occupational health monitoring tool News

  • EU-OSHA showcases new research, tools and resources at the world’s largest event on occupational safety and health

    The Agency will host a symposium on preventing psychosocial risks, based on its 2014–15 Healthy Workplaces Manage Stress campaign. It will also use its place at the trade fair, which will unite over 4000 occupational safety and health (OSH) experts from around the world, to officially launch ...

  • E-tools: the safety and health resource of the future

    ‘E’ — ‘electronic’ — tools are interactive, with outputs tailored to the user. Occupational safety and health (OSH) e-tools can, for example, identify hazards and risks in the workplace and provide solutions for OSH risk prevention. But it is also possible to monitor e-tool use, as well as assess effectiveness and functionality. With technological developments ...

  • Identifying Environmental and Occupational Exposure Risks to Suspected Carcinogens in Puerto Rico

    Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services released the 14th Report on Carcinogens (RoC). It contained newly reviewed substances that are known or reasonably anticipated to cause cancer in humans. Included in this list was the metallic element cobalt and cobalt compounds that release cobalt ions in vivo. The National Toxicology Program (NTP), ...


    By Zimmetry Environmental

  • MEPs call for better protection of workers from occupational diseases and workplace accidents

     In a report on the Community strategy on health and safety at work 2007-2012, the European Parliament regrets that the Commission 'is silent on targets for the reduction of occupational diseases'. New and emerging risks had to be identified, and asbestos needed to be phased out. MEPs also repeat their call for a better protection of healthcare workers from blood borne diseases. The report ...


    By European Parliament

  • Health and Safety Edinburgh 7-8 september 2011

    Health and Safety Edinburgh 7-8 September 2011 Stand 4 If you’re a Health and Safety professional in need of a monitoring solution, you can’t afford to miss out on visiting Shawcity at this year’s Health and Safety event in Edinburgh on the 7th and 8th September. Shawcity cater for a variety of markets including health and safety, occupational ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • OSHA releases online tool to help protect workers exposed to cadmium

    The Occupational Safety and Health Administration today released a new interactive online tool to help protect workers exposed to cadmium. The new interactive online tool will assist employers in complying with OSHA's cadmium standard (29 CFR 1910.1027). OSHA's ...

  • Using `body mapping` to flag workers` ill health

    Last month's European Health and Safety Week saw renewed promotion of a technique for flagging up workers' health problems, especially musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs), that has been used successfully by trade unions since the mid 1990s. It's a simple, usually pictorial approach that can work particularly well with people whose first language is not English and has the rare distinction of giving ...


    By LexisNexis

  • AIRLOG - Indoor Air Quality Management Reporting Tool and Platform

    A recent survey* of 200 UK businesses revealed that absenteeism and sickness are major issues affecting service delivery and customer satisfaction for 39% of those questioned so anyone with an environmental remit as part of their business operation should take note. With pollution contributing to serious respiratory disorders such as asthma, and more than 30% of EU ...


    By Green Air Monitoring Ltd.

  • Visit Shawcity on stand 4 at health and Safety Edinburgh 2011

    Health and Safety Edinburgh 7-8 September 2011  Stand 4   If you’re a Health and Safety professional in need of a monitoring solution, you can’t afford to miss out on visiting Shawcity at this year’s Health and Safety event in Edinburgh ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • 3E Company expands webinsight chemical regulatory compliance reference tool with new GHS information and PCTEC data

    3E Company, the leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the availability of WebInsight version 6.0, the latest version of its web-based chemical regulatory compliance reference tool. The latest version includes new GHS tools and Physical, Chemical, Toxicity and Eco-toxicological Content (PCTEC) data for ...


    By 3E Company

  • US Department of Labor`s OSHA cites ProBuild Co. LLC in Buda, Texas, for exposing workers to various safety and health hazards

    ProBuild Co. LLC in Buda, Texas, has been cited by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration for 17 safety and health violations, including combustible dust hazards. Proposed penalties total $54,000. OSHA began investigating the materials manufacturing facility on Cement Plant Road in March. Sixteen serious violations were cited, including failing to provide ...

  • AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring

    AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring The organisers of AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions show, have announced a comprehensive programme of events that will take place in Telford, UK, on 22nd and 23rd April. Created to provide an update on the latest regulations, technologies, methods and research in air quality and emissions monitoring, AQE ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Casella appoints Ben Henson as general manager

    Casella Measurement – leading manufacturer of high performance industrial hygiene, occupational health and environmental monitoring equipment – has announced the appointment of Ben Henson as its new General Manager, with responsibility for increasing focus on the development of the company’s expanding global business activities. Ben brings in-depth strategic sales & ...


    By Casella

  • Casella unveils new Hand Arm Vibration Meter

    Casella’s new Hand Arm Vibration Meter has been developed to monitor those susceptible to hand arm vibration syndrome (HAVS). This serious condition affects one in ten people working with hand-held, vibrating power tools¹, such as hammer drills, chainsaws and concrete breakers. Encompassing a number of conditions including Raynaud’s Disease and White Finger, without ...


    By Casella

  • Human Vibration Analyzer Type 4447

    An increase in the number of hand-arm and whole-body injuries caused by vibration is the consequence of the use of modern appliances that are powered by external power sources. Hand-tools, machinery, and heavy vehicles cause vibration, the harmfulness of which depends on its intensity and frequency content, and the time of exposure. Brüel & Kjærs Human Vibration Analyzer Type 4447, a portable ...

  • NASA technology to enhance `Green` building efficiency

    NASA today announced that it is collaborating with Integrated Building Solutions (IBS), Inc. to develop a next-generation intelligent, automated, and integrated environmental monitoring and management capability for office buildings and research environments. The building control systems being developed jointly by NASA's Ames Research Center, Moffett Field, Calif., and IBS signal a new era in the ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • RegScan Releases Cal/OSHA Audit Protocols

    WILLIAMSPORT, PA (March 5, 2014) — RegScan, Inc. is pleased to announce the development of original online audit protocols for the California Division of Occupational Safety and Health, better known as Cal/OSHA. Developed as a supplement to our U.S. TEAM (The Environmental Assessment and Management) Guides™ products, these comprehensive audit protocols keep California ...


    By RegScan, Inc.

  • New sensor capabilities for AQM Series

    Particles Plus revealed their new PID and NDIR environmental sensors, enhancing performance for their line of Air Quality Monitors. While previous versions performed to specification, the new sensors bring their environmental monitoring to a new level of accuracy and repeatability. The enhanced sensor for CO2 employs a sophisticated non-dispersive infrared (NDIR) detector that, coupled with free ...


    By Particles Plus, Inc.

  • TVOC Sensor Boosts AQM Performance

    Particles Plus revealed their new PID and NDIR environmental sensors, enhancing performance for their line of Air Quality Monitors. While previous versions performed to specification, the new sensors bring their environmental monitoring to a new level of accuracy and repeatability. The enhanced sensor for CO2 employs a sophisticated non-dispersive infrared (NDIR) detector that, coupled with free ...


    By Particles Plus, Inc.

  • Casella gives improved insight into dust and fume risks

    The latest upgrade of Casella CEL’s insight occupational exposure data management software means that it can now be used in conjunction with the company’s popular Microdust Pro real-time monitor to automatically download, manage and report data, so providing exceptionally reliable results when conducting workplace inhalation risk assessments. Extremely straightforward to use, the ...


    By Casella

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