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    Hazmat in Ohio is Hazardous on the Road Imagine traveling south down I-75, in Ohio, early one morning when suddenly the hazmat tanker semi-truck, only a quarter of a mile ahead, loses control and flips into the median. Turned on its side, the tanker truck’s flammable material leaks out contaminating the median and the environment. With still the possibility of a fire, or worse an explosion, state patrol, Ohio department of transportation (DOT) officers, and other emergency personnel arrive on the scene, as traffic grinds to a halt. After surveying the situation, emergency officials state that, thankfully, this time the driver will be fine, and the hazmat spill of flammable material can be cleaned up; nevertheless, the effort will take several…

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    9/11 Hazards

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    Weapons of Mass Destruction (WMD), explosives, and a combination of hazards (WMD with an explosion of a factory or facility with harmful chemicals). Federal and State laws have ensured that hazardous chemicals and items that are transported or produced are properly labeled and transported so as not to affect the public. In addition to labeling these hazards it is key to have First Responders and the public have a general understanding of what these labels mean and how to ensure they protect…

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    Keith Hallmark is a firefighter who knows the struggles life as a first responder can put on the family. When he was 20 years old, Hallmark began his career as a firefighter. He attended fire school at Texas A&M Engineering Extension Service where he became certified with the Texas Commission on Fire Protection. He said that at 20 years old he liked the work schedule of a firefighter. From there, his career grew. Hallmark is now an instructor, fire investigator, firefighter, hazardous…

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    Based upon OSHA’s Best Practices for Hospital-Based First Receivers(OSHA 3249-08N 2006) and ATSDR’s Managing Hazardous Materials Incidents(HSEES 2001), PPE recommended for hospital first receivers is Level C+ (Level C with additional respiratory protection), and consists of; 1) A powered air-purifying respirator (PAPR) with chemical cartridges, 2) A chemically resistant suit, 3) Double gloves, and, 4) Chemically resistant boots. …

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    products cheaper, companies reduce their costs and they earn more and the environment benefits.” That said, remanufacturing can support all the three basic pillars of Sustainable Development (Environmental, Economic, Social). Saves material and energy resources while reduces wastes and emissions (Environmental), generates wealth and cutting costs (Economic), remanufactured products are cheaper for costumers, while new occupations and scientific fields are created (Social). Considering the…

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    Did you get the new iPhone yet? What do you plan on doing with your old one? These are some questions that should be asked about any new electronics. Many company’s work to make the new great electronic device for the year, but this can lead to some serious environmental issues. When someone gets the new iPhone it is not uncommon for them to simply throw away the old one. The same can be said for many other goods such as video games, TVs, printers, etc. However, this leads to a huge amount of…

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    Recycling is one way to reduce the waste taken to landfills. Recycling is also the process we use to reuse recovered items. In my household, we recycle aluminum cans, glass, newspapers, plastic bottles, and magazines because I care about the environment. Recycling is good for the environment because it conserves our natural resources, it saves energy, and it reduces pollution. The problem is that we need to convince the community to recycle more than they are doing. We need to convince…

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    and into other countries became an important economical system for many civilizations across the globe. With that, a wide range of hazardous products have also been shipped away from developing countries to more modern institutes. The transportation of goods has been greatly affecting the economy of many countries in good and bad ways. Industrial by-products, poisonous pesticides, and nuclear waste all have to go somewhere. In most cases, a country can not safely contain substances in order to…

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    Bangchac Case Study

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    community involvement, for example, the annual report of the outage, which will drain the gas out of the tower burned down the community with space for at least one month in advance, and the voice on the line from the refinery to the community directly during maintenance. 3. Waste Material The Company 's principle is to classify waste as hazardous waste and non-hazardous waste that is the waste that occurs on a regular basis (Routine waste) or non-regular (Non - routine) will be man-aged by the…

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    The career that I am interested in is hazardous material removal worker. They are the first people to respond to a disaster that involves any hazardous materials that could negatively impact the environment or the inhabitants in a given area. A hazmat removal worker’s job is to identify, contain, and dispose of any material that can cause harmful effects to humans, animals, and the environment. The materials that are usually disposed of are toxic, flammable, radioactive, corrosive, and materials…

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