industrial safety News

  • NIOSH accepting input on how best to protect workers, including in nanotechnology

    John Howard, M.D., Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), authored a January 10, 2017, NIOSH blog item entitled “Occupational Health Issues in the USA.” Howard shares a recent editorial he wrote in Occupational Medicine, “Occupational health issues in the USA,” that highlights some of the occupational safety and health issues ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • WEBINAR - Chemical Substance Regulation in Central and South America: A Deeper Dive

    The Central and South American chemical regulatory environment continues to be one that is challenging to understand, navigate, and manage from a business perspective.  These challenges most often stem from one of three aspects:  a lack of knowledge concerning the regulatory and governmental authority structure; a challenge in determining which regulations (local, national, and/or trade ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • CERC training courses

    The CERC training team has been busy over the past few months, conducting training courses for industry, regulators, universities, councils and consultancies, both in our Cambridge offices and at locations around the UK. We have provided tailored courses for overseas delegates, including: ...

  • New FleetMind White Paper Examines Internet of Things (IoT) for Smarter Waste Collection Services

    FleetMind Solutions today published an industry white paper entitled: “THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT): Making Waste Collection Part of a Smarter Future”. This white paper looks at how waste management organizations are increasingly deploying IoT systems to monitor waste, vehicles, drivers and customers for smarter and more sustainable operations. “IoT is all about connecting and ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • New White Paper on FTIR multigas analysis

    Gasmet Technologies (Finland) has announced the publication of a free White Paper on the simultaneous measurement of multiple gases in a wide variety of applications using FTIR (Fourier Transform InfraRed) technology. With the ability to measure almost any gas, FTIR monitoring technology is employed in an enormous variety of applications including Continuous Emissions Monitoring, Stack ...


    By Gasmet Technologies Oy

  • E-waste recyclers discuss future trends

    The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future. Already today, 15 billion things are digitally connected with one another and experts predict an increase to 50 billion devices in the IoT (Internet of Things) by the year 2020. These things include not only computers, tablets and smartphones, but also wearables, consumer electronics and the vehicles we use. However, although this ...

  • 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-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 ...

  • 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.

  • 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 ...

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