heat protection News

  • The Heat is On

    Opting for underfloor heating instead of traditional radiators in his conservatory has enabled Chas Smith, a retired export manager from Chippenham, to use his conservatory all year round – including on the coldest day of the year. Chas installed the OSMA UFH system plates design from Wavin Plastics – a UK leader in water management solutions – in the 4x3 meter space in just five hours, ...


  • OSHA reminds northern Delaware employers to protect workers from heat illness

    With sweltering temperatures impacting northern Delaware today, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to protect their workers from heat illness. OSHA's FREE Heat Safety Tool App can calculate the heat index for a worksite, and displays a risk level to outdoor workers. With a simple click, users ...

  • OSHA reminds Philadelphia-area employers to protect workers from heat illness

    With sweltering temperatures impacting the greater Philadelphia today, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to protect their workers from heat illness. OSHA's FREE Heat Safety Tool App can calculate the heat index for a worksite, and displays a risk level to ...

  • OSHA reminds DC metro employers to protect workers from heat illness

    With sweltering temperatures impacting the greater Philadelphia today, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to protect their workers from heat illness. OSHA's FREE Heat Safety Tool App can calculate the heat index for a worksite, and displays a risk level to ...

  • Safe against heat and flame - ISO standard ensures performance of protective clothing

    A new ISO standard will increase the safety of persons risking contact with heat or flame. The standard provides the minimum performance requirements for protective clothing worn in situations where users may be exposed to radiant, convective or contact heat, flames, arc flashes and molten metal splashes. In this new version, ISO 11612:2008, Protective clothing – Clothing to protect against heat ...

  • Heat shrink wrap

    The tough economic times have bolstered the heat shrink wrap business. With more products taking longer to move, manufacturers are opting to shrink wrap their inventory for product protection while storing them outside instead of taking up valuable space in their warehouse or shop. Heat shrink wrap is waterproof and products such as PVC pipe or tires are being protected with UVI heat shrink wrap ...


    By Americover, Inc.

  • Heat stress is a reality in Europe!

    Field survey across Europe reveals that heat stress is a threat from North to South and East to West: European dairy farmers could lose 3Kg of milk/cow/day (up to 5.5 kg) in the summer! Did you know… How to evaluate heat stress? Heat stress is linked to ambient temperature ...


    By Lallemand Animal Nutrition

  • Village switches to green heating

    Last month, during his climate-protection tour under the slogan “Work, environment – innovation”, Sigmar Gabriel, the German environment minister, visited the biogas production unit at Tangeln, in Saxony-Anhalt, in order to officially open a biological heating system for houses. He stressed the commitment of the householders of Tangeln and the local biological heat cooperative Tangeln is setting ...


  • Preventing Scaling In Heat Exchangers

    Hard water scaling is a serious problem in all kinds of process equipment .. particularly plate type heat exchangers. Papertech in Spain is a leading paper manufacturer and the water used in their factory is a very hard well water. The engineers knew when they installed a plate type heat exchanger that the exchanger would scale up as the water hardness exceeded 500mgl. They decided to ...

  • Climate protection on industrial sites

    Refuse derived fuels in industrial power plants help to save CO2 Power plants on industrial sites can reduce the owner's costs for power, steam or heat production. Onsite power stations also help to prevent CO2 emissions if fossil feedstocks are substituted with refuse derived fuels (RDF). At the 'waste to energy' on May 9 to 10, 2007 in the Bremen Convention Center, experts from Germany and ...

  • ENER-G Switch2 welcomes new code of practice to help protect heat consumers

    Community heating metering and billing specialist ENER-G Switch2 has welcomed new heat network standards that will encourage best practice within the fast developing district heating market. The Code of Practice for Heat Networks has been developed by the Association for Decentralised Energy ...


    By ENER-G

  • Kashagan Field Protected by SharpEye

    The Kashagan Field, in the Kasakhstan's zone of the Caspian Sea, has invested in over 2,000 SharpEye Triple IR Flame Detectors. The AGIP  Kashagan FIeld provides an extremely harsh environment for the detectors to work in. Despite this, the SharpEye Triple IR detectors continue to provide top detection with the highest accuracy, reliability and the highest immunity to ...


    By Spectrex Inc

  • Protecting and enhancing the lives of miners

    “Employee health and safety is increasingly recognised as a key benefit by enlightened companies,” CSIRO Exploration & Mining Chief Dr Mike McWilliams said. “This is good news for both workers and their families as well as for mine production levels and profitability. “Health and safety performance is driven fundamentally by personal attitudes and organisational leadership.” “Scientific and ...

  • Germany `a pioneer of climate protection`

    The German Cabinet has adopted a comprehensive package of measures on climate protection which underlines Germany's pioneering role in this field. 'No other country will go to the UN Climate Change Conference in Bali with such an ambitious and concrete programme,' said Federal Environment Minister Sigmar Gabriel. 'We are massively expanding renewable energies in the electricity, fuels and heat ...


    By Federal Environment Ministry

  • Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom fail to protect young workers from heat hazards and illness, OSHA finds

    Seasonally-employed workers, mostly teen employees, hired as outdoor and food stand staff at Dorney Park and Wildwater Kingdom, were exposed to heat hazards during their summer employment, according to the U.S. Department of ...

  • OSHA reminds greater Baltimore-area employers to protect workers from heat illness

    With sweltering temperatures impacting the greater Philadelphia today, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to protect their workers from heat illness. OSHA's FREE Heat Safety Tool App can calculate the heat index for a worksite, and displays a risk level to ...

  • To Protect Public Health, Many Major Cities Confront Urban Heat Island Effect

    A survey of North American cities by the ACEEE and the Global Cool Cities Alliance (GCCA) finds that confronting the challenges of extreme weather, adapting to a changing climate, and improving the health and resiliency of urban populations are driving cities to develop and implement strategies to reduce excess urban heat. Nearly two thirds of the ...

  • Autoanalyzer helps protect production equipment

    An automated segmented flow analyzer, the AA3 from SEAL Analytical, is being used at BASF’s manufacturing facility at Ludwigshafen in Germany, to protect manufacturing equipment from corrosion or chemical attack from potential impurities in demineralised water, boiler feed water and steam condensate. Roland Bruenn, who has been with BASF since 1986, is responsible for the analysis of ...


    By SEAL Analytical, Inc.

  • World cities commit to climate protection

    Leaders from some of the world’s greatest cities have agreed to an ambitious set of binding climate-protection measures, less than a month before world leaders meet for what scientists say needs to be a globe-saving climate summit in Copenhagen, Denmark. Mayors and representatives of nearly 160 cities -- ranging from Chicago and Albuquerque in the United States, to Stockholm, Athens and Moscow in ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • SharpEye Protects Latvian Power Plant

    Riga Power Plant selected both the 20/20MI and 40/40I SharpEye Optical Flame Detectors to provide fire protection. Both types of detector feature IR3 optical spectral analysis, providing long distance detection with the ability to distinguish between real fires and various background heat sources thus providing the highest immunity to false alarms. Riga Power Station  is the main ...


    By Spectrex Inc

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