safe lifting Articles

  • Lifting safely

    The human body is capable of withstanding many types of forces, jolts, falls, and even electrocution, to a certain extent. However, preventing such incidents is far safer and more effective — not to mention more pleasant — than surviving them. Among the most common and preventable injuries that require some kind of medical attention are various back-pain complaints associated with improper ...


    By GillTrading.com, Inc.

  • A Burden Lifted

    If one lists out all the provisions and regulations to do with health and safety in the workplace, the protection of the environment and public safety, one might be suprised that companies, whether they be manufacturers or carriers, can get any work done at all. This burden of compliance is at its greatest in the hazarous materials arena, where very strict requirements are placed on operators, ...


    By 3E Company

  • Heavy Lifting with Cranes

    Extend extra care not carelessness For any kind of lifting due care and consideration of risks should never be disregarded; as loads increase so to do the risks and level of care required to manage safely with crane operation being one of the most precarious examples. Heavy lifting operations are considered to be complex for a ...


    By SHEilds Ltd

  • Investing in a Safe and Healthy Workforce

    Poor physical and mental health are some of the leading contributors to inadequate employee performance. These conditions can be easily prevented or treated, but are often overlooked. This is especially true in offshore locations as employees are away from their familiar environment, friends, and family for long periods of time. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Safe and efficient oil-platform removal

    Safe and efficient oil-platform removal Aker Marine Contractors (AMC) has developed a new method of removing offshore platforms to meet international decommissioning guidelines. Trelleborg Viking supplied rubber elements for the AMC buoyancy tank assemblies. Safe and efficient oil-platform removalWhat happens to an offshore oil platform when all the oil has been ...


  • Mono nov’s intrinsically safe pump performs offshore

    Occidental Petroleum of Qatar Ltd, has signed two separate development and production sharing agreements with Qatar General Petroleum Corporation for the development of the ISND and Idd El Shargi South Dome (ISSD) fields, and has been the operator of the ISND field since January 1995. Peak oil production in the ISND field is expected to reach 160,000 barrels of oil per day by the year 1999. When ...

  • How to safely land a rocket on a floating drone

    Space technologies are booming again. Several private enterprises keep making the news with reports that they've hit yet another milestone. The latest development comes from Elon Musk's SpaceX. The Falcon 9 is the first rocket that was able to land on the surface of the earth after deploying a satellite in orbit. On the other hand, Blue Origin had its reusable launch system, New Shepard, perform ...


    By EHS Insight

  • ClarityNet® Certifies Workers For Forklift Use

    All Star Rents 'From a liablility standpoint, employee vehicle accidents are the biggest danger zone for us,' according to General Manager John Wooten.'There's been a significant reduction [in accidents] since we started ClarityNet® training and that is the key benefit for us.' ClarityNet®, Coastal’s e-learning option, provides Wooten with the training he needs to prepare his employees ...

  • Watch your back

    Incidents involving material handling and ergonomics are some of the more common types of injuries we see at home and at work. As CH2M focuses our attention on reducing material handling and ergonomics risks and hazards this month, we invite you to join us. Our goal always is to maintain a safe work environment for our employees, clients and partners. To achieve it, we all need to work together. ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Prediction and evaluation of natural self–restoration of the water of Mahmoudiya canal, western part of Nile Delta, Egypt

    The objectives of this paper are to study the effect of discharge of Zarqun drain into Mahmoudiya canal on the natural self–purification along the canal stream and to suggest and simulate different scenarios to improve the water quality of the Mahmoudia canal system to safely discharge water of Zarqun drain into it. Natural self–purification model based on oxygen sag curve introduced by Streeter ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Manufacturing specialised handling equipment for onshore and offshore pipelines

    Manufacturing specialised handling equipment for onshore and offshore pipelines Deploying oil, water and gas pipes with vacuum based lifting technology will reduce significant potencial costs. One major key contributor towards a successful pipeline project will always be the logistic strategy. On shore or off shore transportation and handling of pipes, major or intermediate pipe ...


    By Schoenbeck GmbH & Co. KG

  • 2nd Generation ATP Monitoring Can Help Avoid Boil Water Orders

    “Boil Water Order” has been a popular news headline this year with approximately ten reported instances in the province of New Brunswick alone. These are typically issued by a public health authority for the protection of public health from waterborne infectious diseases that could be present in drinking water. They can last for days or even several months in extreme cases and are ...


    By LuminUltra Technologies Ltd.

  • Monitoring Multiple Gas Hazards in Ice Arenas

    The equipment used in an arena such as an ice re-surfacer, ice edger, floor sweepers, lift trucks and other special equipment are more often powered by fuel than electricity. The exhaust produced by the gas, propane or diesel fuel powered machines emits, into the air, carbon monoxide (CO), nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and particulates. Ammonia (NH3) is commonly used in the ice chiller mechanical room ...

  • What Makes Dumpsters so Dangerous?

    It’s easy to think of dumpsters as safe, since they are basically large inanimate objects. However, these massive metal structures tend the be the starting point for many workplace injuries. Loading, cleaning, and relocating a dumpster can be very hazardous to both employees and tenants. Manage the injury risk at your workplace by taking a fresh look at the dangers surrounding ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Safer drum handling with morse drum lifters from interstate products

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions offers a wide variety of Morse Drum Lifters that are designed for safer handling of large steel, plastic and fiber containment drums. IPI’s expanded selection of drum lifter hoist attachment options are designed for material handling safety ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Potash slope stability using SVSlope

    A project recently undertaken by students at University of Regina involved slope stability numerical modeling of potash tailings. The work involved two primary objectives: Use slope stability software to determine the factor of safety of one side of the waste pile, and Perform a sensitivity analysis to identify the safe terminal height and optimized volume that could fit within the current land ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • The risky business of resource recovery

    Waste management operations, like any transport business, have many risks attached to them and all operators should avoid the “Dodgy Brothers” ignore-the-risks to save costs approach! Any transport business with large vehicles working in tight city and site access areas is prone to accidents and near miss incidents. Add to that the hazards of working with lifting, loading and compacting systems. ...


    By Wastedge.com

  • Crane Operator Duties – 3 Different Jobs for 3 Different Cranes

    Crane operator duties involve more than just hoisting stuff from one place to another. To drive and maintain those iconic behemoths of industry requires training, experience and testing to get a certification that has to be renewed about every five years. There’s more: There are actually three separate categories of crane operations ...


    By eTraining, Inc.

  • The NEW ELiTE 5TD/CD2 vacuum pipe lifter

    Lifting world safety levels for vacuum pipe lifters higher than ever before, the new ELiTE 5TD/CD2 for PE and steel pipe demonstrates new state-of-the-art environmental and safety elements already praised and welcomed globally.      ...


    By Schoenbeck GmbH & Co. KG

  • Case Study - The performance of the grease degrading bioproduct greasolux in the meat manufacturing factory and municipal WWTP

    Problem A municipal waste water treatment plant in one Baltic town continuously had problems with the fat, oil and grease (FOG) accumulation in the sewer lines, lift stations and waste water treatment plant, since the start up of a local meat processing facility. The highly polluted waste water directly impacted the treatment plant in the following ways: Increased grease ...


    By Ecochemicals UAB

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