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  • Hexavalent Chromium Requirements in the Workplace

    If a company works with chromium containing materials such as stainless steel, conducts chemical film or plating operations involving hexavalent chromium (Cr+6) or spray paints with products containing Cr+6, it is required by state and federal Occupational Safety and Health Administrations (OSHAs) to take specific actions. As stated in a National Institute of Occupational Safety and ...


    By Clark Seif Clark Inc.

  • Heat Stress In The Workplace

    http://www.shawcity.co.uk/product-group/all-products/heat-stress-monitors We all enjoy the warmer weather after a long cold winter. But as things warm up we all have to continue to work. Many of us work in situations where heat is a problem all the year round. Failure to identify a possible problem because of heat may ...


    By Shawcity Limited

  • Managing exposure to nanoparticles in the workplace

    It is estimated that approximately 2 million workers will be employed in nanotechnology industries worldwide in the next fifteen years. A new study reviews an existing framework of occupational risk management and describes possible methods for controlling exposure to nanomaterials in workplaces. The manufacture and use of nanomaterials is increasing. Although this is creating more jobs, those ...

  • Monitoring Noise Levels in the Workplace with the Pulsar Nova Sound Level Meters

    Sound Level meters have come a long way since they were first launched and are becoming increasingly easy to operate.  Pulsar Nova sound level meters are the latest addition to an already extensive range of noise measurement instruments.  They have been designed with the ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Employees Exposed to Asbestos at Illinois Workplace

    A company in Kankakee, IL has been cited for five health violations concerning asbestos by the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). The violations were detected after receiving a complaint claiming hazards at the workplace. The total projected fine for the company is $59,400. One of the company’s major repeat violations was their failure to ...


    By EMSL Analytical, Inc.

  • Date announced for popular workplace and ambient dust workshop

    Following the success of a similar event last January, TSI and Ashtead Technology have organised another workshop focusing on workplace dust, aerosols and environmental particulates. The event, which is free to attend, will take place on Wednesday 11th January 2017 at TSI’s headquarters in High Wycombe. Ashtead’s Regional Sales Manager Josh Thomas recommends early booking: “This ...


    By Ashtead Technology Ltd

  • Lack of workplace controls for Silica causes concerns and citations

    Recently the U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) proposed penalties of over $100,000 to a steel casting company for alleged serious and repeated workplace violations. These violations included overexposures to airborne silica and a failure to implement engineering or administrative controls for silica overexposures.Silica is a naturally occurring ...


  • Introduction to workplace noise measurements and basic noise theory

    The answers you need about workplace noise measurements and basic noise theory, from the noise at work measurement specialist and more, when you attend Pulsar's brand new Noise Awareness Courses in 2015. Noise regulations, and a basic understanding of noise theory and noise control is something that employers who are responsible for staff operating in noisy areas of over 80dB(A) need to be aware ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Portable Workplace Detector for Trace Toxic Chemicals

    ENMET's new mGC (mini Gas Chromatograph) chemical specific portable instrument is designed to detect threat chemicals below the OSHA permissible exposure limits in the industrial workplace for worker safety. This handheld monitor improves information collected from traditional multi-gas survey instruments by providing details about the chemical composition of the sample. It ...


    By ENMET, LLC

  • Keep it down! controlling noise in the workplace with Pulsar

    According to the HSE, over one million employees in Great Britain are exposed to levels of noise which put their hearing at risk. Noise induced hearing loss is one of the most prevalent, but often ignored, risks in the workplace and employees must, by law, be protected. Once noise-induced hearing loss has taken place, it ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • How to Prevent Industrial Noise Induced Hearing Loss - Monitoring and Reducing the Risk of Noise in the Workplace

    The risk of noise in the workplace is a very real concern for individuals and companies all over the UK. Noise induced hearing loss (NIHL) has a debilitating effect on employees’ everyday and working lives and puts them at risk of not being able to hear alarms and warnings. NIHL also poses potentially devastating legal and financial threats to your company. This article ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • All4 Inc. named an Inc. Magazine and Winning Workplaces 2010 Top Small Company Workplace

    All4 Inc. named an Inc. Magazine and Winning Workplaces 2010 Top Small Company Workplace Inc. magazine and Winning Workplaces announced the winners of the 2010 Top Small Company Workplaces competition in Inc."s June issue. All4 Inc. (ALL4) was among the twenty winners of the 2010 Top Small Company Workplaces competition. The magazine features the 20 winners, which range from All4 Inc., an ...


    By All4 Inc.

  • New Casella microsite provides quick answers to workplace safety monitoring issues in key industry sectors

    www.mycasellasolutions.com aimed at pharmaceutical, mining, chemical and petrochemical businesses  Leading global specialist in industrial hygiene, occupational health and environmental monitoring equipment, Casella CEL (www.casellameasurement.com; 01234 844100), has ...


    By Casella

  • MEPs call for better protection of workers from occupational diseases and workplace accidents

     In a report on the Community strategy on health and safety at work 2007-2012, the European Parliament regrets that the Commission 'is silent on targets for the reduction of occupational diseases'. New and emerging risks had to be identified, and asbestos needed to be phased out. MEPs also repeat their call for a better protection of healthcare workers from blood borne diseases. The report ...


    By European Parliament

  • Pulsar: a unique range of sound meters to measure workplace noise

    Pulsar Instruments plc, a leading manufacturer and supplier of high performance niose measurement equipment, is now offering a full range of instrumentation to suit most applications and budgets. Taking noise measurements couldn't be easier. All Pulsar Instruments are affordable, simple to use and effective whilst complying with national standards. The name Pulsar is synonym with reliability and ...


    By Pulsar Instruments plc

  • Eaton takes top honors in Pittsburgh green workplace challenge

    Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation today announced it has been recognized as a first place winner of Sustainable Pittsburgh’s 2011-2012 Pittsburgh Green Workplace Challenge (GWC). Sustainable Pittsburgh noted the significant regional impact on energy and water savings, and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions at Eaton’s Moon Township Electrical Sector - Americas ...


    By Eaton Corporation

  • OSHA cites gun range for workplace lead, arsenic exposure

    Employer name: Kremer's Guns LLC, Celina, Ohio Citations received: Sept. 26, 2015 Investigation findings: The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration's Toledo Area Office cited 23 serious safety violations for ...

  • NASCAR and Sprint Join Energy Department’s Workplace Charging Challenge

    At the NASCAR Plaza in Charlotte, N.C. today, officials from the Energy Department, NASCAR and Sprint Corp. announced the companies’ participation in the Department’s Workplace Charging Challenge -- a collaborative effort to increase the number of U.S. employers offering workplace charging by tenfold. The Challenge also supports the broader efforts of the Department’s EV ...


    By US Department of Energy

  • How Clean is the Air in your workplace? - Taiwan Indoor Air Quality Management Act

    PPM Technology will be presenting a lecture titled - 'How clean is the air in your workplace? - Benefits of continuous monitoring' to IAQ scholars and delegates at a Taiwanese Occupational Hygiene Association seminar regarding Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) held in Kaohsiung, Southern Taiwan. Taiwan recently became the 2nd country, after South Korea, to introduce an Indoor Air Quality ...


    By PPM Technology

  • KONGSBERG`s Guildford offices become second ever to receive Carbon Trust`s Low Carbon Workplace Standard

    KONGSBERG’s offices in Guildford, Surrey has become the second recipient of the Carbon Trust’s Low Carbon Workplace Standard. KONGSBERG was awarded the Standard in recognition of the successful ongoing energy efficient ...


    By Carbon Trust

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