Tag Archives: Safety

How We Use Hazard Recognition Tools to Help Eliminate Incidents On-Site

No matter where you are, you’ll always hear that saying, “There is no ‘I’ in Safety”.  This statement could not be any more true, especially here at TerraTherm. For us, safety is a total “Team” effort, from the top of the management team, to the employees in the field.  Safety is paramount for our success in all of our projects, and it shows in our safety record. With zero OSHA recordable incidents or lost days for 2016, TerraTherm was recently awarded the Cascade Environmental, LLC’s (Cascade) Obsidian Award. This award is given to the Cascade business units that achieve no recordable … Continue reading

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2016 In Review

I’m pleased to provide a brief review of TerraTherm’s progress toward our mission to be the worldwide leader in the development and implementation of thermal remediation of organic contaminant source zones. I am thankful to those customers we had the honor of serving this past year.  Team TerraTherm is  dedicated to earning and keeping our customers’ trust and goodwill, by always endeavoring to fully comprehend and meet their remediation and related business objectives. TerraTherm started the year by adding another international partner, Beijing Enviro-Chem Environmental Technology CO., Ltd (Beijing Enviro-Chem). Beijing Enviro-Chem and TerraTherm are pleased to join forces in … Continue reading

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Effective Safety Management of ISTR Sites

There are numerous health and safety challenges that can be found on an In Situ Thermal Remediation (ISTR) site.  From performing health risk assessments for hazardous chemicals to identifying and correcting on-site physical hazards or working with and managing a variety of subcontractors, there is an extensive list of safety and regulatory concerns that need to be addressed. Managing these concerns can often appear to be a daunting task, but with a practical, risk-based safety management approach, ISTR can be performed safely, as well as effectively. At TerraTherm, our strong safety management system begins with a commitment to safe work … Continue reading

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Prevention Through Design – Safety First, Last, and Always!

Whenever we discuss the fit for thermal remediation at a given site, there is a natural process that takes place where preconceived perceptions are replaced by better understanding.  Nowhere is that evolution more visible than with regard to the overall topic of safety.  People often enter the conversation with the mistaken opinion that operation of thermal remediation systems might put site workers and surrounding communities at risk to various threats such as chemical exposure from site contaminants and process chemicals, fire or explosion, noise, heat stress, confined space entry, or other physical injury.  However, as the conversation develops, our clients … Continue reading

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