health and safety monitoring Articles

  • A&WMA Forms Intercommittee Task Force on Nanoscale Science and Engineering

    The Air & Waste Management Association (A&WMA) recently announced the formation of an Intercommittee Task Force (ITF) on Nanoscale Science and Engineering. The ITF will span a wide array of subjects, including environmental policy, measurement, health effects, monitoring, management, and safety issues associated with the development and use of nanomaterials, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Managing Global EHS Compliance case study

    Challenge: Facing the challenges of operating in an international regulatory environment, a global technology company was seeking a consultant to manage its EHS compliance program across 40 countries located throughout the United States, Europe, Latin America, Africa and Asia. Program objectives included ensuring compliance with local EHS regulations and internal management standards. ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Metso Minerals - Case Study

    Metso Minerals a is leading global supplier of equipment, service and process solutions to industries including quarrying and aggregates production, mining and minerals processing, construction and civil engineering, and recycling and waste management. In 2008, Metso chose the Intelex Safety Management System to manage all of their corporate health & safety efforts world-wide. The global ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Storing Liquid Nitrogen in Laboratories: Which Safety Precautions and Sensors Will Protect your Employees?

    Storing Liquid Nitrogen in Laboratories: Which Safety Precautions and Sensors Will Protect your Employees? Liquid nitrogen is frequently used in scientific research, chemistry classes, and even culinary arts nowadays. The substance is safe when properly stored, and as long as everyone follows safety protocols while handling the liquid nitrogen. As part of an environmental health and ...

  • Sharing Best Practices in Mining Safety

          In the world of environmental, health and safety, sharing information can have an amazing ripple effect across an industry. It gives companies the ability to learn from the experiences of other companies. In some cases, this can be the difference between ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Offshore gas monitoring for health and safety

    Summary The need to maximise availability and to implement the most challenging of drilling plans, while all the time meeting stringent health and safety requirements, places immense pressures on offshore facilities managers. The costs of downtime and any subsequent clean-up due to an incident are unthinkable, and the costs of ill health are growing. Legislation demands the implementation of ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Cyclops meltmaster delivers return on investment for Indian foundry - Case study

    INTRODUCTION P5G Foundries required an effective solution for accurately measuring the temperature of liquid metals at its foundry. The business purchased over 10,000 DIP thermocouple consumables each year and was looking for a solution that was both safer and more cost effective. Its aim was to optimise the quality of the molten metal, whilst achieving significant annual savings on ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Monitoring personal noise exposure in West end theatres with the doseBadge5 - Case study

    When the audience sits in the stalls of a West End theatre they have very little idea of the technology that goes into giving them the ultimate live show experience. Some shows enjoy runs that last for years, others aren’t so lucky, but each night there is a team of front of house staff and stagehands that bring the magic to life. The noise risks of working in a live music venue are ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Noise measurement in the fast lane! - case study

    Due to the nature of the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) work, noise is an inevitable by-product of its daily activities. Consequently to ensure the welfare of both its staff and the community in which it operates, VOSA undertakes regular noise assessments to ensure that the relevant regulations are being adhered to, thereby protecting both the environment in which it operates as well ...


    By Cirrus Research plc

  • Personal VOC monitors improve health and safety regimes

    Summary Aimed at the general health and safety market where workers may be exposed to a variety of different and possibly unknown hazardous and toxic compounds is the Ion Science Cub. The principle detection method is the Ion Science patented photoionisation detector (PID) housed in a small, worker friendly unit. ...


    By Ion Science Ltd.

  • Structural health monitoring using adaptive LMS filters

    A structure's level of damage is determined using a non-linear model-based method utilising a Bouc-Wen hysteretic model. It employs adaptive Least Mean Squares (LMS) filtering theory in real time to identify changes in stiffness due to modelling error damage, as well as plastic and permanent displacements, which are critical to determining ongoing safety and use. The Structural Health Monitoring ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Sharing Best Practices in Mining Safety

    In the world of environmental, health and safety, sharing information can have an amazing ripple effect across an industry. It gives companies the ability to learn from the experiences of other companies. In some cases, this can be the difference between life and death for workers, or it can prevent devastating environmental incidents. Overall, we are stronger when we work together towards EHS ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • OSHwiki article in the spotlight – health and safety issues in the waterborne sector

    Working at sea is one of the most physically demanding and dangerous work environments. This is exacerbated by the fact that ships can be both workplace and homes, meaning seafarers are exposed to hazards at work as well as in their living environment. A new OSHwiki article ...

  • ICMM releases 2015 mining safety report

    The International Council on Mining and Metals (ICMM) today reported its 23 member companies which employ over 900,000 people recorded 60 fatalities across the globe in 2015 with five members recording zero fatalities for the year. ICMM CEO Tom Butler said, “Nothing is more important to us than people’s health and safety and ICMM’s ambition is to have no fatalities in the mining ...

  • Bar code functionality enhances EH&S data management

    Last year a manufacturing company chose T3, a division of Trinity Consultants that implements EH&S information management solutions, to implement an EH&S management information system (EMIS) at three of its facilities. The manufacturer selected opsInfo by IHS to manage its Title V compliance and emissions reporting. An existing system was already in place to manage equipment maintenance ...


    By Trinity Consultants

  • 3 Ways for EHS to address sitting disease

    The research is in – and it says prolonged periods of sitting on a daily basis are bad for you. While health and safety leaders have long been aware of the musculoskeletal impacts of a static, sedentary work position, more recent studies have focused on the correlation between sitting and increased ...


    By Enviance, Inc.

  • Significant new environmental laws in Saudi Arabia – many ME countries may follow suit

    Just published in EHS Journal, Sanaa Chakibi, Middle Eastern EHS Expert at Enhesa, summarizes significant new environmental laws issued by Saudi Arabia in 2012 and provides links to the legislation in English. Background Saudi Arabia has acted with urgency to develop a comprehensive framework for ...

  • Visualizing Your Data with EHS Software

    When you're teaching teams about environmental, health and safety (EHS) metrics, data visualization is essential because you're reaching people of different ages, educational levels and they might even speak different languages. As you are presenting safety statistics, you want to make sure all stakeholders are responsive, alert, and in tune with your materials to help the environment, ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Sustainable metal working fluid systems: best and common practices for metal working fluid maintenance and system design in Swedish industry

    This paper investigates the function of metal working fluid (MWF) emulsions in automotive industries in Sweden and looks at how the negative environmental and health impact of their use can be reduced through means of monitoring and system design. Major input to this study has been collected from several of the large companies in Sweden, through a literature review, interviews, questionnaires, ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Learnings from Safety Professionals: Issues involved in the gathering of leading indicators

    In December, 2016, our EHSQ Community had several Leading Indicator Mastermind sessions with Dr Vince Marchesani and Tamara Parris to discuss the use of leading indicators in our community members industrial workplaces. During our sessions we learned of the 56 participants, currently 34 members are collecting leading indicators ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

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