over-exposure News

  • Fears over pesticide exposure in the month of conception

    New research reveals that babies conceived in the spring and summer are more likely than others to be born with birth defects. One possible cause is the levels of pesticides in surface water happen to peak at the same time. The study, published in the US medical journal Acta Pædiatrica links the increasing number of birth defects in children of women whose last menstrual period occurred in April ...

  • IFAT is over

    Stunning experience. A very successful week, a lot of contacts and new customers from all over the world! Many thanks to all of you. Next appointments: RWM Birmingham, Ecomondo Rimini and Pollutec Lyon. Keep following ...


    By SatrindTech Srl

  • Oregon Guard Soldiers Sue Military Contractor over Hexavalent Chromium Exposure

    LA Testing provides hexavalent chromium and other metal testing services to keep soldiers and industrial workers safe from the cancer causing materials. Garden Grove, CA, September 20th, 2010 Last month a federal judge ruled a lawsuit by some veterans of the Oregon Army National Guard could proceed against a major contractor from the war in Iraq.  The veterans ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • EPA awards over $200,000 to the Oklahoma department of labor to reduce exposure to asbestos

    A grant from the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will assist in reducing asbestos exposure in schools and state buildings in Oklahoma. The grant for $234,713, given to the Oklahoma Department of Labor (ODOL), will be used for inspections and encouraging compliance with the Asbestos in Schools Program which is designed to protect the health of school children and other occupants as well as ...

  • EPA Awards the State of Oklahoma Over $240,000 to Reduce Exposure to Asbestos in Schools and State Buildings

    The Environmental Protection Agency has awarded the Oklahoma Department of Labor $242,322 to help reduce exposure to asbestos in schools and state buildings through compliance monitoring. The funds will be used by the ODOL to complete audit inspections in local schools during the upcoming school year. Asbestos inspections are a traditional method of encouraging compliance with the Asbestos in ...

  • Metro Mining - Award winning mining group adopts ESdat

    Metro Mining Limited is an Australian exploration and mining company based in Brisbane, Queensland. Metro commenced mining operations at its flagship project, the Bauxite Hills Mine, 95 kms north of Weipa on western Cape York, in April this year. Metro conducts surface water and groundwater environmental monitoring to meet operating licence ...

  • AKCP to Announce LoRaWAN Products at Intelligent Building Systems Show

    AKCP in collaboration with GMI Databox will announce a family of LoRaWAN products at the upcoming Intelligent Building Systems show in Paris Porte de Versailles, France. AKCP, established in the USA in 1981, has 37 years of experience in professional sensor management solutions. AKCP is partnering with GMI Databox at the ...


    By AKCP

  • De Nora Launches Next Generation of ClorTec® On-Site Sodium Hypochlorite Generators

    De Nora, a leading designer of safe, innovative, and sustainable water ...

  • Video: Gel Used For Detecting Lead Paint

    One of the most recent advancements in technology today is a gel used for detecting levels of lead paint. Developed by scientists at the University of Michigan, the gel test relies on a new molecular recipe to determine whether a paint chip contains more lead than the regulated 5,000 parts per million. The new test works through a vial that holds paint thinner and certain salts that will turn ...


    By The TDJ Group, Inc

  • Fluence to Present at Cowen New York Summit on September 20

    Melbourne, Australia & New York, USA: Fluence Corporation Limited (ASX: FLC) ("Fluence" or the "Company"), a global leader in water and wastewater treatment solutions, today announced that its Chief Executive Officer, Henry Charrabe" will participate in the "Water - Reaching an Inflection in Advanced Technology" panel presentation at the Cowen Industrial Innovation and Technology Summit at ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • TTEC has Boiler Tube Thermocouples for the Power Industry

    Water and steam flow through boiler tubes is very important so that the system performs properly. A blockage inside a tube will cause many expensive problems, including overheating, tube rupture and forced shutdown of the unit. A blockage will be indicated by an elevated surface temperature. The tube surfaces need to be monitored at many locations so that blockages can be quickly detected. The ...

  • Managing exposure to nanoparticles in the workplace

    It is estimated that approximately 2 million workers will be employed in nanotechnology industries worldwide in the next fifteen years. A new study reviews an existing framework of occupational risk management and describes possible methods for controlling exposure to nanomaterials in workplaces. The manufacture and use of nanomaterials is increasing. Although this is creating more jobs, those ...

  • The Comet Assay and Occupational Exposure

    The Comet assay is being used with increasing popularity in biomonitoring studies to determine the level of DNA damage in workers exposed to potentially hazardous chemicals and radiation. The assay is an ideal biomarker for such investigations due to its sensitivity and reliability in detecting DNA damage and repair. A large number of research groups are utilising our ...


    By Perceptive Instruments Ltd.

  • Country management for exposure limits

    The country management is a new parameter introduced in EuSHEET to allow you to associate a country to every specific limit, included in the table in section 8, and to print the safety data sheet which contains only the limits related to the selected country. Country management activation It is possible to enable the country management by entering the menu Utilities → ...


    By Selerant srl

  • Podcast: The Fight Over Fracking

    The Colorado Oil & Gas Association (COGA), in partnership with CH2M, is pleased to announce the newest episode of COGA’s “What Turns You On?“ podcast series – The Fight over Fracking. In this episode of the COGA Energy Podcast, best-selling author and Managing Director of Lime Rock Partners, Gary Sernovitz, comes to us live from the 2016 Rocky Mountain Energy ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • All over for the DFR stack

    The original stack from the Dounreay Fast Reactor has ended its days as a pile of scrap metal. Before the cutting work could start, Dounreay workers climbed inside the stack to decontaminate the interior, and remove the remaining pipe work. A team from Core Cut, a West Lothian-based company who are one of Britain's leading specialists in ‘DiamondWire’ sawing, then moved in and spent a number of ...

  • Aerosols increasing over India

    Aerosols — particles or droplets suspended in the air that impact climate  by scattering or absorbing the sun’s radiation — are increasing across India, new research shows. The findings by S. Ramachandran and colleagues from the space and atmospheric sciences division of ...


    By SciDev.Net

  • Is global warming all over?

    The recent fall in global temperatures has led to increasing speculation that global warming is a thing of the past. Despite this fall, a look at global average temperatures reveals a different picture. It shows large variability in our climate year-on-year – warmer some years, cooler in others - but what is very clear is an underlying rise over the longer term, almost certainly caused by ...


    By The Met Office

  • 01dB: How to estimate your noise exposure and your vibration exposure...

    The risk assessment caused by noise and vibration allows the identification of exposed workers and a good knowledge of sound and vibration situations to define an adapted action plan. Many workers are exposed daily to occupational noise and vibration. Extended exposure of individuals to intense noise levels generates hearing loss and important deafness troubles. Regarding vibration levels, it can ...


    By ACOEM

  • Exposure Photography Awards – Jonathan Banks

    British photographer Jonathan Banks will have his work displayed at the Louvre Museum on the 13th July, as part of the Exposure Photography Awards. Four of the images included in his ...


    By DelAgua Group

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