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  • TacticID-GP Used for Department of Defense Simulations

    B&W Tek, Inc., an advanced instrumentation company that delivers lab quality Raman spectroscopy solutions through user-friendly mobile platforms, is pleased to announce that the TaciticID-GP handheld Raman spectrometer has been very well received thus far with military users. In early November, the TacticID-GP was integrated into a 3 day Department of Defense explosive disposal simulation ...


    By B&W Tek

  • Hearing loss hazard for call center workers

    Loud machinery, equipment or vehicles have always been considered the main culprits for noise-induced hearing loss, but these are - to a great extent - controlled by rules, regulations and careful monitoring. For years it was believed that being a call centre operator was a low-risk occupation, but personal injury claims by call centre workers are increasing. These include repetitive ...

  • Crowcon’s CellarSafe Gas Detector Helps Athletes Train Safely in ‘Artificial Mountains’

    -Gas detector ensures constant O2 and CO2 levels in enclosed chambers-Crowcon’s CellarSafe O2/CO2 gas detector and control system is being used to monitor the level of the two gases in unique ‘artificial mountains’ – enclosed endurance training chambers designed to simulate depleted oxygen levels at high altitudes. The chambers are manufactured by German company Höhenbalance AG.Generators filter ...

  • Real-time computer training – wastewater treatment plant operator exam

    Real-Time Computer Training Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Exam Delivered by – Daniel L. Theobald Dan Theobald “Wastewater Dan” The WastewaterWizard Where does someone go to prepare for the Certification Exams for Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator or to earn their continuing education ...


  • Environmental Tectonics Corporation Successfully Completes Factory Acceptance Testing of Night Vision Training System for Royal Saudi Air Force

    Environmental Tectonics Corporation (OTC-PINK: ETCC) ("ETC" or the "Company") (http://www.etcusa.com/) today announced the completion of Factory Acceptance of a Night Vision Training System (NVTS), sold to the Royal Saudi Air Force (RSAF) through ETC's Aircrew ...

  • PHMSA Grants Announced

    The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) today announced it is issuing $20.4 million in Hazardous Materials Emergency Preparedness (HMEP) grants to states, ...


    By Restek Corporation

  • JNIOSH Reproduction of Multi-modal Sensation Sub line

    To add reality and interactivity when evaluating whole-body vibration, the Japanese National Institute of Occupational Safety & Health (JNIOSH ) combined sound and visual information using Brüel & Kjær’s NVH SimulatorTraditionally, a single- or multi-degree-of-freedom (DOF) vibrator is used to reproduce vibration for evaluating the effect of whole-body vibration exposure. To add more ...

  • Alexander Chemical partners with local agencies for crisis drill

    Emergency responders recently partnered with Alexander Chemical Corporation, located in Kingsbury, IN for a crisis training event involving four agencies and La Porte Hospital.   A simulated active shooter scenario staged at Alexander’s manufacturing facility provided a training opportunity for the La Porte County Sheriff’s Department, EMS, Hazardous Material team, the Kingsbury ...


    By Carus Corporation

  • The 10 Rules of an Effective HazMat First Responder

    The 10 Rules of an Effective HazMat First Responder Accidental releases of industrial products lead to fires, explosions, and death. Famous ones make the news. But in an average year, there are 34,000 hazmat incidents in the US, which makes this a very prevalent hazard across a variety of industries and job sites. More than half are spills of fewer than 10 gallons. The wrong handling of ...


    By eTraining, Inc.

  • What can go wrong in confined space rescues

    May 8, 2010, Middletown, OH -- A worker conducting a non-entry inspection of a manhole was incapacitated and fell into the hole. Moments later, two firefighters lowered their captain into the hole to conduct the rescue. All three firefighters were overcome and nearly perished in the botched rescue. May 26, 2010, Liberty Township, IN -- A worker is overcome and collapses ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • NCEC help emergency services with large scale incident excercise

    Two of NCEC’s Emergency Responders, John Wilkinson and Tom Baker, attended Operation Rosedale, a major, multi-agency exercise simulating the derailment of a passenger rail carriage and a dangerous goods train carrying molten phenol. The excercise was organised by Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service and also involved the NCEC, Network Rail, British Transport Police, Nottinghamshire ...

  • IChemE and BP publish new animated safety lessons

    IChemE and BP have teamed up to publish a new series of animations designed to aid safety learning through past incidents and experiences. An extension of IChemE and BP’s successful book publishing venture, the animations can be used as standalone training modules or as supplementary material for safety courses. The first trio of animations focus on an LPG storage-related refinery fire at Feyzin, ...

  • Real Time WWT-TrainingOnTheWeb

    Real Time WWT-TrainingOnTheWeb (www.WWT-TrainingOnTheWeb.com) Thru Your Computer Wastewater Treatment Plant Operator Exam and more…   Delivered by – Daniel L. Theobald Dan Theobald “Wastewater Dan” The WastewaterWizard   Where does someone go to prepare for the Certification Exams ...


  • NASA releases detailed global climate change projections

    The new NASA global data set combines historical measurements with data from climate simulations using the best available computer models to provide forecasts of how global temperature (shown here) and precipitation might change up to 2100 under different greenhouse gas emissions scenarios. NASA has released data showing how temperature and rainfall patterns worldwide may change through the year ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • Homeland security official to outline federal standards for securing chemical plants

    ESS, the leading provider of Environmental, Health and Safety (EH&S) and Crisis Management software for enterprise sustainability, today announced that it will sponsor a major chemical facility anti-terrorism exercise during ESS EXPO.08, where organizations will demonstrate the latest information technology tools for crisis management. ESS EXPO.08 will be held April 13-17, 2008 at the Wild ...


    By IHS

  • New online oil spill risk tool provides local, specific information for coastal managers

    A new oil-spill risk-management system has been developed by researchers, which shows the likely effects of a coastal spill on the environment and economic activities for specific locations. It provides maps of oil-spill risk through a web portal and could help decision makers and emergency-response authorities protect the local environment and businesses through targeted and efficient planning ...

  • DeconGel® Approved for Disposal at U.S. Department of Energy Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP)

    HONOLULU - After rigorous testing performed by the Savannah River National Laboratory (SRNL), the innovative decontamination product, DeconGel®, has met requirements for safe transport to the U.S. Department of Energy’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) in Carlsbad, New Mexico for disposal of transuranic waste (TRU). DeconGel® was used at SRNL in a headspace ...


    By KT Chemicals, Inc.

  • US dot issues emergency testing order for transport of crude oils

    The US Department of Transportation (DOT) has issued an Emergency Testing Order that requires all shippers to test crude oil from the Bakken region to ensure the proper identification of the crude oil before it is transported by rail. The Emergency Testing Order is in response to a number of recent incidents involving the derailment of trains transporting crude oil from Canada to the United ...

  • Why good people do bad things

    It's easy to blame individuals for engaging in illegal or unethical activities by assuming bad behaviour is an inherent personality trait. "Only shady people do shady things," right? We assume the CFO who reports false financial data and the hedge fund manager who commits insider trading do so because they are inherently "bad people." The maxim of individual responsibility is comforting because ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Settlement with Suiza Dairy Corporation For Violations at Facilities in Puerto Rico Will Make Facilities Safer, Benefit Nearby Communities

    Suiza Dairy has agreed to pay a penalty and make significant upgrades to settle Clean Air Act violations, the Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced today. The case stems from violations at two Suiza Dairy Corporation dairies located in Rio Piedras and Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, including two major releases of anhydrous ammonia from the Rio Piedras ...

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