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  • Liveable Cities: Exposure to Air Pollution of Dangerous Airborne Particles (PM2.5) and the Toxic Gas NO2 a focus at 22nd International Clean Air and Environment Conference.

    Ecotech, Australia’s leader in environmental monitoring solutions, released new studies among others at CASANZ 2015 (Clean Air Society Australia and New Zealand), held from 21 – 23 September in Melbourne, addressing the world’s biggest environmental risk – air pollution. Keynote speaker at the conference and Founder and Director of “Clean Air in London”, Simon ...


    By Ecotech Pty Ltd

  • Identifying Lead Poisoning Exposure Hazards in Residential Housing

    There are still at least 4 million households in the United States that have children living in them who are being exposed to high levels of lead according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The agency also reports that no safe blood lead level in children has ever been identified.   In 1978 the federal government banned consumer uses of ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • EPA to demolish contaminated building at toxic superfund site in Garfield, N.J.

    U.S. Environmental Protection Agency Regional Administrator Judith A. Enck was joined today by New Jersey Senator Frank R. Lautenberg, Senator Robert Menendez and Congressmember Bill Pascrell, Jr. as she announced that the EPA will safely demolish the E.C. Electroplating building at the Garfield Superfund site in Garfield, New Jersey. The building, located at 125 Clark Street, is contaminated ...

  • Site Remediation - Emissions Boundary Monitoring

    The remediation of contaminated land sites can prove to be a challenging undertaking.  There is considerable risk of chemical exposure to both the onsite workforce and to surrounding communities. To offsite receptors, the remediation process itself can become a significant route of exposure, with the excavation and uncovering of otherwise trapped contaminants resulting in potential ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • U.S. EPA Requires ASARCO to Cut Toxic Emissions at 103-Year-Old Arizona Copper Smelter

    Today, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Justice announced a settlement with ASARCO that requires the company to spend $150 million to install new equipment and pollution control technology to reduce emissions of toxic heavy metals at a large copper smelter in Hayden, Ariz. The company will also fund local environmental projects valued at $8 million, ...

  • U.S. EPA Requires ASARCO to Cut Toxic Emissions at 103-Year-Old Arizona Copper Smelter

    Today, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency announced a settlement with ASARCO requiring the company to spend $150 million to install new equipment and pollution control technology to reduce emissions of toxic heavy metals at a large smelter located in Hayden, Ariz. The company will also fund local environmental projects valued at $8 million, replace a ...

  • New product alert – VNOX NO2 and visibility monitor

    Tunnel Sensors launch their VNOX Combined NO2 and Visibility Monitor designed specifically for use in tunnels. Nitrogen dioxide (NO2) is produced as a direct result of engine combustion and is emitted from the tailpipes all types of vehicles. NO2 is toxic and prolonged exposure will have a detrimental effect on human health. Primary tailpipe emissions of NO2 are rising and there is a growing ...


    By Tunnel Sensors Limited

  • AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring

    AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring The organisers of AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions show, have announced a comprehensive programme of events that will take place in Telford, UK, on 22nd and 23rd April. Created to provide an update on the latest regulations, technologies, methods and research in air quality and emissions monitoring, AQE ...


    By Quantitech Ltd

  • Sawdust Ignites Causing a Large Fire at a Manufacturing Plant

    Recently, a three-story warehouse in Enfield, Connecticut burst into flames. Fire investigators have determined that sawdust was likely ignited by a piece of hot metal which made its way to the dust house at the manufacturing plant.   Wood dust is a common product and byproduct of many manufacturing processes across the nation.  Wood dust is easily ignited when it becomes airborne and ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Casella joins forces with RAE systems

    Casella CEL has signed a new distributorship agreement for RAE Systems world-renowned gas detection monitors, so expanding its extensive portfolio of innovative workplace noise, dust and vapours monitoring equipment. RAEs products perfectly complement Casella CELs wide-ranging expertise in the field of gas detection with a full range of portable gas detectors for personal monitoring of toxic and ...


    By Casella

  • Ensuring quarries are healthier places to work

    Here’s the good news. Thanks to the almost wholesale adoption of best safety practice both in the UK and further afield, accidents within the quarrying industry are rare. In fact, there is a stronger chance that any site incident involves a kid on a quad bike exploring unknown territory rather than one of the 25,000 workers¹ who are directly employed by the industry here in Britain. ...


    By Casella

  • New guidance on gas detection at WWEM 2016

    Gas detection has always been an important component of the WWEM events, but organiser Marcus Pattison says: “Following the publication of important new guidance on confined space entry and a new standard for toxic gas detectors, the Gas Detection Zone at WWEM 2016 will be busier than ever. “Past events have shown that the Gas Detection Zone is hugely popular with health ...

  • A healthier attitude

    According to a series of recent surveys, occupational health is finally becoming as much a cause for concern as workplace safety. Neal Hill, Product Line Manager, Casella, looks at our changing attitudes to Health and Safety and at how innovative technology can help to reduce risks to occupational health. The approach to occupational Health & Safety is changing all over the world with an ...


    By Casella

  • Casella to unveil 3 exciting new developments at SHE 2010

    Casella CEL will be exhibiting three ground-breaking products at Stand P82, Hall 2, at the Safety & Health Expo, 11-13 May 2010, at the NEC Birmingham, where visitors can view them, try them out and receive help and advice on their use. First, Casella CEL has redesigned its popular dBadge noise dosimeter to increase its robustness, allowing the dosimeter to be used in the harshest of ...


    By Casella

  • Indian capital to curb cars again to control air pollution

    The New Delhi government will restrict cars on the streets for another two weeks to fight the extreme air pollution that has made the Indian capital the world's most polluted city. Private cars will be allowed on the streets on alternate days from April 15-30 based on even or odd license plate numbers, Arvind Kejriwal, the city's top elected ...


    By Associated Press

  • Casella provides the complete solution at REEBOK 2010

    Casella CEL will be exhibiting three of its ground-breaking products at Stand 156, at the Health + Safety Expo, 13-14 October 2010, at the REEBOK Stadium Bolton, where visitors can view them, try them out and receive help and advice on their use. First, Casella CEL has redesigned its popular dBadge noise dosimeter to increase its robustness, allowing the dosimeter to be used in the harshest of ...


    By Casella

  • Crowcon’s CellarSafe Gas Detector Helps Athletes Train Safely in ‘Artificial Mountains’

    -Gas detector ensures constant O2 and CO2 levels in enclosed chambers-Crowcon’s CellarSafe O2/CO2 gas detector and control system is being used to monitor the level of the two gases in unique ‘artificial mountains’ – enclosed endurance training chambers designed to simulate depleted oxygen levels at high altitudes. The chambers are manufactured by German company Höhenbalance AG.Generators filter ...

  • Thermo Fisher Scientific offers industry’s most diverse handheld instrument portfolio deploying critical analytical technologies in the lab, at the line and in the field

    Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc., the world leader in serving science, offers a selection of handheld analytical instruments that is now among the industry’s most diverse, serving applications ranging from airport security and consumer product testing to supply chain integrity and industrial hygiene. The company continues to build on its strategy of translating analytical technologies proven ...

  • Californians dying prematurely from particles in vehicle exhaust

    Every year, up to 24,000 Californians die prematurely because they breathe fine particle pollution over a long period of time, according to research presented this week to the California Air Resources Board. A majority of these deaths occur in highly populated areas around the state, including the South Coast, the San Joaquin Valley and the San Francisco Bay air basins.  All combustion ...

  • Demolition Projects in New York can Create Air Quality Concerns for Workers and Residents

    Recently, demolition work began in Park Slope to make way for a new high-rise condo building. The 109 unit development will be built on multiple lots that requires older structures be torn down. As is often the case, asbestos first had to be remediated before at least one of the buildings could be demolished.   Each year, demolition projects such as this result ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

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