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  • Epoxy smoke stymied rescue

    GEORGETOWN — Rescuers did not lower an air supply to five workers trapped inside a smoky hydroelectric conduit until 2 1/2 hours after a fire broke out, officials said Wednesday. The five contractors perished inside the 12-foot-wide concrete-and-steel tunnel Tuesday after sparking a fire in some fresh epoxy they were applying, even though they sent a radio message that they were still all OK an ...

  • 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

  • Protecting Americans through Better Chemical Exposure Monitoring

    EPA announced $4 million in grants to five institutions that will work on improving biomonitoring at the Public Health Applications of Human Biomonitoring Meeting.  The meeting of experts was sponsored by EPA and the International Council of Chemical Associations (ICCA) Monday and Tuesday at EPA's Research Triangle Park campus. 'Protecting public health is an important part of this research ...

  • Formaldehyde has nowhere to hide with launch of new monitor from Enviro Technology

      With formaldehyde present in everything from paper, plywood, MDF, carpets, adhesives, cosmetics, personal care products, disinfectants and cigarette smoke, to name a few, it is impossible to completely eradicate exposure in everyday life. But now, thanks to the launch of Enviro Technology’s new ground-breaking Formaldehyde Monitor, businesses and industry can now accurately measure ...

  • Trial setup of Wireless Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Monitor in a Hong Kong office building.

    We recently performed a trial setup of the IAQ monitor system in Hong Kong in order to test out the units against a typical hot and humid Hong Kong summer. In our test, all IAQ data was taken at regular 1 minute intervals using 4 IAQ monitor units for four consecutive days. These units were placed in various locations around the building for a wider analysis of data. The information gathered was ...


    By PPM Technology

  • New Flexotherm™ Heated Products Gaining Traction with Major OEMs

    Neptech, Inc. just announced a new line of Flexotherm™ Heated Lines offering industry-leading quality, durability and value.  Building on its core strength in the electrically heated products category, they’ve now added a new smoke meter line that is compatible with virtually any opacity monitor on the market. After successful prototype testing with a leading diesel engine ...


    By Neptech Inc.

  • Crowcon`s Vortex FP Flameproof Gas and Fire Detection Control Panel has ATEX Certification

    -ATEX certification allows use in Zone 1 and 2 hazardous areas- Crowcon’s highly successful Vortex range of multi-channel gas and fire detection control panels has been extended to include an ATEX* certified Exd Flameproof version, the Vortex FP, which can be used in Zone 1 and Zone 2 hazardous areas. Photo: ...

  • New York Fire Damage Restoration Experts Tackle Major DEP Project

    One of New York City's most crucial DEP facilities is undergoing comprehensive fire damage restoration including smoke cleanup and soot remediation after a recent blaze tore through their building. The New York DEP facility, responsible for one of the city's most critical resources, is expertly navigating a major fire cleanup ...

  • RainWise Celebrates 40 Years of Innovation

    RainWise, manufacturer of precision meteorological instruments, was incorporated in 1974. Our founder, John Baer, was a charismatic man and prolific inventor credited with many patents including the clutch mechanism that, to this day, is used in every photocopier that uses a clutch. In 1974, John obtained the original US patent for the Tipping Bucket Rain Gauge. Although the patents on the Rain ...


    By RainWise Inc.

  • Automotive electronics manufacturer fined $500,000 for selling illegal devices resulting in tons of excess particulate matter emissions

    In a settlement with the United States on behalf of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, automotive electronics manufacturer Edge Products LLC (Edge) has agreed to pay a $500,000 civil penalty for manufacturing and selling electronic devices that allowed owners of model year 2007 and later diesel pickup trucks to remove emission controls from their vehicles. Diesel trucks that are not ...

  • Electronic nose sniffs hazards on metros

    An advanced sensor and data processing used to monitor air quality inside space station is now being used in an innovative fire protection system for Stockholm’s metro system. This technique, called the ‘electronic nose’, was developed for ESA in the 1990s as a contribution to the Russian Mir programme to ensure constant monitoring of the air inside the Mir space station. The system was ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Caribbean’s EHS Experts Identify PAHs & Other Hazardous Chemicals

    Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, commonly referred to as PAHs, are a group of chemicals that are formed during the incomplete burning of coal, oil and gas, garbage, or other organic substances like tobacco or charbroiled meat. PAHs are often found as a mixture containing two or more of these chemical compounds.   The Department of Health and Human Services ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • Crystalline Silica Exposure can be Deadly

    Earlier this month it was reported at ClaimsJournal.com that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a marble and granite company over $40,000 for health and safety violations that included workers being exposed to unsafe levels of crystalline silica particles. According to an OSHA Fact Sheet on crystalline silica, “Silica exposure ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Rickshaw research reveals extreme Delhi pollution

    The three-wheeled rickshaw lurched through New Delhi's commuter-clogged streets with an American scientist and several air pollution monitors in the back seat. Car horns blared. A scrappy scooter buzzed by belching black smoke from its tailpipe. One of the monitors spiked. Joshua Apte has alarming findings for anyone who spends time on or near the roads in this city of 25 million. The numbers are ...


    By Associated Press

  • UT Austin Studies Six Central Texas High Schools’ Indoor Air Quality; Research grant will help create a healthier environment for children

    With nearly seven million U.S. children having asthma, the University of Texas at Austin (UT) and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are taking steps to maintain indoor environments for 120 high school classrooms across central Texas. The EPA recently awarded over $989,000 to UT Austin’s Cockrell School of Engineering to research gaps in information between environmental factors ...

  • NETL innovations recognized with R&D 100 Awards

    Two technologies advanced by the Office of Fossil Energy's National Energy Technology Laboratory (NETL) in collaboration with strategic partners have been recognized by R&D Magazine as among the 100 most technologically significant products introduced into the commercial marketplace within the past year. This year’s awards recognize NETL’s partner, MDS Coating Technologies ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Research to address health impact of indoor air pollution

    Research will be launched to evaluate the health impact of indoor air pollution in urban public spaces by the International Ecological Economy Promotion Association (IEEPA), announced Li Junyang, secretary-general of the IEEPA, at a seminar in Beijing on July 24, 2016. The seminar was held to solicit opinions on the research from experts in government departments and universities as ...


    By Camfil Ltd

  • Enviro Technology announce Durag distributorship

    Untitled Document In a move that the company says strengthens their service to CEMS operators, Enviro Technology Services plc (ET) has announced that they have been appointed ...

  • The Department of Energy`s Scientific response to the oil spill

    At the request of President Obama, Secretary Chu and the Department of Energy"s National Laboratories are providing round-the-clock scientific support to help inform strategies to stop the BP oil spill. Secretary Chu has spent several days in Houston monitoring the top kill attempt, analyzing the data as it comes in and helping to develop strategies to give it the best chances of success. In the ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • Identifying and Mitigating Particulate Matter Pollution Exposure Risks

    Particulate matter (PM) is described by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a mixture of solid particles and liquid droplets found in the air. Some of these particles, such as dust, dirt, soot or smoke, are large or dark enough to be seen with the naked eye, but others are so small they can only be detected using powerful instruments.   Because PM ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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