OHS Monitoring News

  • Partech Product Focus: UVT-LED Handheld

    This month the focus is on the UVT-LED Handheld unit – a simple to use handheld device for monitoring UV Transmittance in water and wastewater. What is UVT? UV Transmittance refers to the percentage of light at the wavelength of 254 nm that passes through a sample of water. UVT relates to the organics, colloidal solids and suspended particles that ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Chrysotile and Other Forms of Asbestos Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses chrysotile and various other forms of asbestos and asbestiform minerals recognized by agencies such as the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • ComEd & Metropolitan Mayors Caucus Collaborate to Create National Model to Advance Smart City Solutions

    ComEd and the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus (MMC) announced a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that will support the study and development of new energy efficiency programs, smart streetlights, and community and residential solar and other infrastructure projects. The MOU provides for a one-of-a-kind collaboration between ComEd and the MMC to develop a pilot for a national model on how utilities ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • Seattle City Light Selects Landis+Gyr for Advanced Grid Analytics

    Landis+Gyr recently announced that Seattle City Light is deploying the company's advanced grid analytics (AGA) platform to support the utility's grid modernization program. Landis+Gyr's advanced grid analytics suite is designed to provide a big data platform with applications that utilize data from advanced meters, grid sensors, GIS and other sources to provide actionable information ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • EMLab P&K Fort Lauderdale Marks 11 Years As Accredited Asbestos Testing Lab

    EMLab P&K, a TestAmerica company and the leading commercial indoor air quality (IAQ) laboratory in North America, announces another milestone as its Fort Lauderdale lab has been accredited for asbestos analysis for more than a decade. EMLab P&K’s Florida lab has been accredited by NIST NVLAP (Lab Code 200738-0) for 11 years for asbestos fiber analysis to identify asbestos ...


    By EMLab P&K

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • 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

  • Shedding a light on contaminants

    Name a current environmental challenge. Global climate change? Loss of endangered species? What about soil contamination? Soil pollution rarely makes headlines, though it is a prevalent global issue. According to the European Environment Agency, 39 member states in Europe had over 2.5 million contaminated soil sites in 2011. Sharon O’Rourke, researcher at University ...

  • HubBoxes, Gateways, and a SPARC to light your way

    Well, it’s been a while since we’ve posted an update here, and that’s because we’ve been working like crazy on a brand new, totally revamped, hardware/software platform. It’s a line of fully autonomous wireless algae pond and PBR monitoring and control systems. This new hardware line is in a word, awesome, and customers are loving it. We’ve now incorporated ...


    By Algae Lab Systems

  • GA3000 PLUS - Continuous monitoring for cost-effective protection

    A fixed gas detection system protects you and your assets as it is designed to reduce the time usually taken to manually asses a potentially explosive area. Furthermore, it is easier and more cost effective to maintain than portable gas detection as it is less susceptible to loss and damage. Geotech’s GA3000 PLUS is a robust fixed analyser that helps customers do that and more. It ...


    By Geotech

  • Pulsar’s Ultrasonic Success with Super-light Fumed Silica Measurement

    Fumed Silica has a bulk density of around 30g/l, and a surface area of sometimes hundreds of square metres per gram. It is used as a thickening agent in everything from gel batteries to non-drip paint, as a light-scattering agent in cosmetics and a toothpaste abrasive. However, a material as light as this presents significant difficulties in bulk measurement. After a number of failed attempts, ...

  • 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

  • Shine a light on global energy demand

    According to the International Energy Outlook 2016 report, total world consumption of marketed energy will expand from 549 quadrillion British thermal units (Btu) in 2012 to 629 quadrillion Btu in 2020 and to 815 quadrillion Btu in 2040. That represents an incredible 48% increase from 2012 to 2040. Regardless of the reasons behind this ...


    By Hansford Sensors

  • HORIBA Jobin Yvon Gratings in Sentinel-3A satellite helps monitor land and sea

    The Sentinel-3A satellite was launched on February 16th, 2016 from Russia to its sun-synchronous orbit more than 800kms above to monitor the health of our earth’s land and oceans. Five instruments have been integrated on board, including the Ocean and Land Colour Instrument (OLCI), a spectrometer based on a custom HORIBA Jobin Yvon (HJY) concave ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Partech Product Focus: 7300w² Monitor

    This month the spotlight is on our 7300w² Monitor, one of our most popular Partech products. What makes it so great? We’re glad you asked. As our staple Waterwatch product, the 7300w² has been especially designed to work with all of the sensors in the Waterwatch range. Combining sensors is a great way to monitor parameters such as dissolved oxygen and suspended solids. ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • Secondhand Exposure to Asbestos Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses asbestos and secondhand exposure risks for workers’ families.  “Significant exposure to any type of asbestos will increase the risk of lung cancer, mesothelioma and asbestosis,” ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Light dawns for a Cryptosporidium Problem

    atg UV Technology has been awarded a contract by Trant Engineering, for Portsmouth Water. The contract covers supply and installation of UV units for Cryptosporidium inactivation at two water treatment works: Eastergate and Westergate. Both are 20Ml/d borehole works and each site will be provided with fully automatic duty and standby atg UV  UVLX 16800 20 UV ...


    By atg UV Technology

  • Settlement with EPA to Address TCE Contamination at Former Toastmaster Manufacturing Facility in Macon, Mo.

    EPA Region 7 has reached a settlement with the current and former owners of the Toastmaster small appliance manufacturing facility in Macon, Mo., to address trichloroethylene (TCE) contamination on and around the property. Spectrum Brands, Inc., the successor corporation to Toastmaster, Inc.; and Compton’s LLC, which purchased the 10-acre facility in June 2012 and currently operates a ...

  • Eaton Introduces New Communication Modules with Expanded Protocol Compatibilities for Simplified Monitoring and Motor Control Applications

    Power management company Eaton today announced the launch of a new series of communications modules designed for industrial end users and facilities using networked motor control centers (MCCs) and motor control panels. The new C441 communication modules expand product compatibility to S811+ soft starters, simplify the solution for C440 overload relays, and can be mounted standalone for general ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Introducing the Ax60k – CO2 monitoring for food courts across the world

    Food courts are big business all over the world, from the glossy fast-food outlets in shopping malls (you would not believe how excited I was when I found out you could get Taco Bell in theArndale Centre in Manchester) to the massive ‘hawker centres’ of Singapore where they’ll cook seafood fresh to order and bring it to your table. Many food ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

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