Health & Safety News

  • DESMI Ro-Clean A/S and SeaHow Join Forces

    Odense and Helsinki – Denmark and Finland: DESMI Ro-Clean A/S and SeaHow, two pre-eminent figures in the global oil spill solution and oil spill response vessel market, today announce a new strategic partnership. The partnership will combine DESMI Ro-Clean’s expertise in designing and producing an extensive range of systems to recover oil and ...


    By DESMI A/S

  • Guam`s Oil Spill Recovery Capacity Significantly Improved

    OSROCO, a wholly owned subsidiary of Cabras Marine, and T&T operate the skimming system as well as an array of small crafts, and other specialized response equipment.  OSROCO, Cabras and T&T employees are trained and certified in accordance with the U.S. Federal Government’s oil spill response and safety standards. Moreover, the companies’ comprehensive oil spill response ...


    By Lamor Corporation Ab

  • Exposure to Asbestos Still a Major Health Issue in Puerto Rico

    In early March, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released a new report about an increase in the number of deaths associated with malignant mesothelioma. The rise in deaths was detailed in the CDC’sMorbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. It showed the number of annual deaths due to the condition actually increased from 2,479 in 1999 to 2,597 in 2015. People diagnosed with ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • New facility for LNG to be built in Western Australia

    A new Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) waste processing facility based on technology engineered by the econ industries group will be realised in Karratha’s industrial precinct in Western Australia. The secure storage, processing and purification facility will be the first of its kind in Australia. It will process and recycle spent catalyst and hazardous waste by-products which are removed from ...


    By econ industries GmbH

  • Antimicrobial Resistance and Environmental Pathogens Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses antimicrobial resistance and environmental pathogens. “All types of microbes have the ability to develop resistance to the antimicrobial agents created to destroy them,” said Paul ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Emissions monitoring conference topics announced

    The first day of the AQE 2017 conference will address the monitoring of difficult gases and dust components in industrial emissions, with presentations from an international panel of experts. AQE 2017 will take pace in Telford (UK) on 24th and 25th May and registration is now available at ...

  • TOXcontrol-article in Elsevier – Science of total environment

    A new system for monitoring toxicity TOXcontrol® (MicroLAN BV, The Netherlands) has been used to assess the toxicity of a selection of priority or emergent compounds in the laboratory. In this study, inhibition curves and EC50 – Effective Concentration causing 50% inhibition – of selected compounds (including pesticides, pharmaceuticals, surfactants and metals commonly detected in ...


    By microLAN B.V.

  • Schneider Electric Study Highlights Cross-Industry Trend to Move Security Applications to the Cloud

    According to a new study commissioned by Schneider Electric, companies across industries are increasingly leveraging the cloud for security applications, with 42 percent of respondents indicating they currently run security applications in the cloud and almost half (45 percent) stating they are likely or extremely likely to transition security operations to the cloud in the future. Organizations ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Prevent. Prepare. Respond. Restore.

    Discover the testing, training and research opportunities at Ohmsett while attending this year’s International Oil Spill Conference (IOSC) May 15-18, 2017 at the Long Beach Convention Center in Long Beach, California. Our staff will be in booth 1004 on the exhibit floor providing visitors with information on Ohmsett's mission to increase oil spill response capabilities through independent ...


    By OHMSETT

  • Stay Aware of Noise Levels at Work, Stay Compliant

    Serving the manufacturing, engineering, maintenance, construction, printing, catering, transport and entertainment industries in the UK and in over 40 countries, from small family businesses to large multi-national PLCs, Pulsar have a cost effective noise monitoring solution for you. Our noise measurement products are above all affordable, robust, easy ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • VelocityEHS Simplifies Complex Chemical Hazard Communication Compliance with its Expanded Regulatory Consulting Services

    VelocityEHS, the leading cloud environment, health, safety (EHS) and sustainability software provider, today announced it is expanding its MSDSonline Regulatory Consulting Services to help EHS professionals better understand, and more effectively meet, their global hazard communication and chemical safety regulatory requirements. Intended for businesses that lack sufficient resources or ...


    By VelocityEHS

  • 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 ...

  • Study Evaluates Critical Mineral-Resource Potential in Alaska

    A new method for evaluating the resource potential for large, underexplored regions for critical minerals in Alaska is now available online. Critical minerals are used in products that are vital to national security, technology, and also play an integral role in our everyday modern life. The U.S. Geological Survey in collaboration with the Alaska Division of Geological & Geophysical Surveys ...

  • Webinar Smart PV Monitoring with Smart Weather Sensors

    Udo Kronmüller, our Expert for Solar Monitoring held a webinar about best practise in various uses of smart weather sensors in PV monitoring applications.  He discussed in this webinar how, in addition to solar radiation, other environmental factors such as temperature, wind, precipitation and lightnings also affect the productivity and stability of utilities. The long-term ...

  • Brian Holland Earns the AMS Certified Consulting Meteorologist Designation

    BREEZE Software is happy to announce that Mr. Brian Holland, Senior Scientific Software Specialist and Meteorologist, has earned the nationally recognized Certified Consulting Meteorologist (CCM) designation by the American Meteorological Society (AMS). Mr. Holland joins the ranks of five other CCMs ...

  • Recofloor: Recycling vinyl flooring saves money

    Flooring companies that recycle their waste vinyl flooring through Recofloor can save up to 70% on disposal costs when compared to sending offcuts or uplifted material to landfill. Since Polyflor and Altro founded their national waste vinyl flooring recycling scheme in 2009, more than 700 collectors across the UK and Ireland are now benefiting from this sustainable alternative disposal route. ...

  • Gasera launches disruptive gas analyzer to protect humans from serious health effects

    Formaldehyde is a colorless gas with a pungent odor. Formaldehyde levels above 0.1 ppm can cause acute health problems, e.g. sore throat, skin irritation, nausea, scratchy eyes and cough. It is also classified as highly carcinogenic compound. Exposure to moderate amounts of formaldehyde has been linked to cancer, such as leukemia. However, the full effect of exposure to small amounts and all of ...


    By Gasera Ltd

  • New Webinar Now Available On-Demand - Fundamentals of Non-contact Temperature Measurement

    View our webinar 'Fundamentals of Non-contact Temperature Measurement', where we will introduce the fundamentals of non-contact temperature measurement. What industrial processes benefit from these kinds of measurement and why this technology can be advantageous? Many examples are discussed and comparisons with other temperature measurement methods are shown. ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Companies in Puerto Rico have until May to Prepare for OSHA’s New Beryllium Rule

    Earlier this month, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced a proposed delay in the effective date of the rule entitled Occupational Exposure to Beryllium. The original effective date was to be March 21, 2017, but it has been postponed to May 20, 2017. The amended effective date gives companies and institutions that utilize beryllium and beryllium compounds two more ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

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