Safety Showers Articles

  • Anti-fungal compounds: emerging environmental contaminants

    Azole fungicides are active ingredients in a range of pharmaceutical and personal care products, and are also used in agriculture. This study reviewed the sources, presence and risks of these compounds in the environment, finding evidence of toxic effects on aquatic organisms. The researchers provide directions for future research and warn caution should be exercised until more toxicity data ...

  • Short Showers Replace Deep Baths: Drought Conditions Changing the Way Society Thinks About Water Infrastructure

    While proactive water conservation is a smart way for consumers to react to climate change, the crisis puts increased pressure on water utilities to better manage their resources and pipeline networks. Change is in the air. One only needs to check the daily news to understand why climate change, drought and water infrastructure have become frequent buzzwords heard around the water ...


    By Pure Technologies

  • To bin or not to bin?

    Around 30% of us are still confused about what can be recycled, according to recycling campaign, Recycle Now. The national campaign is running a targeted week of activities from 22nd-28th June, to help clear up confusion and get stuff out of the rubbish bin and into the recycling bin! Marcus Gover, Director at WRAP, the charity that manages Recycle Now said: ...

  • Day Trip to Porterville

    As a whole, EcoloBlue‘s mission is to provide safe and clean drinking water to those who do not have it. That’s the bottom line. And what is one of the worst hit areas in California? East Porterville. One of our Sales Representatives, Dexter Fernandez, and myself, Heather Jepsen (Operations Manager), decided to take a road trip down to Porterville ...


    By EcoloBlue

  • Why Does Serious Injury and Fatality Prevention Require a Different Approach?

    For some years, safety leaders have seen a troubling disparity between significant decreases in overall injury rates and relatively flat fatality rates. A study conducted in 2011 helps show why: traditional safety efforts often fail to reduce serious injuries and fatalities (SIFs) because they just weren't designed to. SIF events usually have different causes and correlates than less serious ...

  • Aquacell G5 - Birrigai Outdoor School ACT case study

    Location: Tidbinbilla Road, Birrigai, ACT Client: Birrigai Outdoor School Capacity: 5,000L/day Source: Greywater from showers and hand basins Recycled Use: Toilet flushing Commissioned: September 2006 Re-building a school with the ...

  • El Paso community detoxification facility case study

    When the El Paso County’s Lighthouse Detoxification Facility was closed due to fund and staffing problems, hospitals started experiencing a major increase in patients needing detox services in their emergency rooms. On February 23, 2009, Sheriff Terry Maketa presented a proposal to the board of County Commissioners and the citizens of El Paso County for the Sheriff’s Office to build ...

  • Pulp & Paper Mill #1

    Problem: This company manufactures Gypsum Wallboard on a one-cylinder machine. It furnishes recycled paper (box, cardboard and newsprint) and it operates 340 days/year. The system holds 100,000 gallons at 120°F. It's objective was to reduce sewer loading. Solution: Hydrocal installed a CAF-1 50 unit and shut down the original pumps. The plant now shows ...


    By HydroCal Inc.

  • Pressure Tank sizing

    Sizing a Pressure Tank with a CSV Cycle Stop Valves utilize a very small pressure tank. A 4.4 gallon size pressure tank is all you need for any size house.  “The larger the pressure tank the better”, is no longer true. Water does not come from the ...


    By Cycle Stop Valves, Inc.

  • Open Loop Geo Systems

    Open Loop Geo Systems Homeowner Info Video http://www.cyclestopvalves.com/video/commercial-dsl.wmv Pside-Kick video ...


    By Cycle Stop Valves, Inc.

  • TopAir`s Pass Box

    A pass box is a structure located at the entrance to a cleanroom that enables materials to be transported between the cleanroom and the rest of the laboratory without compromising the sterility of the materials or surrounding cleanroom area. The pass box allows laboratory personnel to stay within the cleanroom instead of moving to different parts of the lab to fetch tools or materials, therefore ...


    By TopAir Systems

  • Case study - Building work starts to progress – in time for the eco open house event

    Eco House Just when it looks as if the building works will go on for ever, with the garden in a mess and the portable toilet man falling into next door's shrubs, things start to improve in time for the eco open house event this weekendg. Ann Link and her partner Richard Hudson at their home in Lewes Photograph: Frank Baron/Frank Baron Just when it looks as if the building works will go on ...

  • Think! energy and take action!

    Fans of the Purdue Boilermakers will tell you late September in West Lafayette, IN, is football season. Purdue Pete, uniformed in the nostalgic old gold and black, rallies the fans at Ross-Ade Stadium, and the crowd gets energized for another glorious Big Ten Saturday home game. These days, Boilermaker fans aren’t the only ones in West Lafayette getting a late-September energy boost. Less than a ...

  • Greywater recycling system

    Every new home should have a Grey Water Recycling System! This innovative new product allows you to re-use your greywater (previously wasted) and recycle it for use on your gardens or reuse back through the toilets for flushing or in the laundry. Right now this is so important with low water levels, and water prices and council restrictions on the increase. The Ozzi Kleen GTS10 Greywater system's ...

  • Bicycles pedaling into the spotlight

    The world produced an estimated 130 million bicycles in 2007—more than twice the 52 million cars produced. Bicycle and car production tracked each other closely in the mid-to-late 1960s, but bike output separated sharply from that of cars in 1970, beginning its steep climb to 105 million in 1988. Following a slowdown between 1989 and 2001, bike production has regained steam, increasing in each of ...


    By Earth Policy Institute

  • Decontamination showers for the pharmaceutical industry

    Removing contamination from Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is part of the daily routine for many workers in the pharmaceutical industry. They shower when leaving laboratories, production or packing areas to prevent the escape of potentially harmful contaminants. In some instances, they may even shower before entering production areas to avoid contaminating vulnerable processes. Hughes has a ...


    By Hughes Safety Showers

  • Safety expertise in extreme environments

    Emergency safety showers are the first line of defence in the event of chemical spills and accidents in industry and a wide range of products has evolved to accommodate specific hazards. Meeting the needs of companies operating in extreme environments can be particularly challenging for the specialist suppliers of this vital equipment. Workers in the oil and gas industry frequently face extreme ...

  • Relating Certain Concepts

    I wrote about a forty year logarithmic growth of technology in the April 2007 issue of Lab Manager . We talked about increasing numbers and kinds of instruments, the increasing number of analytes, the need for greater and greater sensitivity, and the need for data validation and normalization. Let’s now tackle that first facet – instrumentation. Instruments are developed for a few basic reasons: ...


  • Raising awareness to prevent legionella

    Understanding the dangers of contracting legionella Understanding certain facts about legionella is essential when selecting and furthermore maintaining emergency safety showers and eyebath/facewash units. Hughes equipment is designed to minimise the risk of legionella. “Employers are legally responsible for the health and safety of their employees and have a duty of care to the wider ...


    By Hughes Safety Showers

  • Choose wise and save lives

    Emergency Safety Showers are now an essential part of any first aid strategy providing a fast and effective method of washing chemicals and contaminants from the body or clothing in the event of accidental contact. Corporate manslaughter legislation re-enforces the need for such equipment and the importance of making the right choices. Finding the right shower To some extent, the same ...


    By Hughes Safety Showers

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