Entries by mbrandt

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 […]

Clean Water Act Violations Lead to Settlement for Pennsylvania Company

Settlement made for Pennsylvania metal finishing company over Clean Water Act violations leads to $30,000 penalty and actions to correct noncompliance:   EPA settlement of pretreatment violations from Librandi’s Plating helps protect water quality of Susquehanna tributary PHILADELPHIA (August 13, 2019) – Librandi’s Plating of Middletown, Pennsylvania, has agreed to settle Clean Water Act violations […]

National Water Quality Month is Here!

Did you know August is National Water Quality Month? This makes now the perfect time to educate yourself on where your water comes from and how everyone can protect and preserve it. Keeping ourselves educated helps ensure that our water continues to be of high quality and free from contamination. Both the protection of our […]

Did You Know About Our Multi-User Savings & Benefits?

Everyone can benefit from compliance training. It keeps employees safe and companies free from violations and costly fines. So why not take advantage of our group discounts for multiple users? Group Packages can start with as little as 2 users. The more users you add, the more money you save and more benefits you get!     […]

What is the Navy saying about ECATTS?

It is always great to hear such wonderful feedback regarding our military division, ECATTS. We always strive to provide the best training experience possible with Environmental Compliance Training, Made Easy.   Check out what our Navy customers have to say about their ECATTS training:   “GREAT TRAINING!!!!!!!” “Short, simple, highly informative.” “Nice video that was […]

NEW UST Certification Training Available!

We are happy to announce the addition of our newest UST Class A/B Operator Certification Training for the state of Florida! This 9 module certification curriculum has been reviewed and approved by the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP).   Successfully completing this training will award a certificate which grants UST Class A/B operator certification in Florida. […]

Pennsylvania Company Settles with Citation & Penalty for Violating RCRA

Hazardous waste violations bring $78,000 penalty for plastic bag manufacturing facility in Pennsylvania:   “Bemis Company, Inc. Settles Hazardous Waste Violations at Plastic Bag Manufacturing Facility in West Hazleton, Pa. PHILADELPHIA (June 14, 2019) — Bemis Company, Inc. has agreed to pay a $78,000 penalty to settle alleged violations of hazardous waste regulations at its […]

Contractors, We’re Here to Help!

Contractors! We want to help make it easier for you. We have the environmental and safety training you need to help get the contracts you want. You know doing your job in a safe and environmentally compliant manner can have major benefits for your business. Benefits like reducing your risk of violations and costly fines, […]

Gas Stations to Pay for UST Violations

Underground Storage Tank violations lead to costly penalty and upgrades for gas station owner:   Omaha/Council Bluffs Area Gas Stations, Owned by Mega Saver and Tobacco and Phones 4 Less, Agree to Upgrade Spill Monitoring and Alarm Systems “(Lenexa, Kan., May 15, 2019) – Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced an agreement with […]