Health & Safety Articles

  • How Top Pharma Companies Evaluate Industry Trends and the Human Element in Containment

    ABSTRACT Engineering controls designed to mitigate exposure and create separation between the operator and the toxic material are available in many different forms, all with their own unique advantages and risks.  This article will look into various forms of containment while asking the question, is your liability assured or insured? ASSURANCE VS ...


    By Flow Sciences Inc

  • IoT Enabled Trash Solutions in a Virus Resilient World

    Trash Management In A Virus Resilient World The Covid-19 pandemic has  immediately changed many aspects of daily life and business operations.  The implementation of social distancing and the need to create virus resilient work places or areas with direct customer contact have also changed how people handle waste management. ...


    By Harmony Enterprises, Inc.

  • Model output data integration using a Web Map Server

    Maps are one of the basic products that can be created from numerical model output data. Whether numerical weather prediction models, air quality photochemical models, air dispersion models, wave models or any other, it is useful to show in a map different fields like the air temperature, wind speed and direction, pollutants concentration, significant wave height or any other variable obtained ...


    By Meteosim S.L.

  • UV Technologies for Chlorine Removal from Water

    Chlorine is widely used in water treatment as a disinfection and oxidizing agent. However, the reaction of free chlorine in water leads to the generation of undesirable by-products and have harmful effects on industrial processes. In high purity water systems, the presence of free chlorine in water may result in the deterioration of treatment units such as ion exchange beds and RO membranes. ...


    By ESCO International (EI)

  • Resin Pilot Plant - Case Study

    As part of a commitment to reduce airborne emissions – or the risk of such emissions – the Mt. Vernon, IN plant of GE Plastics – now Saudi Arabia Basic Industries Corporation – installed a NOx scrubber. SABIC is a diversified manufacturing company, active in chemicals and intermediates. In 2014, it was ranked fourth in the world among chemical companies by Fortune Global ...

  • Determination of Aromatic Hydrocarbons in Diesel Fuel by LC-RID According to ASTM D6591

    The test method presented here is applicable to the determination of mono-, di-, and tri-plus aromatic hydrocarbon (MAH, DAH, and T+AH, respectively) content in diesel fuels and middle distillates with boiling points in the range of 150° to 400° C in accordance with ASTM D6591. The accurate determination of the aromatic content of fuels is critical to assessing their quality and combustion ...

  • The Potency Determination of 15 Cannabinoids using the Hemp Analyzer

    According to a 2020 Grand View Research report, the industrial hemp market is expected to exceed 15 billion USD by 2027. This accounts for all segments of the market, including application of the product in pharmaceuticals, medicinal and therapeutic products, skin care products, and fiber/textiles. This growth, and the confidence in hemp products, will require applicable testing to ensure product ...

  • COVID-19 and the Climate Crisis

    I’M NOT SUPERSTITIOUS when it comes to the environment, as we rely entirely on environmental science and engineering for the facts upon which Sphera’s sustainability publications and external communications are based. But the COVID-19 outbreak has had some side effects that make me wonder whether the Earth as a whole isn’t actually alive and conscious. With ...


    By Sphera

  • A new solution for biosolids (sewage sludge)

    It’s becoming increasingly difficult to dispose of biosolids (sewage sludge) in a safe and cost-effective way. The Dryclone® Air Drying System offers an efficient, safe, and low-cost solution that’s aligned with the future of biosolids usage. The Dryclone efficiently removes moisture content from biosolids, reducing ...


    By Recycling Equipment Canada

  • Mining Emissions Effectively Monitored with Micro Pulse LiDAR Technology

    Mining operations include blasting, excavating, scraping, and sifting large amounts of dirt. These activities create dust and other emissions that are transported by air currents to surrounding areas. It is easy to say that dangerous particulate matter (PM) generated by mining should be monitored and kept to a minimum; however, it is very challenging to measure the levels of contaminants in the ...

  • Introducing the NEW Opticam Modular Sewer Inspection Camera

    Introducing the NEW Opticam Modular Sewer Inspection Camera This system offers many ...


    By USA Borescopes

  • Facilities Under Positive Pressure

    Building pressure is the difference between the outside air supplied to a building and the air removed from inside a building.  Typically, a facilities managers are trying to achieve a building with slight positive building pressure, meaning more air is supplied to the building than is removed from the building. ...


    By RLE Technologies

  • What are the reasons for frequent electric vehicle fires?

    In recent years, electric vehicles have become more and more popular, but electric vehicle accidents have occurred more and more frequently. Therefore, we need to know why the charging of electric vehicles will suddenly catch fire or explode? In fact, there are several main reasons: 1. Electric vehicles use lithium batteries, which is produced by unknown battery factory with poor ...

  • TANA E520 compactor - designed for extremely demanding terrains - Case Study

    Taylor County Landfill located in Mauk, Georgia handles around 4,000 tons of waste every day. This makes it the largest privately owned landfill in the Southern United States. They have recently acquired a TANA E520 landfill compactor. Its best traits have been operability, maintainability and reliability. ...


    By Tana Oy

  • Tana landfill compactors are cost-efficient and safe to use - CEP in NC, USA - Case Study

    The Coastal Environmental Partnership, CEP, is a regional solid waste authority that provides various waste management services. When looking for a new landfill compactor last year, CEP’s staff members found out about the Finnish company Tana Oy. The key advantages are cost-efficiency and safety. The TANA landfill compactors used by the CEP consume less fuel compared to other machines. ...


    By Tana Oy

  • The race to a vaccine - unintended consequences?

    A gold rush is on to find a vaccine for COVID-19. According to the World Health Association (WHO) in early May, there are more than 100 projects around the world centered on the development of a vaccine for the coronavirus. Eight candidate vaccines are already being tested in people in clinical trials. Once an effective vaccine (or vaccines) has been identified, it will need to be produced ...


    By Vistex Inc

  • Guide to Acquiring Waste Tyre Pyrolysis Plant

    Firms that want to expand their revenue and profit streams should look for new acquisitions. Firms that neglect to purchase new assets and technologies often end up complacent in the marketplace. If you’re currently running a business, you should always seek out innovative assets like pyrolysis plants for potential acquisition. Hence, listed here is a simple self-help guide to acquiring ...

  • Lower Maintenance Costs: Large Municipality Uses Point of Care Oil Analysis to Significantly Reduce Costs

    A large municipality located in the northwestern United States operates a fleet of over 1,700 vehicles and over 3,000 pieces of motorized equipment which it uses for critical everyday functions. As you can imagine, maintenance on this equipment is expensive with oil changes alone costing in excess of $3 million dollars annually when done at set intervals. The municipality recognized that they ...


    By Spectro Scientific

  • Ease Your Mind - Choose A Company that Specializes in Mist Elimination

    Mist is not just something in the air on a rainy day. Mist, which is a danger to your health is formed in chemical and other manufacturing processes. When it comes to health and safety, imagine mist as the suspension of chemicals and combustible liquids in lingering the air. It will settle in wherever it lands, corrode machinery and cars, and possibly cause irreversible health concerns. ...


    By Kimre Inc.

  • What Makes the API Pump so Expensive, and What Can I Do About It?

    API 610 is the American Petroleum Institute’s standard for ultra-reliable process pumps. The standard was born out of the needs of refineries, which no doubt present some of the most difficult conditions—high-temperature hydrocarbons with very high reliability and safety requirements. Although refinery pumps are in API 610’s DNA, the standard is applied in a variety of other ...


    By Carver Pump Company

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