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Several Hospitalized After Apparent 'Chemical Suicide' In Lowell

LOWELL (CBS) — A possible chemical suicide in Lowell sent multiple people, including at least six first responders, to the hospital on Thursday.

Lowell police and the state fire marshal said they are investigating a suspicious death involving hazardous materials at a residence on Rock Street. 103 more words


Global Harmonization System Is Here

On June 1, 2015 the new International standard updates some OSHA UN HazMat labeling requirements. On this date every MSDS that you have will become outdated and needs to be replace with the Safety Data Sheets format as described by the GHS. 123 more words

Testing And Specifications

Crews Clean Up Chemical Plume Release At Dow Pittsburg Plant

PITTSBURG (CBS SF) — More than 20 workers worked to clean up an unintended chemical release at Dow Chemical’s waterfront processing facility in Pittsburg Friday afternoon, according to a Dow Chemical spokesman. 491 more words


Be Aware

  1. A hazardous material is any item or agent (biological, chemical, physical) which has the potential to cause harm to humans, animals, or the environment, either by itself or through interaction with other factors.Hazardous materials professionals are responsible for and properly qualified to manage such materials.

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OSHA periodically publishes horror stories of fines for violations of safety rules. Specifically, in its OSHA Regional News Release last January we learned that one Hartford, Conn., construction company was slapped with a whopping $169,000 fine “chiefly for exposing its workers to cave-in hazards while repairing a sewer line in a 10-foot-deep trench…” 270 more words

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Be Prepared: Changing Shipping Regulations

AICC just returned from attending the winter meeting of the Chemical Packaging Committee of the Institute of Packaging Professionals. This committee is the one that monitors the global changes in hazardous material packaging and shipping regulations and acts as this Association’s major advocate with the US Department of Transportation. 334 more words

Regulations, Rules And Laws


Nobody likes to talk about biohazards but the reality is that improperly remediated hazards can endanger lives and pose potential liability for property managers and landlords. 272 more words

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