Four years after the explosion at Imperial Sugar, OSHA has yet to enact combustible dust regulations that could potentially prevent such explosions in the future.
Most of us, in fact, go to work each day and perform our own small miracles, and we’re lucky if anyone -- even those in our direct vicinity -- notices at all.
President Obama intends to continue to push for reorganization authority, and the food safety system will likely be affected if this executive power is granted.
Nanomaterials are being extensively researched and developed, but there is little known about the extent to which nanomaterials are used in products, processing or packaging.
AirClean Systems’ AC600 Series chemical workstations are designed to provide a low-cost solution for protecting the operator and environment from toxic vapors, gases, fumes and particulates when performing low-volume applications with known chemicals.
Some manufacturers involved in food recalls have been given “superior” ratings by third-party auditors, so the FDA is now supposed to closely monitor auditors as well.
Iran has threatened to block the Strait ofHormuz, but the Navy hopes its underwater-mine-detecting dolphins will save the day.
Rescue efforts continue on the Costa Concordia as it slowly sinks and fears of an oil spill increase.
Aviation authorities protect cockpit crews by firing “chicken guns” at planes’ windshields to estimate the damage a bird-plane collision will cause.
A Liberian-flagged vessel split in two over the weekend, triggering fears of a fresh oil spill.
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In light of the recent earthquake, will Ohio beforced to change its fracking policies?
Manufacturing is one of the most dangerous industries around, but safety can be greatly improved by taking basic measures — one of the simplest being providing workers with protective clothing.
Police used tear gas to disperse tens of thousands of angry residents in Haimen, China.
Handling, transporting and storing radioactive nuclear waste faces environments that cannot be safely accessed by people without special equipment.
The Witte Co. customizes the height of its machinery with optional leg extensions.
Virtual reference grounding allows electromagnetic flowmeters to be installed in any type of pipeline, without grounding rings or electrodes.
With advancing harmonization, mutual agreements to share data and a focus on risk-based approaches, regulators may in fact be more on the offense than on the defense.
Pfannenberg’s Safety Integrity Level (SIL) audible and visual signaling devices are specifically designed to conform to SIL 1 and SIL 2 safety requirements.
Magnalight’s EPL-SL-10-FL1524-LED hazardous area LED explosion-proof string lights are designed for use in locations that require equipment with Class 1 Division 1 and 2 compliance approval.
R. STAHL offers a wide range of warning systems, by means of audible and visual signals, to alert users to malfunctions, thereby optimizing safety.
Embattled Japanese power company TEPCO makes its chief, Toshio Nishizawa, available to the media.
Air Science’s new Purair ECO™ line of energy-saving ductless fume hoods is designed for both chemical and particulate protection over a broad range of laboratory and industrial applications.
Food allergies affect anywhere from four to eight percent of children, as well as two percent of adults. For the most part, industry regulators and food companies have successfully mitigated the issue, but there is still room for improvement.