Health & Safety News

  • Thinkstep on the move with e-mobility

    E-mobility is a buzzword superficially hailed as the holy grail of environment-friendly road transport. But the break-through is still in the making. Since the automotive industry has first shown interest in e-mobility, thinkstep has been there to analyse (think) and recommend actions (step) using Life Cycle Assessment (LCA). With all the best intentions of drastically ...


    By thinkstep

  • The Casella Noise Course Will Return On November 21st

    Led by our noise expert Shaun Knott, the course is an excellent opportunity to ensure compliance with noise at work regulations, whilst also learning some tips and tricks to improve noise regulation in your workplace. During the course, Casella will provide training on the use of dosimeters (personal noise monitoring devices) and sound level meters and offer guidance on how to turn the dosimeter ...


    By Casella

  • Fluence Wins First C-MABR Contract with Strategic Partner QSY in China

    Important first containerised C-MABR smart packaged plant win with QSY is part of a longer term strategic relationship Fluence and QSY have signed a binding agreement to design, build and operate a commercial fully containerised MABR smart packaged plant in Henan Province This project is part of a broader cooperation agreement between Fluence and QSY covering three ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Hach Company Acquires Belgian Manufacturer AppliTek

    Hach Company (hach.com) announced today its acquisition of AppliTek (applitek.com), a manufacturer of online analyzers and monitoring systems based in Nazareth, Belgium. The acquisition was conducted through Belgium-based affiliate Hach Lange N.V. AppliTek is a leading designer and manufacturer of wet chemical and biological online analyzers. The company develops application-specific solutions ...


    By AppliTek NV

  • Lynn L. Bergeson Presents “Innovative Consumer Products and Legal Risk” at the 2017 Retail Law Conference in Chicago, Illinois

    On October 12, 2017, Lynn L. Bergeson, Managing Partner, Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C®), presented at the “Innovative Consumer Products and Legal Risk” breakout session at the 2017 Retail Law Conference in Chicago, ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Kuristuck Technology – Paint booth treatment

    Environmental and economic guidelines and regulations strive to minimize the consumption of water and energy and the production of solid and liquid wastes from all kinds of industries worldwide. The automotive industry plays a particular role in this, as spray paint booth facilities are used to provide exterior and interior parts with the necessary coating. During this process there is always a ...


    By Kurita

  • Train derailment prompts contaminated land investigation

    On March 30th 2015 a long freight train, transporting a variety of goods including lumber and chemicals, wound its way through the state of Mississippi. At around 5pm, part of the train failed to negotiate a curved portion of the track in a rural area near Minter City, resulting in the derailment of nine railcars, one of which leaked chemicals onto agricultural farmland and woodlands. Emergency ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Lumex Instruments at PEFTEC 2017

    On November 29-30, 2017, our European representative Lumex Analytics will participate in the PEFTEC Conference and Exhibition in Antwerp, Belgium. There the company will show the full range of mercury and benzene analyzers used for determination of ...


    By Lumex Instruments Group

  • Harden Medical Waste Processing Technology

    Medical waste is kind of hazardous waste in the city for its infectiousness which might be harmful to the environment and people’s health. Generally there are some various ways for medical waste processing, like sanitary landfill, incineration by pyralysis, autoclave sterilization, chemical disinfection, microwave sterilization, thermal decomposition, and plasma process, ect. ...


    By Harden Industries Ltd.

  • Are you ready for 100% PMI?

    You’ve received the wrong alloy from a supplier. The paperwork for a shipment is missing, or a metal has been incorrectly stamped. Your materials have got mixed up in the warehouse. What do you do? Do you assume and take a risk that could have catastrophic consequences to your clients and business. Or, do you introduce a rapid and reliable quality control (QC) process? ...

  • Study may shed new light on areas not previously thought to have arsenic issues in the groundwater

    A recent study by the U.S. Geological Survey and the CDC’s National Center for Environmental Health may shed new light on areas not previously thought to have arsenic issues in the groundwater. Some 2.1 million Americans on domestic water wells may be at risk of harmful exposure to arsenic based on a national-scale predictive ...

  • European Commission Adds 25 CMRs To REACH Annex XVII

    If you supply chemical products to the European market, you should be aware that last week the European Commission made significant amendments to the Appendices to Annex XVII of the REACH Regulation. Commission Regulation (EU) 2017/1510 – which makes changes to Entries 28, 29 and 30 of Annex XVII – specifically concerns substances classified as CMRs. What are CMRs? ...


    By UL - The WERCS

  • OSHA’s Top 10 Citations of 2017 Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production shares the Occupational Safety and Health Administration’s preliminary list of the top 10 citations for fiscal year 2017.  “To help raise awareness and to improve workplace ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Brush up with Brüel & Kjær training courses

    Sound and vibration expert, Brüel & Kjær is running a variety of theoretical and practical training courses throughout 2018. The first session, taking place on 6th March at the company’s UK headquarters in Royston, is the Vibration Testing for Engineers and Technicians course. This offers delegates a practical introduction explaining how to interpret vibration test ...

  • Lung Cancer Awareness Month in Puerto Rico and Identifying Airborne Carcinogens

    Lung Cancer Awareness Month takes place each year during November.  The designation is meant to raise awareness of this deadly disease that takes the lives of so many residents of Puerto Rica each year. As of 2014, the most recent year that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has lung cancer figures, more than 215,000 people nationwide were diagnosed with lung cancer. That ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • New Oil Spill Response Partnership in Uganda

    New partnership between DESMI and waste management firm Epsilon Ltd. ready to reduce potential devastating oil spillage in Uganda.  The partnership was officially launched in October at the residence of the Danish Ambassador in Uganda, Mogens Pedersen with participation of representatives from both the private and public sector of Uganda. At the event, The Danish ambassador ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Veolia to support Danone Nutricia Wuxi plant in China

    Veolia Water Technologies China Industrial today announces that a new contract has been signed to provide China-based Nutricia Pharmaceutical Co. Ltd. (Danone Nutricia) with a turnkey solution for water purification. By implementing Veolia’s technologies at its plant in Wuxi, Danone Nutricia will be able to save on water consumption and improve water usage efficiency. Veolia’s ...


    By Veolia Water Technologies

  • SF50 is to be part of university’s biohazard waste disposal programme

    One of the latest models from our world-regarded Surefire® waste incinerator range is now all completed, packed, crated and is waiting in our workshop ready to be shipped to the Egerton University in Nairobi, Kenya, where it has been specified as the perfect solution to deal with their biohazard waste disposal ...

  • AMETEK Land Presents on `Early Detection of Spontaneous Combustion` at European Biomass To Power

    AMETEK Land will present and exhibit at ACI’s 7th Annual European Biomass to Power conference, November 8-9, 2017 in Aarhus, Denmark. Manfred Hayk, Business Development Manager at AMETEK Land, will present “Early Detection of Spontaneous Combustion”. The presentation looks at the characteristics of biomass ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • AQUATECH 2017 – The World’s Leading Fair for Process, Drinking & Waste Water

    Another Aquatech has been and gone, and what a show this one was!  Thank you to those who visited the atg UV Technology stand, the team thoroughly enjoyed talking through a wide range of water treatment challenges. The Biennial event is widely known as the world’s leading stage for process, drinking and waste water, and once again it upheld its reputation providing 4 full days of ...


    By atg UV Technology

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