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  • Casella to show CEL-712 Microdust Pro for reliable real time detection of airbourne dusts, fumes and aerosols

    Casella CEL, Stand E53 Safety & Health Expo, NEC Birmingham 14-16 May 2013 Casella – global specialist in state-of-the-art occupational health and environmental risk measurement solutions – will be showing its newly launched CEL-712 Microdust Pro at  ...


    By Casella

  • Portable Gas Detection

    ‘Fatal Blast’ at an industrial plant or ‘Workers Overcome with Toxic Fumes’ or ‘Neighbours moved to safe place to avoid Toxic Fumes’ are headlines that are all too common. The cause of many fatal accidents is the confined space where workers are having to work.   The gas risk associated with a confined space is due to oxygen depletion (and sometimes ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Gas detection solutions for monitoring compressed breathing air

    At first glance the physiological demands of the firefighter, the scuba diver and the hospital patient have little in common. One is trained to deal with fire and rescue, one swims underwater and one is concerned with either regaining or improving their health. Yet all three depend to some extent on a safe source of compressed breathing air. In the case of the firefighter, portable breathing sets ...


    By Analox Sensor Technology

  • Plymovent gains foothold in automotive industry

    Plymovent has been one of the market leaders in the metal industry for many years with its advanced welding fume extraction systems. Plymovent introduced its SHIELD fire safety solutions last year. This system solution is ideal for oil-laden welding and cutting applications in the ...


    By Plymovent Group BV

  • The perfect solution for air purification...

    Health and safety legislation demands that air quality is monitored in laboratories where solvents, acids and other chemicals are used. Most of the hazards encountered are contained within a fume cabinet but there are also low level contaminants that do not require containment in a cabinet but make the air inside the laboratory tainted. Halo has been designed by Erlab to ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • AIHce new products grab the spotlight

    Software and SDS products to help chemical manufacturers and companies that utilize chemicals are some of the new products that captured the attention of professionals attending the AIHce 2013 conference. The U.S. transition to GHS will reach its first compliance deadline in only seven months, on Dec. 1, the date by which employees who may be exposed to chemical hazards must be trained on GHS. ...


    By 3E Company

  • Casella invited to present Health & Safety solutions at BOHS

    Casella will demonstrate a range of innovative products to boost Health & Safety in the workplace at Occupational Hygiene 2014, the BOHS (British Occupational Hygiene Society) Annual Conference in April. Among the exhibits showcased by Casella will be the Microdust Pro, an easy to use instrument with a simple user interface that enables the real-time detection of airborne dusts, fumes and ...


    By Casella

  • Casella invited to present Health & Safety solutions at BOHS

    Casella will demonstrate a range of innovative products to boost Health & Safety in the workplace at Occupational Hygiene 2014, the BOHS (British Occupational Hygiene Society) Annual Conference in April. Among the exhibits showcased by Casella will be the Microdust Pro, an easy to use instrument with a simple user interface that enables the real-time detection of airborne dusts, fumes and ...


    By Casella

  • Naval Base Kitsap fails to properly monitor fuel tanks near Puget Sound for leaks

    Naval Base Kitsap Bangor failed to properly monitor pipes and underground fuel storage tanks for leaks on its property in Silverdale, Washington in violation of federal laws that protect groundwater, according to a settlement with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. The Navy will pay nearly $161,000 in fines. “EPA is working hard to restore Puget Sound and fuel leaks near the ...

  • Pollution kills 7 million people every year

    Air pollution kills about 7 million people worldwide every year, with more than half of the fatalities due to fumes from indoor stoves, according to a new report from the World Health Organization published Tuesday. The agency said air pollution is the cause of about one in eight deaths and has now become the single biggest environmental ...


    By Associated Press

  • Fire risk in Mediterranean Europe mapped using satellite images

    Satellite observations are valuable aids to detect and monitor fire activity. A recent study has investigated how satellite images of fire activity, together with information on vegetation cover and fire risk associated with long and short-term atmospheric conditions could be used to help authorities better manage the risk of wildfires in Mediterranean Europe. Wildfires, especially in southern ...

  • Fire risk in Mediterranean Europe mapped using satellite images

    Satellite observations are valuable aids to detect and monitor fire activity. A recent study has investigated how satellite images of fire activity, together with information on vegetation cover and fire risk associated with long and short-term atmospheric conditions could be used to help authorities better manage the risk of wildfires in Mediterranean Europe. Wildfires, especially in southern ...

  • World’s fourth longest rail tunnel gets Crowcon gas protection

    Protection from gas hazards in one of the world's longest rail tunnels is being provided by monitoring systems from Crowcon Detection Instruments. The Crowcon systems are designed to detect potentially flammable and toxic gases before they reach hazardous levels. Crowcon was chosen by Telefonica Ingenieria de Seguridad from a number of competitors as part of the detailed engineering project. ...

  • Casella continues to lead the way in occupational dust measurement

    The brand new CEL-712 Microdust Pro from Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100) is a rugged, hand-held, data logging instrument for the real-time detection of airborne dusts, fumes and aerosols. Boasting the highest measurement range of any device of its kind currently available on the market, it features a unique filter that enables on-site ...


    By Casella

  • New Platform for Nano Engineered Structures

    Sanford, FL – Argonide Corporation, a Florida based company, has announced its latest development in nano engineered technology (“NET”). Using NanoCeram® their patented electropositive nonwoven filter media as a platform, they are now able to load a wide range of nanopowders into the sheet. The first innovation of the new technology uses powdered activated carbon (PAC) as the attached ...


    By Argonide Corporation

  • Mettler Toledo adds two new easy-to-use technologies to its AGX fiberconduit™ product line

    DATELINE -- The METTLER TOLEDO Reaction Analysis (RXA) Business Unit today announced two new additions, the AgX MultiplexIR and the new DSub AgX fibers, to its Silver Halide (AgX) FiberConduit™ sampling technologies product line. The AgX MultiplexIR is used exclusively on the new ReactIR™ 45m reaction analysis system. With MutliplexIR, one chemist can run two different reactions at the same ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • Are You Being Exposed to Dangerous Levels of Carbon Monoxide?

    Last month three people attending an event at an indoor skating rink in Exeter, New Hampshire had to be treated at a nearby hospital after suffering carbon monoxide poisoning.  Firefighters who visited the facility the following morning confirmed that there were still high levels of carbon monoxide in the building the day after. Also in January, two men died in their apartment in Austin, ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Mystery Odor Causes Evacuation of Major Florida Airport

    In May, more than 1,000 people were evacuated from Terminal 2 at the Fort Lauderdale airport.  The evacuation was caused after a strong odor was detected near the security checkpoint.  Three Transportation Security Administration (TSA) employees and two travelers were overcome by the fumes and taken to a nearby hospital.  Part of the terminal remained evacuated for approximately 2 ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EPA Awards Oklahoma over $1.2 million to Reduce Water Contamination Risk in Underground Tanks

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recently awarded the Oklahoma Corporation Conservation Commission $459,000 to respond to petroleum leaks from underground storage tanks (UST). The agency will also receive $809,000 to clean petroleum leaks. EPA recently strengthened the federal underground storage tank (UST) requirements to improve prevention and detection of petroleum releases ...

  • European consortium to combat methane emissions

    The Centre for Carbon Measurement at the National Physical Laboratory (NPL) is leading a European consortium to develop and test new methane measurement instruments for shale gas extraction, municipal waste water treatment plants and gas distribution. The consortium includes Cuadrilla Resources, Veolia Environnement and National Grid. Climate-KIC, Europe's largest public-private innovation ...

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