Civil, Structural, Engineering Blog

Who Needs HAZWOPER Training?

 

HAZWOPER training is essential for anyone who regularly works with or comes into contact with hazardous waste. An abbreviation for “Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response,” HAZWOPER...

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What Your Employees Need to Know about Hazardous Materials

 

Employees have both a need and right to know about their risks concerning hazardous materials. Appropriate knowledge of best-practices within a workplace encourages safety and compliance.

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5 Things to Know About Groundwater Compliance

Compliance regulations regarding groundwater are as varied as they are complex. Staying on top of what’s required and what has recently changed in the industry can be overwhelming. For almost...

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5 Things You’ll Need to Become a Civil Engineer

 

Are you thinking about becoming a civil engineer? Here at Shield Engineering, our engineers are an integral part of the team. They’re responsible for everything from evaluating failed buildings...

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5 Things to Know About the Soil Erosion Crisis 

How much do you know about the global soil crisis? We hear often about issues like water pollution, deforestation, and ozone degradation, but the world’s fast-eroding layer of topsoil will soon...

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How 3 Kinds of Environmental Spills are Handled Differently

Environmental disasters come in all shapes and sizes. Environmental spills can be the result of human error (like a train crash) or due to external factors like weather, soil disruption, and even...

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5 Common Causes of Environmental Spills

 

Environmental spills are a big problem. Whether a spill involves a few gallons of a commercial chemical or thousands of gallons of crude oil, the natural environment as well as people, animals,...

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Engineering Trends to Watch in 2018

 

 

The engineering industry is in a constant state of innovation. Between technical advancements and rampant investment by developers, the science of building things came a long way in 2017. As...

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3 Reasons to Keep Environmental Compliance Top of Mind During Real Estate Development

Environmental due diligence is paramount to the overall success of any building project. Complying with all federal, state, and local environmental regulations preserves the health of the...

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