protective eye-wear News

  • Respiratory Protection for Workers Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses the importance of respiratory protection for workers in various industries.  “OSHA reports that an estimated 5 million workers are required to wear respirators in 1.3 million workplaces throughout the United ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Huge demand for PM all monitor

    Palas, the German manufacturer of particulate monitoring instruments, is expanding production to cope with demand for its fine particulate monitor, the Fidas® 200, which is distributed in the UK by Air Monitors. In the following article Jim Mills explains why Air Monitors is being kept busy by the demand for this exciting new technology. PM monitoring – the ultimate ...


    By Air Monitors Ltd.

  • Curative and preventive wear protection: Boiler Coatings Seminar in France

    On 1st March 2016, Castolin Eutectic and its Whertec division are hosting a seminar dedicated to industrial boiler users from incineration plants, biomass, power generation, pulp & paper plants or other industries. The seminar will tackle wear phenomena caused by corrosion, erosion and abrasion encountered during production processes. The seminar will take place from 9am to 4.30pm at the ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • Eye and Face Protection Standards Updated in Final Rule from OSHA

    In March, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued a final rule to revise eye and face protection standards. It updates requirements for personal protective equipment (PPE) for workers in general industry, shipyards, longshoring, marine terminals and construction. According to OSHA, thousands of people are blinded each year from work-related eye injuries that could have ...

  • ASSE Supports Updating OSHA National Standards for Eye and Face Protection

    This statement is attributable to ASSE President Patricia Ennis, CSP: “This notice of proposed rulemaking from DOL/OSHA is sound public policy since it will update the references for eye and face protection devices used in the workplace.  We think referencing the current voluntary national consensus standard ...

  • Are your pumps protected?

    Magnetic Scrubber Technology improves Pump PerformanceFerrous metal contamination in fluid results in premature wear and failure of pumps resulting in down-time for repairs and increased operational costs. The 5000 Series Magnetic Scrubber reduces pump damage caused by corrosion and erosion, which extends pump component life and reduces pump maintenance or replacement. When installed prior to ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • Eye on Earth: 2008 in review

    From promises of 'green jobs' on the U.S. campaign trail to record-setting global investments in renewable energy, the year was marked by an international mobilization to address the world's most daunting environmental challenges and forge a green economy. While the science is clear that the time to address catastrophic climate change is now, a turbulent year - including food crises, natural ...


    By Worldwatch Institute

  • Keeping an Eye on National Radiation

    Untitled Document The software and environment specialist TechniData modernises the radioactivity monitoring network in Ireland. The new monitoring network for the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland ...


  • ReportsnReports - Environmental Protection in China

    Environmental Protection in China  Accompanied with China’s spectacular economic growth and industrial production expansion, environmental problems are mounting, with water pollution and water scarcity burdening the economy, rising levels of air pollution endangering the health of ...


  • HD8 Extreme wear-resistant coating

    HD8 is an extremely wear-resistant coating made with an innovative, high-deposition welding technique. This coating has been specifically developed by our engineers in Wiener Neudorf CastoLab® who aimed to get a very high density of tungsten carbides homogeneously distributed within a nickel-based matrix at high deposition rates. Very high density of tungsten carbides in a ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • To The Point About Preventing Eye Injuries

    Dust, wood chips, nails, hazardous chemicals, radiant light and countless other items can strike or enter the eye and cause injury.  Taking proper precautions and wearing the appropriate protection against eye hazards can prevent eye injuries.  This program provides an overview of your organization’s plan to protect your sight and points out how the use of ...


    By ERI Safety Videos

  • Robust Overshoe has Toe protection

    Available from Safety Toes Europe, the Slipp-R is a robust steel-toe overshoe that can be used for temporary toe protection. The company says that it is suitable for industrial applications and for those who are fashion conscious. Made of sturdy rubber, its all-flat design accommodates most heel types and it has been tested to provide greater than minimum slip resistance. It is said to be ...


    By Safetytoes International Inc

  • Eye on Earth First User Conference: A real eye opener

    The city of Dublin was the setting for the first Eye on Earth User Conference, organised by the European Environment Agency (EEA) in association with the Irish Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Over three days (4-6 March), the conference brought together more than 230 participants representing communities ...

  • EPA offers tips on how to protect eyes, skin from the sun’s harmful rays/ download sun safety information on smartphones (HQ)

    In recognizing Ultraviolet (UV) Safety Month, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is providing tips and tools to people of all ages that will protect them from the sun’s harmful rays. Overexposure to the sun can cause skin cancer and eye damage during any time of the year, regardless of skin color. EPA launched an application for smartphones that gives users mobile access to the ...

  • Protecting outdoor workers in cold weather

    Canadian winter months can bring frigid, sub-zero temperatures, and for those who work outdoors, exposure to the cold can be hazardous and put them at risk for injury. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) recommends planning ahead to prevent cold-related health problems like hypothermia and frostbite. “Prevention is one of the best ways to deal with many freezing ...

  • EHS This Week: OSH Co-Host Health Conference, OSHA Eye & Face Protection Update, MSHA Mine Safety Data and More!

      On this week’s edition of EHS This Week we’ve got the week’s top stories in environment, health and safety news: OSHA Plans to Update Eye and Face Protection NIOSH ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • Palo Alto eyes new ways to manage stormwater

    Embracing the concept of green stormwater infrastructure management, the city of Palo Alto, Calif., hopes to undertake a massive effort to revamp its crumbling storm drain system. The decision will go beyond simply more pumps and collection lines to encompass an entirely different way of viewing stormwater. Palo Alto Department of Public Works (DPW) officials worry that the current ...

  • A bird`s eye view of conservation policy

    A team of Italian researchers have taken a novel approach to evaluating conservation policy by studying decades of photographs of a natural protected area taken from the air. The analysis revealed that conservation efforts which are managed at a local level are the most effective measures. The study results suggest that many of the policy measures employed throughout the years have failed to ...

  • Over-the-counter` disinfection – a treat for the eyes and nose

    The superior technical upgrade! ProMinent has further developed its tried and tested Dulcodes product range and is now launching Dulcodes MP, a new UV system for flows of up to 569 m3/h. It comes with powerful medium-pressure lamps for optimum use of energy and a manual stage switch for adaptation to the capacity requirement. Dulcodes MP therefore ensures efficient photochemical breakdown ...

  • Food Industry Eyes “Big Data” for New Answers

    HOUSTON, March 14, 2016 – Big data is getting big buzz among food industry leaders as a potential game changer in the critical arenas of food safety, product development and supply chain management.  Every day 2.5 quintillion bytes of data is created in our digital society. Big data refers to our ability – or lack thereof – to harness that ...

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