Spill & Safety News

Put A Sock In It…Or A Pillow, Or A Pad, Or…

Q: Where are socks as useful as pads, pillows, rolls and booms? A: It depends on whether you're going to sleep, or eliminating an oil spill.  In th...

Protecting the Planet After Wildfires

California's latest spate of wildfires has thankfully been extinguished, and the massive clean up is well underway. Aside from rebuilding structure...

Making Your Marina Shipshape for Winter

There's a lot of advice available for boating enthusiasts who need to prepare their vessels for the colder months, from flushing the cooling system...

Are You OSHA Compliant? Here's What To Do NOW

This past summer, we sounded the call for all healthcare personnel and pharmacies to become OSHA-compliant prior to the December 1st deadline for U...

Pollution Solutions: Don't Phone Home!

Those of you old enough to remember the heartwarming film E.T., The Extra-Terrestrial (released in 1982, in case you were wondering) will recall th...

When the Planet Experiences Hot Flashes

With the weather we've been having this past summer, many people have experienced hot flashes, regardless of gender: feeling so hot under the colla...

Roll With It

In these socially connected times, whatever we do is instantly available to the world via the Internet, as many people discover to their eternal ch...

We Are the Oil Spill

In recent times, whenever a catastrophic event, whether natural or human-created, makes headlines, social media rapidly makes memes that say someth...

Oil Spills: A Daily Reality Show

These days, reality shows (and stars) blanket the Internet, magazines, and our daily lives, whether we want to hear about them or not. And they're ...

Don't Fall Off the Mountain

Many years ago, Oscar-winning actress Shirley MacLaine wrote a book called,Don't Fall Off the Mountain. She wasn't focused on erosion control, but ...

On Guard! Don't Let Drains Drain Your Energy

"En guard!" is a French fencing phrase (say that three times fast) that means, "Get ready! Your opponent is about to run you through with a lance!"...

Block That Spill!

In football, cheerleaders sometimes chant, "Block that kick!" Other sports use similar lingo to keep the spectators enthused and the team amped up ...