You Use The first step in safe handling is understanding the hazardous materials used in the

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Top 3 Myths about Hazardous Waste Disposal

February 28, 2018

Disposing of hazardous and non-hazardous waste is critical for public safety, yet there are many misconceptions that affect the way businesses handle waste disposal. Learn 3 common misconceptions about hazardous waste disposal that could cost your business. Products that are labeled as non-hazardous can be thrown away If hazardous waste has special disposal regulations, then

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Four Characteristics of Hazardous Waste for Completing Waste Profiles

February 1, 2018

All hazardous waste shipments must be accompanied by a waste profile that provides critical information about the material being shipped. To complete a hazardous waste profile, you must understand what defines hazardous waste. These four characteristics make up hazardous waste. Corrosivity Corrosive substances destroy other substances with which they come into contact, posing immediate threat.

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Important Tips For Handling Hazardous Waste

December 29, 2017

Handling hazardous waste has inherent risks, but it is an unavoidable aspect of numerous jobs and businesses. Use the following tips to stay safe while dealing with hazardous waste: Proper Storage Materials In order to properly store hazardous waste, make sure to use proper storage containers. Here are some tips to follow: Use sealable containers

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4 Unpleasant Consequences of Mismanaging Hazardous Waste

November 30, 2017

To manage hazardous waste, you must follow laws and regulations which can feel onerous. If you’ve wondered whether you need to follow all the rules, learn four unpleasant consequences of mismanaging hazardous waste. Failed Inspections Mishandling hazardous waste breaks laws and regulations, which means your company will fail routine examinations. This can disrupt your operation

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5 Best Practices for Hazardous Waste Disposal

October 24, 2017

If you generate hazardous waste, you must dispose of it properly following existing laws. Failure to do so could not only lead to heavy fines, it could endanger the health of your workers, your facility, and your community. Follow these 5 best practices to dispose of hazardous waste properly. Label Hazardous Waste Properly  By law, hazardous

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Do You Have a Contingency Plan for HAZMAT Disasters?

September 14, 2017

There is no such thing as being immune from a possible disaster if you work with chemicals or hazardous waste. No matter how large or small your company or your chemical footprint, you must consider what could happen in a hazardous waste spill — and mitigate your risk. When to Develop a Contingency Plan The

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4 Considerations When Setting Up a Hazardous Waste Room

July 31, 2017

If you’re setting up a hazardous waste room, there are a lot of variables to consider. Select the right location by paying attention to these four elements. Does the Room Size Meet Your Needs? Will the space you’re considering meet your needs, not only today but in the future? As your company grows, you’ll use

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How to Select the Right Hazardous Waste Storage Container

April 4, 2017

Each year, hundreds of businesses are fined for violations concerning the way they store hazardous waste. Most of us don’t hear about these violations as the news media gravitates towards hazardous waste spills that are major in impact and result in multi-million dollar fines. To protect your company from these fines, that are costly for

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Four Common EPA Violations Concerning Handling Waste Materials

March 1, 2017

Like it or not, the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has regulations in place that affect local, state and federal government and their agencies. In addition, the EPA has regulations for almost every industry imaginable as well as for landlords, homeowners, and rental residences. With so many regulations it is almost impossible to keep

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