Biohazards News

  • The Initiates Plc increases profit by 272% in 2016

    WorldStage Newsonline-- 2016 financial year results for The Initiates Plc (TIP) shows it was a good year for the newly listed waste management company. The Initiates released its audited statements to the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday showcasing a revenue growth of 87.5 percent to N648 million against N346 million recorded as revenue in 2015. The company’s ...


    By The Initiates Plc., (TIP)

  • Biosafety Labs And The Meaning Of Biosafety Levels

    A biosafety lab is a specialized research laboratory that deals with infectious agents. Some are designed for research, while others are performing some kind of production activity, but proper protection is of the utmost importance for the safety of everyone working in and around a biosafety lab. Protection is not only important for those working in a building with a biosafety lab, but also for ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Safe and Simple Specimen Transport with SpeciSafe

    SpeciSafe secondary packaging containers provide a safe, convenient and economical solution for compliant mailing of biohazardous and clinical specimens. They provide an easy way to meet the requirements of the UN standard UN3373 for transport of biological samples. The extensive SpeciSafe ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • bScreen LB 991: Label-free High-Throughput Reader

    Withthe bScreen Berthold Technologies presents a unique instrument for biomolecular interaction studies. The bScreen combines the performance of µArray formats with the information available from label-free technologies. With a footprint of only 66 x 61 cm2 it substitutes a fluorescence µArray reader and a conventional label-free system (e.g. SPR) in a single ...

  • Judge upholds citations issued for bloodborne pathogen and lead exposure hazards at West Caldwell, New Jersey, company

    Drivers and loading-dock workers at UniFirst Corp. were exposed to hazards that involved bloodborne pathogens and lead at its West Caldwell, New Jersey, facility, according to an administrative law judge from the independent Occupational Safety and Health Review Commission. On Sept. 30, ...

  • Enterprise Risk Management and the Role of Certified Industrial Hygienists

    The identification, documentation, analysis and tracking of risks are a critical component for many types of businesses and organizations.  These risks may be in the form of physical, chemical or biological concerns and can play a pivotal role in an enterprise’s success or failure. Enterprise risk management (ERM), as defined by Wikipedia, “…includes the methods ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Identification of occupational safety and health research priorities will help Europe reach its 2020 goals

    The European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has identified key priority areas for occupational safety and health (OSH) research that will help Europe reach its 2020 goals. Priorities have been set around four major themes: (1) demographic change; (2) globalisation and the changing world of work; (3) safe new technologies; and (4) new or increasing occupational exposure to chemical ...

  • Frost & Sullivan Commends Ozonator Industries for Developing an Emission-free Biohazardous Waste Treatment System

    Based on its recent analysis of the biohazardous waste treatment market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Ozonator Industries Limited with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. Ozonator's innovative and relevant zero-emission biohazardous waste treatment technology ensures high environmental sustainability through its superior treatment efficiency ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Technology Innovation Leadership Award biohazardous waste treatment North America, 2014

    Frost & Sullivan is in its 50th year in business with a global research organization of 1,800analysts and consultants who monitor more than 300 industries and 250,000 companies. The company’s research philosophy originates with the CEO’s360-Degree Perspective™, which serves as the foundation of its TEAM Research™ methodology. This unique approach enables us to ...


    By OZONATOR Industries Limited

  • Newton, Mass., medical provider cited by US Labor Department`s OSHA after workers exposed to biohazards; inspection finds willful, serious violations

    New England Hematology/Oncology Associates PC, a medical service provider in Newton, has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for an alleged willful and an alleged serious violation of workplace safety standards after an OSHA inspection revealed that workers were being exposed to biohazards. Proposed penalties total $46,900. OSHA's Andover ...

  • New standard for biologically-based cleaners released

    The EcoLogo Program, one of North America's most recognizable eco-labels, has released its newly revised standard for biologically-based cleaning and degreasing compounds. Household cleaners are among the new additions to this standard, making biologically-based cleaning products more accessible to the public. "EcoLogo is proud to expand its Biologically-based Cleaning and Degreasing ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Biological Contaminants Found in Mid-Atlantic Homes & Offices

    The Mid-Atlantic region of the United States has been hit with heavy rains and flooding during the end of the winter season.   Whenever there is elevated moisture or humidity levels, concerns over biological contaminants in the home or workplace become a serious issue.   Fortunately there are ways to minimize exposure to biological contaminants in buildings.  For example, ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Illinois Residents on the Lookout for Biological Contaminants in the Home

    Indoor air quality problems can occur in almost any structure.  Just last month, a woman filed a lawsuit against the owners of an apartment complex in Collinsville, Illinois.  The suit claims that the defendants attempted to conceal sewage and mold that lead to the woman becoming ill after breathing the poor indoor air quality.   The typical home across Chicago and throughout ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Biological Contaminants in the Home Exposed in New Public Outreach Video

    Today the IAQ Video Network released the 13th in a series of public outreach videos meant to educate families about important environmental and indoor air quality issues.  The public outreach videos have all been produced in the past year covering everything from mold and Legionella to the latest video entitled Biological Contaminants in the Home.   The typical home ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Software improves contaminant detection

    Scientists from the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) have collaborated in the development of innovative water quality software. The program enhances the ability of a water system to detect the presence of intentional or unintentional contamination. The Canary ...


  • Medical Practices: Save money on waste

    Biomedical waste hauling can mean big expenditures for medical practices. As a general rule, a small- to medium-sized medical office spends between $300 to $1,000 each month for transport and treatment services, with dentists averaging between $70-150 per month. “There’s a lot of waste in the waste business, and healthcare workers often think they’re paying less for these services than they ...


  • NASA nanotechnology-based biosensor helps detect biohazards

    NASA has developed a revolutionary nanotechnology-based biosensor that can detect trace amounts of specific bacteria, viruses and parasites. This biosensor will be used to help prevent the spread of potentially deadly biohazards in water, food and other contaminated sources. NASA's Ames Research Center at Moffett Field in California licensed the biosensor technology to Early Warning Inc., Troy, ...


  • Canadian company ships new technology for treatment of biohazardous waste

    Ozonator Industries Ltd. has just announced the shipping of their first OZONATOR NG-1000 unit. The unit has been shipped to Union Hospital in Terre Haute, Indiana, in the United States for immediate installation. In making the announcement, Ozonator Industries Ltd. President and CEO Peter Klaptchuk stated “We at Ozonator Industries are very proud to be a part of this environmentally ...


  • Different Solution For Medical Waste Disposal

    Medasend Biomedical, Inc. provides Medical Waste Management for the entire United States. Medical Waste Mail Back is a secure, safe, cost effective and convenient way to dispose of sharps , medical waste and biohazard waste. No waiting for truck pick-up which is also more costly. Approved in all 50 states by the EPA, USPS, OSHA and all state ...


    By Medasend Biomedical, Inc.

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