On October 19, 2012, the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) announced the launch of the GlobalRecalls portal.
What does the RoHS certification mean for OTT products?
The EU Directive 2011/65 / EU is intended to limit the use of hazardous substances in electrical and electronic equipment. Since 22 July 2017 the RoHS regulation is applicable to monitoring and control instruments, including OTT devices and sensors. From this point onwards, we must have a RoHS certification for all devices and sensors. As of 22 July, RoHS is also a compulsory part of the CE declaration. Without CE and RoHS, corresponding products may no longer be sold in the EU (and countries that are adapting...
Safety vs. Environment Protection: Study Discovers Increasing Salt Levels in Lakes
A recent study published by the US-American National Academy of Sciences revealed an increasing salt amount in form of chloride in rural and urban freshwater lakes around the American continent. The scientists believe, that mainly road salt distributed on icy roadways is to blame. Increasing salt levels threaten eco systems Road de-icing salt is blamed for rising salt levels in freshwater lakes. This was uncovered by a study of the National Academy of Sciences carried out for the last one and a half year. In...
Innovative safety control
Specialists of the LAMSYSTEMS Company implemented innovative approach providing protection efficiency of the microbiological safety cabinet class II NEOTERIC. Microbiological safety cabinets are used for operator, product, and environment protection when working with hazardous or potentially hazardous microorganisms. Traditional way of protection is creation of the barriers preventing circulation of the pathogens. For instance, a typical barrier would be a housing of the cabinet, filters, an air curtain in the...
Case study - Sherritt: Using msdsBinders to increase safety and reduce effort
IntroductionSherritt is the largest coal producer in Canada and the largest independent energy producer in Cuba. The company licenses its proprietary technologies and provides metallurgical services to mining and refining operations worldwide.SituationBefore msdsBinders the office was full of dusty old binders that sat in the corner and were rarely accessed. Most MSDSs were outdated. Paper-based MSDS management was a huge challenge.Sherritt needed a time efficient method to manage chemical activity and a significan...
Case study - msdsBinders instrumental in implementing RBS Bulk Systems safety policies
IntroductionRBS Bulk Systems provides high-quality dry and liquid bulk transportation services throughout Western Canada and the United States.For RBS, accurate MSDS management is essential to ensure both safety and compliance while transporting a broad range of products for their customers.SituationPrior to becoming a msdsBinders client, RBS managed all their MSDSs internally.The process was exhaustive and challenging. Employees spent too much time shuffling paper.MSDS management was a growing concern, and RBS...