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  • Did you see MAXCOM at the Clean Med Expo?

    CleanMed 2017 is an environmental sustainability conference for the healthcare sector and Haas Group International brought their product Maxcom to the expo in Minneapolis, MN to gain recognition within the healthcare industry. The healthcare attendees at CleanMed were very impressed with Maxcom and the capabilities and solutions that it offers for chemical challenges that are faced within the ...

  • Different Solution For Medical Waste Disposal

    Medasend Biomedical, Inc. provides Medical Waste Management for the entire United States. Medical Waste Mail Back is a secure, safe, cost effective and convenient way to dispose of sharps , medical waste and biohazard waste. No waiting for truck pick-up which is also more costly. Approved in all 50 states by the EPA, USPS, OSHA and all state ...


    By Medasend Biomedical, Inc.

  • SF50 is to be part of university’s biohazard waste disposal programme

    One of the latest models from our world-regarded Surefire® waste incinerator range is now all completed, packed, crated and is waiting in our workshop ready to be shipped to the Egerton University in Nairobi, Kenya, where it has been specified as the perfect solution to deal with their biohazard waste disposal ...

  • Technology Innovation Leadership Award biohazardous waste treatment North America, 2014

    Frost & Sullivan is in its 50th year in business with a global research organization of 1,800analysts and consultants who monitor more than 300 industries and 250,000 companies. The company’s research philosophy originates with the CEO’s360-Degree Perspective™, which serves as the foundation of its TEAM Research™ methodology. This unique approach enables us to ...

  • Frost & Sullivan Commends Ozonator Industries for Developing an Emission-free Biohazardous Waste Treatment System

    Based on its recent analysis of the biohazardous waste treatment market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Ozonator Industries Limited with the 2014 North American Frost & Sullivan Award for Technology Innovation Leadership. Ozonator's innovative and relevant zero-emission biohazardous waste treatment technology ensures high environmental sustainability through its superior treatment efficiency ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Safe and Simple Specimen Transport with SpeciSafe

    SpeciSafe secondary packaging containers provide a safe, convenient and economical solution for compliant mailing of biohazardous and clinical specimens. They provide an easy way to meet the requirements of the UN standard UN3373 for transport of biological samples. The extensive SpeciSafe ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Canada Publishes Proposed Hazardous Products Regulation

    On August 9, 2014, the Government of Canada published in Gazette I(Vol. 148, no. 32) a proposal for adopting the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The regulatory proposal seeks to align current systems for classification, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and labels with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard ...


    By Acta Group

  • CIHs Equipped and Ready for National Preparedness Month

    In 2004, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) designated September as National Preparedness Month.  National Preparedness Month encourages citizens across the country to take steps to prepare for emergencies in their homes, businesses, schools and communities. Emergency preparedness requires attention to not just specific types of hazards, but also to steps that increase ...

  • Canada Publishes Proposed Hazardous Products Regulation

    On August 9, 2014, the Government of Canada published in Gazette I (Vol. 148, no. 32) a proposal for adopting the Globally Harmonized System for Classification and Labeling of Chemicals (GHS). The regulatory proposal seeks to align current systems for classification, material safety data sheets (MSDS), and labels with the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) Hazard ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Enterprise Risk Management and the Role of Certified Industrial Hygienists

    The identification, documentation, analysis and tracking of risks are a critical component for many types of businesses and organizations.  These risks may be in the form of physical, chemical or biological concerns and can play a pivotal role in an enterprise’s success or failure. Enterprise risk management (ERM), as defined by Wikipedia, “…includes the methods ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • CleanEnviro Summit Singapore (CESS) 2018

    Plantec Argonaut Pte Ltd (Singapore) started their business in August 2017 as a wholly owned subsidiary of Plantec Inc. (Osaka, Japan) after they had successfully delivered a first-of-its-kind toxic industrial waste Vertical Combustor Incineration Plant in Tuas, Singapore. The plant was unveiled by Mr. Masagos Zulkifli, Minister for the Environment and Water Resources who had recognized the ...

  • Certified Industrial Hygienists in Demand Following Hurricane Sandy

    Last month, Hurricane Sandy left a path of destruction across many parts of the East Coast.  In addition to dozens of deaths, the historic storm also caused billions of dollars in property damage to residential, commercial and institutional properties. People have begun the long process of rebuilding their homes, businesses and communities. As they rebuild many health and safety ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Protecting the Health and Safety of Workers and Communities Following Hurricane Irma

    Just two weeks after Hurricane Harvey devastated large portions of Texas, Hurricane Irma has damage properties up and down the coast and in many inland parts of Florida. The historic hurricane made initial landfall in Florida as a category 4 storm with wind speeds in excess of 130 miles per hour.  As the hurricane continues to hammer parts of northern Florida, people in southern ...

  • Announcing the new AWS58ANTX2 biohazardous Waste Treatment System

    Due to AWS continuing efforts to reduce energy consumption, waste water and waste to landfill and incineration AWS have developed the dual AWS58ANT System that doubles treatment capacity whilst lowering consumption per unit of waste treated by one third. The features and benefits of the AWS58ANTX2 System include a post treatment final rinse cycle that condenses odours and makes the waste suitable ...


    By AWS Clinical Waste

  • Protecting Workers and the Public from Exposure to the Zika Virus

    Earlier this month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) issued travel guidance that recommends pregnant women avoid travel to a neighborhood in Miami where several Zika infections were recently confirmed and the agency found persistent mosquito populations. The unprecedented travel warning for an infectious disease in a neighborhood in the United States highlights the seriousness ...

  • Lyme Disease Awareness Month and Protecting Outdoor Workers from Exposure Risks

    May is Lyme Disease Awareness Month and also the beginning of tick season in many parts of the Northern Hemisphere. Occupational exposure to Lyme disease is a significant concern for millions of workers who spend much of their time outdoors in areas known to have disease-causing ticks.  In North America, the disease is caused by the bacterium, Borrelia burgdorferi and ...

  • MediBurn: Destroying Medical Waste in Developing Countries and Remote Locations

    A devastating earthquake occurs in Haiti. An outbreak of Ebola is reported in Africa. A volcano destroys half of the Caribbean island of Montserrat. What do they have in common? In each case, Elastec’s MediBurn was employed to assist in the recovery. MediBurn is a diesel fueled medical waste incinerator designed for use in hospitals, clinics, pharmacies, laboratories, blood banks and ...


    By Elastec

  • Stericycle Inc. ordered to reinstate Wichita, Kansas, supervisor terminated for reporting safety concerns

    Stericycle Inc. has been found in violation of the Surface Transportation Assistance Act by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration. An investigation found the company wrongfully terminated a transportation supervisor at its Wichita terminal because the worker raised safety concerns after a driver was instructed to pull a trailer without a valid license plate. ...

  • The Initiates Plc increases profit by 272% in 2016

    WorldStage Newsonline-- 2016 financial year results for The Initiates Plc (TIP) shows it was a good year for the newly listed waste management company. The Initiates released its audited statements to the Nigerian Stock Exchange on Monday showcasing a revenue growth of 87.5 percent to N648 million against N346 million recorded as revenue in 2015. The company’s ...


    By The Initiates Plc., (TIP)

  • Preventing Occupational Exposure Risks to 1-Bromopropane

    In March of this year, the U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) released for public comment and peer review a draft risk assessment for 1-Bromopropane (1-BP). The draft assessment of 1-Bromopropane, also known as n-propyl bromide, was conducted as part of EPA’s Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Chemical Work Plan assessment effort. According to the EPA, 1-BP showed acute ...

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