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  • Hand Hygiene Day - Helping Health Workers Protect Patients with Clean Hands

    In Ebola-affected countries, like Sierra Leone, the lack of running water can make hand hygiene a challenge. Hand hygiene is so important in public health that 5 May every year is marked as Hand Hygiene Day. Dr Komba Songu-Mbriwa is a doctor on the frontlines of the Ebola fight in Sierra Leone who also knows the challenges of the disease firsthand. He is an Ebola survivor. But today, he says his ...


    By DelAgua Group

  • Waste disposal, bioenergy and climate protection can go hand in hand

    The recycling of the raw material waste and the utilization of biomass for energy recovery can contribute towards keeping the air clean and protecting resources. This has been confirmed in studies conducted by the Federal Environmental Protection Agency (UBA), the Öko-Institut Damstadt and the Institute for Energy and Environmental Research (IFEU) in Heidelberg. The motto of this year’s ...


    By Freesen & Partner GmbH

  • Castolin and HeidelbergCement work hand-in-hand for sustainable resource management and environmental protection

    Kriftel, 23.07.2014: On the occasion of an awards ceremony, Castolin Eutectic, the worldwide market leader for application solutions in maintenance, repair, wear protection, as well as special joining technology, conferred the Conservationist of the Year Award 2014 on its long-standing customer HeidelbergCement AG. As long ago as in 1973, Castolin Eutectic brought the Conservationist ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • Climate models may be overestimating the cooling effect of wildfire aerosols

    Original story at MIT News Whether intentionally set to consume agricultural waste or naturally ignited in forests or peatlands, open-burning fires impact the global climate system in two ways which, to some extent, cancel each other out. On one hand, they generate a significant fraction of ...

  • SAVE LIVES: Clean your hands

    On 5 May 2009, WHO formally launched its global initiative SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands as part of its First Global Patient Safety Challenge: 'Clean Care is Safer Care' 1 The aim of SAVE LIVES: Clean Your Hands is to continue to raise worldwide awareness about the importance of hand hygiene to prevent healthcare-associated infections and to sustain action to the point of patient care. More ...

  • CoMo170 hand held contamination monitor

    Laboratory Impex Systems launches CoMo170 a light weight, hand held contamination monitor. The CoMo170 monitors a large area - 170 cm2, its innovative CoMo detector technology uses thin-layer plastic scintillation, negating the need for gas filled or gas-flushed detectors, thus minimising operating costs.Capable of simultaneous or selective alpha and beta-gamma contamination measurement, CoMo170 ...

  • Avoid Costly Penalties with Hands-On Training

    New York, NY, April 28, 2010 – Lion Technology Inc. ...


    By Lion Technology Inc.

  • Detecting diseases in the palm of your hand

    Portable laboratories the size of your palm, capable of analysing food for diseases such as salmonella, no longer belong in the realms of science fiction. A team of European researchers are on the fast track to producing just such a lab. OptoLabCard, a project funded by the EU to the tune of over EUR 3 million, offers to not only protect the health and well-being of millions of Europeans but also ...

  • FDA offers helping hand in FSMA compliance

    As any American food producer knows, the landscape of food safety is changing. Back in January, President Barack Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) into law. The act, a sweeping bill with the most significant changes to food safety in nearly 70 years, will affect thousands of food producers across the U.S. and, in light of some new stringent rules related to imports, around ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Habitat restoration is hands-on effort for Annapolis scientist

    On September 10, 2009, Annapolis scientist Dr. Peter Jensen participated in some hands-on restoration by planting native grasses during the Hail Cove Living Shoreline event, a collaborative effort to reduce shore erosion and create marsh and reef habitat for waterfowl and species such as blue crabs, terrapins, fish, oysters, and mussels in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay. Sponsored in part by the ...


    By Integral Consulting Inc.

  • EPUK asks Defra not to wash their hands of contaminated land

    Environmental Protection UK has called on the government to strengthen the driver for local authorities to act under the contaminated land regime and to steer the development of delivery tools in response to Defra's consultation on proposed new statutory guidance. The contaminated land regime was introduced in 2000 in England and 2001 in Wales. It places statutory duties on local authorities to ...


    By Environmental Protection UK

  • JUMO Hand-held meters for analytical measurement

    The hand-held meters for analytical measurement from JUMO Instrument Co., are ideal for measuring pH, redox potential (ORP) and temperature, or for electrolytic conductivity and temperature. They are suitable for use in laboratories, in industrial and wastewater plants, horticulture, aquariums or aquaculture. The instruments feature a memory for the MIN/MAX value, and a “Hold” ...


    By JUMO

  • Brüel & Kjær introduce new hand-held analyzer

    Four years on from the unprecedented success of award-winning Hand-held Analyzer Type 2250, it’s time to push the boundaries even further! Presenting the latest innovation and addition to our growing family of hand-held analyzers – the highly advanced, powerful and versatile Type 2270. Precise and reliable, we think it’s another milestone instrument for Brüel & Kjær. Built on the Type 2250 ...

  • Protect, Detect and Escape!

    Most of you involved in emergency response situations or those situations that require immediate evacuation of areas will understand the need to detect hazardous substances and gasses that could harm both the public and yourself. Our overall aim in these situations is to not have to stay in the area at all if possible and therefore our three wishes are to protect, detect and escape without harm. ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Janez Potočnik European Commissioner for Environment Environment and transport policies must go hand in hand

    Ladies and gentlemen, Welcome to this year’s meeting of the Congress of European Advisory Council on Transport and Environment. It’s a real pleasure for me to be here. This is a very special venue and one most appropriate for this meeting. The SS Rotterdam is not only one of the most successful passenger ships of all times, but it is also one of the most environmentally friendly ships ...

  • Hot Hand® protector from Bel-art products gives a nod to fashion

    Solutions in test tubes aren't the only thing changing color in the lab these days. Hot Hand® Protector, a no-slip grip mitt from Bel-Art Products is now available in two, new vibrant colors; Lime Green and Sky Blue. Used for handling objects such as beakers, flasks, and bottles at extreme hot or cold temperatures the Hot Hand® Protector was originally introduced in Red, a color that will ...


    By Bel-Art Products

  • UK Farmers Urged to Prepare For Spring – Fertiliser Storage Tanks At Hand

    We’d echo the advice of one of the UK’s leading fertiliser suppliers, as reported by Farming UK, and that is to be prepared for spring fertiliser applications.  Because we had a very early harvest this year, good conditions in autumn and favourable weather ever since, most arable crops are well ahead and looking good going into winter, according to Allison Grundy, Arable ...


    By ENDURAMAXX

  • EPA and Partners Lend a Green Hand to North Gulfport Middle School Students

    Representatives from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) together with the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) and the Land Trust for Mississippi Coastal Plan will present experiential environmental learning opportunities for eight grade students at North Gulfport Middle School on Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2015, beginning at 9 a.m. Principal Regina Lewis will open the ...

  • Bruel & Kjaer type 2270 hand-held analyzer – In a class of its own

    Four years on from the unprecedented success of award-winning Hand-held Analyzer Type 2250, it’s time to push the boundaries even further! Presenting the latest innovation and addition to our growing family of hand-held analyzers – the highly advanced, powerful and versatile Type 2270. Precise and reliable, we think it’s another milestone instrument for Brüel & Kjær. Built on the Type 2250 ...

  • New hand operated spur gearbox for multi-turn valves

    The new HOS/MPR multi-turn spur gearboxes from Rotork Gears are designed for the manual operation of gate, globe, sluice and penstock valves with torque demands from 508Nm to 15,917Nm. These rugged gearboxes can be installed above or underground with upward or downward input orientation. The totally enclosed, maintenance-free spur gearing is grease lubricated for life and designed with ...


    By Rotork

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