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  • Marketing Often Suffers when IAQ and EH&S Business Owners Wear Too Many Hats

    The vast majority of indoor air quality (IAQ) and environmental, health & safety (EH&S) firms across the United States are small to midsize businesses. For many of these companies, it is not unusual for the entire workforce to consist of anywhere from one to ten employees.   In many of these smaller firms, each employee is tasked with caring out many duties. These tasks range from ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • 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 – ...

  • ASTM D7484 - 11 Standard Test Method for evaluation of automotive engine oils for valve-train wear performance in Cummins ISB medium-duty diesel engine

    This test method was developed to assess the performance of a heavy-duty engine oil in controlling engine wear under operating conditions selected to accelerate soot production and valve-train wear in a turbocharged and aftercooled four-cycle diesel engine with sliding tappet followers equipped with exhaust gas recirculation hardware. The design of the engine used ...


    By ASTM International

  • ASTM D7755 - 11 standard practice for determining the wear volume on standard test pieces used by high-frequency, linear-oscillation (SRV) test machine

    The determination of the wear volume becomes in tribological testing a key element, as it is more discriminative than the wear scar diameter, because an optically visible wear scar diameter may or may not indicate wear on the surface of the ball and the wear track as an irreversible loss of material. Users of this test method should determine whether ...


    By ASTM International

  • UV Safety Infographic

    Just Released via the PEC Safety App – UV Safety Infographic: Find your shade with PEC Safety! Your skin is your body’s largest organ. There are several ways you can protect your skin when you work outdoors. Wear the right clothes and sunglasses, use sunscreen, and check the EPA UV index to see how much protection you need. To receive the full UV safety ...


    By PEC Safety

  • Safety Signs Save Lives

    Niagara Falls, NY --- April 17, 2006 --- For many organizations, employee productivity has a direct correlation with employee safety. Unless safety issues are properly identified and made known to employees, these issues may go on unknown to them. If left unaware, seemingly simple tasks such as wearing a hard hat, not smoking, locating eyewash stations or keeping certain doors closed can be ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Accentuating The Differences Between Health And Safety

    Since the inception of the Health and Safety at Work Act in 1974, there has been a successful drive to bring a responsible attitude towards fundamental health and safety processes to both employers and employees. As a result we now look on health and safety warnings and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as normal, realistic practices that save lives. But is it entirely accurate to assume that ...


    By Casella

  • New Boiler Safety Report Released

    Our team of experts has been hard at work and has just released a new report detailing How to Maximize Boiler Performance.  Below is a brief synopsis of the report, but the full edition can be found here and, with our permission, may be used as a white paper resource.       ...

  • Building a culture of safety at construction companies

    Multi-tasking has evolved from a talent to a necessity to maintain the pace of everyday productivity. Whether an employee is talking on a cell phone while working or not wearing his/her personal protective equipment, many workers have placed themselves and other at needless risk to save time or be more comfortable. The bottom line is that the majority of construction accidents are not due to a ...


    By The Compliance Center (ICC)

  • Bretts Transport Boosts Safety and Performance with Microlise

    Bretts Transport has deployed a new fleet performance and safety management system from transport management solution provider, Microlise. The transport operator based near Peterborough, which offers a full logistics and warehousing solution, is a specialist in ambient food and food grade packaging deliveries into supermarket regional distribution centres, food service depots, ...


    By Microlise Limited

  • OSHA offers safety tips for working in summer heat

    The hot days of summer are here. Throughout the country, thousands of employees who work outdoors face the potential dangers associated with overexposure to heat. Factors such as working in direct sunlight, high temperature and humidity, physical exertion and lack of sufficient water intake can lead to heat stress. 'During the warm season, it is important to understand that exposure to heat can ...

  • Progress Made in Treating Health like Safety

    As many who read our last blog will be aware, our next generation personal sampling pump, new noise dosimeter and mobile app have been shortlisted for the BSIF Product Innovation Award. Indeed, we recently learned that our entry for the awards progressed to the later stages of the judging process, so at the very least Casella will feature in the ...


    By Casella

  • Offering safety and health assistance to tornado damaged communities

    U.S. Department of Labor's Blog, (Work in Progress), features a post by Barry Salerno, assistant area director for the Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Peoria office, providing information about the role of OSHA in disaster ...

  • Universities safety and health association, 14 April 2010

    Good morning everybody and thank you for inviting me to join you here today. I find events like this inspiring because you can see the passion and commitment that health and safety professionals have about their work. And I very much applaud the work that USHA is doing. You've asked me to focus today on the strategy for health and safety in Great Britain and to highlight how your themes of ...

  • Eaton Tapped to Enhance Electrical Safety, Reliability at FAA Headquarters

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced a contract valued at more than $1 million to supply the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) headquarters in Washington, D.C. with upgraded network protectors designed to safeguard the constant flow of safe, stable power to the 847,391 square foot U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) operated building, which was ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • Washington sues feds over safety of nuclear waste tanks

    Washington state is suing the federal government again over cleanup at the Hanford Nuclear Reservation - this time over the danger posed to workers by vapor releases from underground waste-storage tanks. In a federal lawsuit filed in Spokane on Wednesday, state Attorney General Bob Ferguson said the U.S. Department of Energy has known about vapors sickening workers at the site since at least the ...


    By Associated Press

  • Record snowfall highlights why fall safety is a year-round concern

    After record-setting snowfall last winter, New Hampshire residents scrambled to get heavy snow off their roofs to avoid damage. At the same time, U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration inspectors found contractors who ignored hazards and had employees remove snow from roofs without using required fall protection. “This winter was difficult in New ...

  • UK health & safety agency introduces new noise-at-work regulations

    The Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005 (Noise Regulations) will come into force for the music and entertainment sectors on 6th April bringing them in line with all other sectors where the regulations have been in force since April 2006. The noise regulations will now apply to pubs and clubs, amplified live music events, orchestras and other premises where live music or recorded music is ...

  • Don’t fry day is Friday / EPA sun safety tips

    The Friday before Memorial Day is “Don’t Fry Day,” a time to remind people at the start of summer about the dangers from exposure to the sun’s harmful rays. Melanoma, the most serious form of skin cancer, is on the rise in America and is the most common cancer among young adults aged 25-29. The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) SunWise program and the ...

  • Metal salvage recycler`s safety failures cited in death of maintenance manager

    A 52-year-old maintenance manager died of head and neck injuries after being struck by a forklift at metal recycling facility in Waukesha. Working without head protection, the man was hoisting an oxygen cylinder onto the forklift when the accident occurred. U.S. Department of Labor Occupational Safety and Health Administration found his employer, Waukesha Iron & ...

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