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  • New personal ozone monitors

    Amidst growing concern with the consequences of ground level ozone on health, and the continued failure of the UK to meet European air quality directives, Air Monitors, a specialist instrumentation company, has launched a new portable UV-based ozone monitor which significantly enhances the ability to measure the air that people breathe.  The handheld Personal Ozone Monitor (POM) allows ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Tough, Small And Lightweight Personal Multi-Gas Monitor For Harsh Environments

    Extending the family of Tetra portable gas monitors, the lightweight Tetra:3 from Crowcon Detection Instruments combines extremely rugged design with small size and simple operation. Designed for use in demanding industrial environments, including confined space work in the construction industry, the Tetra:3 has simple, single button operation which can be used with a gloved hand. Monitoring ...

  • Video released: personal noise dosimeter demonstration

    New short video released showcasing Pulsar’s popular personal noise monitoring device Pulsar Instruments, the fastest growing manufacturer of noise at work monitoring products in the world, has released a new video explaining and demonstrating the features, functions and ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • New Gas Generator to check personal Gas Detectors

    Personnel working in chemical plants protect themselves with personal gas detectors from gas exposure. Gas leaks are very unlikely to occur, so the gas detector will always display „0“. An instrument displaying zero can do so for two reasons: a) The concentration is zero. b) The instrument is defective. For good reasons a daily check of the instrument is mandatory. It would ...

  • Personal exposure monitors help specify health impacts of indoor, outdoor air quality

    Indoor and outdoor pollutants can adversely affect the heart in ways different from outdoor air pollution alone, according to a new cardiovascular study conducted by researchers at the University of Michigan, in collaboration with an exposure study conducted by RTI International. The Cardiovascular Sub-Study of the Detroit Exposure and Aerosol Research Study (DEARS) has shown for the first time ...


    By RTI International

  • Casella Reports Ongoing Demand For Lightweight And Reliable dBadge Personal Noise Dosimeter

    Further underlining its unrivalled position as the first company to develop an all-digital, ‘badge-style’ personal sound exposure meter for use around the workplace, Casella is reporting ongoing demand for its lightweight yet robust dBadge noise dosimeter series. In fact, sales of the popular and well-proven instrument, which weighs just 71g, have continued to rise since ...


    By Casella

  • High Resolution Turbidity Monitoring for protection against Cryptosporidium – using a photometer for continuous measurement

    High Resolution Turbidity Monitoring for protection against Cryptosporidium – using a photometer for continuous measurement. It is widely known that parasites such as Cryptosporidium in potable water are dangerous for human health: diarrhoea, head-ache, sickness, and even death if the immune system of the affected person is compromised. It is therefore a critical duty of all potable water supply ...


    By Sigrist-Photometer AG

  • Time spent in traffic has major effect on personal exposure to cancer-causing chemicals

    Our lifestyles determine how often we are exposed to cancer-causing chemicals, such as those in traffic emissions and cigarette smoke. A Swedish study reveals how exposure to these chemicals varies from person to person. Among its findings, the amount of time a person spends in traffic or refuelling their car significantly affects how much benzene and butadiene they could inhale. Many studies ...

  • Air Monitors launches latest industrial particulate monitors

    A new report published in September 2012 by the European Environment Agency shows that almost a third of Europe's city dwellers are exposed to excessive concentrations of airborne particulate matter (PM); one of the most important pollutants in terms of harm to human health because it penetrates sensitive parts of the respiratory system. Colin Craggs from instrumentation specialist Air Monitors ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Pew Encouraged that Ocean Protection is on Rio+20 Agenda

    Global political leaders will convene in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil this June, which marks the 20th anniversary of the original UN Earth Summit, to evaluate progress toward achieving goals on sustainable development. On January 10, the first draft of the 'negotiating ...

  • Maryland Passes Asbestos Worker Protection Law

    Beginning October 1, 2012, asbestos remediation workers in Maryland will be facing a fine five times larger then the maximum amount currently allowed by law for violating any environmental laws relating to asbestos in the state. Leaders of the Laborers’ Health and Safety Fund of North America (LHSFNA) say this new fine, a maximum of $25,000, is setting a standard all states should follow. ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • World`s First Wireless Multi-Threat Monitors Deliver Life-Saving, All-in-One Protection From Toxic and Combustible Gases, and Radiation

    RAE Systems Inc. today introduced the world's first wireless portable multi-threat monitors that reliably give safety professionals unprecedented visibility and control of chemical and radiation threat data. The new family of life-saving monitors combines industry-first wireless functionality with best-in-class detection capabilities for anytime, anywhere access to toxic and combustible gases, ...


    By RAE Systems by Honeywell

  • 35 years of cooperation to protect wild birds in Europe

    I am delighted to be here with you to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the Birds Directive and the 10th anniversary of the agreement between BirdLife and FACE. It's excellent to see the hunting community adopting such a pro-active approach to bird conservation and giving such high-profile recognition to the EU nature legislation. So, my thanks to the Federation of Associations for Hunting and ...

  • Casella intrinsically safe Tuff Personal Air Sampling Pump and dBadge Sound Level Meter are a hit down under with Australian Department of Defence

    Following a competitive tender process, the Australian Department of Defence has taken delivery of 180 TUFF personal air sampling pumps and 180 CEL-350 dBadge personal noise dosimeters from Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100), leading global specialist in industrial hygiene and occupational health monitoring equipment. Ronald Azar, ...


    By Casella

  • Monitoring and reporting CO2 emissions

    Untitled Document On January 1st, 2005 the 2003/87/WE ...


  • Mercury instrument hire helps protect oil rig safety

    Portable mercury monitors hired from instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology have enabled the rapid assessment of working conditions for safety specialists undertaking vital maintenance checks on oil rigs in the North Sea. RBG, the leading provider of inspect, assess and repair (IAR) services to the global energy industry, has been using advanced Jerome J405 Mercury Analysers to monitor ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • The EI Group Offers Residential Construction Fall Protection Assistance

    OSHA implemented a new directive this month for fall protection regulations affecting the residential construction industry.  The directive went into effect on June 16, 2011, and includes some significant changes which will impact the residential construction industry, including roofers, weather proofers and others involved in related activities. OSHA requires fall protection for all ...


    By The EI Group, Inc.

  • Mercury instrument hire helps protect oil rig safety

    Portable mercury monitors hired from instrumentation specialist Ashtead Technology have enabled the rapid assessment of working conditions for safety specialists undertaking vital maintenance checks on oil rigs in the North Sea. RBG, the leading provider of inspect, assess and repair (IAR) services to the global energy industry, has been using advanced Jerome J405 Mercury Analysers to monitor ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Protecting Workers from Hearing Lose Due to Excessive Noise Levels

    Worker exposure to environmental noise is sometimes difficult to avoid. However, understanding noise levels employees are exposed to is not difficult. The most significant effect of high noise levels is permanent hearing loss. Hearing loss and the degree of loss are directly related to the total energy impacting the ears. Often, the total energy at a noise source cannot be changed. In these ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Protecting New York Workers and Residents from Mercury Poisoning Hazards

    Last month, the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) announced that a remediation contractor from Schenectady has been fined over $140,000 for exposing workers to mercury poisoning and for not providing the proper employee safeguards. According to the OSHA news release, the employees were removing liquid mercury and mercury-contaminated soil and wood from the third and ...


    By VOETS, LLC

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