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  • Rank Hovis McDougall food processing plant in UK

    Rank Hovis McDougall is a pace setter in the food processing industry. The fi rm sets itself very high standards of hygiene and quality. This delivery of high standards often involves the drudgery of regular, repetitive maintenance at inconveniently short intervals. No-one likes to constantly be obliged to dismantle and re-assemble machinery plus issue special chemicals and safety equipment. ...

  • Polyimide fibre production and products

    Tightening emission levels and an increasing control of air pollution will certainly be the driving force for the growing demand of adequate filter materials to cope with the legal requirements from legislative. In this article Inspec Fibres, the only polyimide fibre producer worldwide, presents its high temperature filtration products and market overview. In the early eighties the world’s ...


    By Evonik Fibres GmbH

  • Personal protective equipment against nanoparticles

    Nanomaterials manufacture and use are in full expansion. With them comes an increasing risk for human health, especially at the workplace. Indeed, the early signs of potential toxicity associated with nanotechnologies are piling up. Even if they must be considered as a last resource in a traditional occupational Health & Safety approach, personal protective equipment (PPE) against nanoparticles ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Silver-titania/polyurethane composite nanofibre mat for chemical and biological warfare protection

    The silver-titania nanoparticles with various silver contents were prepared by introducing the silver onto titania surface. Presence of silver was confirmed by various analyses. Compared to neat titania nanoparticle, the silver-titania nanoparticle exhibits better visible light photocatalytic degradation of methylene blue. Loading of silver onto titania leads to an enhancement of the visible ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Lifting column facilitates dryer installation and handling - - Case Study

    Problems often occur when new production equipment has to be installed in existing buildings. The old rooms are not high enough und opening the ceiling at the desired location may be impossible or too complicated. Imagine installing in an old production building a centrifuge on top of a cone dryer which is to be discharged into drums or containers. The solution may be an AVA cone dryer on a ...


    By AVA GmbH u. Co. KG

  • NIEHS-Funded Research Finds that Graphene Shield Shows Promise in Blocking Mosquito Bites

    On August 26, 2019, the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS) announced that the results of an NIEHS-funded study show that graphene could provide alternatives to chemicals in insect repellant and protective clothing. The study, “Mosquito Bite Prevention through Graphene Barrier Layers,” was published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Enhesa Flash global EHS & product compliance assurance

    For this 2013 summer edition of the Enhesa Flash, we delve into some of the health and safety requirements in place globally to protect human health during the hottest months of the year. A consistent trend in emerging econo-mies is the rapid development of industrial and housing projects, even in very arid landscapes. In just over a decade, cities like Dubai have been raised from desert. The ...

  • Zika Virus: WHO announces a Public Health Emergency of International Concern

    The first meeting of the Emergency Committee (EC) convened by the Director-General under the International Health Regulations (2005) (IHR 2005) regarding clusters of microcephaly cases and other neurologic disorders in some areas affected by Zika virus was held by teleconference on 1 February 2016. According to the Pan American Health Organization the Zika illness is caused by the bite of an ...


    By SafetySmart

  • How to deal with liquid sulfur dioxide leakage?

    We all know that sulfur dioxide is a chemical substance and is harmful. Therefore, when dealing with sulfur dioxide, it needs to be protected in all directions. What if sulfur dioxide leaks? Let Xiaobian come to answer your questions. When the liquid sulfur dioxide leaks, it is necessary to quickly evacuate the personnel in the contaminated area to the upwind, and then immediately isolate it. ...

  • Presidential Inauguration leadership Summit 2017 Invitational

    FlyCam UAV has been invited to participate in the Presidential Inauguration Leadership Summit 2017 as a member of the Inaugural Career Fair. The Presidential Inauguration Leadership Summit is designed to provide our next generation of leaders, 6th grade through college attendees, with vital information for building a better and brighter future. Joining FlyCAM UAV will be US Nuclear ...


    By US Nuclear Corporation

  • SaphyRAD MS, multiprobe military survey meter designed for the fight against radioactive contaminations

    The SaphyRAD MS is the latest multi-probe survey meter designed for operations in harsh environment, to be used on military fields or by hazmat teams. Its wide range of dose rate meter and external smart probes cover the needs of all army corps for source & hot spot search and contamination measurement. Through its embedded simulation mode, users can train in real conditions without using ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • MEWA industrial textiles - Wastewater technology for the treatment of wastewater from laundries, including oil recycling - Case Study

    As one of the leading textile service companies in Europe, MEWA provides customers with workwear and protective clothing, reusable cleaning rags, dirt and drip mats as well as laundry services. The company has expanded with a new service location in France. EnviroChemie built a multi-step Envochem® COL wastewater treatment plant there, which is designed as physico-chemical continuous plant ...


    By EnviroChemie GmbH

  • The cheaper, safer and faster way to remove Asbestos is coming to the Netherlands

    When you think about asbestos removal, you may initially envision the experts dressed in full white suits, ready to take on the challenge of removing it safely. But when a company is in need of asbestos removal, the first thing they may think of is the heavy cost associated or length of time. Handling this issue is never a walk in the park for any company. However, cost and time burdens are about ...

  • Smart Textiles is a cluster where college, research and business are coordinated

    For TST Sweden, Smart Textiles has repeatedly made projects possible, sais Jörgen Lillieroth, CEO of TST Sweden. Smart Textiles has for example been involved in the development of our latest clothing for protection against ultra-high pressure waterjetting. (Up to 3000 bar!) Smart Textiles is a creative environment with great curiosity and optimism. Very valuable for everybody involved! A ...


    By TST Sweden AB

  • ANSI Compliant Safety Showers in the manufacturing, pharmaceutical and oil & gas industries

    How you react in the first 10 to 15 seconds after exposure to a toxic substance, particularly if it is corrosive, is crucial. A delay in treatment, even for just a few seconds, can lead to serious long-term health issues or painful injuries. As such, emergency safety showers must be situated within any hazardous or industrial workplace. Manufacturing Industry Handling raw materials and ...

  • EPA Promulgates SNUR for Polymer of Terephthalic Acid and Ethyl Benzene with Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube (Generic)

    On February 2, 2015, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) promulgated through a direct final rule significant new use rules (SNURs) for 27 chemical substances that were the subject of premanufacture notices (PMNs). The substances include polymer of terephthalic acid and ethyl benzene with multi-walled carbon nanotube (generic) (PMN Number P-13-573), which is subject to a Toxic ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Dust collection system captures fugitive dust, ensures OSHA compliance case study

    West Coast Cosmetics, Chatsworth, Calif., a contract filler and private label house, manufactures and packages custom cosmetic products such as eye shadow, blush, mascara, lipstick, foundation, and others. In spring 2003, OSHA inspected the company’s plant and told the company it needed to install a dust collection system to remove fugitive dust from the plant’s compounding and ...


    By Scientific Dust Collectors

  • Osha issues final standard on hexavalent Chromium

    After years of trying to craft an exposure standard for hexavelant chromium that would stand up under expected court challenges, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final standard on February 28, 2006 which became effective on May 29, 2006. Under the standard, the Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) for exposure to hexavalent chromium will be lowered from 52 to 5 ...


    By Atlantic Environmental, Inc.

  • Reducing first responder exposure to hazardous chemicals

    First responders, governments and the military have a duty to plan and prepare for the protection of the public in the event of an accident, disaster or attack using chemical, nuclear or biological agents. In an emergency, response speed is essential, any delay can exacerbate the situation resulting in more serious injury with possible long-term consequences, permanent disability and even death. ...

  • Kingspan investing for the future

    The Kingspan Group has a proven track record of long term investing, recently seen at our state of the art facility in Portadown, widely acknowledged as the most advanced solar thermal manufacturing site in Europe. This is now followed by major changes at the hot water cylinder factory in Wakefield, with a planned investment in manufacturing capabilities in excess of £500,000 reflecting our ...


    By Kingspan Water & Energy

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