HazMat Solutions Blog

Do I need a confined space rescue team for new construction?

Do I need a confined space rescue team for new construction?

In 2015, OSHA implemented a new confined space rule for construction. This rule defines what employers are required to do to keep their employees safe from confined space hazards on the job. Understanding this rule will help you determine whether you need a confined space rescue team for your construction site. OSHA Construction Confined Space Rule If you’re doing construction work –...

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What is the Emergency Response Guidebook?

What is the Emergency Response Guidebook?

The Emergency Response Guidebook, commonly referred to as the ERG, is primarily used for the initial response involving hazardous materials transported by highway and railway, but also used for materials transported by air, water, or by pipeline. It’s a guide to aid...

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Local HazMat Response and Impact on Training

Local HazMat Response and Impact on Training

Local HazMat ResponseIn order to determine what type of HazMat Training your employees need, you need to know what services your local fire department or hazardous materials team can provide. Local HazMat services vary widely depending on the size of the...

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Online vs On-site HazMat Training

Online vs On-site HazMat Training

Why choose On-Site HazMat Training? When choosing HazMat Spill Response Training for you or your team, you want to make sure you’re not only meeting requirements, but also setting your team up for success should a spill happen at your facility. The most comprehensive,...

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Who Needs HazMat Training?

Who Needs HazMat Training?

OSHA and the DOT require different types of training based on the regulations for the transportation, storage, and usage of hazardous materials. The requirements can be confusing. To clarify them, we created a general guide outlining the different types of hazardous...

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What is HazMat?

What is HazMat?

HazMat is an abbreviation of “Hazardous material”. A hazardous material, or HazMat, is a chemical or agent (biological, chemical, radiological, or physical) which has the potential to cause harm to humans, animals, or the environment, either by itself or through...

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