confined space system Articles

  • Medium volume document destruction, ST-25E, Ontario, Canada - Case Study

    ST-25E Document Destruction System with bin tipper, sort conveyor and baler feed conveyor. This system is specially designed to fit in a confined ...


    By Shred-Tech Corp.

  • Designing Fall Safety into a New Facility

    Whether you’re building a new manufacturing plant, factory, warehouse, or other industrial building, safety should be a critical component of your planning process. Not only does adequate interior and exterior fall safety help prevent unnecessary injuries, but it helps keep your new building secure, compliant from increasing OSHA inspections, and useful for years to come. Today, ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • Application of LEDs in Wastewater Treatment Plants

    Wastewater treatment plants are prone to explosive risks due to the presence of volatile, flammable compounds inside the building. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has highlighted the dangers of such hazardous environments through a federal safety investigation of a Canastota wastewater plant. In 2014, a worker died from third-degree burns after a devastating ...


    By Larson Electronics LLC

  • Gas Safety in Confined Spaces

    Introduction A confined space is any space large enough for someone to enter and perform assigned work, which has limited means of entry or exit, and which is not designed for continuous worker occupancy. This covers just about every industry, including utilities, construction, hydrocarbon exploration and processing, petrochemicals, marine, agriculture, food processing and brewing, as ...

  • Gas safety in confined spaces

    A confined space is any space large enough for someone to enter and perform assigned work, which has limited means of entry or exit, and which is not designed for continuous worker occupancy. This covers just about every industry, including utilities, construction, hydrocarbon exploration and processing, petrochemicals, marine, agriculture, food processing and ...

  • Kijlstra brings bountiful benefits to UK's largest local authority highway project

    While the near completed bypass for Church Village in Rhondda Cynon Taf, South Wales, is bringing relief to the communities along the previously congested A473, the first use of a revolutionary manhole system is also making life easier for design and build contractor Costain. The contractor trialled more than 150 of Kijlstra’s square pre-cast concrete manholes on the three-year, £90 ...


    By Kijlstra Precast Ltd.

  • IVF Cryopreservation and Safe Handling Practices

    Couples that want to have a baby but have not been able to conceive naturally are drawn to invitro fertilization (IVF) treatments. In an IVF treatment, several eggs are fertilized at once, which creates multiple embryos. While more than one embryo may be implanted, to spur the odds of pregnancy, there are inevitably some unused embryos. The remaining embryos may be preserved cryogenically, for ...

  • Fixed Versus Portable Gas Detection – Which Is Better?

    Did you know that workers are needlessly injured every year as a result of leaking toxic or combustible substances? Such incidents are known to involve a wide range of hazardous gases (including ammonia, carbon monoxide, chlorine, hydrogen sulfide, hydrocarbon vapors and so on). The sad reality is that most of these accidents are avoidable if only the workplace is adequately monitored. This leads ...

  • Gas safety in confined spaces

    An engineer repairs buried cables; a plant manager enters a small plant room; a contractor inspects the lining of a sewage pipe.  All these personnel face a common danger, despite working in widely different industries.  Gas-related injury poses a serious threat in any confined space where the free movement of air is limited.  ...

  • Carbon Monoxide (CO) and Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Safety

    Know the Gases, Know the Dangers and Protect Yourself Do you know the differences between carbon monoxide (CO) and carbon dioxide (CO2)? If you don’t then there are no guarantees your safety measures will be adequate. These two different gases are often mixed up with people becoming confused over which they need to protect against, when and how. ...


    By Sheilds

  • A Leap in the Dark – Safety Precautions in Confined Spaces

    Considering the Risks, Preparation and Appropriate PPE Mentioning ‘confined spaces’ probably conjures up some fairly potent claustrophobic – and not entirely pleasant – images in the mind for most. However, do you really know what to look out for and how to address the inherent dangers of entering these spaces? Work within a confined space is likely to be ...


    By Sheilds

  • CSO Disinfection in Tokyo, Japan: Confined Space Solutions Using a Small Footprint, Energy Efficient, High Rate Disinfection System Utilizing a Bromine Based Biocide

    Operational success of a small footprint, low efficiency, high-rate, disinfection system for combined sewer overflows (CSO’s) has been demonstrated at six locations in Metropolitan Tokyo since 2001. An effective biocide, BCDMH (1-bromo-3-chloro-5, 5- dimethydantoin) is stored in a stable powdered form and can be dispatched at a high rate to raw water flows. Fast reaction times significantly ...

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