Workplace Safety News

  • Top 10 OSHA Violations and Preventing Injuries, Fatalities and Costly Noncompliance Penalties

    Protecting the health and safety of the U.S. workforce has improved over the years, but as recently as 2016, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) reports that over 5,190 workers still died on the job. This is a dramatic improvement from the estimated 14,000 workers killed on the job each year before the creation of OSHA back in 1971, but a 7% increase from the 4,836 fatal ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Nationality makes no difference

    Steinen. Dina Alessa from Syria and Lamin Colley from Gambia fled from their homelands in 2015 and 2014. Today, they’ve already been at H2O GmbH in Steinen for two years. Dina Alessa is successfully working in the laboratory and Lamin Colley is in the final stages of his training as an electronics engineer. ...


    By H2O GmbH

  • SoundPLAN 8.1...

    The new version 8.1 of SoundPLANnoise offers numerous improvements and new possibilities. These include: Our import and export interfaces have become even more user-friendly and are easier and more convenient to use than ever before. Plans in PDF format can now also be easily used as a data basis and fitted into a global coordinate system. The Property Explorer has been revised and now ...


    By SoundPLAN International LLC

  • SLP Environmental launches Environmental Health and Safety (EHS) Legal Register and Compliance Auditing Services in Myanmar

    SLP Environmental has been offering EHS Compliance Auditing services, including the preparation of bespoke EHS Legal Registers (EHS LR) for our client’s operations, across most ASEAN jurisdictions for over ten years and is now pleased to launch the service in Myanmar. SLP’s specialists have spent the last year developing a comprehensive in-house database of the existing and upcoming ...

  • Exposure to Fragrances and Perfumes in the Work Environment Could Cause or Exacerbate Asthma

    The perfumes and fragrances that are found in personal care products, air fresheners and even cleaning products are frequently encountered and all too common. While some people find these odors to be pleasant, these same scents can act as a respiratory irritant for others. Even worse, the smell of a strong perfume or fragrance could trigger an asthma attack for some people with the condition. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Negative image affecting seafood recruitment - survey

    THE negative perception of working in the seafood processing industry is one of the main barriers to recruiting enough British  staff, company chiefs have said. Their comments are contained in the latest  comprehensive Seafish quarterly update on the labour situation, first launched late last year in the light of Brexit. The result is that, for a variety of reasons including ...


    By FISHupdate

  • Protecting Temporary Workers from Occupational Health and Safety Hazards

    Millions of people across the globe work as temporary or contract employees for businesses and institutions. These workers are involved with everything from clerical and administrative functions to construction, manufacturing, industrial, and healthcare services.   The demand for temporary labor has grown in recent years and this trend is expected to continue. As more companies turn to ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Federal Minister for families barley visits renowned family friendly company Analytik Jena

    Federal Minister for Families, Seniors, Women and Youth, Dr. Katarina Barley, today visited Analytik Jena AG as part of her summer trip. The Company has received awards for its outstanding family friendliness. Grit Petzholdt-Gühne, Director of Human Resources, gave the Federal Minister a tour of the Company and explained the guiding principles of family friendliness at Analytik Jena and of ...


    By Analytik Jena AG

  • A Dust-Up in Construction

    Noise, vibration, and dust exposure are inevitable on construction sites and are, of course, a major concern for occupational hygienists. The recent focus in both the U.K. and the U.S. has been on respirable crystalline silica, or RCS, which is responsible for tens of thousands of premature deaths each year due to respiratory illnesses. And while the industry looks to mitigate exposure by ...


    By Casella

  • Safe + Sound Week and Protecting the Nation’s Workforce from Exposure Risks

    Next week, Safe + Sound Week is observed across the United States. The event is described by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) as a nationwide event to raise awareness and understanding of the value of safety and health programs that include management leadership, worker participation, and a systematic approach to finding and fixing hazards in ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Recall Notice for Veriteq Data Loggers

    CAS would like to make our customers aware that Vaisala is issuing a product recall for the old models of the Veriteq compact lithium battery powered data loggers. Veriteq was purchased by Vaisala in 2010.  The loggers in question were manufactured by Veriteq Instruments and sold as either the Veriteq Spectrum/Model 5 or private labeled by dataTaker as the DT1000-4000 Series. In very rare ...


    By CAS DataLoggers

  • New data protection regulation - DSGVO

    The new European data protection regulation (DSGVO) goes into force on May 25, 2018 and regulates the future processing of personal data by companies in the EU. FLUXANA has always taken data protection and the handling of personal data seriously and has always treated the data of its customers confidentially. With the ...


    By Fluxana GmbH Co. KG

  • Zetec to Present Latest NDT Technology at ASNT NDE of Aerospace Materials and Structures 2018

    Zetec will present its latest phased array and eddy current technology for aerospace and defense at the Nondestructive Evaluation (NDE) of Aerospace Materials & Structures 2018 conference, Crowne Plaza St. Louis Airport Hotel in Bridgeton, Mo., from June 5-6. This is one of the first opportunities to see and learn about Zetec’s newest and most advanced phased array UT and eddy current ...


    By Zetec, Inc

  • Crematorium Duisburg opts for FT

    Safe, efficient, silent and reliable. The experience with the first High Speed Cremulator was so good that in March, the crematorium in Duisburg purchased not only a second Cremulator but also commissioned an Ash Transfer Cabinet from FT. “The High Speed Cremulator is very quiet, reliable and unusually fast,” says Thomas Lewin, the crematorium’s Technical Director. “Ash is ...


    By Facultatieve Technologies

  • Unite to boost consumption says Seafish

    THE UK seafood industry has been urged to unite if it wants to boost fish consumption. The call has come from Seafish, the public body supporting Britain’s £6 billion seafood sector, as it publishes its new three-year corporate plan. This focuses on the UK government’s advice that people should more fish. Recent research conducted by Seafish revealed that 72 per ...


    By FISHupdate

  • OSHA to Begin Enforcement in May of its Final Rule Covering Occupational Exposure to Beryllium

    In March, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced the upcoming enforcement date for its final rule on occupational exposure to beryllium.  May 11th is the date the agency will now begin enforcement actions for general industry, construction and shipyards. ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Health Canada calls for proactive efforts to transition to WHMIS 2015

    A big deadline is approaching in Canada -- Full compliance with WHMIS 2015 is expected by 1 December 2018 across all Canadian jurisdictions. On 28 March 2018, Health Canada emailed two fact sheets addressing compliance with the Hazardous Products Regulations, otherwise known as WHMIS 2015. The fact sheets published by Health Canada are titled “ ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • Five easy steps to protect your investment in Ozone system.

    To use the most of your produced ozone, it is crucial to make sure that you dissolve as much ozone as possible in your process, this is mostly known as MTE mass transfer efficiency. The better MTE you have, the more ozone you dissolve into the water and at the same time it means less gas that will remain unused. Even in a very well-designed process, you will always have ozone gas left, and when ...


    By Primozone Production AB

  • Flexisle acquisition

    Lisam Systems is pleased to announce the acquisition and merger project with Flexisle. Flexisle is a provider of an online and comprehensive solution for an efficient and tailored information management. This merger is part of Lisam Systems’ strategy to continue its global expansion and establish itself as a key actor of the Information Technology and Safety ...


    By Lisam Systems

  • Between Paint and Metal - the Search Continues!

    We grow, we prosper and we recruit. This time we are looking for an industrial mechanic (m/f) and a painter (m/f) Sounds interesting? Then read on and we will convince you of the quality of our job offers! Industrial Mechanic ...

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