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Environmental Services Companies in NJ Find OSHA Issues & Sandy Clean Up Safety Guidelines

environmentalservicesnjHurricane Sandy clean up and recovery efforts are well underway now that the $51,000,000 Sandy emergency relief package has been approved. OSHA has released a set of safety guidelines that many environmental services companies in NJ should follow to keep workers safe while prepping for clean up efforts.

In addition to the visible damage and destruction Hurricane Sandy left behind, hidden health hazards may exist at some clean up sites.  Environmental services companies in NJ like The Entech Group Inc., have implemented OSHA’s safety guidelines to keep all site workers safe during clean up efforts.  Homeowners are encouraged to review and implement the OSHA safety guidelines as well if they are participating in clean up efforts.

Environmental services companies in NJ working on Sandy relief efforts may be dealing with leaking oil tanks, vapors from contaminated floodwaters, contact with petroleum products, and more. The Entech Group Inc. in NJ has implemented the OSHA safety guidelines at their Sandy clean up and construction sites.  In fact, The Entech Group has their own company safety guidelines for their workers as well as their own OSHA certified and trained construction personnel.

Preliminary Assessments From Environmental Services Company in NJ

To safely evaluate Sandy-related environmental concerns, environmental services companies in NJ like The Entech Group Inc. can provide preliminary environmental assessments to determine if areas of a home or business are a potential cause of concern.  The company can conduct air sampling for mold spores, soil and ground water sampling for vapor intrusion, structural support surveys and more.

Entech is a full service provider of environmental services in NJ offering turn-key, single source professional services including site remediation, investigation, litigation, property redevelopment, construction management and more. For more information, visit

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company Joins Suppliers Partnership for the Environment

WASHINGTON - PRNewswire-USNewswire — The Suppliers Partnership for the Environment (SP) today announced the addition of its newest member company, The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, one of the world’s leading tire companies.

“We are pleased to welcome Goodyear to SP” said SP’s Chair, Randy Leslie, Vice President and General Manager, Johnson Controls, Inc., Automotive Experience. “Goodyear’s commitment to creating a foundation of sustainability and working with its suppliers to minimize its environmental footprint will be an excellent asset for SP’s members as we work together to improve environmental performance while increasing value throughout the automobile supply chain.” Read More »

Death Becomes the Phone Book

While we still have a ways to go before the white pages phone book can truly Rest in Peace, as you will see from the following infographic, 2011 helped to put a few more nails in the coffin. For example, 18 states across the US are now (in at least some parts) only delivering white pages phone books to those who ask for them. San Francisco has even enacted “opt-in” legislation for the delivery of the yellow pages. While this is still less than 30% of the country, it is surely a step in the right direction. Read More »