Helping Railroads Decipher Fact from Fiction When it Comes to PFAS
The railroad industry is presumed by regulatory agencies to have historically used products containing PFAS, or per- and poly- fluoroalkyl substances. PFAS may be found in several common products used at railyards, such as aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF), grease, or hydraulic fluids. It is possible that regulators may soon require railyard owners to assess and remediate, even though PFAS-containing products are used widely in many other industries and could have migrated on site.
In retail stores, warehouses, and distribution centers, there are hidden hazards most people don’t expect-- bloodborne pathogens. But retail establishments have been cited by OSHA when, for instance, workers were stuck with syringes found in their restrooms and there was no bloodborne pathogen plan in place.
Read our blog to discover how you can develop a bloodborne pathogen plan to protect your employees and your business.
As many organizations are approaching the time of year for budgeting (both closing out the current fiscal year and planning for the next), it’s a great time to take a step back and ensure you get the most bang for your buck.
Antea Group’s experts have put together some considerations to keep in mind as you try to make dollars and cents of your EHS program. Learn how to make the most of your EHS budget.
Makerspaces are communal workspaces that make various tools and machinery available to their participants. Makerspaces are becoming a popular and highly advantageous way to foster innovation for companies that create products.
But what are the health and safety issues that can come up in such workspaces? What about people who may be working close to unfamiliar machinery or chemicals? Our blog will give you answers to these questions.
Antea Group had only four weeks to help a janitorial services client save a contract by developing a library of written health and safety programs. And we did! Read the case study of this successful project here.
In the Philippines, the law mandates employers to provide their workers with transportation to a hospital or dental facility if they should need it. To comply, companies must have a plan that documents their emergency response and the site’s occupational health and safety (OHS) program.
Learn more about how this regulation applies to employers in the Philippines.
Katelyn Foster is an Antea Group environmental remediation practitioner in Valhalla, New York. She oversees the removal of underground storage tanks and the installation of monitoring wells and soil borings. Work throws her surprises at times, like when she found 18 tanks buried in a small, corner lot. Katelyn loves animals and being outside.
Read more about Katelyn and Antea Group here in our blog.