Tips to Help Make Environmental Permitting for Air, Wastewater, Stormwater, and More a Bit Easier

Getting environmental permits isn’t on everyone’s list of fun things to do, but with a little work you can make the process work better for all those involved. The following are tips on how to make the environmental permitting process easier for everyone involved. Develop Good Relationships Your Regulators  Regulators don’t want adversarial relationships with Continue Reading…

Beware of Mold – Mycotoxins and Aflatoxins Found in Mold Are Among the Most Carcinogenic Substances Known!

Mycotoxins are toxins produced by some species of mold (myco means fungal). These mycotoxins are some of the most toxic substances in existence. When people are around toxic mold they are usually exposed to airborne mycotoxins by breathing them in. These mycotoxins end up in the lungs and cause breathing problems and other severe symptoms. “Black Continue Reading…

Industrial Health & Safety Tips – Is your Safety Program Compliant with OSHA?

Your safety program compliance must be compliant with OSHA laws. It all starts with a good safety culture being promoted and supported by your company. A third party consultant can help make suggestions that someone closer to the company may not find. Get an On-Site Inspection Inspections help find holes in your safety programs and provide guidance Continue Reading…

Mold Tips – Ways to Use Thermal Imaging to Prevent or Find Mold Problems

You can use thermal imaging to identify potential causes of water leaks and moisture intrusion. The high tech cameras capture pictures of heat instead of light. Using the images, you can find problem areas that are noticeable to the naked eye. Thermography can be used to detect areas with too little insulation or improperly installed Continue Reading…

Industrial Health & Safety Tips – Preventing Chemical Exposure in the Workplace at the Source

Every week workers get hurt or in the hospital because of an inadvertent exposure to chemicals they had on the job. Common places for workplace exposure can be found in factories, chemical plants, manufacturing, and automotive shops. The following tips are for preventing chemical exposure in the workplace at the source since it’s the most effective way of making sure that Continue Reading…

What’s a Phase 1 Environmental Site Assessment? As Outlined in ASTM E 1527-13 in Kentucky, Ohio, and Indiana.

A phase one environmental site assessment is a report that has been prepared on a real estate property that identifies recognized environmental conditions. A phase one assessment does not take soil samples, air samples, or samples of any standing buildings. The phase one assessment is simply a visual assessment of the property as outlined in the formerly titled ASTM Continue Reading…

Indoor Air Pollution – The Possible Symptoms, Effects, and Sources of Indoor Air Pollution at Your Industrial Facility

Indoor air pollutants is one of the worst environmental problem we have in the United States. The effects of indoor air pollution can be short term eye and throat irritation or long term effects like respiratory disease and cancer. Some air pollution can even cause death. An Industrial Health and Safety Consultant can test your facility for Continue Reading…

Creating and Managing An Environmental Remediation Plan That Keeps Your Business In Compliance

Environmental remediation is providing a remedy for an environmental problem. Maybe your company needs to remove contaminants from groundwater or needs to clean up after an oil spill. The goal is to restore contaminated sites or resources back to a level that is safe for people and animals. Environmental remediation can be a complex and Continue Reading…

Hiring an Environmental Consultant Series: What to Consider When Choosing an Environmental Consultant

As the owner/operator or responsible party, you must be aware that you are ultimately responsible for the investigation and cleanup of your release. Therefore extreme care should be used when selecting an environmental consultant, because the responsibility remains with the owner/operator or responsible party even though a consulting firm did the actual work. It’s always best Continue Reading…

Protect Your Company From Being On The Kentucky Division of Enforcement’s Next Fiscal Report

We want to share a document with you from the Department for Environmental Protection and Kentucky’s Division of Enforcement because companies need to be informed about the Enforcement Branch to maintain the required environmental laws and understand how they are being enforced.  From this document you can see that cutting corners will eventually cost your company Continue Reading…