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  • The ECO Funnel™ for Justrite® safety containers is back!

    Our popular ECO Funnel™ designed for use with Justrite® polyethylene safety disposal cans is back in stock and ready to ship. Available in either 4' and 8' funnel sizes, the Justrite® ECO Funnel™ can be purchased on its own or as a complete system with a 2 gallon or 5 gallon Justrite® safety disposal can*. Secondary containment is also available for the 2 gallon safety cans and a steel spill tray ...


    By CP Lab Safety

  • Nottingham college back campaign to get safety on the menu

    Catering staff and students at New College Nottingham (ncn) have pledged their support to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) in the latest phase of its 'Shattered Lives' campaign, to highlight the devastating consequences of slips, trips and falls in the work place. The catering staff and students for the new food court at ncn's Clarendon campus, which opened in September 2008, are keen to ...


  • EU backing for Arctic initiative

    Top politicians, civil servants and researchers from all over Europe have agreed that joint initiatives offer the only answer to the challenges posed by climate change in the Arctic. A hunded politicians from the European Parliament, the EU Commission and the Nordic Council of Ministers spent two days in Ilulissat, Greenland, discussing a joint strategy to deal with the changes taking place in ...


    By The Nordic Council

  • Giving back to the small business community, one safety course at a time

    SafetySkills™ Direct allows small businesses to experience the benefit online safety training and a learning management system without having to purchase or install software. “Consumers have smartened up.  Whether you’re looking for online safety training or music for your iPhone, there are a million companies that all claim to be your end-all solution,” said Trey Greene, CEO of ...


    By SafetySkills

  • 2008 Annual Report: no cutting back on health and safety, warns Agency head

    Writing in the Agency’s Annual Report for 2008, Jukka Takala argues that companies should think carefully before cutting back on their investment in occupational safety and health (OSH), in the face of global recession. “There is no point in making short-term gains at the cost of long-term problems”, he writes. “All of our work shows that the more healthy workplaces are, the more productive they ...

  • Fire leaders back plan to strike the right balance on health and safety

    Leading fire and rescue figures are backing efforts to strike the right balance between protecting fire-fighters and ensuring they can properly respond to emergencies. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has agreed a new policy statement with the Chief Fire Officers Association (CFOA), the Fire Brigades Union (FBU) and the government's Office of the Chief Fire and Rescue Adviser (OCFRA). It ...

  • Blackpool`s highest window cleaner backs national safety campaign

    The man who hangs under the glass floor at the top of Blackpool Tower to clean it is backing a national safety campaign. Dave Hulme uses a harness to carry out maintenance work to the outside of the 158-metre-high tourist attraction, and is giving his support to the Health and Safety Executive's (HSE's) Shattered Lives campaign Slips, trips and falls caused 1,155 serious injuries to workers in ...

  • Anchor Design Through Back-Analysis

    SoilVision Systems Ltd. is pleased to announce the addition of a new back-analysis feature in our SVSlope®2D/3D software. The back-analysis feature allows end-users to design anchor patterns in order to stabilize slopes. The back-analysis feature has been implemented in both the 2D and 3D versions of SVSlope® and therefore allows the full 3D back analysis of ...


    By SoilVision Systems Ltd.

  • Back to School may Mean Back to Mold for some Students and Faculty

    Many students across Maryland, Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic region are making preparations to head back to school.  Parents have been busy buying their children new cloths, schools supplies and for some, allergy and asthma medications.   Although the new school year brings relief to many parents, and a sense of adventure and excitement to students, for some it also means the return of ...

  • To The Point About Preventing Back Injuries

    Improper lifting and poor posture can lead to a variety of painful back injuries. Practicing safe lifting techniques and maintaining neutral posture can prevent those injuries. This program explains how to lift and carry objects properly as well as how to maintain your back's natural "S" curve while sitting or standing. Topics include how back pain and injuries occur, proper lifting techniques, ...


    By ERI Safety Videos

  • Vinyl flooring take-back scheme to launch this month

    Flooring manufacturers Altro and Polyflor are launching the UK’s first vinyl flooring recycling take-back scheme in September. Managed by Axion Consulting, Recofloor will recycle safety flooring offcuts and smooth vinyl offcuts into new ...

  • Historic look back at large airport demolition project

    R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services performed the demolition of JFK’S American Airlines Concourse “C” and Terminal in December 2000 and completed the project by the end of June 2001. This high profile project called for very tight security and very stringent safety precautions.R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services’ (R. Baker & Son) standard operating procedures called for daily ...

  • EU-OSHA backs European Year for Active Ageing

    2012 is the European Year for Active Ageing and Solidarity between Generations, and the European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA) has been taking an active part in it, making information available on how to help employees stay fit for work for longer. There are important demographic changes happening in the European Union, with higher life expectancy and lower birth rates meaning ...

  • UK Parliament backs fracking below national parks

    The British Parliament has approved proposals that would allow fracking for shale gas below national parks, world heritage sites and other designated areas of natural beauty. The measure, which is opposed by environmental groups, was endorsed Wednesday by 298 votes to 261 and paves the way to more extensive fracking three-fourths of a mile below parks. The fracking process involves pumping huge ...


    By Associated Press

  • Japan dials back climate change emissions target

    Japan has drastically scaled back its target for reducing greenhouse gas emissions, possibly complicating efforts to forge a global climate change pact. The new target approved by the Cabinet on Friday calls for reducing emissions by 3.8 percent from their 2005 level by 2020. The revision was necessary because the earlier goal of a 25 ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fall back into safety this season with tips and easy-to-use products from Master Lock

    A new season brings new safety precautions to consider as daylight quickly turns to dusk and temperatures begin to drop. With school routines and activity schedules in full swing, Master Lock is reminding families to fall back into safety without falling victim to vulnerabilities with helpful advice and reliable products. “As families settle into the new school year, we want to remind them ...


    By Master Lock Lockout Tagout

  • US Labor Department orders Metra to pay back wages to employee whose position was terminated after he filed safety complaint

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has found that the Northeast Illinois Regional Commuter Railroad Corp., known as Metra, violated the Federal Railroad Safety Act when a signalman's work hours were changed and his position was eliminated after he made a safety complaint. The company is ordered to pay more than $38,080 in overtime, along with interest, ...

  • MSA Pulls Back Curtain on Breakthrough Innovations for Firefighter Protection

    Less than one year after global safety equipment manufacturer MSA Safety Incorporated (NYSE: MSA) established a new standard in firefighter respiratory protection with its revolutionary G1 Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA), the company is once again turning heads at the fire service industry’s largest trade conference with new SCBA features that further enhance firefighter ...


  • UNEP Head Backs German Drive for G7 Resource Efficiency Alliance

    Achim Steiner, UN Under-Secretary-General and Executive Director of the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), has backed the German government's drive to encourage the G7 to embrace resource efficiency as a tool to promote prosperous economies and a healthy planet for generations to come. The German Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety ...

  • Traffic noise to become quieter thanks to UN-backed advance

    Road traffic should get quieter in the near future, thanks to a new procedure for measuring noise in vehicles, according to the United Nations Economic Commission for Europe (UNECE). The new test, known as the Additional Sound Emissions Provisions (ASEP), is currently under development by the World Forum for Harmonization of Vehicle Regulations, which is managed by the UNECE. “ASEP is a ...


    By United Nations

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