What is an Emergency Action Plan and Why is it Needed?

An Emergency Action Alan (EAP) is required under OSHA standard 1910.38, with the purpose to facilitate and organize employer and employee actions during emergencies that occur within the workplace. A well-developed EAP and proper employee training minimize the potential for employee injuries and workplace structural damage during emergencies. Alternately, poorly developed plans and lack of… Read More

Walden’s Division Director Acquires CHMM Certification

One of Walden’s environmental health and safety (EH&S) professionals, Mike Balda, has recently received his certification as a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (CHMM), to further his expertise and contributions to the team. The CHMM certification is offered by the Institute of Hazardous Material Management (IHMM) and is a recognized credential by corporations and municipalities across… Read More

Right-to-Know Filing is Due by March 1st

FRIENDLY REMINDER! It’s time to file New York City (NYC) Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) Community Right to Know (RTK) annual Tier II reports. If you have a facility in NYC storing, handling or using hazardous substances or chemicals, make sure you file your RTK annual reports before the March 1st, 2022 deadline. WHAT IS… Read More

Right-to-Know Season is Upon Us for NYC DEP

FRIENDLY REMINDER!   The time of the year for The New York City (NYC) Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) annual Community Right-To-Know (RTK) filing is once again approaching! The NYC Community RTK Program requires businesses to submit inventory information to the NYC DEP annually if they handle/store any chemicals or substances that could impact the environment… Read More