Smoke Monitoring News

  • Bordering on disaster - US and Mexico fight to green their borders

    According to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), the 14 metropolitan areas along the US-Mexico border suffer from 'abysmal air and water quality' as well as a host of other unacceptable environmental hazards. Last week, governors from Mexican and American states along the border were hosted by California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger to discuss these and other environmental issues of ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Ghana is dumping ground for West`s used gadgets

    At one of the many busy roadside shops in the capital, Accra, John Nuagbe displays the used, rusty and mostly broken electrical gadgets he recently imported from the USA. Old TV sets, refrigerators, computers, fans, cookers - even blenders and electric irons. If it is used and electrical, it is likely he has one. “Business is good, I just arrange with my business partners in the USA and the goods ...


    By IRIN Association

  • US fire and smoke detection device market to grow

    The North American fire and smoke detection devices market continues to witness steady growth, thanks largely to new innovations in both technologies and products. These stand-alone technologies and products, now in early growth phases, will likely drive the market forward, offering considerable opportunities for industry players. 'The North American fire and smoke detection devices market goes ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Hired Smoke Monitor Measures Effects of Smoke-free Legislation

    Ashtead Technology Rentals has played a key role in assessing air quality levels in businesses around the introduction of the English Smoke-free legislation after being contacted by the Tobacco Control Collaborating Centre (TCCC). The TCCC was tasked with monitoring a variety of hospitality and leisure outlets across the country, including pubs, bingo halls and betting shops one month before the ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Epoxy smoke stymied rescue

    GEORGETOWN — Rescuers did not lower an air supply to five workers trapped inside a smoky hydroelectric conduit until 2 1/2 hours after a fire broke out, officials said Wednesday. The five contractors perished inside the 12-foot-wide concrete-and-steel tunnel Tuesday after sparking a fire in some fresh epoxy they were applying, even though they sent a radio message that they were still all OK an ...

  • Protecting Americans through Better Chemical Exposure Monitoring

    EPA announced $4 million in grants to five institutions that will work on improving biomonitoring at the Public Health Applications of Human Biomonitoring Meeting.  The meeting of experts was sponsored by EPA and the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) Monday and Tuesday at EPA's Research Triangle Park campus. 'Protecting public health is an important part of this research ...

  • Make Safety Kits Part of your Disaster Planning

    Tucson, AZ (PRWEB) July 17, 2006 -- Making sure your family home or business workplace is prepared for unseen disasters or emergency situations is no easy task. Disaster planning and the preparation of first aid kits and safety kits takes time and energy. Practicing and maintaining a good disaster plan is the key. To get started, it is a good idea to contact your local emergency management or ...


    By Safety Kits Plus

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