Heat Stress Monitoring News

  • What should you know when purchasing a WBGT instrument?

    Wet Bulb Globe Temperature more directly measures temperature as it relates to a person’s risk of heat illness by factoring the effects of air temperature, relative humidity, wind velocity and radiant heat.  Wet Bulb Globe Temperature, WBGT, is the weighted of average of Wet Bulb, Black Globe and Air Temperature in which WBGT = 0.7Tw + 0.2Tg + 0.1Td. Employers with workers who are at ...


    By Sper Scientific

  • How to Set up a Heat Stress Monitoring System

    It’s summer time and it is HOT outside! Make sure you are taking care of your employees that work in these extreme heat environments. Warning: Extreme heat levels can increase workers’ risk to injuries and lead to more serious health issues such as heat stroke, heat exhaustion, heat syncope, heat cramps, heat rashes, or death.  Heat stress prevention starts with ...


    By Raeco Rents

  • Environmental Equipment and Heat Stress Monitor Rental Company Urges Importance of Heat Stress Training

    Denise Chew, president of environmental equipment rental and heat stress monitor rental company Enviro-Equipment, Inc., has an urgent message for businesses with workers who perform their duties outdoors: provide heat stress training now, before both worker well-being and the business’s bottom line ...


    By Enviro-Equipment, Inc.

  • ASTM E2751 - 11 standard practice for design and performance of supported glass walkways

    Glass is a brittle material with different time and temperature-dependent properties than other solid materials used as walkways surfaces. Therefore, the type of glass is an important consideration in the design and construction of glass treads and glass landings constructed with laminated glass. Post-breakage glass retention is an important consideration in ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM c533 - 11 standard specification for calcium silicate block and pipe thermal insulation

    This specification covers calcium silicate block and pipe thermal insulation for use on surfaces. Thermal insulation shall be of the following types: Type I; Type IA; and Type II. Calcium silicate thermal insulation shall consist principally of hydrous calcium silicate usually with the incorporation of fibrous reinforcement. The insulation shall conform to the physical requirements ...


    By ASTM International

  • Sky Power Solutions, Corp. (OTCBB: SPOW) Adds Power to an Over-Stressed Grid... Says FierceEnergy

    Sky Power Solutions, Corp. (OTCBB: SPOW) (www.skypowersolutions.com), an emerging leader in the development and marketing of next generation lithium-powered batteries worldwide, and a leading developer of the Sky Power stand alone residential, Solar Concentrating, Electric Power Generation System, capable of producing over 2 Kilowatts of ...


  • MEPs in Moscow for talks on climate change

    MEPs were in Moscow recently to hold talks with Russian MPs and government official on steps to tackle climate change. By December next year the world must have plans for a post-Kyoto agreement that will limit CO2 emissions and it is vital that Russia, as a key producer of fossil fuels, is involved. A nine-strong delegation of MEPs from the temporary Committee on Climate Change held talks with ...


    By European Parliament

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