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Safety director emphasizes ‘Safe And Compliant’ core value

Safety director emphasizes ‘Safe And Compliant’ core value

Safety director emphasizes ‘Safe And Compliant’ core value

The first core value at Heritage Environmental Services is “Safe and Compliant, or Not at All,” and that starts with having an experienced and passionate leader at the head of safety operations.

This year, Jim Mangas joined the Heritage team as director of safety with nearly 20 years of experience. He shared with BIC Magazine how Heritage has built a standout safety culture in the waste industry.

Mangas’ passion for safety began when he served as a firefighter/paramedic and realized first responders were “mostly reacting to something that had happened, [while] safety professionals have the opportunity to get ahead of incidents and make a difference.” This influenced his decision to pursue a career in safety.

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COVID-19 Disinfection: Importance of Experience

COVID-19 Disinfection: Importance of Experience

COVID-19 Disinfection:  Importance of Experience

Indianapolis, May 26, 2020 – COVID-19 Disinfection:  Importance of Experience

Heritage has been protecting human health and the environment for 50 years – we have responded to chemical spills, chemical fires, plane crashes, oil spills, including one of the largest oil spills in the US in the Gulf of Mexico, and various other types of hazardous materials incidents. We have conducted hazardous materials remediation and decontaminations of industrial buildings, equipment, and containers. Handling a threat like the coronavirus requires a similar degree of experience, equipment, and training, and we are experts in handling hazardous materials and emergency situations in a safe and compliant manner.

 

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