1. To Sit or to Stand, That is The Question

    Are you reading this while standing? If you’re the kind of person who enjoys implementing new technology that supports healthy habits, you’ve likely purchased yourself a sit-stand desk. Much like the pharmacopoeia of supplements available at your local nutrition store, sit-stand desks were adver…Read More

  2. The Drones Are Here

    OSHA recently announced a new method for inspections moving forward; Unmanned Aircraft Systems (drones). This new method of inspections is raising concern among many employers, with most a majority being completely unaware of these changes. According to the memorandum, OSHA’s goal of using drones …Read More

  3. The Basics of Confined Space

    What is a Confined Space? A confined space is a space that is large enough to enter and perform work, not designed for human occupancy, with limited openings for entry and exit. Permit Evaluation: Permit-Required vs. Non-Permit Confined Spaces There are two types of confined spaces. Those that requi…Read More

  4. How to Reduce Waste in Your Home! A Sustainable Management of Food

    One-third of the world’s food is wasted every year, totaling 1.3 billion tons of food wasted each year, enough food to feed 3 billion people. And, with 95% of the food we throw away ending up in combustion facilities or landfills, it is essential to take effective measures in reducing the amount o…Read More

  5. DYK-Draining Oil Filters

    According to a 2017 report from the Department of Toxic Substances Control (DTSC), the DTSC discovered a significant number of undrained/improperly drained used oil filters that were sent to metal recycling facilities by generators of those filters. This advisory explains DTSC’s regulations govern…Read More

  6. HAVE YOU COMPLETED YOUR eVQ – VERIFICATION QUESTIONNAIRE?

    BE SURE TO OR THE DTSC WILL INACTIVATE YOUR EPA ID NUMBER The DTSC annual verification questionnaire cycle is now open. If your hazardous waste ID number was active anytime during the 2017 fiscal year (from July 1, 2017 - June 30, 2018), or your company manifested hazardous waste using an assigned …Read More

  7. Mindful Practices for Good Health

    Living a life with mindful habits can have everlasting effects on your life and well-being. Therefore, for this month’s wellness topic we decided to focus on mindfulness. Mindfulness is the state of active and open attention to the present. When a person is mindful, they carefully observe their th…Read More

  8. DOT Haz Mat Training

    Our staff recently received DOT Haz Mat training which complies with 49CFR, HM126F, & HM232. The training encompasses Hazardous Material/Waste shipping papers, placarding, labeling, security procedures, emergency response, and highway transportation procedures. This training is required every 3 …Read More