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  • Polycarbonate Moisture Matters

    Computrac® by Arizona Instrument LLC is proud to introduce its brand new video series, Moisture Matters! Episode 1 is all about polycarbonate and polycarbonate products. Which do you think has more moisture – a green water bottle, clear safety glasses, or blue polycarbonate pellets? You’ll have to watch to find out. If you have any questions or ...


    By Arizona Instrument LLC

  • NIOSH accepting input on how best to protect workers, including in nanotechnology

    John Howard, M.D., Director of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), authored a January 10, 2017, NIOSH blog item entitled “Occupational Health Issues in the USA.” Howard shares a recent editorial he wrote in Occupational Medicine, “Occupational health issues in the USA,” that highlights some of the occupational safety and health issues ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • TSCA: EPA releases proposed chemical risk evaluation process under new TSCA

    On January 19, 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) proposed a process for conducting risk evaluations to determine whether a chemical substance presents an unreasonable risk of injury to health or the environment, including an unreasonable risk to a potentially exposed or susceptible subpopulation, under the conditions of use. 82 Fed, Reg. 7562. The process would not consider ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • AMETEK Land to Showcase Cyclops Meltmaster for Foundries at IFEX 2017

    AMETEK Land will be attending the IFEX 2017 exhibition 3-5 February in Bengal, India to demonstrate its Cyclops 055L Meltmaster for foundries.   Renowned for its accuracy, the Cyclops 055L Meltmaster allows the real liquid metal temperature to be measured, regardless of the high temperature sparks, low temperature water vapour and dust and smoke that can cause ...


    By AMETEK Land

  • Federal Trade Arm, the U.S. Commercial Service provides support for CH2M contract to manage development of India`s first smart capital city

    With support from the U.S. Department of Commerce's trade promotion arm the U.S. Commercial Service, CH2M and the Indian State of Andhra Pradesh Capital Regional Development Authority have entered into a contract to develop Amaravati as India's first smart capital city. CH2M was selected as program manager to implement major infrastructure developments integrating digital technologies and ...


    By CH2M Hill Companies, Ltd.

  • Safety testing drinking water

    Apparently a glass of water can help you perform better in exams, giving some students a boost of a grade when consumed in the exam hall. Unless the answers were floating inside the glasses and bottles in the form of ice cubes, it was probably because brain cells can ...


    By Specac Limited

  • National Safety Month Week 1 – Water Safety

    The importance of safety around the water cannot be overstated. Water safety is a part of daily life no matter where you live. Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional death in children. Check out the emergency water safety handout available via the National Safety Council! National Safety Council www.nsc.org ...


    By PEC Safety

  • ISO standard on beach safety flags and water safety signs

    Summer time very often rhymes with time spent on the beach or in aquatic parks and playgrounds, but, whether it is the sea, the lake or the pool, the aquatic environment can be risky, particularly when climatic or water conditions are unfavourable. Water safety signs and flags can therefore be an invaluable aid in bringing people's attention to hazards and indicating where safety aids or ...

  • WPL meets water authorities health and safety standards

    The HiPAF range of sewage treatment plants is supplied to major water utilities, as well as domestic and commercial applications. Available as a permanent or temporary solution, the range includes above and below ground tanks and will service small communities of up to 3,000PE, biologically treating effluent to the consent standards required. As part of an on-going customer led product ...


    By WPL Ltd

  • American Water Receives Safety Award from Missouri Water Environment Association

    American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water utility, today announced that its Contract Services Group received the 2012 Safety Award from the ...


    By American Water

  • Water safety and monitoring discussed during this week’s Drinking Water Week

    As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association joins water professionals across North America in helping consumers learn more about how ...

  • Oceaneering Awarded Safety in Seas Safety Practice Award

    The National Ocean Industries Association (NOIA) recently named Oceaneering International, Inc. as the recipient of the 2016 Safety in Seas Safety Practice Award. Kevin McEvoy, Oceaneering’s CEO, accepted the award at the NOIA annual meeting in Washington, DC. “We are honored to receive this distinguished award from such a well-respected organization as NOIA. We are committed to the ...

  • Ingested nanoparticle safety

    Ingestion of commonly encountered nanoparticles at typical environmental levels is unlikely to cause overt toxicity, according to US researchers. Nevertheless there is insufficient evidence to determine whether chronic exposures could lead to subtle alterations in intestinal immune function, protein profiles, or microbial balance. Writing in a forthcoming issue of the International Journal of ...


    By Inderscience Publishers

  • Intrinsic Safety Made Easy

    Finally The Intrinsically Safe Switch You’ve Been Waiting For Rapid City, SD — SymCom, Inc. has introduced Model ISS-102 dual-channel, intrinsically safe switches meeting UL 913 6th Edition. Several ISS-102 models are available each with distinct output relay configurations offering the versatility to control a variety of systems. Whether you need a pump-up or pump-down latching ...


    By SymCom, Inc.

  • Process safety redefined!

    This year, sera has developed four new types of multilayer diaphragm pumps and four new types of piston diaphragm pumps featuring the multilayer diaphragm technology. These include two types for the local, manual control (R-series) as well as two types with integrated control electronics (C-series). By offering the new piston diaphragm pumps, sera has responded to customer requests for ...


    By sera GmbH

  • Process safety redefined!

    This year, sera has developed four new types of multilayer diaphragm pumps and four new types of piston diaphragm pumps featuring the multilayer diaphragm technology. These include two types for the local, manual control (R-series) as well as two types with integrated control electronics (C-series). By offering the new piston diaphragm pumps, sera has responded to customer requests for ...


    By sera GmbH

  • Safety first for pesticides

    The Environment Committee voted on Wednesday on new legislation governing the production, licensing and use of pesticides. MEPs confirmed that certain toxic chemicals will be banned, except where there is a serious danger to plant health. They also argued that the EU should not be divided into three pesticide licensing zones. In addition, Member States will have to meet quantitative targets for ...


    By European Parliament

  • Climate change and lack of sanitation threaten water safety for millions: UNICEF

    On World Water Day, UNICEF says the push to bring safe water to millions around the world is going to be even more challenging due to climate change, which threatens both water supply and water safety for millions of children living in drought- or flood-prone areas. In 2015 at the end of the Millennium Development Goal era, all but 663 million people around the world ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

  • Test kits from Merck ensure safety in water analysis

    When it comes to the analysis of water and food, safety has top priority. As a matter of course, Merck's high-quality test kits for water analysis such as Spectroquant® or Merckoquant® deliver reliable and reproducible results for highest product safety. For Merck, however, safety in water analysis means even more: It also encompasses safety for our customers working with our test kits and the ...


    By Merck Millipore

  • New NLB Water Jet Lance has More Safety Features

    The new NCG24-535 water jet lances from NLB Corp. are rated for applications requiring operating pressures of up to 24,000 psi (1,656 bar) and designed to reduce the chance of hose or fitting failure. The new lances reduce stress on the inlet connection by eliminating the bend radius in the hose that supplies high-pressure ...


    By NLB Corp.

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