Safety Monitoring News

  • Marine Safety – Monitoring Shipping Vessel Impact on Coastal Shores

    With Canada aiming to increase marine safety within its coastal shores, Deep Trekker Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROV) prove to be well suited for the task. Through the Ocean Protection Plan, the Canadian Government plans to increase funding to marine safety services to each of the country’s coasts; including the shipping passages in the Arctic waters. The program highlights the need for ...


    By Deep Trekker Inc.

  • School Bus Transportation and Passenger Safety

    On Monday, November, 21, 2016 six students were killed in a school bus crash in Chattanooga, Tennessee with twelve additional children in intensive care. The 24 year old school bus driver has been charged with five counts of vehicular homicide. The bus was heading down a residential street that was not part of his daily route at a relatively high rate of speed. The bus veered off of the road ...

  • New look to our blog, The Monitor!

    We've upgraded the look and feel of our weekly blog, The Monitor. Be sure to check it out! We are committed to keeping you and your people safe. So, if you want the latest and most relevant information on all things safety, check in with The Monitor, which covers latest in safety news, trends, regulations and more. We update it at least weekly to keep it fresh and you informed. This week, we have ...


    By Argus-Hazco

  • Check out our blog: The Monitor!

    We have a blog that addresses topics from heat stress to fit-testing to NIOSH updates, and a lot more. It's called The Monitor, and it's updated every single week to keep you informed! Argus-Hazco offers an extensive line of industrial health, safety and environmental monitoring equipment, supplies and services. We can be the single resource for every ...


    By Argus-Hazco

  • Health and Safety Regulations in the Netherlands

    Due to EU regulations established in 1994, each country part of the union is required to incorporate laws that allows a national authority to oversee health and safety for its workers. It is mandatory for this authority or institution to consider the point of view of social partners in order to come to national ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Job Safety Analysis and Safety Alerts

    When you're working on the field, always remember to apply best practices and job safety analysis (JSA) to ensure a safe workplace. Below are insights into the JSA process, and how it helps manage occupational incidents. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • OneRain Showcases Its Active Dam Safety Monitoring Solution

    OneRain is pleased to announce its participation at Dam Safety 2015 where they will be showcasing their Active Dam Safety Monitoring solution. Dam Safety 2015 is the official national conference of the Association of State Dam Safety Officials (ASDSO), the premier educational and networking event in the dam safety industry that attracts attendees from all over the world. This year's conference ...


    By OneRain Incorporated

  • Eaton’s New iMCC xEnergy enables predictive maintenance with enhanced diagnostic functions

    Power management company Eaton is presenting its new communication-enabled and intelligent iMCC motor control centre for the xEnergy switchboard series. The complete control wiring inside the drawer units of the iMCC and the wiring to the higher-level controller are replaced by a communication system. This brings clear benefits for the user thanks to the reduced wiring effort required. Essential ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Texas cabinet manufacturer cited by US Department of Labor`s OSHA for failing to remove hazardous levels of combustible dust

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Cardell Cabinetry LLC with 29 safety and health violations and a proposed penalty of $267,434 for failing to remove hazardous levels of combustible dust at the company's facility on North Panam Expressway in San Antonio. OSHA's San Antonio Area Office initiated the February inspection as both a follow-up and ...

  • Water safety and monitoring discussed during this week’s Drinking Water Week

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association joins water professionals across North America in helping consumers learn more about how ...

  • New Casella microsite provides quick answers to workplace safety monitoring issues in key industry sectors

    www.mycasellasolutions.com aimed at pharmaceutical, mining, chemical and petrochemical businesses  Leading global specialist in industrial hygiene, occupational health and environmental monitoring equipment, Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100), has ...


    By Casella

  • ASTM C187 - 11e1 standard test method for amount of water required for normal consistency of hydraulic cement paste

    This test method is intended to be used to determine the amount of water required to prepare hydraulic cement pastes with normal consistency, as required for certain standard tests. 1. Scope 1.1 This test method covers the determination of the normal consistency of hydraulic cement. 1.2 Units—The values stated in SI units are to be regarded as standard. No ...


    By ASTM International

  • Emerson Acquires Net Safety Monitoring, Inc.

    ST. LOUIS (July 5, 2011) – Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson (NYSE:  EMR), has acquired Net Safety Monitoring, Inc., a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of fixed toxic and combustible gas detectors, flame detectors, safety systems, and other safety and security products.  The acquisition expands Emerson’s capabilities to provide ...


    By Emerson Process Management

  • Net Safety Monitoring offers `lowest power possible` on flame detectors and fixed gas detection

    Net Safety Monitoring designs every product with the lowest power consumption and the widest voltage range possible in order to offer two distinct advantages over other products in the market: huge cost-of-ownership savings for our customers and greatly enhanced system stability. With regard to system stability and performance, our Millennium II Series Gas Detectors and our Phoenix Triple IR ...


  • New beryllium reference material for occupational safety monitoring

    Researchers at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in collaboration with private industry and other government agencies, have produced a new reference material for beryllium. Beryllium, an exotic metal used as a hardener in high-performance alloys and ceramics, can cause berylliosis—a chronic, incurable and sometimes fatal illness. The new reference material is expected to ...

  • ESA joins the fight for health and safety

    The European Space Agency is throwing its full support behind an initiative spearheaded by the Portuguese National Health Institute for the development of a Health Early Warning System (HEWS). This system will enable the timely detection and tracking of emerging threats to public health and safety via satellite. Originally the brainchild of the Portuguese National Health Institute (INSA), the ...

  • Third EU maritime safety package

    In its work programme for the second half of 2008, the French Presidency has set itself the objective of making progress on the third maritime safety package ('Erika III'). Erika III consists of seven legislative proposals presented by the European Commission in November 2005. On the basis of five of these proposals, the EU Transport Council meeting on 6 June in Luxemburg adopted six common ...


    By EU Council of Ministers

  • PerkinElmer expertise and solutions integral to food safety monitoring at the Beijing Games

    PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE:PKI), a global leader in Health Sciences and Photonics, has announced that its analytical solutions were used by the Beijing Municipal Center for Food Safety Monitoring (BFSM) in a mobile laboratory supporting the Beijing Games. PerkinElmer instrumentation, software and expertise are supporting testing for volatile organic compounds in beverages and pesticides in food ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • ANSI provides tips for avoiding accidents during National Safety Month

    It’s time to repair broken steps, clean out the medicine cabinet, and install lighting in dim hallways - June is National Safety Month. This event, which brings national attention to accident prevention, is sponsored by the National Safety Council (NSC), a member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI). During National Safety Month, NSC helps Americans to prevent injuries and ...

  • China EPA invokes health and safety contingency plans following earthquake

    After Wenchuan County of Sichuan Province was hit by a strong earthquake measuring 7.8 magnitudes on the afternoon of May 12, Minister of Environmental Protection Zhou Shengxian convened an emergency meeting the same night to study disaster relief arrangement. The meeting decided to invoke contingency plans for nuclear and radiation pollution and for water pollution. The Ministry sent a team of ...

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