Spill & Safety News

Take A Deep Breath of Life

It's possible you may never have appreciated your breath more than in 2020. Breathing is completely natural, so of course we take it for granted; o...

Facemasking the COVID-19 Challenge

Since 2006, Facebook has been the dominant word beginning with "face" in the global lexicon. But in 2020, it's been supplanted by a radically diffe...

Compliance in the Time of COVID-19

At the end of last year, OSHA's USP 800 compliance regulation took effect. USP 800 is about providing safe handling of hazardous drugs for all heal...

Can Spill Products Produce Primordial Joy?

French sociologist Emile Durkheim coined the term "collective effervescence" to describe how communal events, such as the annual "Burning Man" fest...

Clearing Up Clutter, Making Space for Creativity

An ancient aphorism states, "May you live in interesting times." We certainly do now. All over the world, as we shelter in place, people are diggin...

How NOT to Go Viral

Going viral online is a big deal. But going viral IRL (that's in real life, when you're not on social media) is something everyone would rather avo...

What Season Is This?

Climate change deniers may believe global warming is a hoax, but those of us who experienced temperatures above 80º in February (in northern Califo...

The Best Spill Clean Up Solutions for Time Travelers

If you're a science fiction aficionado — or just like the concept of time travel — you'll have one of our country's biannual opportunities to do so...

Race to the Finish… But Oh, the Mess

Have you noticed how freeways have turned into raceways these days? At least, that's how many drivers perceive the road. The need for speed means t...

Misty Mornings? Try This

As we discussed last month, 2020 is the year of clear vision (20/20 is perfect eyesight, in case that leap wasn't intuitive.) And it is a leap year...

Driven to Safety

Winter driving is hazardous. The roads are often slick with rain, snow, ice, hail, or seepage from vehicles that need to spend time in an auto shop...

Can You See That? How to Spot Invisible Spills

We're getting older — not just individually, but collectively. In 2018, for the first time in history, there were more seniors worldwide than child...