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  • Albion Mill Safety Violations Cited

    The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has issued citations to Pennsylvania-based feed mill operators, Albion Mill. The citations issued for the most recent February 10th inspection, some of which being repeat offenses, were as a follow-up ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • Mine safety system goes global

    Mackay-based company Mining Logic Solutions has signed an exclusive global licence agreement with CSIRO Exploration and Mining to commercially develop the Nexsys™ real-time risk management system. Nexsys allows underground coal mines to interrogate vast amounts of digital information from a variety of sensors and systems throughout the mine, which normally do not communicate with each other. The ...

  • Workers at residential roofing site exposed to fall hazards

    Employer name: BluSky Restoration Contractor Inc. Inspection site: Greenwood Village, Colorado Date inspection initiated and what prompted the inspection: The Occupational Safety and Health Administration ...

  • HSE launches crackdown on dangerous construction sites

    HSE inspectors are to launch an intensive inspection initiative aimed at stopping dangerous practices on building sites across Great Britain. The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) wants to raise awareness of construction site risks and prevent unnecessary injuries and deaths. Construction is one of Britain's most dangerous industries. During 2008/09, 53 workers died and 11 264 were injured, ...

  • M3V announces on-site personal chemical inventory services

    M3V Data Management, LLC is pleased to announce that they are offering comprehensive chemical inventory services. Upon request, M3V will send specialists to facilities anywhere in the U.S. or Canada to perform a detailed wall to wall inventory of chemicals and build a database containing all the chemicals and associated MSDS’s. According to M3V Data Management Vice President Ross Olsby ...


    By M3V Data Management

  • MIOX launches new corporate web site

    MIOX Corporation, a leader in on-site generation of hypochlorite and mixed oxidants for water disinfection, has launched a new. Web site at www.miox.com. The site offers information about MIOX, the water disinfection industry, and the company's water treatment solutions in an easy-to-navigate, streamlined format. 'The new Web site better conveys our brand promise, safety,' says Sr. ...

  • UK pledges support for Chernobyl safety

    The United Kingdom today joined international partners in contributing to a fund to ensure the permanent safety of the site of the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster. This came as delegations from around the world gathered in Kiev to mark the 25th anniversary of the world’s most severe nuclear disaster. As part of the G8’s commitment to the safety and stabilisation of the Chernobyl site, ...

  • Wickham safety improved through teamwork

    Roy Fullard, Project Manager for Aurecon said: “The mining sector demands uncompromisingly high levels of safety on site. The safety performance on this project is a direct reflection of the commitment of Rio Tinto and Aurecon to the goal of zero harm and Aurecon’s focus on safe, certain delivery.  A key component to this achievement was the promotion of co-operation between ...

  • Boeing Long Beach site earns environmental certification

    Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced that its Global Mobility Systems and C-17 Globemaster III final assembly facility in Long Beach, Calif., has earned an International Organization for Standardization (ISO) 14001 certification, becoming the latest Boeing site to validate its environmental management system. Boeing is working to have all of its major manufacturing facilities certified to the ISO ...


    By The Boeing Company

  • Explosion proof and intrinsic safety 101

    Portions of the standard Spill Buster system operate in various “classified” flammable or explosive vapor zones or areas as defined in the US under the NEC codes. The location of the equipment on the site must be designed properly; or the equipment must be enclosed in appropriate enclosures, to prevent ignition of these vapors should the failure of a component occur. Since this is ...


    By Clean Earth Technology, Inc.

  • Work Begins to Remove Contamination at Newtown, Conn. Site

    This week EPA began work to remove contaminated materials from the Batchelder site at 46a Swamp Road in Newtown, in Fairfield County, Connecticut. The cleanup is expected to be completed in approximately two months. Contamination at the Site does not present health risks to the neighboring area; however, Town officials would like to remind residents that it is important to remain off the site. ...

  • NRC says it will resume study of Nevada nuke site

    Responding to a court order, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has directed its staff to complete work on a key safety report related to a never-completed nuclear waste dump in Nevada. The commission order, issued Monday, follows an August ruling by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia, which said the nuclear agency violated ...


    By Associated Press

  • New Hazardous Waste Web Site launched

    In an effort to improve regulatory compliance and general awareness of the legal and technical conditions for the safe management of hazardous wastes, the BC Environment Industry Association, with support from Ministry of Environment, has launched a two-stage Compliance Improvement Project for key industry stakeholders. The first stage ...


    By GLOBE SERIES

  • NJDEP issuing remedial priority scores for contaminated sites

    Very shortly, the New Jersey Department of Environmental Protection (NJDEP) will be issuing letters to responsible parties containing a draft Remedial Priority Score (RPS) for their particular site. It is unclear how the rankings will be used, but the RPS system has been described as a tool to sort sites out for further discussion. The  ...

  • Savannah River Site Achieves Waste Transfer First

    The EM program and its liquid waste contractor at the Savannah River Site (SRS) made history recently by safely transferring radioactive liquid waste from F Tank Farm to H Tank Farm using a central control room. SRS has two tank farms where 37 million ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • The EU Takes the Lead on Nuclear Safety with the Amendment to the Nuclear Safety Directive

    The EU's new Nuclear Safety Directive was adopted today by the Council. It provides more power and independence for national regulatory authorities, a high-level EU-wide safety objective, and a European system of peer reviews. It will also introduce periodic national safety assessments and on-site emergency preparedness and response arrangements. In addition, it increases transparency and ...


    By Europa Press Room

  • Crane Safety Cited in Collapse At Refinery

    Crane safety again came into question again at a California refinery. On Monday, June 20th, a 300-ton crane collapsed at a Torrance, CA Exxon-Mobil refinery. The cause of the incident has been identified as human error, on the part of the crane operator. In its collapse, the crane struck nearby equipment and injured three employees. The event ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • Be a safety leader with OSHA VPP recognition

    So, you’re meeting the status quo and passing your safety inspections. That’s great, but it’s no reason to let your safety program stagnate. Why not aim a little higher? While a no-accident policy is definitely a noble goal and achievable in some industries, it is important to set realistic yet demanding goals. OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program (VPP) is a great way to ...


    By Intelex Technologies Inc.

  • AEM releases new Crane Safety Video, updated Crane Safety Manual

    A new live-action Crane Safety Video and extensively revised Crane Safety Manual from the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) provide machine operators with a well-rounded look at current industry best practices, including U.S. OSHA 1926:1400 crane ...

  • Safety key to UK nuclear expansion

    Nuclear regulators in Britain - and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) and the Environment Agency (EA) - have announced that the first step of ‘Generic Design Assessment’ (GDA) carried out on four designs submitted for new nuclear power stations had found shortfalls at this stage - in terms of safety, security or the environment - that would prevent any of them from ultimately ...

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