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Quarterly Product Spotlight - The M42BC Vertical Baler
Posted by Harmony Harmony’s January-March Product Spotlight Get the best pricing on one of our most popular low profile balers, the M42BC Vertical Baler! Cardboard and plastic waste is accumulating at a pace never before seen in the retail and residential housing industries. Business owners and apartment building managers need an efficient and affordable solution to this growing problem. Both of these valuable commodities can be recycled to create additional revenue where there once was a waste...
Using XRF to ensure food safety
The giants in the food and beverage industry are using handheld X-ray fluorescence (HHXRF) analysers as part of their quality control procedure to ensure rigorous food safety.Food manufacturing often involves mechanical steps such as chopping, slicing, or mincing, which are carried out by machinery with moving metal parts (e.g. blades). In time, these parts can wear, resulting in small metal fragments being introduced in the food production line. To detect metal contamination before the final processing stage,...
4 Tips for Improving Employee Safety with Industrial Hygiene
Industrial hygiene prepares organizations for a number of environmental stressors—chemical, physical and biological—that may impair the well-being of employees or community members. Having good industrial hygiene practices plays an important role in improving employee safety and developing an organization-wide safety culture. Here are 4 tips for leveraging Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) management tools to improve employee safety through industrial hygiene. 1. Use Risk Tools to Gather and...
Fuel preparation technology – the latest safety considerations
The specifications for new fuel preparation technologies are becoming increasingly sophisticated, as industry innovation continues apace. But when it comes to investing in waste shredders that help manufacture cement fuels, which criteria should top the procurement wish-list in 2018? With more than 25 years’ experience in this sector, Peter Streinik, head of UNTHA’s waste shredding division, offers his thoughts. Investing in a new capital asset is never a straightforward exercise. There are, indisputab...
Customised Emergency Safety Shower Solution for Extreme Azerbaijan Climate - Case study
Background: The Sumgait Chemical Industrial Park was established to accelerate economic development in Azerbaijan and to provide sustainable development of the non-oil sector. Incorporating 192 hectares of industrial infrastructure, the park has more recently welcomed the construction of a polypropylene and high density polyethylene (HDPE) plant by The State Oil Company of the Azerbaijan Republic (SOCAR). This will be the first polypropylene plant of its size and scale in the petrochemical industry implemented...