Preparing for Armageddon: Are you ready for a disaster?
- 2005 Retrospective. Trotti, John // MSW Management;Nov/Dec2004, Vol. 14 Issue 7, p6
Comments on dealing with natural and unnatural disasters and their consequences. Importance of developing an emergency plan; Importance of focusing on remediation to overcome disaster consequences; Views on safety issues in the materials and solid waste field.
- Disaster response requires planning. Geiselman, Bruce // Waste News;05/22/2000, Vol. 6 Issue 2, p5
Focuses on Waste Industries Inc. regional manager Thomas Winstead's presentation at the Waste Expo 2000, held from May 15 to 18 in Atlanta, Georgia. Need for firms to split up equipment in the face of a natural disaster in the United States; Importance of having a stash of cash for the use of...
- Katrina: What lies beneath. // Waste News;5/8/2006, Vol. 12 Issue 1, p8
The article presents information on the impact that Hurricane Katrina had on the wastewater infrastructure of the Gulf Coast. A recent study determined that Katrina did $1.4 billion in damage to wastewater operations of the Gulf Coast. More importantly, the report revealed that utilities there...
- Co-processing Technology of Mining and Municipal Solid Waste. Lijie GUO; Guangsheng LIU // Advanced Materials Research;2014, Vol. 955-959, p2751
First of all, hazards of mined-out areas and municipal solid waste are analyzed. Then according to the research status of municipal solid waste processing and mine filling technologies, both of the environmental issues are researched. From the point of view that municipal solid waste and...
- HAZARDOUS WASTE: OSHA Offers New HazWOPER Guidance Document. // Professional Safety;Feb2006, Vol. 51 Issue 2, p17
The article reports on the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration's online release of a new safety and health guidance document in 2006 for compliance to the Hazardous Waste Operation and Emergency Response (HazWOPER). The document aims to help workers and employers determine whether...
- Can you plan for disasters? Naff, Kevin C. // Business Credit;Oct95, Vol. 97 Issue 9, p29
Discusses disaster planning for companies. Oklahoma terrorist bombing; Luby Products Inc.'s preparations; Earthquake in Kobe, Japan; Comments.
- Disasters and market response. Horwich, George // CATO Journal;Winter90, Vol. 9 Issue 3, p531
Analyzes the response of the United States government to disasters. Government's management of the oil price shocks in the 1970s and 1980s; Relevance of the existence of an associated larger cost to the assessment of the seven deaths from the cyanide-lacing of the pain reliever Tylenol; Uses of...
- '93 hurricane season: Old enemy, new fears. Goldberg, Carol // Long Island Business News (7/1993 to 5/2009);7/26/93, Vol. 40 Issue 30, p1
Discusses the preparations being undertaken by Long Island, New York, businesses, media sources, government and emergency personnel and residents to minimize the effects of the hurricane season. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration; Hurricane preparedness conferences; Federal...
- Disaster plans should aim to prevent worker injuries. Long, Stanton F. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;8/7/95, Vol. 99 Issue 32, p7
Advises risk managers and loss control and safety professionals to prevent employees' injuries and health problems when calamities or accidents occur. Need for a contingency plan; Enumeration of different steps for an organization to take before a catastrophe strikes.