• Karen

    Karen D. Hamel CSP, CET, WACH, is a regulatory compliance professional, trainer and technical writer for New Pig. She has more than 25 years of experience helping EHS professionals find solutions to meet EPA, OSHA and DOT regulations and has had more than 200 articles published on a variety of EHS topics. Karen is a Certified Safety Professional (CSP), Certified Environmental health and Safety Trainer (CET), Walkway Auditor Certificate Holder (WACH), OSHA-Authorized Outreach Trainer for General Industry, Community Emergency Response Team (CERT) trainer and hazmat technician. She serves on the Blair County, PA LEPC. Her specialties include a wide variety of environmental, safety, emergency response, risk management, DOT and NIMS topics. She conducts trainings and seminars at national conferences and webinars for several national organizations. She can be reached at 1-800-HOT-HOGS (468-4647) or by email karenea@newpig.com.

  • John Mahoneysays:
    04/10/2017 at 6:06 pm Reply

    I liked when you talked about properly labeling hazardous waste so you can deal with it properly. It makes sense that taking your time to do this can help you avoid accidents and make sure you avoid any feels. I would want to take my time to do my homework and work with a professional company that knows how to deal with what I have and that is safe about it.

    • Brittanysays:
      04/11/2017 at 9:19 am Reply

      Great point, John! It is extremely important to take your time and completely understand regulatory requirements before doing something, like labeling hazardous waste. Running waste labeling by a professional also isn’t a bad idea. You can also email our regulation and safety specialist Karen at karenea@newpig.com with questions about your specific situation!

      Thanks,
      Brittany

  • Kyle Waynesays:
    01/12/2018 at 7:26 pm Reply

    I’m glad this article talked about how satellite areas are less restrictive than centralized, they must still be managed properly. If my dad were in a business that required a hazardous waste management service I think he’d find great value in these tips. I’ll be sure to talk to him about it in case he is ever in need.

    • Brittanysays:
      01/15/2018 at 9:37 am Reply

      Hi Kyle, thanks for the feedback! Glad this article can be of use to you and others!

      Best,
      Brittany

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