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  • 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

  • 6 Common Misuses of Personal Fall Protection Equipment

    If your company is using personal fall protection equipment in the workplace, and makes the assumption that all is well, you may want to take a pause. Just because your workers are using personal fall protection doesn’t necessarily mean they’re using it correctly each and every time. Unfortunately, ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • Evaluating the Reduction of Hazardous Waste Contact in Tabriz Petrochemical Complex, Focusing on Personal Protective Equipment Method

    Tabriz petrochemical complex is located in northwest of Iran and west of Tabriz oil refinery and mostly produces raw plastics. In this study the implementation of Reduction of Hazardous waste Contact in this Complex with special emphasis on Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is discussed. Accordingly different hazards threatening personnel, indoor and outdoor environment were ...


    By University of Tehran

  • Seven Questions Any PPE Training Program Should Answer.

    Personal Protective Equipment training programs; we all need to have them for any protective equipment we require our workers to wear. No matter how great we think our training programs are, the proof of the proverbial pudding is in the eating. The measure of a good training program is whether all the workers actually wear the equipment at the right time, in the right place and use it ...

  • Seven questions any PPE Training Program should answer

    Personal Protective Equipment training programs; we all need to have them for any protective equipment we require our workers to wear. No matter how great we think our training programs are, the proof of the proverbial pudding is in the eating. The measure of a good training program is whether all the workers actually wear the equipment at the right time, in the right place and use it ...

  • The History of Fall Safety & the Evolution of Personal Fall Protection Equipment

    In today’s modern construction industry, fall safety is a top priority. But prior to the 1970 inception of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), employers were not held accountable for maintaining safe working conditions for their employees. At the very least, employers would post signage to delineate a fall risk area or hazardous environment, but by and large, employees ...


    By FabEnCo, Inc.

  • General Public Health Considerations for Responding to Animal Hoarding Cases

    Animal hoarding is an under-recognized problem that exists in most communities and adversely impacts the health, welfare, and safety of humans, animals, and the environment. These guidelines address public health and worker safety concerns in handling situations where animal hoarding or other dense concentrations of animals have caused unhealthy and unsafe conditions. Because animal hoarding ...

  • Guomao helical bevel geared motor gearbox manufacturer

    helical bevel geared motor Products Spec 1. Helical Geared Motors have the advantange of wide scope of application,multiple modular combination and precision reduction ratios.2.CAE optimal design to the body of the product,unique noise redution design to the gear and various equipment3.High Efficiency,low noise,excellent heat-loss.4.Duplex speed reducer is available,diversified mounting ...


    By NER Group Co.,Limited

  • Risk behaviors and self-reported illnesses among Pacific Northwest surfers

    Although surfers have high incidental exposure to marine waters, no studies have investigated if surfer risk behaviors (such as surfing during advisories, near an outfall, during a rain event, or use of personal protective equipment) increase or decrease the risk of acquiring waterborne illnesses. We used a web-based survey to assess the association between risk-based behaviors and self-reported ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Workplace Falls Get Fresh Attention

    The U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) is tackling a major source of industrial injuries – slips, trips and falls on workplace surfaces. On May 24, OSHA proposed significant revisions to Subparts D and I of the general industry standards dealing with walking-working surfaces and personal protective equipment (PPE), respectively. This column outlines the ...


    By Acta Group

  • Long Term Planning in Times of Uncertainty

    If there is anything we know about the rest of 2020, we know it’s likely to continue to be a roller coaster ride. Economic predictions assume a rational, operating market and are having to adjust to the new status quo. At Roller Die + Forming, we have taken steps to ensure we’re positioned to meet the future. We’ve worked to increase the safety of our team, ensuring that they ...


    By Roller Die + Forming

  • I Style Magnetic Liquid Filters

    Description: Magnetic Liquid Filters are designed for removing Ferrum contamination rfom liquid or semi-liquid materials with different viscosity, to keep materials purity and protect the equipment. Insulation (I Style) Magnetic Liquid Traps have sandwich, which can be filled with heat insulation materials such as water and oil, to ...

  • Leading IT Provider Simplifies Logistics with Our Closed-Loop Cooling System

    Black Box turned to Thermal Edge in 2011 when other cooling systems failed to protect networking equipment housed in their electrical cabinets. Black Box’s previous cooling system had internal analog controls, which exposed equipment to external contaminates when service personnel opened cabinet doors to make adjustments. They also needed to be installed near a drain to manage condensation. ...


    By Thermal Edge Inc.

  • Risks to assess when selecting clean benches and Biosafety Cabinets for Animal Research

    Abstract Many research animals require isolation. In the past, cage-transfer protective equipment was designed primarily to prevent contamination of such animals. While that concern has not diminished, recent events have focused attention on protecting lab workers as well. In some cases, contamination has spread from lab animals to attendants, and in many cases, occupationally-induced asthma ...


    By The Baker Company

  • Static electricity brought under control

    Customer: Panipol Ltd Challenge: Protecting people and sensitive electronic devices against problems caused by static electricity. Solution: VTT and Panipol developed together a new conductive coating material, Panstat-W. This water-based, conductive polyaniline dispersion can be used for manufacturing inks, coating substances and pigments used for ...

  • Participation to a comprehensive system for the detection and monitoring of radioactivity

    The Flamanville EPR (European Pressurised Reactor) is the first site in France to install a new generation of nuclear reactors. This is in line with plans to upgrade EDF’s French nuclear facilities. This new reactor incorporates recent advances in environmental protection, technical and economic efficiency and above all safety. It makes more efficient use of the fuel and reduces radioactive ...


    By Bertin Instruments

  • Industrial hygiene case study

    Service performed: Industrial hygiene monitoring at a pharmaceutical manufacturing facility Summary: Our environmental staff performed testing and consulting to determine employee exposure levels to hazardous chemicals at a large manufacturing facility. Engineering controls and personal protective equipment were also evaluated for its effectiveness during the ...


    By EFI Global, Inc.

  • The Cost Effective Solution Case Study You’ll Never Forget

    Thern divisions work together to provide a cost effective solution. The Client: Pinnacle Polymers is a manufacturer of polypropylene pellets, based in Garyville, Louisiana. Polypropylene pellets are a common thermoplastic resin typically used for injection molding applications in various industries such as the manufacturing of person protection equipment for first respondents ...


    By Thern Inc

  • Scraper Conveyor

      We are one of the most professional scraper conveyor suppliers in China. With a squeegee chain traction, the conveyor that transports the bulk material in the tank is called a scraper conveyor. KS Scraper Conveyor Scraper Conveyor The adjacent middle slot can be flexibly limited in the horizontal and ...

  • Using Web-Based Collaboration to improve Job Hazard Analysis

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) requires a hazard analysis of jobs to ensure mitigating controls such as engineering controls, administrative controls and personal protective equipment (PPE) are applied to protect workers from harm. The Departments of Energy, Defense, and Interior have specific standards that require performing hazard analyses.  As an Environmental ...


    By Alliant Corporation

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