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  • Respiratory protection in the face of a pandemic

    If 2009’s recent media coverage regarding the spread of the H1N1 virus caused your organization to reconsider whether you need a respiratory protection plan for your employees, you were not alone. David Lahoda, Managing Editor of OSHA Watch and contributor to OSHA Healthcare Advisor, recently blogged on the wake-up call many of us have received as we rush to get our respiratory protection plans ...


    By The EI Group, Inc.

  • Emergent Standards & Expectations on Corporate Conduct: Why This Matters To Your Business

    As governments worldwide continue to set rigorous standards for corporate conduct, businesses are faced with ever-increasing regulatory requirements to comply with these growing initiatives. The United Nations Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights reflect the ...


    By Assent Compliance Inc.

  • Transformational adaptation – when climate change means business as usual is no longer possible

    1. A lesson from the past Deep in the central Sahara, a crumbling mud-brick town sits at the edge of a dry lake bed. This is the medieval town of Germa, in southwestern Libya, one of a string of settlements along the Wadi al-Ajal, a valley defined by the towering dunes of the Ubari Sand Sea to the north, and the black cliffs of the Messak Settafet plateau to the south. Germa is romantic ...


    By Garama 3C Ltd

  • The Clog Blog

    Clogging and over pressuring are definitely problematic for Liquid Chromatography columns. Back in 2005 John Dolan’s sage advice to chromatographers to make an LC column last forever was simple, “Never open the box!” As John pointed out, this is not practical and I have to agree. But as an LC column manufacturer I have seen remarks from customers regarding clogging as though it ...


    By Restek Corporation

  • Should energy managers worry about energy data security?

    Ah, 2016 – the year of fake news, celebrity deaths and cyber attacks, namely to the electricity grids of several countries. The biggest story came out of the United States, where the Washington Post (falsely)  ...


    By DEXMA

  • Gavin Russell, Sales Engineer at TOMRA Sorting Recycling, is sharing key considerations on managing MRF upgrades

    Gavin Russell, Sales Engineer at TOMRA Sorting Recycling, analyses the rising volume of MRF upgrades, considers the rationale driving such decisions, and shares some ideas on how to manage a successful upgrade. Material quality issues Whilst material quality is a primary factor in any evaluation of an MRF’s performance, this can be influenced by a range of ...


    By TOMRA Sorting (TITECH)

  • Facing the New Emission Standards for Hydrochloric Acid Pickling

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has developed a new regulation to reduce hazardous air pollutant (HAP) emissions from facilities that pickle carbon steel using hydrochloric acid (HCl) solution as well as from associated HCl regeneration plants. This regulation, the National Emission Standards for Hazardous Air Pollutants for Steel Pickling – HCl Process Facilities and HCl Acid ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • CSP faces new California siting limits in DRECP

    The publication of the Preferred Alternative draft of the much-awaited Desert Renewable Energy and Conservation Plan (DRECP) brings both hope and consternation to supporters of clean energy in California. DRECP would close approximately 20 million acres of a 22 million acre area of California desert lands to large-scale renewable energy development, while still allowing renewable development on ...


    By FCBI Energy

  • The Changing Faces of Europe`s Coastal Areas

    Executive Summary This report provides information on the state of the environment in the coastal areas of Europe, and provides evidence of the need for a more integrated, long-term approach. Since 1995, concern about the state of Europe's coastline has led to a number of EU initiatives, which build on the concept of integrated coastal zone management (ICZM). ICZM attempts to balance the needs of ...

  • Nanomaterials: Challenges facing industry and policy makers

    Expectations are that nanomaterials will be critical to the UK and Europe’s long-term growth and sustainability. Many expect they will underpin major technological advances in automotive, aerospace, communications, energy products, medicines food and consumer goods. Remediation of land is a further example where nanomaterials have the potential to provide a highly effective solution to ...


    By NANO IRON s.r.o.

  • Biokinetics and metallothionein‐like proteins response in oysters facing metal challenges in an estuary

    Discovery of colored oysters in an estuary in Southern China raised questions on how these oysters could survive in such an unpredictable estuary. In the present study, we conducted a transplant experiment using oysters Crassostrea hongkongensis in the estuary to quantify the changes of metal biokinetics (cadmium and zinc) and the responses of metallothionein‐like proteins (MTLPs). Oysters in ...


    By John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.

  • U.S. faces a week of extreme weather and signs of climate action

    Another season of extreme weather events is upon us. A severe storm, with winds up to 70 miles per hour, whipped its way from Illinois to Washington, D.C. Meanwhile, Colorado is experiencing one of its ...

  • The Priory Group protected by shentongroup

    The Priory Group, has ensured that it will not face potential hazards caused by a blackout at its clinics and hospitals by using the services of the shentongroup to provide it with emergency generator cover, standby generators and maintenance. The Priory Group is the UK’s leading, independent provider of care for mental health conditions, psychological and psychiatric services ...


    By Shenton Group

  • Legislation looks to protect consumers

    In 2008, 48,700 Western New Yorkers spent more than $230 million. The only trouble was, they didn't know it. During a conference call New York State Senator Charles Schumer presented legislation that he hopes will better inform consumers who have been victim of identity theft, as well as create requirements for companies who may withhold information from those victims. 'It's a problem affecting ...


    By Ameri-Shred Corp.

  • Excavator height measurement, protects power supplies, protects drivers

    In a change from their more usual applications controlling and measuring flow and level of all sorts of materials, Pulsar Process Measurement Ltd have supplied non-contacting ultrasonic level measurement to the North Level District Internal Drainage Board to measure the height of the arm of the jib arms mounted on hydraulic excavators used to keep the drainage channels clear. As the ...

  • Pandemic preparedness - Respiratory protection 101

    Has the recent media coverage regarding the spread of the H1N1 virus caused your organization to reconsider whether you need a respiratory protection plan for your employees? If so, you’re not alone. David Lahoda, Managing Editor of OSHA Watch and contributor to OSHA Healthcare Advisor, recently blogged on the wake-up call many of us have received as we rush to get our respiratory protection ...


    By The EI Group, Inc.

  • Brassica protection products – case study

    Brassica Protection Products LLC (BPP) is a successful marketer of broccoli-based antioxidant ingredients to food and dietary supplement makers. BPP was established in 1996 to license technological innovations discovered by researchers at Johns Hopkins University. By 2000, BPP was facing challenges meeting its production and supply requirements. The company had demand that exceeded its ability to ...


    By POS Bio-Sciences

  • From experiences to institution: the management of Jiuzhaigou Valley Biosphere Reserve faced with institutional transformation and upgrading

    Unlike most biosphere reserves in China, Jiuzhaigou Valley Biosphere Reserve (JBR) has achieved immense success in natural resources protection and economic development given the difficult conditions such as modest government appropriation for protection, a serious shortage of investment funds in the initial development stage and a flawed legislation and regulation system. Its successful ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Retaining wall for riverbank protection (Rio Guayabo, Panama)

    Background: The strong currents of the famous rebel Guayabo River at it’s highest point in the Anton Valley watershed almost destroyed a large area of privately owned land. Constant changes in the water levels has eroded the banks, causing ancient trees to fall helpless into the river’s grasp. The construction of luxury residences “Los Portales” was suspended as ...


  • The Revised Personal Protective Equipment Standards for General Industry

     Over the years, the OSHA Standard regarding personal protective equipment has changed as times have changed. Most recently, in the early 1990's, OSHA conducted a comprehensive review of their Personal Protective Equipment Standard for General Industry. That study showed that the practices set forth in the existing regulation were outdated, and that they focused primarily on workplace issues ...


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