SEVERNA PARK, Md. –The Industrial Steel Drum Institute (ISDI) is pleased to announce that Chris Lind has received the TRANSCAER® Individual Recognition Award for his efforts towards educating community members and first responders on steel drum safety.
“Chris Lind has been an invaluable asset to the Industrial Steel Drum Institute as we strive to educate and train emergency responders and their surrounding communities on the safety of handling steel drums.,” said Susan Nauman, executive director of ISDI. “Chris has conducted various live webinar trainings through TRANSCAER and has traveled to multiple locations on the East Coast where he presented ISDI’s Steel Drums 101 for Emergency Responders.”
The Individual Recognition Award recognizes the special efforts of any individual, team, company, or other organization in advancing the principles of TRANSCAER which include: promoting safe transportation and handling of hazardous materials; educating and assisting communities near major transportation routes about hazardous materials; and aiding community emergency response planning for hazardous material transportation incidents.
“The TRANSCAER awards program celebrates the teams and individuals who made an exceptional contribution to hazmat safety over the past year and that exemplifies Chris Lind’s efforts on behalf of ISDI,” said Missy Ruff, chairman of the National TRANSCAER Task Group and Director of Safety and Technical Programs at the Renewable Fuels Association.
Chris Lind is formerly of Mauser USA LLC, a global supplier of industrial packaging including steel drums, plastic drums and intermediate bulk containers. Mr. Lind recently retired from his position as Director of Technology and Regulatory Affairs at Mauser after a long and illustrious career specializing in hazardous materials compliance with special expertise in packaging.
TRANSCAER® (Transportation Community Awareness Emergency Response) is a national outreach effort led by industry professionals who volunteer their time to support the organization’s mission. Since 1986, the organization has focused on assisting communities to prepare for and respond to a possible hazardous material transportation incident.