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  • Safe Drain® is Engineer Approved Secondary Containment Per US EPA Rules

    Safe Drain® has been qualified as an Engineered Approved Secondary Containment Device by a leading Engineer in the stormwater industry. “Safe Drain® can be used as a secondary containment measure per US EPA rules,” stated Dr. Jabber, Ph.D, P.E. Safe Drain® designs stainless steel storm drain inserts providing 100% Spill Containment, Sediment, Trash and Debris Control and ...

  • Safe and affordable Intermediate Bulk Container (IBC) tank storage

    Interstate Products, Inc. (IPI), the leading manufacturer of spill containment products and the preferred source for environmental and industrial products now offers a larger selection of intermediate bulk container (IBC) tank storage products to help eliminate the possibility of major spills and provide the best solutions for regulatory compliance. As a major US and international distributor, ...


    By Interstate Products Inc

  • Working safely with asbestos – update

    The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has updated its Approved Code of Practice and guidance on working safely with asbestos. The change involves combining two Approved Codes of Practice (ACOP) into one. As such, ACOP L127 (The management of asbestos in non-domestic premises) and ACOP L143 (Work with materials containing asbestos) are now both consolidated into the revised ACOP L143 (Managing and ...


    By Altius Vendor Assessment Ltd

  • Safe and Simple Specimen Transport with SpeciSafe

    SpeciSafe secondary packaging containers provide a safe, convenient and economical solution for compliant mailing of biohazardous and clinical specimens. They provide an easy way to meet the requirements of the UN standard UN3373 for transport of biological samples. The extensive SpeciSafe ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Freeing Europe safely from asbestos

    On 24 June 2015, the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) and the Committee of the Regions (CoR) will be hosting a joint conference "Freeing Europe safely from asbestos" to discuss the continuing widespread risk of asbestos exposure to Europe's citizens and the steps that need to be taken to reduce it over the coming years. This event will be a follow-up action to the ...

  • Hired Camera for Safe Underground Inspections

    Advanced remote visual inspection equipment from Ashtead Technology Rentals helped one client explore a confined drainage and water storage network without having to venture underground himself, reducing the risk of injury and use of confined space personnel. Gordon Mills from Free Drains contacted the rental specialists when he needed to carry out a special examination of two large storage tanks ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Transporting dangerous goods safely in Canada

    Whether by road, rail, water or air, goods move across Canada every day. MTS Allstream is one of those movers. As an integrated national provider in Canada, MTS Allstream's core businesses include its Enterprise Solutions Division, which offers a portfolio of solutions tailored to the needs of medium and large businesses - Internet protocol-based communications, Unified Communications, voice and ...

  • Be Safe During the Bird Flu Epidemic

    Following a case of bird flu being confirmed at a duck breeding farm in the village of Nafferton, East Yorkshire, various poultry farmers will all be on high alert after the poultry market declared a high risk. In East Yorkshire, some 6,000 birds will be culled and a 10km (6 mile) exclusion zone is in place around the farm to prevent further spread of the virus H5N8. Emergency measures to contain ...


    By a1-cbiss

  • Safe disinfection and corrosion prevention of the equipment

    ProMaqua is presenting its new electrolysis unit Dulco®Lyse at Brau Beviale 2012, Hall 4 Stand 4-306/308. The system enables low-chloride, electrochemically activated water (ECA water) to be economically generated on site from water, salt and electricity. The extremely low chloride content is significantly under the level of comparable processes, which often contain more than 20 ...

  • Work safely with chemicals, work with NCEC

    This year sees the introduction of the 2009 editions of RID/ADR/ADN and the ICAO technical instructions which make significant changes to the regulations and exemptions regarding the transport of Lithium batteries and Lithium batteries contained in, or packed with, equipment.  Read on to see how NCEC can help. We are pleased to announce that our second Hazmat Event was once again a sell-out ...

  • Bulk Container Manufacturer Unveils Sanitary Dispensing Container

    Material handling product manufacturer MODRoto, Madison, IN (MODRoto.com) has unveiled its Powder-Saver dry hopper container in a sanitary design. Rotationally molded from FDA/USDA-approved polyethylene and fitted with a stainless steel, dust-tight slide gate, the plastic, sanitary dispensing container ...


    By MODRoto

  • Self-contained, pre-frabricated, research and test laboratory with explosion relief, safely houses workers, volatile combustible materials and test equipment

    SAFETY STORAGE containment units specially designed to house volatile fuel test chambers and equipment are used to isolate the hazardous material testing laboratory from other departments on an industrial campus to underscore a corporate commitment to safety. Executive management and corporate investors minimize risk and gain peace of mind by fully containing gas cylinders and containers of ...


    By Safety Storage, Inc.

  • Delaware Asbestos Consultant Strives to Make Buildings Safe

    Asbestos was widely used in the past in thousands of products and building materials.  Even though the use of asbestos has been banned in most of these materials, they still can be found in thousands of buildings across Delaware and the Mid-Atlantic.   Asbestos is most commonly found in older homes, in pipe and furnace insulation materials, asbestos shingles, millboard, textured paints ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • DFW first to utilize new mini Safe Drain

    Summer 2008:  Safe Drain Inc. installed 40 mini Safe Drain storm drain containment devices in the baggage handling area at Dallas Ft. Worth International Airport (DFW). These “mini” Safe Drains were installed specifically to stop deicing fluid but are now able to contain any hazardous material before it gets below ground.  Once installed, DFW became 100% compliant ...

  • International safe chemicals charter takes effect

    The UN Strategic Approach to International Chemicals Management takes effect. The aim of the SAICM has been developed with an aim to make the world safer, for example in the handling of chemicals.SAICM will complement existing UN agreements on the safety of chemicals that affect a limited number of substances with certain properties (for example, the Stockholm Convention or the Basel Convention). ...


  • Commission welcomes voluntary agreement on safe storage of mercury

    The European Commission welcomes a voluntary agreement to ensure the safe storage of surplus mercury from the European chlor-alkali industry, once a ban on exports of the highly toxic metal from the European Union takes effect. The legislation requires that mercury that is no longer used, be stored in a way preventing its release. Euro Chlor, the European association of the chlor-alkali industry ...


    By European Commission

  • How accurate weighing contributes to safe food products

    In the Food & Beverage industry, regulatory requirements demand accurate weighing results. In a survey by food manufacturing.com, 37% of the companies interviewed stated that the interpretation of applicable policies was a real challenge. CarePac test weights provide a simple solution for balance testing in accordance with regulations. At some point in the production process, goods will ...


    By Mettler - Toledo Int. Inc

  • A new “make it safe” guide to food safety

    CSIRO Food and Nutritional Sciences has released a book – Make It Safe: A Guide to Food Safety – which provides small-scale food manufacturers with a practical guide to controlling food safety hazards. The Leader of CSIRO’s Enhanced Food Benefit and Safety Theme, Dr Kari Gobius, says the book translates sometimes complex descriptions of food safety practices and requirements ...

  • Camano Island (WA) Chlorine Release Safely Resolved

    During the early hours of January 15, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, at the request of state and local authorities, responded to a reported chlorine gas release at a private residence on Camano Island WA, a rural area 60 miles north of Seattle. According to Camano Island Fire & Rescue (CIFR), who were first on the scene, a local resident was scrapping an old pressurized steel tank, ...

  • Eco-Safe to Install in Veterinary Surgical Facility

    Eco-Safe Systems USA, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: ESFS) is pleased to announce the order of a facility-wide ozone disinfection system in the Alicia Parkway Veterinary Center in Laguna Nigel, California, to be opening in May 2012. Michael Elliot, CEO, said, "We are delighted to assist owner and operator Dr. Christina Haney, DVM, a graduate of the University of Minnesota College of Veterinary Medicine, in ...


    By Marketwire

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