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Experts Speak at WI Safety Council Convention

 WISCONSIN DELLS – Environmental and safety experts Jason Christopherson and Ken Lassa, both team members of the REI Environmental and Safety team of Wausau, were chosen to educate participants on "Chemical Spill Response” at the Wisconsin Safety Council (WSC) annual state safety conference.

The presentation titled, "Chemical Spill Response” included OSHA and Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (WDNR) requirements for spill response, any associated environmental remediation and reporting requirements to governmental agencies and real world examples of common spill scenarios involving manufacturing and transportation.

"Spills are obviously unplanned and can have a great impact on the environment and health of the people responding if done improperly,” says Lassa.  "Having the knowledge, proper training and materials available to respond to a spill can greatly reduce the likelihood of having a small problem become a large incident.”