The National Council for Occupational Safety and Health (National COSH) announced today “The Dirty Dozen”employers of 2017, highlighting companies that put workers and communities at risk due to unsafe practices. The Dirty Dozen 2017 report is being released in observance of Workers’ Memorial Week, honoring workers who lost their lives on the job, as well as those who suffered workplace injuries and illnesses.
Click For More Info 2017 ISA LDAR (Leak Detection & Repair) Fugitive Emissions Symposium
June 19-22, 2017
Galveston, Texas, USA
Join us in Galveston for an industry island adventure at the 2017 ISA Leak Detection and Repair (LDAR) – Fugitive Emissions Symposium!
Mark your calendar today to attend the air compliance industry’s only conference solely dedicated to sharing best practices for leak detection and repair, and directed inspection and maintenance programs.
Click For More Info New ISA book explores the complex requirements for effective leak detection of petroleum pipelines and improved pipeline safety
February 28, 2017 -The International Society of Automation (ISA) announces it has published a new book that explores the complex requirements-in regulatory oversight, risk assessment, monitoring technology and methodology, operating reliability, and stakeholder cooperation-for effective leak detection of petroleum pipelines and improved pipeline safety.
Click For More Info 2017 AGA Operations Conference & Biennial Exhibition
Gaylord Palms in Orlando, Florida
May 02, 2017 - May 05, 2017
The annual AGA Operations Conference is the natural gas industry's premier gathering of natural gas utility and transmission company operations management from across North America and the world for the sharing of technical knowledge, ideas and practices to promote the safe, reliable, and cost-effective delivery of natural gas to the end-user.
Click For More Info Oil and Gas Well Near Prundhoe Bay, Alaska has leaked
BPXA, Alaska DEC, U.S. EPA and North Slope Borough Form Unified Command in Response to Oil and Gas Well Discharge Near Prudhoe Bay, Alaska
A Unified Command, consisting of responders from Alaska Department of Environmental Conservation (ADEC), U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA), the North Slope Borough, and BP Exploration Alaska (BPXA) has been established to respond to the BP Flow Station 1 Drill Site 2 Well 3 natural gas and crude oil discharge near Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The Unified Command will ensure safe and efficient coordination of resources and information amongst BPXA and state and federal regulators. To date, there have been no injuries and no reported impacts to wildlife.
Click For More Info New ASTM International Test Method Will Help Identify Mold from Tape Lift Samples
A new ASTM International standard will help investigators who take samples to test for possible mold on surfaces via a tape lift. The new standard (soon to be published as D7658, Test Method for Examination of Fungal Structures on Tape Lift Samples by Optical Microscopy) was developed by ASTM International’s committee on air quality (D22)
Click For More Info AIHce Gets a Facelift
Introducing AIHce EXP
Over the years, attendees of AIHce, one of the most critically acclaimed conferences for IH/OH professionals in North America, have shared their positive and corrective feedback. This year the conference organizers, AIHA and ACGIH, restructured and reengineered the conference experience, bearing in mind the busy lives of its attendees.
Click For More Info Formaldehyde Fact Sheet Published by American Industrial Hygienist Association Give you help you decide if you want to investigate a possible indoor formaldehyde problem
Media attention regarding emissions of formaldehyde from Chinese-made laminate flooring has led some consumers to ask if there is a risk associated with laminate flooring in their home or business.
Click For More Info National Safety Council Announces 2017 Green Cross for Safety Award Finalists
Prestigious awards recognize individuals, organizations and coalitions committed to safety excellence
The National Safety Council is proud to announce the finalists for the 2017 Green Cross for Safety awards, given annually to individuals and organizations that have demonstrated safety excellence in workplaces, in homes and communities and on the road.
Click For More Info National Electrical Contractors Association Hails Safety Achievement with Zero-Injury and Safety Excellence Recognition
Protecting workers on the job is not only a moral imperative and a legal obligation; it also makes good business sense. The dozens of NECA contractors who earned recognition through NECA’s Recognition of Safety Achievement awards program.
Click For More Info Environmental Information Association 2018 National Conference & Exhibition
March 17, 2018 9:00 AM to March 21, 2018 5:00 PM
San Diego, CA
The Annual EIA Conference & Exposition is the source for information on mold identification and remediation, environmental sampling and analysis, lead-based paint abatement, asbestos management, indoor air quality, regulatory compliance audits, environmental site assessments, and environmental management systems.
Click For More Info IAQA has issued a Call for Papers for its 21st Annual Meeting, to be held at the Hilton Chicago in Chicago, IL from January 22 – 24, 2018.
IAQA will work with individuals who may be eligible to receive CEUs as a result of giving a presentation. Presenters may be eligible to receive CEUs from the several certifying organizations.
Click For More Info ASSE considering new name and logo to reflect diverse membership
A successful professional organization needs to evolve with changing times to best support its members and maintain an inclusive environment capable of strong growth. That’s why the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) is considering a new name and logo after more than 100 years of being at the forefront of the occupational safety and health field. If approved by members, the new name would be the American Society of Safety Professionals.
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OSHA to Delay Enforcing Crystalline Silica Standard in The Construction Industry
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration today announced a delay in enforcement of the crystalline silica standard that applies to the construction industry to conduct additional outreach and provide educational materials and guidance for employers.
Click For More Info National Safety Council will hold a Driving Distraction-Free and Defensively Webinar Date
Attentive driving is a critical part of how we can keep each other safe on the roads. Eliminating distractions in your own car is an important part of being an attentive driver. But what about everyone else driving around you? This webinar will cover new messaging and ideas to influence drivers to be attentive and be ready to respond to other drivers on the road.
Click For More Info A Substance Use Cost Calculator for Employers Developed by National Safety Council
The National Safety Council and national nonprofit Shatterproof have collaborated with an independent research institution, NORC at the University of Chicago to design "The Real Cost of Substance Use to Employers" tool
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Radiation Alert™ Ranger
Ranger offers maximum performance for surveying at the facility or
in the field. It has been designed for industrial environments, but
it still has all of the features you’ve come to love in the lab.
This small, handheld, microprocessor-based instrument which offers
excellent sensitivity to low levels of alpha, beta, gamma, and
x-rays and has built in efficiencies for common isotopes to
calculate activity in Bq and DPM. It has a backlit digital display,
internal memory, selectable alert levels, adjustable timer, a red
count light and a beeper that sounds with each count detected.
Includes free Observer USB Software.
4-Gas Detector Runs Two Months on One Charge
4-Gas Detector Runs Two Months on One Charge Multi
Gas Clip Infrared, Gas Clip Technologies’ portable 4-gas detector
for detection of combustible gases (LEL), H 2 S, CO and O 2 ,
amazingly runs for two months straight without recharging. This
durable detector utilizes advanced Low-power Infrared Sensor
Technology for the detection of combustible gases (LEL) allowing the
battery to last months instead of hours. Other key features: The
infrared LEL sensor is immune to sensor poisons such as H2S &
silicone, works in oxygen-enriched or oxygen-depleted environments
and “Fails to Safe” providing assurance of protection – Simple,
one-button operation – Large, easy-to- read display
Streaming Safety Training
ClixStream™ by CLMI Safety Training provides trainers a way to stream videos from your personal company library of over 250 of CLMI’s best safety & HR programs through the internet. Unlike DVDs, which can often become outdated or which are shipped from location to location, the ClixStream library gives your trainers fingertip access to this comprehensive library. 800-533-2767
SoloProtect Identicom Device
SoloProtect is a workplace safety solution designed for those who work alone. Fashioned as an ID holder, the SoloProtect device is wearable for easy access. Users can discreetly raise an alert with the touch of a button. This distress signal will open a one-way communication channel with SoloProtect’s highly trained and certified Emergency Dispatch Center, available 24/7/365. The emergency dispatcher can assess the situation and help provide the assistance necessary to mitigate a dangerous situation.
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Protective Guard Rail
“When it comes to protective guard rail for your facility -- you now have three powerful options to choose from. With the expansion of our industry-leading guard rail brand, the new Wilgard® XT, MT, and LT guard rail systems offer a wider range of impact resistance than any other U.S. manufacture":