It is intuitive that when an employee knows he or she is being watched, he or she is less likely to make mistakes or take shortcuts.
A recent study released by Gradient found that towels are often contaminated with heavy metal residues from other industries that survived the cleaning process.
Heavy plumes of smoke billowed off the Magnablend chemical plant in Waxahachie, Texas, after a fire sparked while workers were mixing chemicals.
Processes that are commonly most hazardous to scale-up are those associated with exothermic reactions and those that generate non-condensable gas.
An underground gas leak on a California roadignites into spiraling walls of fire.
Look for best practices in other industries to improve upon your weaknesses, because you may also find ways to do better that which you think you already do well.
Sixnet, a machine-to-machine networking solution manufacturer, donated industrial Ethernet switches to the rescue effort that saved 33 miners from a collapsed mine in Chile.
Industry is wising up to the fact that developing a strong disaster recovery plan is a high priority and leveraging technology is an effective way to achieve it.
Honeywell Safety Products has designed the Uvex Stealth goggle retainer to attach flawlessly to most hard hats, helping to ensure workers’ eyes are protected.
To answer questions surrounding the potential poisoning of groundwater, Halliburton CEO stood before his peers at the conference and raised a glass to safer fracking fluid.
American Fabric Filter manufactures catch cloths of 18-gauge vinyl to prevent errant product from dropping onto other lines or being transferred throughout the plant.
It is the responsibility of companies to ensure that they have processes and methods that deliver quality products based on good science and engineering principles.
Schneider Electric urges the following precautions to ensure employee safety and avoid costly damage to physical equipment and the financial losses of a prolonged shutdown.
The answer from RJF Agencies' Health Management Services Manager Rosie Ward, Ph.D., is only if you move beyond fruits, veggies and pedometers.
New Pig has designed its PIG™LEAKTRAPPER™ universal absorbent bag to secure to leaking nozzles, faucets and valves, capturing nuisance leaks and drips at their source.
New Pig specifically designed its PIG® Drive-Over LEAKBLOCKER dike to contain leaks, and help facilities meet spill prevention control and countermeasures.
Most manufacturers understand that conveying systems are necessary and, to a lesser extent, a necessary evil that can cause serious injuries if they aren’t careful.
“Quality, cost and speed — pick two.” This was a truism often quoted throughout my career, but does there always have to be a loser? It seems to work out that way.
Authorities in Dalian, China, closed a chemical plant due to the demands of protesters who were afraid of a possible spill.
Many business continuity management programs are a byproduct of enterprise risk management or part of customer-driven service level agreements, but it's looking for a home.
When a company is in the midst of a regulatory recall, the company must clearly understand that the FDA is its customer and it is imperative to get the recall right.
Which do you think of when you hear “state park”? Either way, I hope that extreme care is practiced: I want to see flames in my campfire, not in my water.
Without proper funding, the Food Safety Modernization Act will only function in a slapdash fashion, selectively choosing the facilities it has the means to inspect.
While the concept of a crisis response box was initially developed for use in schools, I think that it makes a lot of sense for every company to put one together.