Health & Safety News

  • Issue of the “AWE International” magazine

    In the December 2017 / January 2018 issue of the “AWE International” magazine ECO PHYSICS has published an application report on ECO PHYSICS one-channel NOx-detectors that are implemented to monitor china’s traffic ...


    By Eco Physics Inc.

  • Reliable overfill prevention for safe processes

    For plant operators dealing with toxic or dangerous media avoiding and controlling risks is key to avoid any hazards. At Endress+Hauser we understand the needs and struggles of our customers so we developed Liquiphant FailSafe. Liquiphant FailSafe with its extremely high diagnostic coverage sets standards in terms of safety and high availability as it runs in ...


    By Endress Hauser AG

  • Cold Stress and Work Environments Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how cold temperatures can impact both outdoor workers during the chilly months and indoor workers who are in cold manmade environments year-round.  “Workers exposed to extreme cold or who work in frigid environments may be ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • BLM suspends and delays parts of Hydraulic Fracturing Waste Prevention Rule

    The Bureau of Land Management on December 8 suspended requirements that leaking storage vessels receiving hydraulic fracturing flowback wastewater be upgraded promptly if not replaced. BLM is also delaying leak detection, repair, and reporting requirements for sites and equipment used to store, measure, or dispose of flowback water on federal or Indian leases until January 17, 2019. ...

  • Microbial Migration in a Clinical Setting

    If someone is admitted to hospital with an infectious disease there is always a risk that  disease can spread. MRSA and viruses like it can, if left unchecked, infect entire hospital wards at an alarming rate leaving those recovering from other conditions or operations weak and vulnerable. Because hospitals can’t ever be closed environments, controlling the flow of potentially harmful ...


    By DDC Dolphin Ltd

  • Indoor Air Quality Issues and People’s Health in Puerto Rico

    Last month, USA Today published the article, “Is your home or office affecting your health?” One of the areas of focus in the column was the importance of indoor air quality (IAQ) and minimizing indoor pollution. Indoor air quality was addressed from both the perspective of better health and from the business perspective of how it can increase productivity and decrease sick ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • FERC Proposes to Require Expanded Cyber Security Incident Reporting

    The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) recently (12/21) proposed development of a revised Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Reliability Standard to improve mandatory reporting of cyber security incidents, including incidents that might facilitate future attempts to harm reliable operation of the ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Successful Startup and Acceptance of a Pacific Northwest Plant Vent Radiation Monitoring System – October, 2017

    HI-Q Environmental Products Company, Inc. (HI-Q) and VF, a.s. (VF) have completed the Site Acceptance Test for a Northwestern Nuclear Generating Station Plant Vent Radiation Monitoring System.  Energy Northwest has now started a two-month confidence run for the system after which it will become operational.  ...

  • IAQ Video Network Celebrates 2.5 Million Views and 3,300+ Subscribers

    This week, the IAQ Video Network celebrated the 2,500,000th view of their collection of educational videos on the company’s YouTube channel.  The growing channel is home to over 525 videos covering a wide range of environmental, indoor air quality, health, safety and occupational exposure topics. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Lessons learned

    Primozone strives always to improve our offer toward the customers and the users of our technology. Since the day one Primozone chose the path of constant improvement and continuous learning to be able to keep with the dynamic path of industry demands and customer requirements. An essential element of this journey is the ability to listen and analyze the feedback provided by the customer since it ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • Envirosuite acquires Canadian-based technology provider Odotech

    Envirosuite is pleased to announced that it have acquired the assets of Odotech Inc, the Montreal-based environmental technology company specialising in the monitoring and management of odours, gaseous contaminants and dust. This acquisition will further bolster Envirosuite’s offering and enable it to compete more effectively on a global scale through a product platform that will integrate ...


    By Envirosuite Limited

  • Price increase for water and paper treatment chemicals in EMEA

    Kurita Europe, a leading provider of technologies for water, paper and process treatment, is forced to increase prices from 5-20% depending on the product range and geographical region. This price increase, which will be effective as of 1. January 2018. For further information please contact ...


    By Kurita

  • Quoted in Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report Article “Australia, EU, Brazil Making Moves in 2018 on Chemical Regulation”

    On December 19, 2017,  Bloomberg BNA Daily Environment Report included comments by Michael S. Wenk, M.S., Senior Regulatory Consultant with Bergeson & Campbell, P.C. (B&C), regarding future chemical regulations in Brazil. Big questions remain, among them: Will Brazil recognize industrial chemicals registered through other systems like the Toxic Substances Control Act in the U.S., or ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • UL and DGN sign collaboration agreement on standards

    UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.) and the Dirección General de Normas (DGN) of the Ministry of Economy in Mexico are pleased to announce the signing of a Collaboration Agreement between their organizations. The Agreement, signed in November 2017, is intended to advance standards solutions that improve safety, security, and well-being while meeting the needs of industry for greater North ...


    By UL LLC

  • Fragrances and Work-Related Asthma Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses how exposures to perfumes and fragrances in the work environment could aggravate some people’s existing asthma or perhaps even lead to new cases. “The California Work-Related Asthma Prevention Program (WRAPP) has ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Harden hazardous waste disposal project in Shandong, China

    As the largest city excelling at chemical industry province in China, Shandong province has a hazardous waste disposal center which is located in Circular Economy Demonstration Park in Dezhou City. It is the only comprehensive solid hazardous ...

  • We’ve been shortlisted again Now our international waste incinerator success has impressed Greater Manchester Business Awards 2018

    Hot on the heels of our success in the Pride of Tameside Business Awards, when we were honoured to receive the prestigious Export Award, we have again been shortlisted – this time for Business of the Year in the Greater Manchester Business Awards 2018.  The trophy we won back in November, together with the fact that out of all the many leading Greater Manchester businesses who entered ...

  • Zetron`s Mobile Command-and-Control Application Enhances Indian Smart City Project

    Zetron Australasia Pty Limited, a leading provider of mobile integrated communication solutions has been chosen to provide comprehensive mobile command-and-control systems for a smart city project in India. As India urbanizes at a rapid pace, the speed of growth in cities poses huge challenges, but also offers big opportunities.  The Indian government has launched ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • AT&T Launches Project AirGig Trials to Bring Ultra-Fast Internet Over Power Lines Closer to Reality

    AT&T has launched an international trial of its unique Project AirGig technology and has also just launched a second trial in the U.S. in Georgia. AirGig is a first-of-its-kind system. It could one day deliver internet speeds well over 1 gigabit per second via a millimeter wave (mmWave) signal guided by power lines. We hope that one day there will be no need to build new towers or bury new ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • New solution for separating single-layer PET trays from PET bottles

    TOMRA has made it possible to separate single-layer PET trays from PET bottles, enhancing the previous capability of its AUTOSORT machine to separate multi-layer trays. This breakthrough is commercially significant because small but critical differences in the chemical properties of PET food trays and PET bottles mean that they have to be separated for equivalent-product recycling. The key to ...


    By TOMRA Sorting GmbH.

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