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  • Identifying and Mitigating Welding Fume and Gas Exposure Hazards

    According to the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA), there are over half a million workers in the United States that are involved with welding, cutting and brazing. Worldwide, the number of workers involved in these activities is in the millions. OSHA states that welding, cutting and brazing are hazardous activities that pose a unique combination of both safety and ...

  • Occupational Hazards due to Exposures to Welding Fumes and Gases

    More than 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries are exposed to a unique combination of both safety and health risks according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). These workers are involved with the potentially hazardous activities of welding, cutting and brazing.  OSHA reports the risk from fatal injuries alone is more than four deaths per ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Sentry Air Systems, Inc. Offers Fume Extraction System for Brazilian Keratin Treatment and Brazilian Blowout Fumes

    Salon fume extraction for formaldehyde fumes associated with BKT and Brazilian blowout treatments. HOUSTON - Recent research conducted by The Oregon Occupational Safety and Health Administration has given salon owners and stylists a reason to exercise caution when performing hair straightening treatments like Brazilian keratin treatments and Brazilian blowouts. ...


    By Sentry Air Systems, Inc.

  • Protecting Workers from Welding Fume Hazards in Puerto Rico

    In Puerto Rico and across the rest of the United States, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) reports that there are over 500,000 workers in a wide variety of industries that perform welding, cutting and brazing activities. These workers face potentially hazardous conditions that pose a unique combination of both safety and health risks according to the agency. The welding ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Sentry Air’s New Model 500 Industrial Fume Extractor is a healthy solution for welders, grinders and any worker who requires both engineered fume cont

    Sentry Air’s Model 500 Heavy-Duty Fume Extractor removes and filters workplace fumes and particulates up to 1,300 cubic feet of air per minute (1300 CFM). Cleanable particulate filters (Micro-Pleat ...


    By Sentry Air Systems, Inc.

  • New York Firm Protects Workers from Exposure Hazards to Welding Fumes

    Of the more than 500,000 workers in U.S. that are involved in welding, cutting, and brazing, many are employed in occupations in New York City and the surrounding tri-state region.  These can be dangerous occupations according to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) which reports that the risk from fatal injuries alone is more than four deaths per thousand workers over a ...


    By VOETS, LLC

  • New Platform for Nano Engineered Structures

    Sanford, FL – Argonide Corporation, a Florida based company, has announced its latest development in nano engineered technology (“NET”). Using NanoCeram® their patented electropositive nonwoven filter media as a platform, they are now able to load a wide range of nanopowders into the sheet. The first innovation of the new technology uses powdered activated carbon (PAC) as the attached ...


    By Argonide Corporation

  • Oil from the Gulf Spill Causes Respiratory Risks for Cleanup Workers and Area Residents

    Bonded activated carbon filters from UltraViolet Devices (UVDI) provide air cleaning solutions to keep cleanup crews and others safe from the hazardous off-gassing from the oil spill. Last week the Associated Press reported that the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has already released between 42 to more than 100 million gallons of oil.  This has not only created a natural disaster ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • POLLUTEC 2007

    MAGUIN S.A.S will be present at the POLLUTEC 2007 exhibition which will take place in Paris Nord Villepinte (France)from 27th to 30th November. Our team of professionals will be glad to study your project and to put at your disposal their skills and knowledge in the field of waste incineration, air pollution control and waste-to-energy processes.This exhibition will also give you the opportunity ...

  • The perfect solution for air purification...

    Health and safety legislation demands that air quality is monitored in laboratories where solvents, acids and other chemicals are used. Most of the hazards encountered are contained within a fume cabinet but there are also low level contaminants that do not require containment in a cabinet but make the air inside the laboratory tainted. Halo has been designed by Erlab to ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Individual Scrubber/Adsorber/Biofilter Market to Reach $6 BILLION IN 2008

    Untitled Document Foundries, flour manufacturers, and fish meal factories have one thing in common besides starting with an &ldquo,f&rdquo,. ...


    By The McIlvaine Company

  • Adding nanoparticles `makes for friendly biofuels`

    Adding 'nanoparticles' improves the ignition of biofuels and makes them emit less toxic fumes, Indian researchers report. The findings that adding alumina nanoparticles helps biofuels and conventional fuels release fewer toxic emissions and smoke when burned in internal combustion engines were published by Ramachandran Bhagavathiammal Anand, associate professor of mechanical engineering at the ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Diesel Emissions, Health and the Law

    When diesel is used as an engine fuel, it is inevitable that you will produce Products of Incomplete Combustion (PICs). Hence, we never just produce carbon dioxide (CO2) and water (H2O) alone, but rather a myriad of hydrocarbons including aromatics (e.g. benzene, toluene) aldehydes and poly-aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) in a semi-volatile phase or bound with carbonaceous particulate, and ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Los Alamos lab wins pollution prevention awards

    Two Awards For “Best-in-Class” programs that protect environment and save money Los Alamos National Laboratory is a 2008 winner of two Best-in-Class Pollution Prevention awards and six Environmental Stewardship awards from the National Nuclear Security Administration. The competition for these awards included more entries this year than ever before from across the NNSA complex, and Los Alamos has ...

  • Nederman receives order for over SEK 30 million (€3.3’’) from Stena Aluminium

    The order is for new investments in Stena Aluminium’s smelter in Älmhult, Sweden. Nederman will supply the plant with solutions for the filtration of the fumes generated in the smelting of returned aluminium products. “Our operations are important especially for the environment, but there is also a growing ...


    By Nederman

  • Arctic melting opens sea route to more pollution

    As Arctic sea ice continues to melt at an alarming rate, maritime traffic is set to increase − and with it the pollution emitted by ships’ engines. A paper published by the  ...


    By Climate News Network

  • Cabot Earns Sustainability Recognition from Illinois Governor

    Cabot Corp. (NYSE: CBT) has been named a 2011 Illinois Governor’s Sustainability Award winner for outstanding performance at its Tuscola, Ill., facility. ...


    By Cabot Corporation

  • Sub-Saharan Africa news in brief: 18 November–1 December

    Below is a round up of news from or about Sub-Saharan Africa for the period: 18 November–1 December 2010 Climate change centres for five African countries Plans are afoot to launch research centres in five Southern African countries to study adaptation to climate change. The centres will focus on improving the sustainable use of soils, water and biodiversity in Angola, ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Cleaning up ships’ emissions

    The cargo vessels that carry 80% of the world’s trade and the cruise ships that take thousands of passengers to pristine tourist attractions use the world’s dirtiest fuel. With 60% of the world’s ports already voluntarily excluding the worst-polluting ships, owners are in a desperate hunt to find ways to clean up their act – and a giant steel sponge could be the answer. ...


    By Climate News Network

  • PerkinElmer Releases Annual Corporate Social Responsibility Report

    PerkinElmer, Inc. (NYSE: PKI), a global leader focused on improving the health and safety of people and the environment, today announced the publication of its ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

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