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How Are UST systems that deferred in the 1998 UST regulation handled today?

How Are UST systems that deferred in the 1998 UST regulation handled today?

Janet Cornett July 26, 2018 0

Back in 2015, some UST categories were move from deferred to ‘partially excluded’ and some systems are now regulated by the EPA. The partially excluded UST systems and tanks include the following: Systems that

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Operator Training – Minimum Training Requirements and Training Options

Operator Training – Minimum Training Requirements and Training Options

Janet Cornett July 26, 2018 0

The Environment Protection Agency (EPA) has set a criteria of training requirements. Designated Class A, B, and C operators must complete these requirements to maintain quality control. Current operators must complete training by October

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Differences between Contamination and Exposure

Differences between Contamination and Exposure

Janet Cornett July 26, 2018 0

Contrary to popular belief, exposure to radiation is not the same as contamination. It is a common misconception that exposure to radiation, in turn, makes someone radioactive. It becomes important then, to understand the

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Walking Working Surfaces: Final Rule Update General Industry

Walking Working Surfaces: Final Rule Update General Industry

Janet Cornett July 26, 2018 0

Falls from heights and on the working surface are one of the biggest causes of work related injuries and fatalities. 991 workers died in the construction industry in 2016 – with most deaths (38.7%) occurring

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Bad Effects of Mold (How to Avoid)

Bad Effects of Mold (How to Avoid)

Janet Cornett July 26, 2018 0

What Is Mold? Mold is a type of fungus, which grows in the form of multicellular filaments called ‘hyphae.’ Molds cause natural materials to biodegrade and lead to the spoilage of food and damage

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Can UST Systems Be Repaired?

Can UST Systems Be Repaired?

Janet Cornett July 25, 2018 0

Yes, UST systems can be repaired if the personnel in charge of repair work follow appropriate industry standards and codes. Repairing piping and tanks After tanks and pipes have been repaired, you have 30

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Radioactive Decontamination Procedures

Radioactive Decontamination Procedures

Janet Cornett July 25, 2018 0

Radiation Can Be Caused By a Variety of Sources Naturally Occurring Materials. Example: Radon in Mining Industrial and Medical Radioisotopes. Example: Tracer Elements High Voltage Devices. Example: X-Ray Machines and Radar Generators CLICK HERE

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What are the GHS Physical Hazards (Workers Need to Know)

What are the GHS Physical Hazards (Workers Need to Know)

Janet Cornett July 25, 2018 0

The Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS) provides standards for the labeling and classification of chemicals. Some of the physical hazards the standard protects against range from injurious to life

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How Much Does Cleanups of UST Systems Cost?

How Much Does Cleanups of UST Systems Cost?

Janet Cornett July 24, 2018 0

There is no single answer for this query since UST systems cleanup costs depend on a number of factors. The costs can range from hundreds to millions of dollars depending on damage sustained by

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What are the Most Dangerous Chemicals? – Infographic

What are the Most Dangerous Chemicals? – Infographic

Janet Cornett July 24, 2018 0

Workers in the Construction Industry must deal with a variety of hazards. Chemical Hazards can be found in the form of dust, fumes, gases, and vapors. They can cause a variety of injuries and

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