Hazardous Waste Operations

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Feb 27, 2018
Illicit Drug Exposure: Tools for responders


These resources are found below, along with additional health and safety resources related to occupational exposure to synthetic opioids and the hazards associated with clandestine meth labs.

Source: NIH

Jan 27, 2017
Methamphetamine Drug Lab Cleanup Program


DTSC, in conjunction with OEHHA, did develop a health-based cleanup number of 1.5 ug/100 square centimeters for homes identified as the location of former methamphetamine labs.

Source: CA Toxic Substances Cleanup

Jan 27, 2017
Clandestine Drug Lab Cleanup


The Clandestine Drug Lab Program works to protect human health by assuring that properties formerly used in illegal drug manufacturing are properly evaluated, decontaminated, and are fit for re-occupancy.

Source: Oregon Public Health

Jan 27, 2017
Voluntary Guidelines for Methamphetamine Laboratory Cleanup


he Voluntary Guidelines for Methamphetamine Laboratory Cleanup provides technical guidance for state and local personnel responsible for methamphetamine (meth) lab cleanup.

Source: EPA

Jan 27, 2017
EPA Environmental Response Team Products


ERT products online including fact sheets, videos, standard operating procedures.

Source: EPA

Jan 27, 2017
EPA's Diving Safety Program


EPA's Diving Safety Program includes policies, guidelines, and standard operating procedures that help minimize our workers' occupational hazard.

Source: EPA

Jan 27, 2017
NOAA Office of Response and Restoration Response Tools


o better prepare response communities for oil spills, OR&R develops several software and map tools for spill response and planning. These include GNOME, a trajectory forecasting tool; ADIOS, an oil weathering model; Environmental Sensitivity Index (ESI) maps, that identify vulnerable resources and habitats; and ERMA®, a GIS-based tool that consolidates key response data.

Source: NOAA

Jan 27, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topics – Hazardous Waste


This page provides a comprehensive guide to information regarding Safety and Health topics in Hazardous Waste Operations. It briefly covers emergency responses on hazardous waste sites.

Source: OSHA

Jan 27, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topics: Brownfields (Recycling Industrial/Commercial Properties


This webpage addresses worker health and safety at brownfields. It provides OSHA compliance information and links to tools for identifying, evaluating and controlling employee exposures to hazardous substances

Source: OSHA

Jan 27, 2017
Medline Plus Topics on Hazardous Waste


MedlinePlus, provides health information from the world's largest medical library, the National Library of Medicine.