1980s: Preaching The Gospel Of Safety To An Industry Eager To Improve

Neal Langerman In 1987, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued the Hazardous Waste Operations and Emergency Response standards, or HAZWOPER. HAZWOPER could have landed like a bombshell in the semiconductor industry, most of which had long lacked any sort of playbook or competency in dealing with the extremely...