DEP Haz-Mat Workshop Presented to UTC Students
John Selleck, of the Maine Department of Environmental Protection’s Bureau of Remediation and Waste Management addressed the students in the Construction Engineering Technology and Heavy Equipment Maintenance programs. He covered pertinent topics such as the types of hazardous materials they they may be responsible for in their respective fields. He outlined the types of response to hazardous materials that his agency employs as well as the equipment used in various types of equipment used by responders. He emphasized the responsibility of employers in reporting hazardous material spills and the importance of a good relationship between the state agency and employers so that effective and responsible practices exist.