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Hazardous Materials

I have been a principal member of the NFPA Hazardous Chemicals Committee. I have been heavily involved in the development of national standards such as NFPA 430 Code for the Storage of Liquid and Solid Oxidizers, NFPA 432 Code for the Storage of Organic Peroxide Formulations and the upcoming NFPA 400 Hazardous Materials Code. In addition, I have extensive experience dealing with other hazard classes including Flammable Liquids, Flammable Solids, Combustible Dusts, Corrosives and Toxics.

I am experienced and capable of performing the following tasks for clients dealing with hazardous materials issues:
  • Evaluating MSDS for hazard classes.
  • Completing Hazardous Materials Inventory Statements (HMIS).
  • Completing Hazardous Materials Management Plans (HMMP).
  • Completing code evaluations and technical reports.
  • Evaluating bulk storage tank farms.
  • Interfacing with Fire Marshal's, Code Officials, insurance carriers and other Authorities Having Jurisdiction.
  • Developing alternative materials and methods to prescriptive code requirements.
  • Determining design options and assisting clients in making educated business decisions based upon operational and economic considerations.
  • Developing design documents for chemical warehouses, process facilities and bulk tank farms.


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