West Liberty Foods emphasizes good manufacturing practices and role-based separations of its workspace to keep its Iowa facilities and poultry products safe.
Greater awareness and more efficient communications channels can help save lives, but they can’t do much about the fundamentals of the food supply chain.
Chem.Info’s reader survey reveals the priorities and challenges for facilities with powder and bulk processing operations.
European Union member states successfully register 3,400 phase-in substances by the first REACH registration deadline.
The NFPA 654 committee is working on “emergency” interim changes after the updated combustible dust safety standard was rejected by its members.
A comprehensive wiring devices audit contributes to increased efficiency, reduced downtime, code compliance and workplace safety recommendations for Crown Candy.
Grabner® Instruments’ MINIFLASH Touch portable flashpoint tester has a large color screen and intuitive menu navigation that requires no training.
Garlock Sealing Technologies’ new SGi™ shaft grounding bearing isolator is the first seal to protect bearings from electrical damage, as well as lubricant loss and contamination.
A survey revealed that 98 percent of workers had at some point neglected to wear the necessary safety equipment while on the job.
A runaway reaction in a residue treater was caused by a series of equipment problems, and resulted in an explosion that killed two workers.
Author Matt Ridley agrees that carbon dioxide emissions are changing the Earth's climate, though he opposes hasty regulations that may be doing greater ecological and economic harm.
A local TV crew captured the gas line explosion that killed a utility worker and injured five others.
Apex Industrial’s Edge 5000 vending system automatically tracks, manages and controls vended items, and you can track usage anytime, anywhere from your Internet browser.
A tanker loaded with sulphuric acid capsized on the Rhine river in Germany and two crew members are missing.
Oregon Attorney General John Kroger has sued Johnson & Johnson and two subsidiaries, claiming consumers were exposed to defective supplies of Motrin by a delay in public disclosure of a recall.
CCTV footage of the blast at the Sterecycle recycling plant in England, which killed one man and left another fighting for life.
The Longwatch video management system can be used to monitor and record operator actions, and capture live video from various locations in a process plant.
A major blaze and explosions ripped through a chemical storage and packing company near Rotterdam.
Detcon's SW-AV1-DV1 and SW-AV1-DV2 wireless audio visual alarm stations can operate continuously in full alarm condition for up to six hours.
Cheryl Eckard went to the FDA after witnessing severe quality control violations at GlaxoSmithKline's Cidra plant in Puerto Rico, and was paid $96 million for her efforts.
AutomationDirect's safety light curtains have Type 4 and Cat 4 PL e safety ratings and are IP65 rated.
A massive oil pipeline explosion destroyed parts of a central Mexican city on Sunday, incinerating people, cars, houses and trees as gushing crude oil turned streets into flaming rivers. At least 28 people were killed, 13 of them children, in a disaster authorities blamed on oil thieves....
Legislation appears to have stalled, but in the past few weeks, there has been a flurry of activity over the Food and Drug Administration Food Safety Modernization Act.
Koslow Scientific Company's TE-3000 thermoelectric alloy sorter is used to inspect critical piping, flanges, tanks, bearings and finished parts.