Environmental Safety and Technical Assistance

Plan Do Check ActNBC’s Environmental, Safety, and Technical Assistance (ESTA) section is responsible for NBC’s Health and Safety Program and provides technical assistance to various NBC departments, NBC customers, environmental organizations, and the general public.  ESTA regularly interacts with RIDEM, EPA, OSHA officials, and local emergency planning authorities to help identify and develop new and innovative ways to improve the environmental performance and sustainability of NBC’s  operations and help assure these operations are performed in the safest manner possible and in accordance with all applicable regulations.

Wind_Turbines_at_sunsetESTA provides pollution prevention, energy and resource management, and health and safety assistance by: obtaining grant funding to support project initiatives, conducting research, publishing papers, organizing and conducting workshops and seminars, performing on-site technical assistance site visits, and assisting with public outreach efforts.