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OSHA and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)

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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
U.S. Department of Energy (DOE)

Chemical Management Archives

  • Management Perspectives on Worker Protection During DOE Hazardous Waste Activities. (June 1996). Provides a written for the project manager, who has overall responsibility for directing hazardous waste activities and ensuring that these activities protect the worker, the public, and the environment.
  • Working Safely During DOE Hazardous Waste Activities. (June 1996). Improves worker protection by indicating ways to minimize radiological, physical, chemical, and biological hazards and to reinforce the health, safety, and radiological training completed by hazardous waste workers.
U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE)
  • Technical Guidelines for Hazardous & Toxic Waste Treatment and Cleanup Activities. Publication No. EM 1110-1-502, (April 30, 1994). This manual provides design guidelines that will aide U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Districts and Divisions in the selection of remedial actions at uncontrolled hazards waste sites.
  • Removal of Underground Storage Tanks (USTS). U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), Publication No. EM 1110-1-4006, (September 30, 1998). This manual addresses tanks subject to Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) Subtitle I underground storage tanks requirements. The manual provides practical guidance for removal of UST's. The manual addresses site evaluation, monitoring, testing, removal, safety and health issues, and site restoration.
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