Safety Monitoring Articles

  • First Day of Winter – Cold Weather Work Safety Information

    Today marks the first day of winter! Do you frequently work in cold weather environments? Working in cold weather can expose workers to environmental cold injuries. Hundreds of workers report cases involving days away from work caused by exposure to environmental cold each year. Environmental cold can affect any worker, especially those who work outdoors and are ...


    By PEC Safety

  • Samsung’s New Safety Truck Technology

    In Argentina, one person dies in a traffic accident every hour – 80% of these fatalities are caused by drivers trying to overtake other vehicles. With hundreds of one-lane roads in the country, drivers often get frustrated by slower moving semi-trucks ahead of them and will try to pass them despite not being able to see on-coming traffic. Samsung saw a solution to this problem. By ...


    By SafetySmart

  • Updated White Paper Describes How Weighing on a Precision Balance is Faster and More Precise with SmartPan

    "Outstanding Weighing Performance Even Under Harsh Conditions", the recently updated White Paper from METTLER TOLEDO, explains how SmartPan™, a new design of weighing pan for precision balances or scales, permits a more precise stable weighing result to be achieved in half the time. An outstanding 86% improvement in precision and 50% increase in speed was recorded under the most extreme ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Safety, Protection against corrosion and cabinet pressurisation in refineries - Case Study

    The environment in a refinery is highly corrosive. This makes it necessary to deploy control systems not only to protect staff but also to protect the equipment controlling the processes, in order to ensure their reliability. ...


    By Bioconservacion SA

  • Ergonomics in the Workplace

    Work-related musculosketal disorders (MSDs) are one of the most frequently reported cases of lost or restricted work time and can be significantly reduced by properly fitting a job to a person, also known as the study of ergonomics. Ergonomics involves evaluating the physical aspects of an environment (e.g. workstations) as well as the way in which people work to help prevent MSDs. MSDs, ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Additive Manufacturing 3D Printing: The Growth Progress and Need for Safety Monitors

    Additive Manufacturing 3D Printing: The Growth Progress and Need for Safety Monitors 3D printing is officially skyrocketing, with industrial applications in medical, biotech, aerospace, defense, and consumer electronics industries growing daily. At the heart of this acceleration is the additive manufacturing or AM process, which allows for easy printing from computer-aided ...

  • Dam safety inspections

    This dam safety inspection was carried out to monitor the safety of a stone masonry overflow dam (12m high and 161m long). The geological makeup of the region comprises Ordovician period limestone and loose Quaternary sediments. One set of data was collected by placing 64 ...

  • Success or failure: demonstrating the effectiveness of a Water Safety Plan

    The Water Safety Plan (WSP) concept has become a globally recognised and accepted approach to drinking water supply management and operation. Many countries around the world are adopting this proactive, risk-based model for ensuring consistent confidence in drinking water safety, accessibility and affordability. While it is widely accepted that the WSP concept is an appropriate tool for ensuring ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • The need for motorcycle emission control program and safety laws in Liberia

    Since the end of the civil war, the Liberians demand for a sustainable future and economic growth seem to be optimistic and promising in that many of them have embarked on a path to self sustainability by exploring new ideas and taking on opportunities that have the potential to provide some sort of income that tend to lift their self esteem. The introduction of motorcycles into the Liberian ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Water Safety Plan demonstration projects in Latin America and the Caribbean: lessons from the field

    A Water Safety Plan (WSP) is a preventive, risk management approach to ensure drinking water safety. This emerging methodology is being increasingly applied in both industrialized and lower income countries worldwide. In 2006, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other local, national, and international partners in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC) initiated a series ...


    By IWA Publishing

  • Vehicle Testing on Chassis Dynamometers

    The 48" center mounted chassis dynamometers are the most common type and are typically used for emission testing and mileage accumulation. They are equipped with rollers and a motor, which is positioned between the rollers. Inline versions with the motor located inline with the rollers are mainly used for NVH testing. The basic chassis dynamometer facility includes roller set, power and control ...


    By HORIBA Europe GmbH

  • Better patient safety

    Customer: GE Healthcare Challenge: Increasing patient safety in surgery and intensive care through more accurate monitoring. Solution: Development of measurement parameters for the adequacy of anesthesia and analgesia. Key benefits: More precise monitoring of the level of anesthesia and analgesia. Preventing excess medication ...

  • NASA national aviation operations monitoring service advisory

    In a memorandum dated Nov. 19, 2007, the NASA administrator directed the chief of the Office of Safety and Mission Assurance to lead an effort to release as much NAOMS survey information as possible by the end of 2007. This effort is referred to as Phase 1 of the NAOMS information release. The tasking was executed on Dec. 31, 2007, with the posting of NAOMS information on the NASA website. Phase ...

  • Safety Monitoring in HF Alkylation Units

    How GasFinder works Boreal Laser’s GasFinder & GasFinder MC are open-path gas detectors that use an integrated transmitter/receiver unit and a remote, passive retro-reflector. In GasFinder (see below) the transceiver also houses the laser diode, drive electronics, detector module and micro-computer subsystems. The transceiver unit is contained in an IP65 enclosure and has connectors for power ...


    By Boreal Laser Inc.

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