Clean Harbors Offers Management Briefing on Comprehensive Gas Cylinder Management Techniques

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Clean Harbors, North America’s leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services, has published a management briefing on compressed gas cylinder management.

Clean Harbors, North America’s leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services, has published a management briefing on compressed gas cylinder management. Authored by Ed Isom, CHMM, CPEA, CET, Clean Harbors Director, High-Hazard Services and entitled “Gas Cylinders Pose Unique Risks: Cylinder Lifecycle Management Requires a Formal Program,” the article discusses the specific risks and the means to effectively control gas cylinders through their entire lifecycles.

Part of Clean Harbors’ information series for companies that handle and/or generate hazardous materials, the management briefing is available on demand at: http://www.cleanharbors.com/cylinder4.

The briefing examines the challenges that must be met to effectively inventory, store, use and dispose of gas cylinders. It also discusses special handling procedures for gases that require stabilization and stabilization renewals, and presents specific examples of gases that require special handling. The briefing goes on to comment on the inverse nature of gas cylinder costs – namely, that it often costs more to dispose of gases than it does to purchase the material. Finally, the briefing offers a program to help ensure effective gas cylinder lifecycle management by assigning responsible managers and staff, and using barcode tracking.

About Clean Harbors

Clean Harbors is the leading provider of environmental, energy and industrial services throughout North America. The Company serves over 60,000 customers, including a majority of the Fortune 500 companies, thousands of smaller private entities and numerous federal, state, provincial and local governmental agencies. Headquartered in Norwell, Massachusetts, Clean Harbors has more than 200 locations, including over 50 waste management facilities, throughout North America in 38 U.S. states, seven Canadian provinces, Mexico and Puerto Rico. For more information, visit http://www.cleanharbors.com.

Contacts:

David N. Proud
Vice President, Marketing
Clean Harbors
781.792.5490

Sandy McLaughlin
Soucy Communications Group
781.898.7305

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