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  • 5 Processes Where Quality and EHS Convergence Makes Complete Sense

    There are also many overlaps between the quality standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and EHS standards such as OHSAS 18001. As businesses look to find greater efficiencies by streamlining and integrating business processes, as well as get a better return on their IT investments, quality and EHS convergence makes sense.  Forward-looking businesses are already finding areas ...


    By EtQ, LLC

  • Pharmaceuticals in water fact sheet

    Recent events have led to a growing concern regarding trace pharmaceutical compounds found in drinking supplies across the United States. While pharmaceuticals have been detected in amounts far below the levels considered harmful to humans and there is no evidence demonstrating these pharmaceuticals pose a significant health risk to humans, we understand many consumers will want to protect their ...

  • Water Fact Sheet Looks at Threats, Trends, Solutions

    What percent of the world's water is drinkable? How many gallons does the average American use? How much do we spend on bottled water? To mark World Water Day (March 23) and answer these and other water-relatedquestions, the Pacific Institute has created a water fact sheet that looks at key trends, emerging threats, and possible solutions. On the subject of water, three key trends confront us: ...


  • At what Speed is Greenland’s Ice Sheet Melting?

    Greenland – Overview Greenland is an island and autonomous Danish territory located between the North Atlantic and Arctic Ocean. Most of the land is covered by a massive ice sheet. In fact, this ice sheet is one of the only two existing on this Earth. The other ice sheet covers Antarctica. The Greenland Ice Sheet (GrIS) covers approximately 81 percent of Greenland. This ice sheet is ...


    By Climate Institute

  • PERFORMANCE OF PASSIVE SAMPLERS FOR MONITORING ESTUARINE WATER COLUMN CONCENTRATIONS 2. EMERGING CONTAMINANTS

    Measuring dissolved concentrations of emerging contaminants, such as polybrominated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) and triclosan, can be challenging due to their physicochemical properties resulting in low aqueous solubilities and association with particles. Passive sampling methods have been applied to assess dissolved concentrations in water and sediments primarily for legacy contaminants. Although ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • UK’s NCEC uses US software to author Reach compliant data sheets

    The UK’s National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) has chosen a software platform from US-headquartered The Wercs to author material safety data sheets (MSDS) that comply with Europe’s chemical legislation Reach, as well as the UN's Globally Harmonised System (GHS), the software company said on Thursday. As critical deadlines approach for Reach and GHS, the NCEC will ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • Hosted services tapped to manage data on chemicals - Manufacturers replace safety info sheets with online systems

    Untitled Document An emerging class of hosted services is designed to make it easier for manufacturing companies to manage the material ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • Rust-Oleum Europe Addresses EU Compliance Deadlines with Standardized Safety Data Sheets and Labels

    Rust-Oleum Europe is part of RPM International Inc., one of the world’s largest paint manufacturers. RPM employs approximately 10,000 workers in 94 plants across 22 countries and sells its products in 150 countries worldwide. As a multi-national business unit, Rust-Oleum Europe is committed to complying with all of the different laws and regulations of the European Union countries where its ...


    By IHS Markit

  • Elements for Effective Management of Operating Pump & Treat Systems

    This fact sheet summarizes key aspects of effective management for operating pump and treat (P&T) systems based on lessons learned from conducting optimization evaluations at 20 Superfund-financed P&T systems. The lessons learned, however, are relevant to almost any P&T system. Therefore, the document may serve as a resource for managers, contractors, or regulators of any P&T system, whether or ...


    By QED Environmental Systems

  • Energy related environmental impact reduction opportunities in machine design: case study of a laser cutting machine

    Energy consumption is responsible for a substantial part of the environmental impact generated by industrial production (Gutowski et al., 2006). Currently, minimising the energy consumption is hardly a priority for many machine designers, since they concentrate primarily on improving functionality, accuracy and safety. Nevertheless, alternative machine designs with improved energy consumption are ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • The Accidental Incident: Are you prepared in the event your company has a hazardous materials spill?

    Untitled Document Whenever a company stores hazardous substances and materials, there is always the potential for a spill. Taking precautions ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Simplifying Safety, MC Technologies new approach to hazardous materials management

    From small offices to manufacturing facilities with hundreds of workers, every workplace must track how it uses and stores hazardous chemicals to protect its employees and the environment. Manufacturers of the materials create material safety data sheets, or MSDS, detailing the dangers, make-up and other pertinent information associated with a hazardous material found in a cleaner, solvent or ...

  • Grand View Research, Inc: Global Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) Market Expected to Reach USD 10.87 Billion by 2020

    The global market for Polymethyl Methacrylate (PMMA) is expected to reach USD 10.87 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Growing demand for LED flat panels and LED TVs is expected to be one of the key factors driving PMMA demand, especially in Asia Pacific, which is a major hub for electronic manufacturing. Growth of major end-use industries including ...


  • The 5 Keys to Web-based MSDS Management

    A Material Safety Data Sheet, called an "MSDS" or sometimes just "SDS," contains critical safety information. With environmental issues and safety concerns on the rise, companies now face a dual challenge of mitigating risk to employees while reducing the high costs and complexities of Environmental, ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • Don’t Let the Pressure of Compressed Gas Get to You

    What’s at Stake? The hazards associated with compressed gas include oxygen displacement, fires, explosions, toxic effects from certain gases, reactivity and projectile concerns. What’s the Danger? An employee was killed when a compressed gas cylinder turned into a projectile because its valve was knocked off. Another worker suffocated after ...


    By SafetySmart

  • 3e adapts to the changing world

    3E Company (Carlsbad, CA; www.3ecompany.com) is the leading global provider of chemical, regulatory, and compliance information services. 3E is the first and only company to provide a comprehensive suite of data products and information services that addresses the entire liftcycle of a chemical, covering global regulatory data; Material Safoty Data Sheet (MSDS) authoring, distribution, and ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Mine backfill

    Mine backfill is defined as the material used to fill the cavities (i.e., stopes) created by underground mining. Backfilling can be a means to dispose of sludge and/ or tailings which may contain hazardous materials and to reduce surface environmental impacts by storing tailings underground. Alternately, backfilling with nonhazardous materials can allow for mining productivity improvements. To ...


    By WesTech Engineering, Inc.

  • 24 Hour Numbers - Why do you need one?

    Untitled Document Labelling and placarding requirements for chemicals are intended to communicate basic information about the hazards of the ...

  • Hosted services tapped to manage data on chemicals

    An emerging class of hosted services is designed to make it easier for manufacturing companies to manage the material safety data sheets (MSDS) required for each of the chemicals used in their products. Last week, 3E Co., a Carlsbad, Calif.-based provider of Web-based chemical management services, launched Version 2.0 of its 3E Online offering. The upgraded service allows users to more quickly ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • Yara Uses SDS Authoring, Managed Regulatory Content as Foundation for World-Class Product Stewardship

    In 2004, Yara International ASA emerged to become an independent company trading on the Oslo Stock Exchange. Based in Norway, Yara is the world’s largest fertilizer company as well as a leading chemical manufacturer – specializing in the production of ammonia and nitrates – with operations in 50 countries supporting sales in more than 150 countries. To sell its solutions for ...


    By IHS Markit

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