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  • Eye on Earth: 2008 in review

    From promises of 'green jobs' on the U.S. campaign trail to record-setting global investments in renewable energy, the year was marked by an international mobilization to address the world's most daunting environmental challenges and forge a green economy. While the science is clear that the time to address catastrophic climate change is now, a turbulent year - including food crises, natural ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Keeping an Eye on National Radiation

    Untitled Document The software and environment specialist TechniData modernises the radioactivity monitoring network in Ireland. The new monitoring network for the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland ...


  • Eye and Face Protection Standards Updated in Final Rule from OSHA

    In March, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule to revise eye and face protection standards. It updates requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE) for workers in general industry, shipyards, longshoring, marine terminals and construction. According to OSHA, thousands of people are blinded each year from work-related eye injuries that could have ...

  • ASSE Supports Updating OSHA National Standards for Eye and Face Protection

    This statement is attributable to ASSE President Patricia Ennis, CSP: “This notice of proposed rulemaking from DOL/OSHA is sound public policy since it will update the references for eye and face protection devices used in the workplace.  We think referencing the current voluntary national consensus standard ...

  • To The Point About Preventing Eye Injuries

    Dust, wood chips, nails, hazardous chemicals, radiant light and countless other items can strike or enter the eye and cause injury.  Taking proper precautions and wearing the appropriate protection against eye hazards can prevent eye injuries.  This program provides an overview of your organization’s plan to protect your sight and points out how the use of ...


    By ERI Safety Videos

  • Eye on Earth First User Conference: A real eye opener

    The city of Dublin was the setting for the first Eye on Earth User Conference, organised by the European Environment Agency (EEA) in association with the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Over three days (4-6 March), the conference brought together more than 230 participants representing communities ...

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • A bird`s eye view of conservation policy

    A team of Italian researchers have taken a novel approach to evaluating conservation policy by studying decades of photographs of a natural protected area taken from the air. The analysis revealed that conservation efforts which are managed at a local level are the most effective measures. The study results suggest that many of the policy measures employed throughout the years have failed to ...

  • Over-the-counter` disinfection – a treat for the eyes and nose

    The superior technical upgrade! ProMinent has further developed its tried and tested Dulcodes product range and is now launching Dulcodes MP, a new UV system for flows of up to 569 m3/h. It comes with powerful medium-pressure lamps for optimum use of energy and a manual stage switch for adaptation to the capacity requirement. Dulcodes MP therefore ensures efficient photochemical breakdown ...

  • Food Industry Eyes “Big Data” for New Answers

    HOUSTON, March 14, 2016 – Big data is getting big buzz among food industry leaders as a potential game changer in the critical arenas of food safety, product development and supply chain management.  Every day 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is created in our digital society. Big data refers to our ability – or lack thereof – to harness that ...

  • Palo Alto eyes new ways to manage stormwater

    Embracing the concept of green stormwater infrastructure management, the city of Palo Alto, Calif., hopes to undertake a massive effort to revamp its crumbling storm drain system. The decision will go beyond simply more pumps and collection lines to encompass an entirely different way of viewing stormwater. Palo Alto Department of Public Works (DPW) officials worry that the current ...

  • A `whale`s eye view` of the changing Arctic

    We're in the crystal-clear waters of Svalbard, less than a thousand kilometers from the North Pole, or 80° 07.3'N. 15° 51.7'E, to give our precise location. Soon, our team of scientists, tourists and environmentalists will meet the white carpet of drifting sea ice that covers the Arctic Ocean. It is here at the ice edge where the ocean teems with wildlife, thanks to the combined ...

  • Neste Oil's response to the Public Eye Award

    ESPOO, FINLAND -- (Marketwire) -- 01/28/11 -- Neste Oil Corporation Press release 28 January 2011 at 2.40 pm Neste Oil's response to the Public Eye Award Neste Oil is disappointed in the outcome of the Public Eye Award announced today and believes that it does not reflect the true nature of the situation. "The result is not a positive one ...


    By Marketwire

  • EHS This Week: OSH Co-Host Health Conference, OSHA Eye & Face Protection Update, MSHA Mine Safety Data and More!

      On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news: OSHA Plans to Update Eye and Face Protection NIOSH ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • EPA offers tips on how to protect eyes, skin from the sun’s harmful rays/ download sun safety information on smartphones (HQ)

    In recognizing Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing tips and tools to people of all ages that will protect them from the sun’s harmful rays. Overexposure to the sun can cause skin cancer and eye damage during any time of the year, regardless of skin color. EPA launched an application for smartphones that gives users mobile access to the ...

  • Officials Eye 6 Barrels Tied to Nuke Dump Leak

    Scientists investigating a mysterious radiation leak at the federal government's underground nuclear waste dump have identified five other potentially explosive containers of waste from Los Alamos National Laboratory that are being stored at a site in West Texas, New Mexico Environment Secretary Ryan Flynn told a legislative panel Tuesday. Flynn ...


    By Associated Press

  • IMO must stop turning a blind eye to shipping emissions

    The International Maritime Organisation (IMO) must stop turning a blind eye to climate change and take urgent action to reduce emissions from international shipping, Friends of the Earth said this week. The call coincides with the opening day of the Marine Environment Protection Committee (MEPC) meeting at the IMO headquarters in London [2] - their final meeting before crucial international ...


    By Friends of the Earth

  • Are your pumps protected?

    Magnetic Scrubber Technology improves Pump PerformanceFerrous metal contamination in fluid results in premature wear and failure of pumps resulting in down-time for repairs and increased operational costs. The 5000 Series Magnetic Scrubber reduces pump damage caused by corrosion and erosion, which extends pump component life and reduces pump maintenance or replacement. When installed prior to ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • Extreme temperatures and other safety hazards found at Birds Eye Foods plant in Darien, Wisconsin

    One would expect subzero temperatures in the Arctic Circle and understand the need for a coat, but employees working in a 40-degree-below-zero Fahrenheit freezer at Birds Eye Foods Inc. in Darien were left in the cold. An investigation by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration found that the company expected employees to work in extreme temperatures without ...

  • Siemens eyes low-cost long-duration energy storage with new thermal system

    he system is aimed to store energy “significantly below” €0.10/KWh in large-scale deployment, depending on the exact nature of the storage application or services involved, Till Barmeier, program manager for the project at Siemens, told Energy Storage Update. The system combines established steam turbine technology with packed-bed heat storage. After having been converted to heat ...


    By FC Business Intelligence

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