Industrial Hazards News

  • Identifying and Mitigating Welding Fume and Gas Exposure Hazards

    According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), there are over half a million workers in the United States that are involved with welding, cutting and brazing. Worldwide, the number of workers involved in these activities is in the millions. OSHA states that welding, cutting and brazing are hazardous activities that pose a unique combination of both safety and ...

  • Occupational Hazards due to Exposures to Welding Fumes and Gases

    More than 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries are exposed to a unique combination of both safety and health risks according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). These workers are involved with the potentially hazardous activities of welding, cutting and brazing.  OSHA reports the risk from fatal injuries alone is more than four deaths per ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Occupational Exposure Risks in Puerto Rico to Microbial Hazards in Metalworking Fluids

    In Puerto Rico and throughout the United States, over one million workers are employed in machine finishing, machine tooling, and other metalworking and metal-forming operations.  Many of these workers utilize metalworking fluids (MWFs) and could potentially be exposed to microbial hazards in these liquids and in the air they breathe. MWFs are used to reduce heat and friction, and to remove ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • 3E Company Collaborates with Reliance Label Solutions to Support Enhanced Compliance with Hazard Communication Standards

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced a strategic alliance with Reliance Label Solutions, a leading provider of labels and label printing solutions for industrial applications. As a result of the collaboration, joint customers ...


    By 3E Company

  • UL Awards NJZ Lighting Mainland China’s first UL 844-C1D1 Certification

    UL, the global safety science leader, was invited to be present at new product launch event held by NJZ Lighting, and issued the company a certification to UL 844-CID1. UL 844 covers luminaires for use in hazardous locations. With this issuance, NJZ Lighting became the first luminaires manufacturer in China to receive certification to UL844-CID1 for explosion proof lighting, for their Defender ...


    By UL LLC

  • Measure Partners With AES To Deploy Drones At Record Scale for the Energy Industry

    Measure recently announced a global partnership with The AES Corporation to scale and leverage its industry-leading drone service to inspect AES' energy infrastructure in 17 countries. The use of the drone technology is expected to help AES improve safety and avoid more than 30,000 hours of hazardous work per year with safer and more efficient aerial inspection services. "This is the year drone ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • 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

  • Hazardous Waste – March 2017 Safety Meeting

    Every year, 3.36 billion pounds of toxic waste is disposed of or released into the environment. It is important your company has a waste management plan to ensure workers have access to information on proper disposal procedures. Hazardous Waste, the March 2017 safety meeting topic, will give you, your company, and its employees valuable information regarding hazardous waste. ...


    By PEC Safety

  • Nano-Portal on safe handling of nanomaterials available in english

    The Nano-Portal:  Safe Handling of Nanomaterials, the result of a project supported by the Deutsche Gesetzliche Unfallversicherung (DGUV) and developed by the Innovation Society, is now available in English. The website is intended to extend knowledge about occupational safety and health in the fields of nanomaterials and nanotechnologies. The Nano-Portal ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 3E Company and Dotmatics Establish Strategic Alliance to Support Scientific Informatics and Environmental Compliance in the Life Sciences Industry

    3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced a strategic alliance with Dotmatics, a leading provider of scientific informatics solutions and services to the life sciences industry. The alliance will offer Dotmatics and 3E customers access to ...


    By 3E Company

  • 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

  • Site Safety - January 2017 Safety Meeting

    Did you know that good housekeeping pertains to areas other than your living quarters? Do you know why there are windsocks on construction sites? Site Safety, the January 2017 safety meeting topic, includes vital information regarding hazards controls, emergency preparedness, and good housekeeping. Remember, you are responsible for your safety. Be sure and stay up to date and read through each ...


    By PEC Safety

  • Honeywell and AEREON to Leverage Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) for Oil and Gas

    "For years, manufacturers and producers have looked for ways to solve operational problems that were believed to be unsolvable -- such as unplanned downtime, underperforming assets and inefficient supply chains," said Andrew Hird, vice president and general manager of Honeywell Process Solutions' Digital Transformation business. "With the capabilities of the IIoT, we can find new ways to solve ...


    By AEREON

  • Eastman Turbo Oil 2197 and 2380 receive approval for PW1100G- JM and PW1500G Engines

    Eastman Chemical Company received approval from engine manufacturer Pratt & Whitney for use of Eastman Turbo Oil 2197 and 2380 in the PW1100G-JM and PW1500G engines. Eastman Turbo Oils continue to enable innovation, safety and efficiency within the engine market and aviation industry. Pratt & Whitney’s PurePower Geared Turbofan engines are already in service with nine carriers ...


    By Eastman Chemical Company

  • The European Commission launches new initiative to improve health and safety of workers

    Today the European Commission is taking action to promote Occupational Safety and Health (OSH) in the EU. Investment in occupational health and safety improves people's lives by preventing accidents and work-related illness. Building on past efforts, the Commission's new initiative aims to better protect workers against ...


    By European Commission

  • Environmental Protection New Product of the Year 2016 – EOS ZVI

    EOS Remediation, LLC, the global leader for innovative in-situ remediation technologies, has received the Environmental Protection 2016 New Product of the Year Award for their newest product, EOS ZVI.  The Environmental Protection New Product of the Year Award is given each year to recognize industry manufacturers whose products help make the jobs of environmental professionals easier. EOS ...


    By EOS Remediation, LLC

  • Shawcity announces new partnership for 2017 with Blackline Safety and their game-changing G7

    Shawcity are very pleased to announce the latest addition to our gas detection portfolio, the Blackline Safety G7. After nearly two years in development in response to customer feedback, Blackline’s new system is a world first – a work-anywhere, global employee safety monitoring system with total detection capacity. Highly configurable for every organisation, G7 warns both the user ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Looking back at 2016 and ahead to 2017 in the trucking industry: ELD, hiring, and new competition

    If you think 2016 was, for good or ill, an important and tumultuous year for the trucking industry, 2017 should really get your attention. ...


    By Omnitracs, LLC

  • Herkules adds industry vet bonner to vehicle lift sales team

    Herkules Equipment Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Bonner to the company’s Vehicle Lift Representative team. An industry veteran, Mr. Bonner will help build market awareness of the company’s BossLifts by Herkules vehicle lift line. "Our goal is to partner with industry experts that share our passion for manufacturing quality American-made lifts, and the Mark ...

  • Environmental Industry Certificates of Training vs. Accredited Third-Party Certifications Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses some of the differences between certificates of training and accredited third-party certification in the environmental industry.   “A certificate of training cannot prove that a worker is knowledgeable ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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