Heat Protection News

  • Know how to work in heat safely

    June is National Safety Month so NGWA urges you to review tips on how to handle working in the high temperatures of summer by reading the article “Working in Extreme Heat.” The article, which was published in the Water Well Journal® June 2017 issue, is authored by Gary Hix, RG, CWD/PI.  The ...

  • Hot Temperatures and Protecting Workers from Thermal Stressors

    While the first day of summer may still be a few weeks away, outdoor workers in many places are already experiencing hot weather in their daily routines. There are also countless employees routinely working in hot conditions such as indoor occupations that are subject to radiant heat sources, or physical activities and those with physical contact with heated objects. These workers are ...

  • 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

  • iTHERM TMS01 MultiSens Flex Multipoint Thermometer

    By complying with the highest safety standards, it can be customized for various applications. Bendable into a 3D layout, it provides a complete temperature profile just by using one nozzle. The TMS01 is configurable with or without thermowells for optimal response times or mechanical strength/sensors replaceability. Available either with TC/RTD technology or with our iTHERM StrongSens insert. ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • Identifying Occupational Exposure Risks to Cobalt and Cobalt Compounds in New York

    In late 2016, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the 14th Report on Carcinogens (RoC). It contained newly reviewed substances that are known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans. Included in this list were the metallic element cobalt and cobalt compounds that release cobalt ions in vivo.  The National Toxicology Program (NTP), an interagency ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • 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

  • Custom Industrial Furnaces

    Industrial furnaces are used for a number of applications including annealing, debinding and thermal cycling. They are also used across many varying industries, so where standard design furnaces do not meet customer specifications, custom industrial furnaces can be manufactured. Thermcraft inc. can design and assemble custom build furnaces and ovens to ensure optimum customer satisfaction. ...


    By Thermcraft Inc

  • Switch2 Energy achieves triple for international management standards

    These international standards have been integrated with the company's existing ISO 9001:2015 quality management system to mark a triple achievement. The company was supported through the process by FPA Consulting, and LRQA, which recommended Switch2 for the double certification following a five-day audit process. Kirsty Lambert, ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • Accelerating zero-emission building ambitions in the MENA region

    Ecofys leads a consortium of local consultants and agencies to accelerate the use of more efficient and renewable energy-based heating and cooling systems in buildings in the Middle East and North Africa. The project will support relevant private actors pilot projects in the MENA region, covering energy efficiency measures and the use of renewable energy systems in buildings. With a participatory ...


    By Ecofys

  • The Cities Seeking a Natural Gas Phase Out - Webinar

    Not only is natural gas for power generation becoming increasingly expensive – with prices projected to rise further through to 2020 in the UK – but for geopolitical ...


    By DEXMA

  • Free seminar introduces heat network suppliers to new Heat Trust Calculator

    The free breakfast event, hosted by Switch2  and Winckworth Sherwood, will show delegates how to raise performance standards in heat network management and introduce them to the Heat Trust's new cost comparison tool. This calculator will  help customers to better understand and compare their district heating bills. ...


    By Switch2 Energy Limited

  • What should you know when purchasing a WBGT instrument?

    Wet Bulb Globe Temperature more directly measures temperature as it relates to a person’s risk of heat illness by factoring the effects of air temperature, relative humidity, wind velocity and radiant heat.  Wet Bulb Globe Temperature, WBGT, is the weighted of average of Wet Bulb, Black Globe and Air Temperature in which WBGT = 0.7Tw + 0.2Tg + 0.1Td. Employers with workers who are at ...


    By Sper Scientific

  • How to Set up a Heat Stress Monitoring System

    It’s summer time and it is HOT outside! Make sure you are taking care of your employees that work in these extreme heat environments. Warning: Extreme heat levels can increase workers’ risk to injuries and lead to more serious health issues such as heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat syncope, heat cramps, heat rashes, or death.  Heat stress prevention starts with ...


    By Raeco Rents

  • EHS&S news from around the web, July 2016

    The Job Accomodation Network is a great resource to learn about workplace disability accomodations. PRI looks at Rotterdam as a great example of how to deal with rising sea levels. Bloomberg BNA reports on the  ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • Hot Weather Safety Laws May Significantly Impact the Warehouse Industry

    In an effort to keep you informed about legislation that impacts warehouse safety and performance, we wanted you to know about new legislation in California that may be embraced by other states. A proposed bill in California could impact the warehouse industry, including companies such as Inland. Supporters state that this bill is necessary in order to provide employees with protection from heat ...


    By DJProducts, Inc.

  • Rotork actuators perform vital fire safety duty on the Istanbul Metro

    High temperature specification Rotork RC200 scotch-yoke pneumatic actuators have been ordered for a vital fire safety duty in new subway tunnels under construction for the Istanbul Metro. The Istanbul subway system in Turkey is undergoing a significant expansion programme involving 900 kilometres of new routes that are due for completion by 2023. Tunnels on the new routes are fitted with ...


    By Rotork

  • Freezing Winter Temperatures Create Thermal Risks for Many Workers

    With less than a month remaining this winter season, many workers in the Northern Hemisphere have been experienced freezing weather during their daily routines.  Each year, workers in a wide range of industries succumb to cold stress and in some circumstances may even develop hypothermia or frostbite. Cold stress can be encountered in many types of work environments.  These ...

  • TerraTherm`s Patented Thermal Remediation Heating Elements Obtain Electrical Testing Labs Mark

    TerraTherm, a worldwide leader in the development and implementation of In Situ Thermal Remediation (ISTR) of organic contaminants in subsurface source zones, has recently become the first thermal remediation company in the industry to gain certification of a soil heating system. Through Intertek, one of the world's largest Testing, Inspection and Certification companies, TerraTherm's patented In ...


    By TerraTherm, Inc.

  • `Planetary Security in a Topsy Turvy World` - Speech by UNEP Deputy Executive Director, Ibrahim Thiaw, at a side event on Planetary Security in Paris

    Excellencies, ladies and Gentlemen, let me start by thanking my fellow speakers this morning, for giving us all some food for thought and The Netherlands, for hosting us. If you have seen the painting "Netherlandish Proverbs," you will know why they are the perfect hosts for this event. Painted at a time of incredible change across Europe, it illustrates over a hundred proverbs that cover ...

  • SharpEye Protects Latvian Power Plant

    Riga Power Plant selected both the 20/20MI and 40/40I SharpEye Optical Flame Detectors to provide fire protection. Both types of detector feature IR3 optical spectral analysis, providing long distance detection with the ability to distinguish between real fires and various background heat sources thus providing the highest immunity to false alarms. Riga Power Station  is the main ...


    By Spectrex Inc

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