Sr. Environmentalist Visits Ventura Transfer Company Terminals – Safety Efforts Praised

  • Posted Aug 23, 2008

Los Angeles, CA – August 2008 – A senior environmental scientist from Tetra Tech visited VTC terminals in Los Angeles, Phoenix, and Wilmington and reported VTC was in full compliance with current environmental safety regulations. Tetra Tech is an environmental services company with over 8500 employees with 275 offices worldwide.

“I did not observe any issues or concerns while at VTC’s facilities that would represent a potential for environmental risk,” says Vanessa Pottie, CHMM – Sr. Environmental Scientist, TetraTech.

VTC is routinely subject to audits from regulatory agencies as well as customers, railroads and insurance companies. The company has received Certificates of Recognition from the Los Angeles County Sanitation District for complying with EPA discharge and permit requirements, Certificates of Achievement from the California Highway ativan 2mg buy online Patrol for maintaining satisfactory ratings for complying with motor carrier safety compliance inspection programs, etc.

“VTC customers should be very comfortable with our ability to maintain compliance with all auditing agencies as verified by this third-party evaluation”, says Jim Cheney, VTC’s Safety and Compliance Manager.

Customer audits comprise:
Proper permits ensure adequate insurance coverages, employee training, safeguards for employee safety, proper handling procedures of client products, emergency contingency plans and preparations, environmental conformance and good manufacturing practices.

Federal, State and local audits comprise:
Appropriate permits, employee training, proper handling and storage of materials, orderly emergency response plans, available emergency equipment, current and available monitoring records.

Insurance audits comprise:
Suitable facility maintenance, minimizing fire hazards, in-place emergency plans, and provision for regularly performed employee safety and training.