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  • Portable Workplace Detector for Trace Toxic Chemicals

    ENMET's new mGC (mini Gas Chromatograph) chemical specific portable instrument is designed to detect threat chemicals below the OSHA permissible exposure limits in the industrial workplace for worker safety. This handheld monitor improves information collected from traditional multi-gas survey instruments by providing details about the chemical composition of the sample. It ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • Respiratory Protection for Workers Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses the importance of respiratory protection for workers in various industries.  “OSHA reports that an estimated 5 million workers are required to wear respirators in 1.3 million workplaces throughout the United ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Industrial Railway Safety Conference

    Come and visit Nilex at the 2nd Annual Industrial Railway Safety Conference on October 25th. Learn about the most current and best practices in the sector, interact with experts on the regulatory process and safety management systems (SMS), gain insight into new technologies and equipment, and find out about safety training resources. Don't miss keynote speaker Captain Stephen Robertson, who ...


    By Nilex

  • Apprion Dramatically Improves Industrial Safety With ION Safety Shower Application

    Apprion, the leader in industrial wireless application systems and services, today unveiled its ION Safety Shower Application that monitors safety shower and eye wash station activation when an employee exposed to hazardous materials activates a safety shower or eye wash station. In the oil, gas, and chemical processing industries, accidents with chemicals and other hazardous materials are all ...


    By Apprion, Inc.

  • All sectors of industry called to action on safety alerts

    All sectors of industry are being urged to play their part in sharing information to prevent accidents. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has revamped its Safety Bulletin system which warns industry of problems with equipment, process, procedures and substances that may lead to injury, with bulletins now available automatically via email, text message or RSS feed, as well as on the website. ...

  • Offshore industry making good progress on safety

    18 months on from the landmark KP3 report, a 'snapshot' review concludes that though the safety of the UK's offshore installations is improving, the work is by no means complete and will require sustained effort and investment. The review, carried out by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), warns that the momentum for improvement must continue through the current challenging economic climate. ...

  • Safety crack down on North English industrial estates

    More than 100 businesses in Newcastle, England were visited in a recent crackdown on industrial estates by Health and Safety Executive and local council inspectors. On 14 occasions, they were so worried about what they saw, they issued an official “improvement notice” requiring action to be taken as a matter of urgency to prevent an accident occurring. A  further eight  improvement ...

  • Fertilizer industry grows despite safety concerns

    In years past, Brian Moody's efforts to bring economic development to his small Illinois town focused on modest projects: merging an old hardware store whose owner was retiring with another shop to preserve 30 jobs or pointing artists to a vacant downtown building. Now he has a bigger prospect. Cronus Chemicals wants to build a $1.2 billion plant on a nearby cornfield that would manufacture ...


    By Associated Press

  • Environment, health and safety industry leader Ted Polakowski

    Citation Technologies, Inc. the premier provider of document management solutions for the presentation and management of change of global regulatory documents and intellectual properties, announced today that Theodore Polakowski, former Director of Health Safety Security Environment (HSSE) Compliance at BP, has joined the company as its Vice President to build out Citation Technologies’ ...


    By Citation Global, Inc.

  • Safety-Kleen acquires Atlantic Industrial Services

    Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc., has acquired the assets of Atlantic Industrial Services, Inc. (AISI), headquartered in Fort Lauderdale, FL, one of the largest collectors and recyclers of used oil, oil filters and antifreeze in the Southeast. The acquisition includes 10 Atlantic locations, more than 100 experienced personnel and a fleet of approximately 150 vehicles. “For more than 10 years, AISI has ...


    By Safety-Kleen Systems, Inc.

  • Software tool for configuring safety applications in the process industry

    Version 6.1 of the Simatic Safety Matrix Cause&Effect tool for safety applications in the process industry has been equipped with new functions. Certified up to safety level 3 by the German TÜV Technical Inspectorate, the software from the Siemens Industry Automation Division now features configurable user authorization. The software also supports the Automation Licence Manager and the ...

  • R. Baker & Son all industrial highlights recent safety and industry awards

    Inc. Magazine recently ranked R. Baker & Son All Industrial Services among their “2009 Inc. 5000”, an exclusive annual ranking of the fastest growing private companies in America. R. Baker & Son ranked 2,881, with an impressive growth rate of 98.2% between 2005 and 2008. The national construction industry average for the same four year period was 22.16%.We have also received a number of ...

  • A Head for Safety

    Progressive Technical Services Ltd, one of the UK's most experienced and fastest growing industrial and environmental services company has invested in an emergency ID system that works by storing personal health information on the hard hats of all operational staff. Richard Kay, Managing Director said: “Each member of staff is given his or her own ICE – In Case of Emergency – ...

  • Promoting chemical safety and emergency preparedness in the chemical industry in China

    China's Ministry of Environmental Protection (MEP), the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and Dow Chemical (China) Investment Company Limited (Dow) today signed a joint project document to collaborate on promoting chemical safety and emergency preparedness in the chemical industry in China. The partnership will support the development of the safer production of chemicals and safety ...

  • US health and safety agency forms alliance with scaffold industry

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has formed a new Alliance with the Scaffold Industry Association (SIA) to provide its members and others in the construction industry with information and guidance on the safe use of mast climbing scaffolding and aerial lift equipment. 'The collective expertise of OSHA and SIA can create a significant impact on ...

  • ECC Wins 2006 National Safety Council Industry Leader Award

    Burlingame, CA — The National Safety Council recently gave Bay Area company ECC the 2006 Industry Leader Award for best safety performance in its category. The NSC has more than 50,000 members, and ECC is one of 168 companies—and the only environmental remediation firm—to receive the honor. Winners of the Industry Leader Award achieved the lowest total incidence rating based on lost-workday ...

  • Sustainable health and safety conditions a growing concern in the mining industry

    Mining experts will discuss the latest safety and health procedures at the 3rd Global Health and Safety Forum in Mining to be held on 16-17 September 2013 in Johannesburg, South Africa. After the recent Sago Mine disaster in the USA, the Xiaojiawan mine blasts in China, and other incidents in Chile and New Zealand, the issue of maintaining the health and safety in the mining industry ...


    By Fleming Gulf FZE

  • Marketing the Industrial Hygiene Profession & the CIH Program Increases Health & Safety Awareness

    The industrial hygiene profession has a long history of helping to protect and enhance the health and safety of people at work and in their communities. In fact, the term “industrial hygiene” gained popularity back in the early 1900s with the formation of the Industrial Hygiene Section of the American Public Health Association.    ...

  • Nuclear Industry Leader Joins WTP to Advance Project`s Safety Culture

    Bechtel Corporation announced today that Edward "Ward" Sproat is leading a comprehensive effort to advance the nuclear safety and quality culture at the Hanford Waste Treatment Plant (WTP), also known as the "Vit Plant." Bechtel National, Inc. (BNI), a member of the Bechtel group of companies, is designing and constructing the Vit Plant. A recognized expert in the nuclear industry, Sproat served ...


    By Bechtel Corporation

  • UK health and safety agency launches strategy for paper and board industries

    The Health and Safety Executive’s (HSE) Paper and Board Industry Advisory Committee (PABIAC) has launched the second phase of its strategy to secure further improvements in health and safety performance in the papermaking, corrugated packaging and recovered paper sectors over the next three years. The new strategy - 'Making a difference 2008-11' - builds on the achievement by the industry during ...

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