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American Pollution Control Corp. (AMPOL) hired David Diamond as industrial services and operations manager.
Based in AMPOL’s Harvey, LA, facility, Diamond will oversee several service areas including tank cleaning, oil spill response, confined space entry, naturally occurring radioactive material, lead and asbestos abatement, hazardous materials and emergency cleanup, soil remediation, demolition and marine transportation. He will also be actively involved with the manufacturing of AMPOL’s spill equipment products.
Diamond has worked in the environmental cleanup sector since 1989 and managed many emergency response situations in his career. He served as project manager for the plant cleanup effort following the IMC Sterlington explosion in 1991. He was also involved in the largest arsenic triazicide recovery in U.S. history off Cape May, near New Jersey, where the crew used remotely operated vehicles to recover the arsenic triazicide.
Diamond has extensive experience working on numerous land and offshore tank and vessel cleaning projects. He is trained in: basic plus safety, CPR and first aid, screening test technician and alcohol field test; general site worker supervision, radiation safety officer, on-track safety, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) on-scene commander, qualified individual and incident commander and PEC instruction. He is certified in confined space, OSHA 40-hour hazardous waste operations and safe tank entry.