OSHA's final rule on employers reporting requirements to prevent workplace injuries Illnesses
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration issued a final rule to modernize injury data collection to better inform workers, employers, the public and OSHA about workplace hazards. With this new rule, OSHA is applying the insights of behavioral economics to improve workplace safety and prevent injuries and illnesses.
Click For More Info European Commission proposes to protect workers better from cancer-causing chemicals
Concretely, the Commission proposes to address exposure to 13 cancer-causing chemicals by including new or amended limit values in the Carcinogens and Mutagens Directive. These limit values set a maximum concentration for the presence of a chemical carcinogen in the workplace air. The proposal is based on scientific evidence and follows broad discussions with scientists, employers, workers, Member States' representatives and labour inspectors.
Click For More Info National Safety Council Announces Winners of its Prestigious Green Cross for Safety Awards
The National Safety Council presented its prestigious Green Cross for Safety Awards to individuals and organizations that have helped save lives and prevent injuries. The Council presented the Excellence Award to the Air Force Safety Center, the Innovation Award to United Airlines Corporate Safety and the Advocate Award to Dr. Gary Smith of the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Click For More Info Filtration® 2016 International Conference & Exposition to Explore “Pure Need”
Online registration is now open for INDA’s Filtration 2016 International Conference & Exposition featuring evolving markets, changing health requirements, and breakthroughs in water filtration in the filtration industry.
Click For More Info Innova Launched as New Name for ATCO Emissions Management
Innova Global Limited (Innova) has been selected as the new name for ATCO Emissions Management to better reflect the company's innovative approach to developing products and providing industry leading solutions and services to their clients.
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AIHce 2016 in Baltimore, MD, May 21-26 Will Feature a General Session Entitled “Pathways to Progress in Science and Practice”
The American Industrial Hygiene Conference & Exposition (AIHce) is the must-attend experience of the year for IH/OH professionals worldwide. Join thousands of colleagues for world-class education and networking opportunities, taking place May 21-26, 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland.
Click For More Info Ohio Auto Parts Manufacturer Again Exposes Workers to Machine Hazards
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued two repeated and two serious safety violations to Sanoh America Inc.
Click For More Info OSHA Finds Chemical Manufacturer Lacked Proper Procedures
The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) issued 14 serious violations to Harcros Chemicals Inc. after an October 2015 complaint investigation found the manufacturer violated OSHA's process safety management procedures which contains requirements for the management of hazards associated with processes using highly hazardous chemicals.
Click For More Info OSHA Cites Wisconsin Paper Mill after Worker Injured Fatally While Servicing Operating Conveyor Belt
After its investigation into the Oct. 27, 2015, incident, the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) cited Cellu Tissue-City Forest LLC for one willful, one repeat and two serious safety violations on April 21, 2016.
Click For More Info North Florida Contractor Continues to Expose Roofing Workers to Dangerous Falls
Bobby Campbell Roofing Inc. of North Florida now faces nearly $77K in penalties after continuing to expose roofing workers to dangerous falls and other safety hazards
Click For More Info RightCycle Transforms Lab Gloves into Useful Consumer Products
RightCycle by Kimberly-Clark Professional is an innovative recycling program that helps labs and universities divert waste from landfills by converting hard-to-recycle products including nitrile gloves and other protective garments, into durable products and consumer goods.
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GX-6000 is a game changer that simultaneously monitors up to six gases. It has a
strong internal sample pump, man-down alarm, panic alarm, an LED flashlight and
a large auto-rotating LCD display. The GX-6000 operates as a single-gas PID or a
multifunctional tool utilizing all six channels. It is designed for the nastiest
environments with a water-resistant enclosure. Has an IP-67 rating. With
vibration and loud audible alarm, GX-6000 will easily alert users.
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Alpha Omega Instruments introduces the Series 1300 O2 Deficiency Monitor. Features 4 year sensor warranty, built-in data logger, audible/visual alarms, up to three sensors, factory calibrated. Base price under $1,500.
— Alpha Omega Instruments Corp.
Peracetic Acid (PAA) gas detection is now available from Analytical Technology,Inc., Both portable and fixed detectors can provide rapid and reliable detection of hazardous levels of PAA vapor in the workplace. The new PAA sensor provides sensitivity to 0.05 ppm while measuring selectively without interference from hydrogen peroxide, a component of PAA solutions. Sensors are compatible with the ATI PortaSens II portable leak detector as well as the series F12 fixed gas detector.
— Analytical Technology Inc.
Clearflo® Ag-47 tubing contains antimicrobial technology to guard against bacteria such as legionella, E. coli and MRSA. The ingredient is throughout the tubing for bacteria protection on all tubing surfaces. NSF-51 listed. Request a sample.
— NewAge® Industries, Inc.
Tired of waiting for lab results? See how easy and effective real-time, direct reading dust monitoring can be compared to gravimetric sampling. Look to the TSI DustTrak™ Aerosol Monitors to provide more flexible use and expanded measurement insight for any workplace dust monitoring project. Start saving time and money today
— TSI Incorporated