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  • lab furniture fittings: epoxy resin worktops slab

    gzChemtop as manufacturer epoxy resin worktop slab/sink are chemical resistance for lab furniture such as island workbench countertops, fume hood tops. ...

  • Fire Fighters in Puerto Rico Advised of Potential Diesel Exhaust Exposure Hazards

    In February of 2017, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) conducted a Health Hazard Evaluation (HHE) that has garnered the attention of fire fighters in Puerto Rico and across the nation. The HHE was initiated after the program received a request from the chief at a fire department with two stations. The chief was concerned about fire fighters’ exposure to ...

  • AWWA Policy: residential fire sprinklers

    The following reaffirmed AWWA Policy Statement on Residential Fire Sprinklers has been approved by the Technical and Educational Council for member comment. Comments on the policy statement will be reviewed by AWWA staff and forwarded to the Executive Committee if the comments are minor or referred back to the originating body if the comments are substantive. Policies forwarded to the ...

  • Safety First!

    One of the essential things in all ozone installations is the safety. Hence we decided to dedicate the last two sections of our five parts article to safety aspects and importance of the correct choice of components. At Primozone, we stress that safety aspects must be considered even prior the choice of the ozone equipment. The ozone supplier that you have selected for your project should be able ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • PG&E Nears Completion of Restoration Effort for Electric and Gas Customers

    As its crews continued to respond to outages caused by the devastating wildfires in Northern California, Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) said Wednesday evening that it had safely restored 99 percent of electric service to customers who are able to receive power. Gas service has also been restored to approximately 80 percent of those able to receive it. Since the fires began, more than ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • FPL Completes Service Restoration to More Than 4.4 Million Customers Impacted by Historic Hurricane Irma

    Florida Power & Light Company (FPL) on Friday (9/22) announced that service has been restored to essentially all of its 4.4 million customers who were impacted by Hurricane Irma 10 days after the massive storm exited its service territory. And now, with limited work left to clean up in the hardest-hit areas, FPL is releasing the majority of ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • I-REACT First newsletter

    I-REACT will be the first European-wide platform to integrate emergency management data coming from multiple sources, including that provided by citizens through social media and crowdsourcing. This way, we will be able to produce information faster and allow citizens, civil protection services and policymakers to effectively prevent and/or react against ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • Rotork SPI keeps plant control systems reliably informed of manual valve positions

    Refinery operators have a pressing requirement to improve the efficiency of flow control in their plants and they want to know from the Distributed Control System (DCS) if valves are open or closed. In a typical refinery, 10% of valves are actuated and 90% are manually operated. This poses a serious problem for end-users if the DCS does not accurately know how many manual valves are opened or ...


    By Rotork plc

  • Certification Program for Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Power Cable

    Nowadays, high speed data cables are widely used for charging or powering IT and communication devices, such as laptop computers, tablets, mobile phones and power banks, and have replaced traditional power supply cords. Power capabilities of cables are rising to meet the demand for faster charging and powering devices of higher wattage. However, users may not be aware of the ...


    By UL LLC

  • Tank Storage Asia: The hardware and software for tomorrows tank terminals

    The international Implico Group's booth at this year's Tank Storage Asia trade show is being designed around the slogan "From entrance to exit". In Singapore, from 27 to 28 September 2017, the consulting company will demonstrate to visitors how modern software and cloud solutions can optimize their tank terminal processes – from entrance to exit. After a successful joint trade fair stand ...


    By Implico Group

  • New research into PFAS treatment

    econ has taken on the challenge of finding a sustainable solution for the remediation of a group of contaminants. Yet still little understood but already of growing concern worldwide  – per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances, or short PFAS. Although research into the remediation of PFAS contaminated sites is still in its infancy, it is widely believed that thermal treatment is the only ...

  • TargetSolutions’ NFPA 1403 live fire training evolutions promotes safety with live-burn drills

    TargetSolutions’ NFPA 1403 Live Fire Training Evolutions covers the essentials of invaluable live-burn training and emphasizes the importance of safety and compliance. Although the number of on-duty firefighter fatalities has been declining in recent years, the proportion of deaths related to training has been increasing, according to the National Fire Protection ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • TargetSolutions Makes Key Updates to Two NFPA 1001 Training Courses

    TargetSolutions has recently updated the content and multimedia of two NFPA 1001 training courses that cover various aspects of fire safety. In an ongoing effort to provide the most engaging online training experience possible, TargetSolutions has completed major revisions to a pair of NFPA 1001 training courses: Fire Behavior and Firefighter ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • Fibox wins with a Knock Out!

    Fibox has the industries only UL listed, NEMA 4X, JIC sized, non-metallic enclosure with pre-scored knock-outs. Glen Burnie, MD Fibox is proud to announce that now select ARCA Enclosures are now available with pre-scored knock-outs! Sized at ¾ and ½ inches these pre-scored knock-outs provide easy modification in the field or factory floor while still retaining its' ...


    By FIBOX Enclosures

  • Preventing an Explosive or Flammable Safety Hazard

    There are over 1,300 craft distilleries throughout the United States and it is predicted that there will be another 1,000 startups in the next 5 years. Every distillery has the potential risk of creating an explosive environment during the distilling process when ethanol is produced. Ethanol is a highly flammable liquid, and when released into the air produces a flammable vapor. An explosive or ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • Micromat 2000 shreds confidential information beyond recognition

    To destroy confidential documents, Russell Richardson, a leading UK company in the field of secure document management, operates a Lindner Micromat 2000 single-shaft shredder, which complies with the requirements of DIN 66399-2 to security stage 5 for document shredding. Because it has higher efficiency than all the company‘s previously used smaller shredders put together, Russell ...


    By Lindner-Recyclingtech GmbH

  • Axion Consulting launches Fire Prevention Plan service

    Axion Consulting has launched a new Fire Prevention Plan (FPP) service aimed at helping waste site operators to minimise fire risk at their premises and meet regulatory requirements. Introduced by the Environment Agency (EA) in 2014, FPPs aim to reduce fires on waste sites by 50% from their 2011 levels. FPPs are now a compulsory requirement of the agency’s application process for new ...

  • Flammable Liquids - February 2017 Safety Meeting

    It is important that all workers involved in handling flammable liquids understand correct handling and storage requirements in order to eliminate dangers and prevent fires. Flammable Liquids, the February 2017 safety meeting topic, includes vital information regarding the storage and handling of flammable liquids. Check out these safe work practices to help prevent the ...


    By PEC Safety

  • Recently enhanced NFPA 1001 Training Course covers essentials of self-contained breathing apparatus

    The average firefighter is no stranger to danger. In fact, they’re well acquainted. When risking everything to enter a fire zone or similar environment, it’s of the utmost importance that firefighters are also acquainted with the life-saving self-contained breathing apparatus (SCBA). TargetSolutions’ NFPA 1001-level online training course, Self-Contained Breathing ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • AlphaACT Fire releases new online training scenario for firefighters

    AlphaACT FIRE’s dynamic online courses are built to engage firefighters with real-life experiences. With a complete library of scenario-based training scenarios, AlphaACT FIRE is excited to announce a new course is now available inside TargetSolutions’ online training management system. The West Hill ...


    By TargetSolutions

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