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  • 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 – ...

  • 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

  • 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)

  • Pulsar Instruments and Interserve collaborate on noise safety system

    Leading noise measurement products manufacturer, Pulsar Instruments, has launched a transportable noise safety system, developed in partnership with Interserve Construction Limited, to be used at live construction environments. Interserve contacted Pulsar Instruments as it was looking to identify problems with operatives and activities that can lead to noise-induced hearing loss in a ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • Bourke Waste increases baler safety with a new Presona

    Irish waste management and recycling company Bourke Waste Removal and Recycling Services has replaced its old baler with a new LP 60 VH1 model from Presona. The new baler, which is being used to compact recycled cardboard, paper, plastics, carpet and various other materials from municipal and business collections, has increased throughput capacity and operational speed. It has also improved ...


    By Presona AB

  • 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

  • Statement by Dr. David Michaels Assistant Secretary of Labor for Occupational Safety and Health

    Thank you all for joining us as we talk about this important nationwide event. This week, across the country, employers and workers are voluntarily stopping work to focus on achieving safe working conditions and saving workers' lives by preventing fatal falls. With this stand-down, we are reaching more workers, more businesses, and a wider variety of workplaces than ever before. Falls are the ...

  • Vermont fifth-grader wins sun safety poster contest

    A fifth-grade student from Springfield, Vt. has won a national sun safety poster contest for creating a poster to raise peoples’ awareness to protect themselves from harmful ultraviolet rays. The student, Kayla Thibideau of Springfield, won the 2010 “SunWise with SHADE” poster contest because her poster received the most votes out of more than 20,000 votes cast on-line between ...

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