EN Standards Articles

  • Meeting high standards… Compliant fuel and oil separators from Kingspan Klargester

    All manner of projects, both large and small, are required to maintain compliance with all environmental rules and regulations concerning property drainage. As an aspect of compliance, it is essential that the appropriate separators are deployed in order to meet or exceed the drainage demand but to also comply with the ongoing project demands such as cost and time. Kingspan Klargester offers a ...


    By Kingspan Environmental Ltd

  • HAV mis-measurement – to no standards whatsoever…

    Misunderstanding Hand Arm Vibration monitoring marketing material can put hands and safety policies at risk. Caveat emptor. We are regularly asked about new vibration measurement technology, particularly re the latest hand-held, glove or wrist mounted transducers that are presented as the latest assessment improvements. Whilst they may be useful tools, unfortunately some claims have been ...

  • What To Do When OSHA Arrives - Part 1

    Continuing Our Guide for New Plant Safety Managers You have been the new plant safety manager for a little over two months. During this timeframe you have had the opportunity to review the limited number of safety procedures left in your office by your predecessor and you are beginning to ...


    By Antea Group - USA

  • LGD F200 - Designed for easy zeroing and span adjustments

    Regular zeroing and span adjustments to gas analyzers in the field are suggested and required for a variety of reasons. Compliance to environmental standards, e.g. those outlined in the US EPA (40 CFR) or EN 14181 is an important factor. Special application conditions, e.g. a varying gas matrix or compensating for pressure effects can be additional reasons, where a zeroing and span adjustment ...


    By Axetris Ag

  • 3 Safety Risks to your Business

    Health and safety related incidents are more commonplace at work than you may think. According to the International Labour Organization, 153 workers have a work-related accident every 15 seconds. Think about that for a moment. No matter the industry within which you ...


    By Rivo Software Ltd.

  • Sweden Proposes Reporting Requirements for Nanomaterials

    On December 1, 2015, the Swedish Chemicals Agency (KEMI) announced that it proposed to the government that those who report chemical products to the products register would, in addition to the information that is currently ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Do you have any gloves that conform to EN 374-3 for Resistance to Chemical Permeation?

    Q: Do you have any gloves that conform to EN 374-3 for Resistance to Chemical Permeation? A: Yes – the Bodyguards powder free Nitrile gloves in their GL890 range conform to this standard and have undergone the rigorous testing required to meet it. You should still bear in mind ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • If you can`t stand the CO2, get out of the kitchen - part 1

    There are two potentially dangerous types of gas in a commercial kitchen: 1) the flammable ones used for cooking (e.g. methane/natural gas; propane/liquefied petroleum gas); and 2) the noxious, gaseous products of combustion such as carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide and hydrocarbons. It would be good to know how to avoid them. But a search for advice on kitchen ventilation threatens to drown the ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Certification of road weather sensors with DIN EN-15518 – a clarification

    When driving attentively on the motorways you can discover a lot of road sensors. There are stationary sensors embedded into the road surface or – for some years now -non-invasive ones, which sometimes are the only solution to generate measurement data on bridges. Recently also mobile road sensors, installed on driving vehicles, were added to this list. The European ...

  • The new user and client server administration of SmartGraph 3

    Client/Server The optional division of the program “Client” (which is the user surface) and the “Server” (background processing) component is generated during the software setup. The following functions belong to the “background processing”: The communication with the attached devices (TCP/IP, USB, serial) The storage of ...

  • PT sensors

    Temperature detectors based on the phenomenon of metal resistance changes with the change of temperature are probably the most popular type of temperature sensors used in industry sector. Most popular temperature resistors are based on platinum and nickel. Historically the first sensor made was the platinum sensor with the resistance of 100#1; and labelled PT100. Madur company uses the platinum ...


    By madur Polska Sp. z o.o.

  • 3 Challenges Facing India’s Growing Cities

    Population growth and rapid urbanization are combining to create huge challenges for Indian cities. According to McKinsey, the country’s cities are expected to grow from 340 million people in 2008 to a whopping 590 million in 2030. Meeting demand for urban services in these cities will ...

  • China to Increase Minimum Wage 2013 Standards

    The minimum wage system in China is designed to protect the rights of workers and especially those on low incomes. The minimum wage standard is generally adjusted for monthly minimum wage and hourly minimum wage through regional legislation at least every two years. 26 provinces and cities in China have increased their minimum wage standards in 2013. Minimum wage is ...


    By SGS

  • SGS Informs You on the Recent Settlements of California Prop 65

    California Proposition 65 for Consumer Product Safety California’s Proposition 65 is now over 25 years old and has been effective in reducing exposures to toxic chemicals. It allows California residents to eliminate carcinogens and reprotoxic chemicals from consumer products and industrial activities.  Persons doing business with ten or more employees, unless otherwise ...


    By SGS

  • Do we need a standard to calculate “avoided emissions”?

    Businesses are constantly reminded of the risks and challenges of climate change, most recently with the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s fifth assessment report (AR5). Extreme weather events like flooding, wildfires, and droughts are challenging our infrastructure and disrupting our ...

  • SGS Informs You on Recent California Proposition 65 Settlements

    Proposition 65 (Prop 65) is the ‘Safe Drinking Water and Toxic Enforcement Act of 1986’, a ballot initiative passed overwhelmingly by California residents in 1986. Since its enactment, there have been numerous lawsuits which resulted in the reduction of carcinogenic and reproductive chemicals through reformulations of consumer products containing such chemicals (1). In a recent ...


    By SGS

  • Let`s reconnect green issues and development post-2015

    Post-2015 discussions offer a chance to link the environmental and development agendas — it shouldn't be bypassed, says Myles A. Wickstead. A quarter of a century ago, scientists could justifiably take some sense of satisfaction from their ability to set in motion policy shifts towards protecting the global environment. They had become increasingly worried by the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Bredel pumps reduce downtime and maintenance at Australian water treatment plant

    Since adopting Bredel SPX50 hose pumps from Watson-Marlow Fluid Technology Group in various parts of its process, the water treatment plant at Kembla Grange has saved significant costs associated with downtime and maintenance. The pumps were selected for tough applications such as pumping abrasive lime slurry and corrosive chlorine ...

  • 3 Big opportunities to transform transportation

    The need for action on sustainable transport has never been more apparent than it is today. The world’s population is expected to reach a whopping 9.8 billion people by 2050, with about 70 percent of these people residing in cities. Meanwhile, greenhouse gas ...

  • Building support for locally relevant climate tech

    Climate Innovation Centers can promote clean technologies but need backing with a coordinated effort, says policy specialist Ambuj Sagar. Technologies that reduce greenhouse gas emissions and help ...


    By SciDev.Net

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