Getting enough training can help your employees do better. Even with the best talent, learning new practices is always a good policy to have. Every job calls for training and re-training. Although some tasks seem simple, such as disposing of hazardous waste, the reality is much different than you might expect!
Improving Overall Safety Levels
Without following strict safety protocols, you might end up in trouble. That’s because both local and state organizations could cite you. You also don’t want to be subjected to the presence of inspectors from OSHA, which can disrupt your daily operations. Protect all of the people on your premises. This principle is something you cannot and should not ignore. Also be sure to guard your reputation, because you won’t want to lose business due to human error.
Making the Building Safer
Proper training also helps make the building safer than it was before. Many regulations are out there and they are always changing. That’s another reason to continue training even after certain benchmarks and expertise levels are reached or attained. Different rules govern different types of waste and the containers they are supposed to be stored in before they can be eliminated. Avoid storing different types of waste too close to one another for fear of a catastrophic chemical reaction. Oil and water should not be combined, for instance. Storing, handling, and disposing of the waste must be done as quickly, efficiently, and safely as possible. That’s why organizing further safety meetings and training sessions is a vital part of your weekly and monthly scheduling plans.
Protecting the Environment
Keeping the environment safe from toxic waste should be another one of your priorities. Regardless of it is e-waste or more conventional waste, taking care to avoid accidents is much easier than everyone is trained in safety procedures, evacuation protocols, cleanup methods, and if necessary, evacuation preparations. Residential garbage should be kept separate from those produced by heavy industry. Mixing the two could lead to unforeseen consequences for everyone involved!
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No matter what kind of environmental issue you may have, AEG Environmental can help. We handle every situation with care, dedication, and a commitment to exemplary customer service. When you have an emergency, you can rely on us! Need training? We can handle that too! We train in a wide variety of environmental management areas so that your company can remain compliant with EPA, DOT, and OSHA. Make sure to check out our blog for the latest and greatest in the waste management world! You should also follow us on social media for updates.
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