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  • EPA Issues Draft OCSPP National Program Manager Guidance

    In June 2017, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) issued a draft Office of Chemical Safety and Pollution Prevention (OCSPP) National Program Manager Guidance for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018-2019, which sets forth the strategies and actions that EPA and its state and ...


    By Bergeson & Campbell, P.C.

  • 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

  • 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 ...

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • PerkinElmer engages industry leaders on global water safety and supply

    PerkinElmer Life and Analytical Sciences, a global leader in application-focused measurement and analysis solutions, today hosted a Water Consortium with key industry thought leaders in recognition of New Orleans hosting PITTCON® for the first time after Hurricane Katrina.  This consortium focused on discussing the issues, challenges and importance of protecting water today and in the ...


    By PerkinElmer, Inc.

  • Invitrogen and IDEXX colaborate to supply advanced technologies for drinking water safety testing

    Invitrogen Corporation (NASDAQ:IVGN), a provider of essential life science technologies for research, production and diagnostics, and IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. (NASDAQ:IDXX), a worldwide leader in innovative products and services for veterinary, food and water applications, have entered into a strategic collaboration for the distribution and development of new products for the water testing ...


    By IDEXX Laboratories, Inc.

  • EPA Endorses New & Improved Beach Water Quality Safety Threshold

    In a move designed to protect more than 180 million people who visit America’s coastal and Great Lakes beaches every year, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today announced stronger National Beach Guidance for all states to adopt the most protective swimmer safety threshold - a Beach Action Value (BAV) - for water quality monitoring and notification practices in order to ...

  • Water Tank liners – the most important fire safety element

    When people think of ways to fight fire, the words “tank liners” rarely cross their lips. However, those who are serious about the hazards fire presents know that a high-quality tank liner can mean the difference between success and failure when it comes to coping with runaway fires. As the trend towards self-sufficient industries increases, more and more businesses are investing in ...


    By Russetts Development Ltd

  • Isan – the most significant advancement in the last 25 years in food and water safety

    The most significant advancement in the last quarter-century in food and water safety is the Isan system, a patented automated water disinfection system that reduces fungal growth, spoilage, organisms and pathogens in water and food, preventing illnesses and death. Until now, the life-saving system has been used only in Australia and New Zealand through federal approval. But now the Isan system ...


    By Biolargo, Inc.

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