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  • Cobalt, Some Cobalt Compounds and TCE Receive New Listings in the 14th Report on Carcinogens

    In early November, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the 14th Report on Carcinogens (RoC). The cumulative report now includes 248 listings of agents, substances, mixtures and exposure circumstances that are known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans.  The congressionally mandated document prepared by the National Toxicology Program (NTP) for ...

  • Freezing Winter Temperatures Create Thermal Risks for Many Workers

    With less than a month remaining this winter season, many workers in the Northern Hemisphere have been experienced freezing weather during their daily routines.  Each year, workers in a wide range of industries succumb to cold stress and in some circumstances may even develop hypothermia or frostbite. Cold stress can be encountered in many types of work environments.  These ...

  • Shawcity Seminar 3: Environmental Organic Gas Analysis - Soil and Water

    On Wednesday 14th September 2016, Shawcity hosted the third in their 2016 series of seminars for the occupational hygiene, health and safety and environmental industries. The theme for the event was 'Environmental Organic Gas Analysis - Soil and Water' and the speaker line-up was of the highest calibre, with four PhD-level experts sharing their knowledge on the subject. Delegates ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Outdoor Workers’ Safety Training Should Include Mitigating Lightning Hazards

    The summer months bring increased thunderstorm activity to many regions that can kill or severely injure workers involved in outdoor activities. According to a fact sheet from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), in the United States alone, cloud-to-ground lightning occurs 20 to 25 million times each year. Global ...

  • Torqing sense for process plant control

    Plant monitoring and control is particularly vital in the continuous process industries, where multiple machines must act in harmony day after day and failure of a single machine can lead to massive consequential losses of production. With most machines driven through a rotating shaft, torque monitoring can identify problems before they become critical. Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology considers ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • Verderflex launches its new Vantage 5000 and Steptronic range at Achema 2015

    Leading peristaltic pumps manufacturer, Verderflex, will be exhibiting at ACHEMA, Frankfurt, Germany on June 15 - 19, 2015, in partnership with its German distributor Verder Deutschland GmbH. Achema is the ...

  • Innovation in process automation

    The third generation of the Proline series of flowmeters is "Industry 4.0 ready" - the integrated W-LAN connectivity and comprehensive process and device data offer extensive options for process optimization. Thanks to the HistoROM non-volatile memory module, the new devices prevent data loss and enable the easy exchange of components without the need for reconfiguration. The new Proline is ...


    By Endress Hauser

  • National Radon Action month and protecting workers from exposure risks

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has once again designated January as National Radon Action Month. The EPA reports that radon is the leading cause of lung cancer deaths among nonsmokers in the United States and claims the lives of about 21,000 Americans each year. The World Health Organization (WHO) has estimated that radon causes between 6% and 15% of lung cancers worldwide. ...

  • Jerome Mercury Detection – Innovation Across the Globe

    Arizona Instrument’s line of Jerome® toxic gas analyzers is designed to provide accurate and reliable data in compact, rugged and easy to use packages. Our patented gold film sensor technology in particular is referenced in countless other patents dealing with mercury waste and removal, just some of which are listed below. Jerome is a trusted standard when it comes to ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • Analyzing waste gases during simulated Mars mission

    As part of a project to measure the effects of long-term isolation on astronauts, small groups of individuals have been selected to live in a tiny ‘Habitat’ perched on the upper slope of a volcano in Hawaii. In doing so, the project team has contributed to the understanding of issues that would confront a manned mission to Mars. As part of the project’s research NASA’s ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • Xylem celebrates World Water Day across the globe

    Company announces new commitments to support innovative solutions to global water crises at White House Water Summit Xylem employees pledge 100,000 volunteer hours to increase awareness of water issues and address community water needs As millions of people around the world observe World Water Day, Xylem Inc. (NYSE:XYL) announces new efforts to accelerate the development and ...


    By Xylem, Inc.

  • UN: Environmental Protection Enhances Economic Development

    NEW YORK, New York (ENS) - Egypt, Peru, Vietnam, and Mongolia are among the countries putting the environment at the core of their plans to cut poverty by 2015, according to a report issued Friday by two United Nations agencies. Environmental sustainability and economic development work best when they are linked, the report demonstrates by documenting progress in 158 ...

  • Protecting Outdoor Workers from Excessive Sun Exposure and UV Rays

    With summer just a few weeks away, now is an ideal time for employers to remind their workers about the dangers of sunburns and skin cancer associated with excessive ultraviolet (UV) exposure. Skin cancer is the most common form of cancer in the United States according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). This is also true in many other countries, especially those with large ...

  • PepsiCo Achieves Safe Water Access Goal

     PepsiCo, Inc. (NYSE: PEP) today announced that the company has achieved its previously stated goal of partnering to provide access to safe water to three million people in developing countries by the end of 2015. Given the company's strong progress to date, PepsiCo also announced a new commitment to provide access to safe ...


  • Meetings not to be missed on the ECOMONDO 2015 conference program

    BIOECONOMY WITH BIOMETHANE, BIOREFINERIES, SUSTAINABLE FOOD INDUSTRY AT ECOMONDO 2015 Ecomondo 2015 will dedicate ample space to the Italian bioeconomy, which currently has a value of over 240 billion euros and provides 22 million jobs. On Friday 6th November, a large event will be ...

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