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  • Respiratory Protection for Workers Discussed in New Video

    Today, the IAQ Video Network and Cochrane & Associates announced the release of their latest educational video.  Their newest production discusses the importance of respiratory protection for workers in various industries.  “OSHA reports that an estimated 5 million workers are required to wear respirators in 1.3 million workplaces throughout the United ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Curative and preventive wear protection: Boiler Coatings Seminar in France

    On 1st March 2016, Castolin Eutectic and its Whertec division are hosting a seminar dedicated to industrial boiler users from incineration plants, biomass, power generation, pulp & paper plants or other industries. The seminar will tackle wear phenomena caused by corrosion, erosion and abrasion encountered during production processes. The seminar will take place from 9am to 4.30pm at the ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • HD8 Extreme wear-resistant coating

    HD8 is an extremely wear-resistant coating made with an innovative, high-deposition welding technique. This coating has been specifically developed by our engineers in Wiener Neudorf CastoLab® who aimed to get a very high density of tungsten carbides homogeneously distributed within a nickel-based matrix at high deposition rates. Very high density of tungsten carbides in a ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • Effects of organochlorine pollution on animals take a long time to wear off

    Populations of otters, grey seals and sea eagles are slowly recovering in Sweden, which is likely to be thanks in part to a ban on organochlorine chemicals, such as PCBs and DDT, in the 1970s, according to a new study. However, the research shows that negative effects of these chemicals on the reproductive health of female animals persisted for more than 15 years after the ban was introduced. ...

  • RUBBLE MASTER Compact Recycler stands out through wear cost optimisation

    With wear costs you would otherwise only expect from jaw type crushers, and high-quality crushed material, the RM80 had the edge for Georg Guth GmbH in Fürstenfeld.98% quartz content in the feed material – a true challenge for any crusher. That was the starting point prior to the decision for a crusher to handle 100,000 tonnes of quartz gravel. Some 400,000 tonnes can be found at the Fürstenfeld ...


    By RUBBLE MASTER HMH GmbH

  • Are your pumps protected?

    Magnetic Scrubber Technology improves Pump PerformanceFerrous metal contamination in fluid results in premature wear and failure of pumps resulting in down-time for repairs and increased operational costs. The 5000 Series Magnetic Scrubber reduces pump damage caused by corrosion and erosion, which extends pump component life and reduces pump maintenance or replacement. When installed prior to ...


    By One Eye Industries Inc.

  • Robust Overshoe has Toe protection

    Available from Safety Toes Europe, the Slipp-R is a robust steel-toe overshoe that can be used for temporary toe protection. The company says that it is suitable for industrial applications and for those who are fashion conscious. Made of sturdy rubber, its all-flat design accommodates most heel types and it has been tested to provide greater than minimum slip resistance. It is said to be ...


    By Safetytoes International Inc

  • Protecting outdoor workers in cold weather

    Canadian winter months can bring frigid, sub-zero temperatures, and for those who work outdoors, exposure to the cold can be hazardous and put them at risk for injury. The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety (CCOHS) recommends planning ahead to prevent cold-related health problems like hypothermia and frostbite. “Prevention is one of the best ways to deal with many freezing ...

  • Laser Cladding - State-of-the-art for surface protection

    Our Stavanger workshop is now equipped with a brand new laser cladding machine which includes CAD/CAM software, allowing us to import customers 3D drawings and build 3D component mock-ups. The fully automated 6 axes CNC machine guarantees that parts up to 15 m can be cladded within record time according to the highest quality standards. In addition, we are specialists in using non-mag ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • EPA and Texas protect beaches for memorial day weekend

    With Memorial Day Weekend right around the corner, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is helping states continue to monitor water quality at beaches by providing funding for beach monitoring. EPA recently awarded Texas $200,913 to improve water quality at beaches. Texas General Land Office (GLO) is responsible for continuous monitoring of beach waters in Texas. If bacteria levels rise ...

  • The Importance of Proper Respiratory Protection for Millions of Workers

    In October, the Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) released a preliminary list of the 10 most frequently cited safety and health violations for the fiscal year. For the last several years, the 4th most cited violation has been associated with respiratory protection.   According to OSHA, an estimated 5 ...


    By Cochrane & Associates, LLC

  • Castolin and HeidelbergCement work hand-in-hand for sustainable resource management and environmental protection

    Kriftel, 23.07.2014: On the occasion of an awards ceremony, Castolin Eutectic, the worldwide market leader for application solutions in maintenance, repair, wear protection, as well as special joining technology, conferred the Conservationist of the Year Award 2014 on its long-standing customer HeidelbergCement AG. As long ago as in 1973, Castolin Eutectic brought the Conservationist ...


    By Castolin Eutectic

  • OSHA reminds northern Delaware employers to protect workers from heat illness

    With sweltering temperatures impacting northern Delaware today, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to protect their workers from heat illness. OSHA's FREE Heat Safety Tool App can calculate the heat index for a worksite, and displays a risk level to outdoor workers. With a simple click, users ...

  • Tyvek® Classic: protecting users from dust and dirt in cement production

    Holcim Ltd is one of the world's leading producers of cement and aggregates. (1) At the Holcim (Deutschland) AG Lägerdorf site in Northern Germany, employees working in cement production have switched from wearing disposable garments made of SMS material to wearing limited use type 5/6 chemical protective garments made of DuPont™ Tyvek® Classic to protect them from dust and dirt.The kiln ...


    By RealWire

  • Protecting Workers from Zika and Other Mosquito-Borne Diseases

    In January, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) activated its Emergency Operations Center and moved to a level 1 activation, the highest level, the following month. This action was taken to monitor and coordinate the CDC’s emergency response to Zika. It brings together CDC scientists with expertise in arboviruses like Zika, reproductive health, birth defects, developmental ...

  • Flat Panels and Panel PCs with all-round protection for harsh industrial environments

    19-inch widescreen Flat Panels and Panel PCs with all-round IP65 protection are the latest addition to the Siemens glass-front portfolio. Fitted with a rugged aluminum enclosure, the new devices are designed especially for use at the machine level in harsh industrial environments and can be mounted either from the top or the bottom on a stand or supporting arm system. Simatic IFP1900 PRO Flat ...


    By Siemens AG

  • Cave-in Protection Violations Land Plumbing Company In Severe Violator Program

    Cave-in protection violations resulted in a Chicago-based plumbing company to be placed on the Severe Violator Program. OG Plumbing LLC, was recently cited by the United States Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration for one serious, one willful, and three repeat violations. ...


    By OSHA Pros USA

  • Sophisticated metals analyser helps protect power station pipes

    An advanced portable XRF (x-ray fluorescence) alloy analyser hired from Ashtead Technology enabled specialist engineering consultants to investigate and quickly pinpoint failures within a power plant’s complex pipeline network. Tetra Engineering contacted Ashtead Technology to hire the handheld Niton XL3t XRF analyser as part of a project focussing on degrading pipework at a combined cycle power ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • New Survey: Smart Grids Lack Cyber Security Protection

    October 19, 2016 -- Tripwire, Inc., a global provider of security and compliance solutions for enterprises and industrial organizations, today announced the results of a Tripwire survey conducted by Dimensional Research. The June survey assessed cyber security ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • OSHA reminds Philadelphia-area employers to protect workers from heat illness

    With sweltering temperatures impacting the greater Philadelphia today, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is reminding employers to protect their workers from heat illness. OSHA's FREE Heat Safety Tool App can calculate the heat index for a worksite, and displays a risk level to ...

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