personal protection system Articles

  • Protect Your Respiratory System

    The air around you keeps you alive. But in certain circumstances, it can cause you serious injury, illness or death. To stay alive and healthy, you need air which is clean, free of toxic gases and other contaminants, and contains the right amount of oxygen. Most of the time, the air around you at home, on the street and at work fills the bill. But under certain circumstances, the air contains ...


    By SafetySmart

  • Opinion: Reforming Regulatory Sanctions - A Personal Perspective

    The Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 (considered in detail by Carolyn Abbott at Env L Rev 11 (2009) 38) contains provisions that represent the start of a process of fundamental reform in the way we design and think about sanctions for regulatory offences in the United Kingdom. In the field of environmental law, the heavy reliance on the criminal law as essentially the only formal ...


  • A first person account of mine longwall dewatering solutions

    When mining companies in Alabama have problems, they look to Jim House & Associates (JH&A) for solutions. Such was the case when a large mining company needed to keep water off of the longwall face underground and they looked toward Jim House & Associates to provide them with a solution. JH&A has been in business since 1957 and is a premier ...


    By Cornell Pump Company

  • Opinion: Reforming Regulatory Sanctions - A Personal Perspective

    The Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act 2008 (considered in detail by Carolyn Abbott at Env L Rev 11 (2009) 38) contains provisions that represent the start of a process of fundamental reform in the way we design and think about sanctions for regulatory offences in the United Kingdom. In the field of environmental law, the heavy reliance on the criminal law as essentially the only formal ...


  • Climate-displaced persons deserve a dignified transition. Here’s how to make it happen.

    As distasteful as it might be to some, the designation “climate refugee” is key to ensuring a planned, orderly transition for the millions facing displacement in the decades ahead. Undoubtedly, the recent Paris climate agreement achieved at COP 21 deserves recognition as the world’s first multilateral accord to curb climate change. But ...


    By Ensia

  • Wilderness protection and the art of compromise

    Wilderness legislation in the U.S. increasingly requires broad support from a variety of constituents who may or may not see eye to eye On Sept. 3, 1964, U.S. President Lyndon B. Johnson signed the Wilderness Act into law, officially setting aside 9.1 million acres of federal land “where the earth and its community of life are untrammeled by man, where man himself is a visitor ...


    By Ensia

  • Let’s take a page from the Paris agreement and commit to a personal climate target

    As nations pledge greenhouse gas reductions, so should we More than 150 country representatives will convene in New York today to sign the historic Paris Agreement, a legally binding international pact to limit greenhouse gas pollution and build resilience to the effects of ...


    By Ensia

  • The New Leader in the Environmental Protection Industry

    Environmental protection is an irresistible trend with the development. A wise man always looks further than common people and is good at grasping any opportunity. If you are the person of this kind, Amisy would like to be your eternal partner. Amisy has devoted itself to environmental protection for 12 years and adheres to offering quality machines for its customers and ...

  • EPA Announces Revisions to Its Worker Protection Standard

    On September 28, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced revisions to its worker protection standard. EPA states that these revisions are intended to “enhance the protections provided to agricultural workers, pesticide handlers, and other ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • How to Evolve Safety from Protection to Prevention to Prediction

    I’m in the market to buy a new car. My shopping experience thus far has led me to be absolutely amazed by how much has changed in the automobile landscape in just a few years. The vehicle I’m replacing is only 6 years old, but in terms of technology and capability it already feels like an antique. One observation that stands out is the amazing pace of change in car safety. ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Expanding marine protected areas to restore fisheries

    After World War II, accelerating population growth and steadily rising incomes drove the demand for seafood upward at a record pace. At the same time, advances in fishing technologies, including huge refrigerated processing ships that enabled trawlers to exploit distant oceans, enabled fishers to respond to the growing world demand. In response, the oceanic fish catch climbed from 19 million tons ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Climate Change Protection: The Tolerable Windows Approach

    Introduction Increasing concerns about the potential risks of anthropogenic climate change over the past ten years have led to a series of international conferences intended to combat climate change and its adverse effects. However, the Kyoto Conference of the Parties to the Framework Convention on Climate Change (FCCC) and, more so, the conference in Buenos Aires revealed the tremendous ...


  • The Equator Principles and Social Rights: Incomplete Protection in a Self-Regulatory World

    Keywords: Equator Principles, environmental responsibility, financial instalments, social and environmental assessment Abstract: The new Equator Principles (EP2) now require lending banks that have signed up to EP2, and also the borrower, to take account of the social rights of affected communities as provided by the rules in EP2. However, there continue to be ...


  • DHL logistics campus ground water protection case study

    When the massive logistics campus in Unna begins operations in the near future, it will change the face of the region. Approx. 350 people will be working in the massive 90,000 square meter hall helping two million pallets annually get to their proper destination. The facility requires proper safeguards especially with regards to chemical materials. The leading international logistics company DHL ...


    By NAUE GmbH & Co.KG

  • Toe protection overshoes make headlines with new materials and designs

    Long considered the 'ugly duckling' of the safety footwear business, the safety toe overshoe developed from the venerable galosh has a new lease on life. To be fair, there have been some pretty ugly ones and even some that were downright dangerous. However, the ‘gumshoe’ has come a long way since African-American inventor Alvin Longo Rickman first patented an overshoe in 1898. Over the last 109 ...


    By Safetytoes International Inc

  • Making MSDSs Universally Understandable - With the right system, the HazCom Standard that was designed to protect our workers may finally succeed in doing so.

    Untitled Document With an estimated 650,000 hazardous chemicals in the workplace, tens of thousands of chemical manufacturers creating material safety data sheets, and a vague OSHA standard ...


    By Actio Corporation

  • Legislation: The new statutory guidance; simplification Or reducing the application of part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990?

    Keywords: Part 2A, EPA 1990, contaminated land, 2012 SG On 1 April 2012, new statutory guidance came into effect for Part 2A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (EPA 1990). The guidance (2012 SG) was introduced both to simplify the former statutory guidance and to reflect experience in implementing the regime to remediate contaminated land.1 This article reviews Part 2A and its ...


  • Ozone Depletion and Global Warming Our Planet`s Protective Shield is Being Destroyed

    Ozone Depletion Stratospheric ozone is Earth's natural protection for all life forms, shielding our planet from harmful ultraviolet-B (UV-B) radiation. UV-B causes skin cancer, cataracts and immune suppression in both animals and humans. UV-B harms amphibian eggs, midge larvae and trout. UV-B also damages plants including hardwood forests, and phytoplankton (algae is a type of phytoplankton ...


    By IHS

  • Worksafe BC says health authorities are not doing enough to protect health care workers against violence.

    Workplace violence is a serious safety concern, especially among health care workers who suffer the highest rate of assaults of any industry. Under employment laws employers have an important obligation to protect or address workplace violence. However, statistics from WorkSafeBC show 3722 health care workers were injured by violence at work between 2005 and 2012. Every year about two million ...


    By SafetySmart

  • Article: A German source of inspiration? Locus standi and remediation duties under the Soil Protection Act, the Environmental Liability Act and the draft Environmental Code

    Abstract German public law has developed a far-reaching, strict and unlimited responsibility mainly of polluters and owners for investigation and remediation of contaminated sites as well as prevention of future contamination. In this liability system, which is now codified in the federal Soil Protection Act, the responsible persons and the competent agency are the major players. It is not the ...


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