Tag Archives: hazardous materials

AB 1429: Reporting Changes for California HMBPs

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. Under AB 1429, certain California facilities now have extended deadlines for hazardous materials reporting.   AB 1429: Reporting Changes Effective Now In 1986, the California Governor’s Office of Emergency Services (CalOES) established the Hazardous Materials Business Plan (HMBP) Program, which prevents or minimizes damage to the public and the environment […]

Title 24 & The California Fire Code

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. While building and fire safety standards were being solidified in the early 1900s, many California business owners initially resisted the changes due to increased costs.   This article is part of a special dedicated series that covers California CUPAs and the Unified Program. For a complete overview, see the June […]

Underground Storage Tank Regulations: The UST Program

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. The UST Program, as part of California’s Unified Program, helps to protect the public and the environment from discharges and releases of hazardous substances from USTs.   This article is part of a special dedicated series that covers California CUPAs and the Unified Program. For a complete overview, see the […]

Aboveground Storage Tank Regulations

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. APSA and its federal complements ensure that facility owners and employees are prepared to respond to accidental petroleum releases.   This article is part of a special dedicated series that covers California CUPAs and the Unified Program. For a complete overview, see the June 2019 NES article California CUPA Overview: […]

The CalARP Program & Risk Management Plans

Written by: Virginia McCormick, NES, Inc. The CalARP Program may reduce the severity of consequences following accidental hazardous materials releases.   This article is part of a special dedicated series that covers California CUPAs and the Unified Program. For a complete overview, see the June 2019 NES article California CUPA Overview: Enforcing the CalEPA Unified Program. […]

Canned vs. Customized Training

Written by: Joe Mangiardi, NES, Inc. Sometimes a canned training program will suffice; other times your business requires a customized training program to achieve the desired results.   Why Some Businesses Prefer Customized Training Customized training may not be necessary for all businesses. But if you view your company as a complex machine, the slightest […]