lift station safety News

  • Lifting is going wireles

    New wireless control technologies are being adopted by manufacturers and users of cranes and other lifting equipment. Tony Ingham of Sensor Technology Ltd explains the advantages and looks at how the field is developing. Most of us find it odd to look back five or ten years to when our home computers were tethered to the wall by a cable. Somehow we just accepted that the cable restricted the ...


    By Sensor Technology Ltd

  • US Labor Department`s OSHA cites two Missouri companies following worker`s death at Boschertown sanitary sewer lift station in St. Charles, Mo.

    The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Coatings Unlimited Inc. in Bridgeton with a total of 14 safety violations from an August 2012 incident in which a worker overcome by exposure to methyl ethyl ketone collapsed and died inside an 18-foot-deep vault manhole during construction of the Boschertown sanitary sewer lift station. St. Louis-based KCI ...

  • New OSHA program targets fatalities, injuries associated with automotive lifts

    To reduce injuries and fatalities associated with the operation of automotive lifts, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration is launching a local emphasis program in Hawaii, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands and American Samoa in July. OSHA compliance offices will begin conducting inspections to identify and evaluate hazards of lifts used in the automotive ...

  • New Wastewater Pump Station Website Hub Now Live

    Smith & Loveless Inc. introduces the industry’s most comprehensive Pump Station Resource (www.SmithandLoveless.com/Pumping) created for system designers and engineers, as well as owners and operators of wastewater collection systems. The web hub is loaded with tools and features such as videos, system design tools, case studies and white papers to ...


    By Smith & Loveless Inc.

  • Interacting in The Crystal

    21st May, 2013: London, UKFuturistic in every sense, The Crystal is a £30-million initiative from global engineering and electronics conglomerate, Siemens. One of the world’s greenest buildings, which is aiming for exemplary BREEAM and LEED accreditation, it provides an interactive exhibition hall, office space for around 100 employees, a 270-seat auditorium, shop, restaurant and ...


  • Kansas project takes home pair of awards for 2nd consecutive year

    Dodge City’s two water reclamation facilities, operated and maintained by CH2M HILL, recently received Plant of the Year Honors from the Kansas Water Environment Association. It is the second year in a row that the two plants were recognized in their respective categories. The KWEA Plant Award is based on criteria such as staffing, safety, laboratory, process evaluation and control, Kansas ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • New Guide to Water & Wastewater Sensors now Available from Automation Products Group

    LOGAN, UT - Automation Products Group, Inc. (APG) introduces their new Guide to Water and Wastewater Sensors. Each section offers a textual overview of and cutaway graphic illustrating the particular application, along with recommended sensing technologies for the application. The guide reviews lift station control, flow and level monitoring, plant influent flow monitoring, water reservoir level ...

  • Texas City extends wastewater contract into 2021

    The city of Stephenville, Texas, has extended its contract with CH2M HILL for wastewater operations and maintenance services into 2021, the third extension since the partnership began in 1996. “This latest contract extension means our relationship with Stephenville will span 25 years,” says Steve Meininger, CH2M HILL senior vice president and managing director, Operations Management ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Effective coal regulation could slash deaths from toxic fumes by 85%

    Effective emissions limits could save thousands of lives every year, yet more than half of coal power stations in Europe are operating with ‘permission to pollute’ above limits set in EU law. These are the findings of a new report ‘Lifting Europe’s Dark Cloud: How cutting coal saves lives’ published today by the ...

  • TAIM WESER will participate in METEC 2011

    After its successful participation in the previous edition of METEC, in 2007, TAIM WESER is returning to the prestigious German trade fair represented by its products specially designed for the lifting and bulk handling industries, sectors in which the company is a world leader, having installed its systems in 59 countries. At METEC 2011, TAIM WESER will basically be promoting its cranes for the ...


    By Taim Weser S.A.

  • Kijlstra launch a square plug for a square hole

    A revolutionary pre-cast concrete manhole that can typically be installed up to 16 times quicker than traditional systems on standard units has been launched in the UK by European construction materials giant Kijlstra. Manufactured from self-compacting concrete and poured monolithically with benching to guarantee optimum size consistency and strength, the system is combined with a perfect finish ...


    By Kijlstra LTD.

  • New Submersible Level Sensors Offer Unique Removable and Reusable Cage for Significant Savings in Harsh Environments

    LOGAN, UT - Automation Products Group, Inc. introduces the PT-500 Submersible Liquid Level/Pressure Transmitters. The PT-500 features a vented, watertight cable and delivers a high precision 4-20mA solid-state signal while submerged up to 450 ft. A unique (patent pending) removable stainless steel cage connects to the sensor with a simple snap ring and enables users to save significantly on ...

  • Picture perfect from SSI Schaefer at IMHX

    Visitors to IMHX can expect the complete works from SSI Schaefer. The red carpet is literally being rolled out to welcome all guests to the impressive 380 sq metre stand that will not only feature two brand new products to the UK market but will also capture Schaefer’s complete product range and capabilities. Two exciting and innovative products new to the UK market, the LogiMat and the ...

  • Republic Steel exposes workers repeatedly to fall, chemical and other hazards at Lorain, Ohio, steel mill

    While Republic Steel has made a significant investment in personnel, training and safety improvements, workers are still exposed to serious fall and chemical hazards at the company's century-old Lorain steel mill, U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspectors have found. In a 2014 ...

  • Interstate products offers heavy duty powdered citrus degreaser at lower cost

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading provider of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial solutions now offers Orange Crystal Concentrate (OCC), a lower cost and effective alternative to higher priced D'Limonene citrus cleaner degreaser products.  IPI’s Orange Crystal Concentrate is a powdered citrus degreaser concentrate that cleans ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • People wait for tap water to be cleared in West Virginia

    Downtown businesses and restaurants reopened Tuesday following last week's chemical spill, but many people waited yet another day for officials to tell them their tap water was safe. So far, about 39 percent of West Virginia American Water's customers have been allowed to use their water again after a chemical spilled into the Elk River on Thursday, state officials said. More than ...


    By Associated Press

  • Traverse City renews $2.5 million wastewater treatment contract with CH2M

    The City of Traverse City, Michigan, recently approved a 5-year contract renewal with CH2M for operations and maintenance of the Traverse City Regional Wastewater Treatment Plant. The City Commission voted 6 to 1 to renew this important partnership, extending a 26-year success story throughout which CH2M and the city have collaborated to improve water quality in Grand Traverse Bay, and help ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • EPA awards over $9 million to Commonwealth of Northern Mariana Islands

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently awarded $9 million to the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands to continue its efforts to protect human health and the environment. The Commonwealth Utilities Corporation (CUC) will receive $6.7 million for wastewater and drinking water infrastructure support. CNMI Bureau of Environmental and Coastal Quality (BECQ) is receiving an ...

  • United Water Renews Contract with Village of Bensenville, IL to Operate Wastewater System

    United Water, one of the largest water services providers in the nation, has reached an agreement with Village of Bensenville, Illinois, to extend its agreement to operate, maintain and manage the Village’s wastewater treatment system for the next two years. Since 2004, when United Water began managing the contract, United Water has developed best-in-class ...

  • Thompson Pump Promotes Sales Manager

    Thompson Pump, an international manufacturer of portable diesel-driven pumps, announces the promotion of Bobby Zitzka to the role of Sales Manager. Zitzka will oversee the corporate sales team including national accounts, international sales, municipal sales, and the inside sales department based out of Port Orange, Fla. Prior to his promotion, Zitzka served as the Branch Manager of ...


    By Thompson Pump

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