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  • NIOSH accepting input on how best to protect workers, including in nanotechnology

    John Howard, M.D., Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), authored a January 10, 2017, NIOSH blog item entitled “Occupational Health Issues in the USA.” Howard shares a recent editorial he wrote in Occupational Medicine, “Occupational health issues in the USA,” that highlights some of the occupational safety and health issues ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • WEBINAR - Chemical Substance Regulation in Central and South America: A Deeper Dive

    The Central and South American chemical regulatory environment continues to be one that is challenging to understand, navigate, and manage from a business perspective.  These challenges most often stem from one of three aspects:  a lack of knowledge concerning the regulatory and governmental authority structure; a challenge in determining which regulations (local, national, and/or trade ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • PCME launch a new range of QAL1 certified Continuous Particulate Emission Monitors using Backscatter technology

    PCME Ltd, a global leading specialist in the development, manufacture and supply of continuous particulate emission and flow monitors, introduce a new range of Backscatter Particulate Emission Monitors designed to meet global demands for quality measurement in low to high dust concentrations. Engineered with single side stack mounting and with full audit capability, the QAL 260 and QAL 360 range ...


    By PCME Ltd

  • New FleetMind White Paper Examines Internet of Things (IoT) for Smarter Waste Collection Services

    FleetMind Solutions today published an industry white paper entitled: “THE INTERNET OF THINGS (IoT): Making Waste Collection Part of a Smarter Future”. This white paper looks at how waste management organizations are increasingly deploying IoT systems to monitor waste, vehicles, drivers and customers for smarter and more sustainable operations. “IoT is all about connecting and ...


    By FleetMind Solutions, Inc

  • E-waste recyclers discuss future trends

    The Internet of Things is one of the key trends of the future. Already today, 15 billion things are digitally connected with one another and experts predict an increase to 50 billion devices in the IoT (Internet of Things) by the year 2020. These things include not only computers, tablets and smartphones, but also wearables, consumer electronics and the vehicles we use. However, although this ...

  • TSCA: EPA releases proposed chemical risk evaluation process under new TSCA

    On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a process for conducting risk evaluations to determine whether a chemical substance presents an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment, including an unreasonable risk to a potentially exposed or susceptible subpopulation, under the conditions of use. 82 Fed, Reg. 7562. The process would not consider ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • School Safety – Can More be done?

    When someone mentions school safety without fail Active Shooter and Bully situations are the first thoughts. Both are very important and in many schools are the responsibility of a “Resource Officer”. It is interesting that there does not appear to be a standard on how these officers are selected or utilized. At least we have noticed a difference in districts we have talked to. I ...

  • Odorless Indoor Gases Can Create Safety Issues

    The indoor environmental quality (IEQ) professionals at Clark Seif Clark (CSC) provide IAQ testing services to protect families and businesses. In September of last year, an 80 year old woman died at a Georgia McDonald’s restaurant after being found unconscious in the ladies restroom. The bleed line to a tank used to carbonate beverages, located in the adjacent wall cavity, was not ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Lightning Safety – Detectors Can Save Lives

    On March 19th, 2016, tragedy struck a music festival in Larose, Louisiana. For the past several years, many people have descended on the family farm of Mike Malgout (Alligator Mike) to listen to various musicians while enjoying Louisiana style food and entertainment at the T-Bois Blues Festival. A number of those that attend the three day event opt to camp out in tents, and this year was ...

  • How can a culture of care influence safety?

    In today’s world, reliability is an absolute necessity. But for many organisations, old thinking — like a focus on high probability, low consequence events — has created a work culture that tolerates risk to the point of failure. The  ...


    By DEKRA Insight

  • Sewer Gases can cause Unpleasant Odors and Create Safety Concerns

    Most people have at one time or another entered a building and been overwhelmed by a strong odor.  Odors can come from many sources, but one of the most frequent is due to sewer gases infiltrating a building’s occupied space.   Sewer gases are a complex combination of toxic and non-toxic gases.  They can be present at varying levels in an indoor environment depending upon the ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Court: Chemical Safety Board can investigate offshore spills

    In a case with potentially far-reaching consequences, a federal appeals court has again found that the U.S. Chemical Safety Board has the authority to investigate the causes of offshore oil spills. The board has been looking into the catastrophic blowout of a BP PLC well five years ago in the Gulf of Mexico that killed 11 people and caused the nation's worst offshore oil spill. The ruling - ...


    By Associated Press

  • Proactive leak detection of oil & gas assets can improve worker safety

    According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, there have only been 4 new refineries built in the last 20 years on US soil. Those 4 refineries have a combined capacity of These complex, engineering amusement parks must be properly maintained if they want to continue to not only be operable but also profitable. One aspect of proper maintenance and environmental stewardship is proactive ...


    By EnTech Engineering, Inc

  • Environmental Resource Center´s Live Environmental and Safety Webcasts Offer Benefits That ´Canned´ Training Can´t Match

     While there is an overabundance of cheap, canned online training, Environmental Resource Center®, has made a point of providing live, customizable webcasts to meet its clients' complete training requirements. "Students may not get much out of online training that's just a recording because a 'one size fits all' presentation is rarely not enough to help ...

  • Nanotechnology: How Green Can It Be?

    WASHINGTON, DC (ENS) – The ability to use nanotechnology to reduce pollution, conserve resources and build a 'clean' economy now exists, finds a new report 'Green Nanotechnology: It's Easier Than You Think.' But environmentalists are at odds about how green nanotechnology can be. Not all nanoparticles are harmful to human health and the environment, but some are. Nanotech critics fear ...

  • A Head for Safety

    Progressive Technical Services Ltd, one of the UK's most experienced and fastest growing industrial and environmental services company has invested in an emergency ID system that works by storing personal health information on the hard hats of all operational staff. Richard Kay, Managing Director said: “Each member of staff is given his or her own ICE – In Case of Emergency – ...

  • Job Safety Analysis and Safety Alerts

    When you're working on the field, always remember to apply best practices and job safety analysis (JSA) to ensure a safe workplace. Below are insights into the JSA process, and how it helps manage occupational incidents. ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Crystalline Silica Exposure can be Deadly

    Earlier this month it was reported at ClaimsJournal.com that the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has fined a marble and granite company over $40,000 for health and safety violations that included workers being exposed to unsafe levels of crystalline silica particles. According to an OSHA Fact Sheet on crystalline silica, “Silica exposure ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Training Resource Discusses How Public Safety Personnel Can Work to Effectively Resolve Conflicts

    Since the beginning, public safety personnel have been searching for the perfect method on how to deal with erratic civilians. Unfortunately, a universal answer for resolving the various types of conflict first responders face doesn’t exist. As Lt. Jim Glennon of Calibre Press explains in the webinar “De-escalation & Conflict Resolution for Public Safety Personnel” ...


    By TargetSolutions

  • New York Companies Learn Proactive Initiatives Can Prevent Health and Safety Violations

    Last month, a New York company was fined by the Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) over $100,000 for exposing workers to cancer-causing chemicals and other hazards. In total, the firm was cited for 17 serious violations. Under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970, employers are responsible for providing safe and healthful workplaces for their employees. The ...


    By VOETS, LLC

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