Entries by mbrandt

“Switch Off” for Earth Hour this Saturday, 3/28

With all the uncertainty going on in the world right now, this year’s Earth Hour gives us a good opportunity for a global, collective pause. A pause to reflect on the impacts our lives make on our planet, such as the increasing demands for food, water and energy. These all have a direct affect on […]

Save 10% On All Training Now-3/27

Get 10% OFF now – 3/27 on all your environmental and safety training.      During this time of uncertainty, ‘social distancing’ has become the norm for many businesses with a push to stay and even work from home. With this comes a good opportunity to get the compliance training you need with our easily accessible, online […]

EPA Releases List of Disinfectants To Use Against Coronavirus

The coronavirus is a hot topic of conversation these days. As it continues to grow and span countries, people are becoming more mindful of things they can do to keep themselves and their loved ones safe. The good news is that coronaviruses are ‘enveloped viruses,’ which means they are one of the easiest types of […]

Even more UST Class C certification training added!

Available now! We’ve just added New UST Class C operator training for the state of Maryland. This program has been reviewed and approved by the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) and has been tailored to include state-specific training material for Class C operators.    Successfully completing this training will award a certificate which grants UST Class […]

New UST Class C Certifications Now Available!

Good news! We have NEW UST Class C operator certification trainings available for the states of Hawaii and Mississippi. These have been reviewed and approved by the Hawaii Department of Health (DOH) and the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ).   Successfully completing these trainings will award a certificate which grants UST Class C operator certification in […]

Have You Heard About World Wetlands Day?

  Sunday, February 2, is World Wetlands Day!   Do you know just how important our wetlands are? With this global celebration on February 2nd, it’s a chance to raise awareness about all the benefits wetlands have for us and our wildlife. It’s also a chance to raise awareness about their protection. Wetlands are a […]

SAVE 10% ON ALL TRAINING NOW!

    Now – Jan 31, SAVE 10% on all Environmental and Safety Compliance Training! Certification, awareness and preparatory courses available in both individual modules and full multi-course packages. Use code 10%4U.   View courses and start saving!

UST Class C certification training for Connecticut just added!

This NEW UST Class C operator training has been reviewed and approved by the Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP).   Successfully completing this training will award a certificate which grants UST Class C operator certification in Connecticut. For all other states, this course should only be used as a reference (and will […]

Safety & Awareness Spotlight: Radon

    Check yourself and protect yourself from radon. January is Radon Action Month, which is a great time to raise awareness about this invisible radioactive gas that causes lung cancer. Radon is the #1 environmental cause of cancer deaths and the #2 cause of lung cancer deaths. Since you can’t smell or see radon, testing your […]

Big News for Our ECATTS team!

We are happy to announce that our ECATTS government training division has recently been awarded another 5 year contract with the U.S. Navy, providing their online environmental and safety compliance training! The Navy has been a loyal and wonderful client for 20 years now and we are thrilled to continue working with them. Keep up the […]

New Settlement Over Pesticide Violations Costs Company $79,000 in Civil Penalties

    “EPA settlement with PBI-Gordon Corporation resolves alleged violations of pesticide labeling requirements in Longmont, Colorado, and Monroe, Washington Agreement with Kansas-based company resolves findings of non-compliance DENVER (November 6, 2019) – The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced a settlement with PBI-Gordon Corporation (PBI) of Shawnee, Kansas, resolving alleged violations of the […]

Training Spotlight: Construction Contractor Course Packs

Did you know about our Contractor Course Packs? We offer a variety of contractor training packages tailored to your specific job roles and responsibilities. Each targeted curriculum ranges from 11-21 courses and includes helpful training enhancements like images, voice overs, videos, and knowledge checks to assist with your overall learning experience. And even better, by […]

It’s National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week. Do You Know How To Stay Lead Safe?

    National Lead Poisoning Prevention Week is here. NLPPW encourages individuals, organizations and governments to increase lead poisoning prevention awareness in an effort to reduce childhood exposure to lead. Lead exposure to children can be extremely harmful causing damage to the brain and nervous system, as well as slowed development.  The most common route […]

NEW! UST Class C Operator Training Available!

We’re happy to announce the addition of our latest training program to our online catalog! This NEW UST Class C operator training has been reviewed and approved by the Washington, D.C. Department of Energy & Environment (DOEE), the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) and the Georgia Department of Natural Resources Environmental Protection Division (EPD). […]

Are You Prepared for a Hurricane?

Having our company based out of Florida, we are all too familiar with hurricane season. But even for us, it’s helpful to have a reminder of the do’s and don’ts when preparing for a hurricane. With Dorian quickly approaching, we wanted to share this helpful checklist for your own hurricane prep, and tips to keep […]

Settlements Made Over LBP Hazards for 5 California Firms

Failing to comply with federal regulations regarding lead exposure leads to settlements and fines for multiple California companies. Don’t wait for violations like these to get your training! Stay safe. Stay in compliance.   Check out our Lead-Based Paint training curriculum now.   *** August 27, 2019   U.S. EPA settles with Southern California firms over […]

Sustainability and Your Business Benefits

The practice of Environmental Sustainability is becoming increasingly important. It’s our responsibility to ensure that our societal needs are met without depleting or degrading our natural resources, now and for future generations. This responsibility means taking action. Action to educate ourselves, giving increased attention to environmental concerns, and providing incentives for businesses to assess their […]