Chemical and Lab Pack Services
A "lab-pack" is a term used to describe the process of categorizing small containers of chemicals (solvents, industrial supplies, etc.), repackaging and packing chemicals into larger drums (such as 55 gallon drums) with compatible absorbent, labeling and preparing drums for shipment and providing complete paperwork (manifests, shipping inventories, etc.) for shipment.
Arch Environmental Group is available to handle your miscellaneous chemicals that have been accumulating over the years. These chemicals are often obsolete, off-specification, leaking or unidentified and in many instances stored in an unsafe manner.These are typically laboratory chemicals in small containers and are located in schools, hospitals, industrial businesses and sometimes in homes.
Frequently Arch Environmental Group discovers dangerous materials and/or conditions that could create devastating circumstances if left in your building.
Never toss these chemicals in the trash or down a sink as there are possible criminal and civil penalties for such actions. Arch Environmental Group's experienced lab-packing staff is available to handle all phases of your identification, packaging and transportation needs. Due to the strict EPA and DOT regulations it is important to have a full understanding of the environmental regulations, transportation regulations and chemistry to conduct a safe lab-pack and to ensure that the chemicals are safely delivered to a RCRA approved TSD (Transportation, Storage and Disposal) facility.
Lab Pack and Disposal Services
The health AIR Group is available to handle all components or single components of your chemical lab pack. Chemical inventories, lab pack supplies, chemical packing, transportation and disposal. In addition to lab packs for disposal issues, packaging and storage options are available for temporary moves during construction or relation of laboratories.
Chemical Hygiene Plan Development
In 1990 the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) published the final rule for Occupational Exposures to Hazardous Chemicals in Laboratories (29 CFR 1910.1450) in order to protect workers from exposures to hazardous chemicals. This rule requires the development of a "Chemical Hygiene Plan" and includes multiple duties needed to ensure laboratory safety.
Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Audits
The Department of Homeland Security issued legislation in 2008 requiring chemical facilities to regulate security as it relates to possible terrorism within the United States. This regulation is not intended for just industrial chemical manufacturers but any type of institution that may possess "chemicals of interest" in a determined quantity.