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  • Tracking Ocean Salinity from Space using Colour

    Ocean colour could serve as a reliable proxy for salinity, opening the door for more frequent and detailed measurements. (Copyright: Dr. Md. Sufian Idris) ...


    By Japan Corporate News - JCN

  • Advanced Autosampler and Liquid Handling System Improves Lab Productivity

    Laboratories can now automate manual steps and achieve high sample throughput and high productivity with a new autosampler and liquid handling system intended for use in pharmaceutical, contract research, food safety, environmental, clinical research and forensic workflows.  The  ...

  • New Software Toolset Advances Small Molecule Analysis

    Scientists working in metabolomics, pharmaceuticals, food safety, and environmental and forensic science can now use a fully integrated software toolkit to transform complex, unknown mass spectra generated from small molecule analysis into actionable data. The new  ...

  • Satellite data improve aviation safety

    Thousands of planes are grounded across Europe due to the spread of volcanic ash following the recent eruption under Iceland's Eyjafjallajoekull glacier. Volcanic eruptions eject large amounts of ash and trace gases such as sulphur dioxide into the atmosphere, often reaching the altitudes of scheduled flights. When flying through a volcanic ash cloud, ash particles enter the jet engines which can ...


    By European Space Agency (ESA)

  • Safety Data Sheets Software: Suite HazEX

    Solutions (Software Safety Data Sheets) related to Safety, Health and Environmental Protection (EHS). Selerant EHS products are dedicated to chemical companies that trading in substances and dangerous mixtures, allowing to create Safety Data Sheest complying to the National specific legislation according to the different GSH versions implemented in world. Besides, EuSheet gives the ...


    By Selerant srl

  • 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

  • Data-Driven Insights Position USG as Leader in Global Health and Safety Performance

    Since engaging ProcessMAP Corporation, the leading provider of cloud-based enterprise software for Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) solutions, to standardize and streamline its global health and safety processes, USG Corporation (NYSE: USG) has improved its safety performance, earning industry awards and setting records. USG, a $3.2 billion ...


    By ProcessMAP Corporation

  • Safety Data Sheets for Hazardous Chemicals Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video. Their newest production discusses Safety Data Sheets (SDSs) used to communicate information ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 3E Company updates EHS Safety data sheet software

    3E Company has released MSDgen 6.52, the latest version of its safety data sheet (SDS) authoring system. The company, which supplies EH&S and information management services, says the new version has improvements to better integrate with the SAP EHS Management system, and added features, including support for Uruguay’s GHS regulation. The changes make more efficient the transfer of ...


    By Verisk 3E

  • ECHA and stakeholders set out actions to improve chemical safety reports and safety data sheets

    ECHA publishes today a roadmap towards enhancing the quality of information communicated in the exposure scenarios included in the REACH chemical safety reports and in the extended safety data sheets. These documents hold essential information on the safe use of chemical substances and mixtures for downstream users, authorities and REACH registrants alike. The roadmap is a collaborative effort of ...

  • Free Safety Webinar on Thursday

    Please join us for a free safety webinar this Thursday Todd Grover, Global Senior Manager for Applied Safety Solutions at The Master Lock Company, will be hosting a free safety webinar this Thursday, May 12. This webinar, Highlights of the New ...

  • Global harmonization -- a catalyst for safety

    The majority of employers in the United States would not argue the point that the Hazard Communication Standard (HCS) has cost their company an incredible amount of time, money, and grief since its inception. Though it is a great concept, I question whether the HCS, even after more than 20 years in existence, has produced more than a few positive results in the eyes of most employers and ...

  • NIOSH Requests Data on CNTs

    Yesterday the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) published a Federal Register notice announcing that it “intends to evaluate the scientific data on carbon nanotubes (CNTs) and develop appropriate communication documents, such as an Alert and/or Current Intelligence Bulletin [CIB], which will convey the potential health risks and recommend measures for the safe handling ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Department of Energy Cites the University of California and Pacific Data Electric, Inc., for Worker Safety and Health Program Violations

    The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has issued a Preliminary Notice of Violation (PNOV) to the University of California (UC) and Pacific Data Electric, Inc. (PDE) for violations of DOE worker safety and health requirements. Worker safety is a priority for the Department, and DOE’s enforcement program supports this priority by holding contractors accountable for meeting regulatory ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • EC Scientific Committee Memorandum on Relevance, Adequacy and Quality of Data in Safety Dossiers on Nanomaterials Available for Comment

    The European Commission (EC) Scientific Committee on Consumer Safety (SCCS) “Memorandum on Relevance, Adequacy and Quality of Data in Safety Dossiers on Nanomaterials” is available for comment.  The SCCS states that the current memorandum is intended to highlight the main considerations in ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • Taming the data monster

    Health and Safety professionals are bombarded with data from all kinds of monitoring technology. Interpreting, disseminating and archiving this information are vital parts of the job. Now Casella CEL has simplified the task with its new data management software package that downloads and manages exposure data for a wide range of occupational hazards, including noise and dust. Called Casella ...


    By Casella

  • Safety of PCB handling confirmed

    Wenck Associates, USA, has completed an extensive polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) study at WM's Kettleman Hills Facility, which found that PCBs treated, stored and disposed at the facility do not have an adverse impact on human health or the environment. The study focused on measuring twelve PCB congeners identified by the World Health Organization as having dioxin-like properties. Soil, air and ...


  • Lightning Detection for Outdoor Safety

    Lightning detection is now available with the Pulsar 800 Weather Station.   “The added lightning detection feature helps customers who are concerned with public safety in their planning of a wide range of outdoor activities,” CWS President Nader Khoury explains. “This ranges from sporting events, to public concerts and outdoor military ...

  • Health and Safety Regulations in the Netherlands

    Due to EU regulations established in 1994, each country part of the union is required to incorporate laws that allows a national authority to oversee health and safety for its workers. It is mandatory for this authority or institution to consider the point of view of social partners in order to come to national ...


    By EHS Insight

  • Health and Safety Executive (HSE) publishes a report based on ESENER-2 data for the United Kingdom

    Under the topic ‘Management of health and safety in the workplace’, the HSE has published the national findings for the United Kingdom from the Second European Survey of Enterprises on New and Emerging Risks, 2014 (ESENER-2), which was launched on 23 June by EU-OSHA in the European Parliament. ESENER-2 surveyed 4,250 of establishments across all business sizes and activity sectors in ...

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