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After the Storm: Mold FAQs

When hurricanes hit, home and business owners are often left to deal with standing water or waterlogged building materials. If not cleaned up quickly or properly, the remaining moisture can […]

After the Storm: Hurricane Cleanup Tips

Every week, it seems as if a new hurricane emerges. This fall, we’ve seen the devastating impact of these storms first hand in Texas, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Caribbean. […]

CTEH How-To: Emergency Action Plans

Emergencies happen. If an incident occurs at your workplace, do you have an emergency action plan (EAP) in place to get employees out swiftly and safely? According to the Occupational […]

Safety 101: Wildfire Smoke and Air Quality

This year, we’ve seen rampant wildfires move across the western U.S. As these fires have torn through the landscape, they’ve released smoke and ash into the air—creating dangerous breathing conditions […]

The Hidden Dangers of Floodwater

From Harvey to Maria, 2017 has already seen an above-normal hurricane season with frequent and intense storms affecting the Caribbean, Gulf of Mexico and eastern U.S. With their high winds, […]

Meet SERT, CTEH’s Senior Emergency Response Team

When an emergency response occurs, it’s all hands on deck. Whether it’s a maritime accident or oil spill, CTEH members join forces to resolve incidents quickly, safely and effectively. To […]

CTEH How-To: Scott Skelton on PPE in Extreme Heat

Employees who are exposed to hot weather, work in high-heat environments or wear personal protective equipment (PPE) may be at risk for heat-related illnesses such as stroke, exhaustion or cramps. […]

CTEH’s Scott Skelton Shares Extreme Heat Expertise

Temperatures are continuing to heat up across the country, especially in the western and southern regions of the U.S. Whether working outdoors, in hot indoor environments or on an emergency […]

CTEH at the Clean Waterways Conference

CTEH is excited to be part of the inaugural Clean Waterways Conference in Louisville, Kentucky! The first of its kind, this event was established to enhance the prevention and response […]

CTEH’s Hank Garcia Presents at IOSC 2017

This week, Hank Garcia, CTEH senior consultant, joined industry leaders from across the globe at the International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC 2017) to share his oil preparedness and response expertise. […]