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  • RKI`s Break Through Confined Space Monitor, Purge & Barhole Tester

    RKI is pleased to announce the release of our latest advancement in portable instrumentation, the Model GX-2012. This version has advanced design features for general industrial confined space entry as well as enhanced capabilities for purge and barhole testing for pipeline companies and gas utilities. This model ...


    By RKI Instruments, Inc.

  • New Confined Space Rule Issued by OSHA to Protect Construction Workers

    On May 1st, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it had issued a final rule to increase protections for construction workers in confined spaces.  The new rule provides construction workers with similar protections to those of employees from other industries who have had them for over 20 years.   OSHA reports ...

  • The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System is an accurate and cost effective spot gas detector sampling system.

    Need a simple solution to Gas Detection?   The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System is an accurate and cost effective spot gas detector sampling system.   The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System available at Shawcity Limited is used by many industries to detect gases and vapours, simply and reliably, without the need for calibration, effort or ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Hygieneering, Inc. assists firm with OSHA Complaint

    Hygieneering, Inc. conducted an industrial hygiene review and air sampling for welding fume exposure to workers. Hygieneering provides safety consulting, environmental consulting, testing and training, asbestos project management, emergency response services and more. Hygieneering’s team of Certified Industrial Hygienists and other staff professionals provide indoor air quality testing, ...


    By Hygieneering, Inc.

  • Latino worker dies following exposure to nitrogen in tanker truck at Michael Foods` Big Red Farms facility in Wakefield, Nebraska

    Violations of the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration confined spaces safety regulations led to the death of a worker on June 19, 2014, at Michael Foods Inc. in Wakefield. The 23-year-old Latino worker was found unresponsive in a tanker truck at the ...

  • Analysing CO2 levels to detect stowaways

    In addition to safety and security issues posed by stowaways, drivers are now faced with fines of £2000 for each stowaway carried into the country, as well as potential fines for the vehicle's owner. Companies have an ongoing need for a portable, quick and effective way to detect unwanted travellers inside containers or any other confined space. Geotech's  ...


    By Geotech

  • Analysing C02 levels to detect stowaways

    In addition to safety and security issues posed by stowaways, drivers are now faced with fines of £2000 for each stowaway carried into the country, as well as potential fines for the vehicle's owner. Companies have an ongoing need for a portable, quick and effective way to detect unwanted travellers inside containers or any other confined space. Geotech's  ...


    By Geotech

  • Analysing C02 levels to detect stowaways

    In addition to safety and security issues posed by stowaways, drivers are now faced with fines of £2000 for each stowaway carried into the country, as well as potential fines for the vehicle's owner. Companies have an ongoing need for a portable, quick and effective way to detect unwanted travellers inside containers or any other confined space. Geotech's ...


    By Geotech

  • The Blue Line - A Range Of Flue Gas Analysers Available At Shawcity Limited

    The new Blue Line range of Flue Gas Analysers from Systroniks are available to hire or buy from Shawcity. You can now buy from as little as £469! Flue Gas analysis is necessary to ensure a safe working environment as well as the efficient operation of your Boiler! The Blue Line range of flue gas analysers are simple hand-held flue gas instruments which allow you to ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Gas analyser radically enhances container testing and port security

    Instrumentation specialist Quantitech has announced that a new portable FTIR gas analyser has dramatically improved the testing of cargo containers at ports and airports. Dr Andrew Hobson explains: 'Existing portable instruments are limited in the range of parameters that they are able to measure, so it is often necessary to take grab samples for subsequent laboratory analysis. In contrast, the ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Dissolved Methane Found in Some New York Groundwater

    A recent study that looked at groundwater samples from more than 200 wells across New York State found levels of naturally-occurring methane high enough to warrant monitoring or other actions in nine percent of the water samples tested, according to U.S. Geological Survey research. While 91 percent of samples tested found no dissolved methane, or levels below the threshold that would require ...

  • Hazzard Marine in Georgetown, SC, cited by US Department of Labor`s OSHA for 32 safety and health violations; more than $59,000 proposed in fines

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Hazzard Marine LLC with 32 safety and health violations and $59,200 in proposed penalties following a May inspection prompted by a complaint at the marina in Georgetown. Twenty-eight serious safety and health violations, with $58,800 in penalties, include the employer's failure to develop and implement a ...

  • Workers in Alaska and Washington to receive training for environmental safety and cleanup jobs

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency is awarding $400,000 in federal job training grants to the City of Tacoma and Zender Environmental, Alaska through the EPA Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training program. EPA’s Environmental Workforce Development and Job Training program provides environmental and health and safety training and helps graduates develop a broader set of ...

  • Unique dust monitors for any application

    The Latest TSI Sidepak Personal Aerosol Monitors Have Been Added To The Ashtead Technology Range Of Particulate Matter (PM) Monitors. “We Were So Impressed With The Unique Features Of These Instruments, That We Immediately Added Them To Both Our Rental And Sales Portfolios,” Says Ashtead’s Regional Sales Manager Josh Thomas. “Many Occupational Exposure Applications Are ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Air Monitors targets UK food sector

    The specialist instrumentation provider, Air Monitors, has launched a new division to cater specifically for the air monitoring requirements of the food industry. Sales Manager Colin Craggs says “This initiative has been taken in response to a recent rise in enquiries from the food and beverage markets, combined with advances in measurement technology.” The new division will focus on ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • DOE-Sponsored Project Shows Huge Potential for Carbon Storage in Wyoming

    The Wyoming Rock Springs Uplift could potentially store 14 to 17 billion metric tons of carbon dioxide (CO2), according to results from a Department of Energy-sponsored study. This is equal to 250 to 300 years’ worth of CO2 emissions produced by the Wyoming’s coal-fired power plants and ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The simple solution to gas detection

    The Kitagawa Gas Detector Tube System is used by industries worldwide to detect gases and vapours, simply and reliably, without the need for calibration effort or power supply. It’s as easy to use as 1-2-3! - Lightweight, compact and easy to carry - Simple to operate for all personnel - An accurate reading obtained in a few minutes - Can be used in flammable atmospheres - ...

  • NGWA provides water well system professionals guidance on hydrogen sulfide

    The National Ground Water Association has developed an industry best suggested practice (BSP) for water well system professionals to use on how to deal with problematic concentrations of hydrogen sulfide in residential water well systems. Hydrogen sulfide is often responsible for the “rotten egg” odor sometimes present in well water. It is a nuisance for well owners due to its ...

  • Fluoramics announces an industrial lubricant and rust inhibitor, HinderRUST

    Fluoramics, Inc. announces its newest product, HinderRUST, a zero VOC’s, surface active, rust inhibitor and industrial lubricant. HinderRUST is a superior industrial strength anti-rust lubricant and corrosion inhibitor, which is extremely surface active. It is the creation of Frank Reick, the inventor of Tufoil and holder of the Guinness Book of World Records award. “This product is ...


    By HinderRUST Inc.

  • Buying a Gas Detector Can Be Confusing...

    What do you look for when searching to buy gas detection equipment? Gas detector, gas monitor, gas analyser or sometimes we even hear gas tester, however, there are many terms used to identify gas detection equipment. No matter what the confusion is, a1-cbiss can help. Whether it is uncertainty of what is needed, you could be ordering equipment on behalf of someone else, you may be struggling to ...


    By a1-cbiss

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