Lessons in hazardous material transportation based on case histories

Authors

  • Gerard A. Gallagher,

    1. Ecology and Environment Inc., 195 Sugg Road, P.O. Box D, Buffalo, N.Y. 14225
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    • Gerard A. Gallagher is a vice president of Ecology and Environment, Inc., (E & E) for special projects. He has been with E & E for 15 years and has more than 10 years' experience in directing major, large-scale, hazardous substance/waste programs for clients such as the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). In particular, he was National Program Director for E & E's contract to assist EPA in its nationwide Oil and Hazardous Substances Spill Prevention and Emergency Response program. He was key in E & E's development, implementation, and operation of the Corporate Hazardous Substance/Waste Program, which includes the firm's nationwide, 24-hour commercial response network and corporate emergency response team providing technical and management support to commercial clients in the chemical and transportation industries.

  • Scott W. McCone

    1. Ecology and Environment Inc., 195 Sugg Road, P.O. Box D, Buffalo, N.Y. 14225
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    • Scott W. McCone is a Certified Hazardous Materials Manager (Master level) with Ecology and Environment, Inc., (E & E) and has 15 years' experience in dealing with oil and hazardous materials and has directed E & E responses at the scenes of over 500 spill incidents nationwide. Since 1985, he has been response operations manager of E & E's corporate emergency response team headquartered in Buffalo, New York. His previous assignments are highlighted by four years as regional team leader/office manager in Chicago for E & E's program to support the Oil and Hazardous Substances Spill Prevention and Emergency Response Program of the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). He has conducted 21 hazardous waste site investigations including several federal Superfund sites; completed over 180 Spill Prevention Control and Countermeasure inspections; and served as site safety officer for over 30 sites.


Abstract

Reducing human error as a cause of accidents.

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