Disasters come in many sizes and shapes and are often unexpected, which is why manufacturers must prepare for them, treating disaster recovery plans almost as an insurance policy. And they do happen, often at the most inconvenient times.
Graphic Products, Inc. has released an illustrated, easy-to-understand 12-page whitepaper, “Introduction to Photoluminescent Labels, Signs & Path Markings” for facility managers and contractors.
A recent outbreak of hantavirus at Yosemite National Park has raised concern about potential rodent infestation and hantavirus outbreaks in manufacturing plants, including food facilities.
Larson Electronics announces the addition of the EPEXC-25, a 25-foot explosion-proof extension cord with wet-area suitability, designed to allow operators to safely and securely increase the range of their equipment and devices with areas deemed hazardous.
Global specialty chemicals manufacturer Sartomer USA, LLC offers CN9062, a liquid high-functionality oligomer that brings significant scratch resistance to demanding coatings applications.
New Pig’s unique PIG® latching drum lids enable quick and easy drum access and secure closure to help meet closed container regulations.
While some cases of food fraud are due to the efforts of unscrupulous processors, some honest food companies are unknowingly producing items containing fraudulent ingredients.
The technology to prevent errors is already available. Automated pharmacy compounding systems have existed for more than a decade — it’s just that too few pharmacies use them
In an ongoing effort to develop innovative and custom products for the commercial and industrial lighting marketplace, LarsonElectronics.com added several new fabricating, machining and testing capabilities.
Slippery conditions are often caused by the same thing that makes it hard to get a grip on a frosty beverage in the summertime: condensation. Concrete slabs often begin to sweat anytime there’s a change in temperature or humidity.
The need for safety equipment when performing hazardous tasks is undisputed. Yet U.S. workers continue to take risks by failing to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when it is needed.
A former president of a Massey Energy subsidiary implicated the company's chief executive officer in safety violations as he pleaded guilty Thursday to charges resulting from an investigation into the 2010 explosion at a Massey mine that killed 29 men.
In December 2012, the EPA announced new standards for the reporting of safety data related to cadmium exposure. The new requirements apply to manufacturers of products that contain cadmium in any component part.
While watching the Super Bowl this year, I was reminded of how complicated it is to build a winning team; a team that operates at the highest level to achieve the ultimate prize.
The addition or omission of literally one word in a label can potentially lead to millions of dollars in liability for a company, millions more in legal fees, and even lead to investigations into such practices by federal and state authorities.
Chem.Info’s monthly The Safety Scene feature focuses on how to improve safety during various industrial processes. In this edition, we take a look at mine safety.
With the new rule under the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) going into effect in less than 60 days, it has become obvious that the FDA is seeking to revamp food safety in the United States, as well as regulate imported food from around the globe.
The Messenger™ GMU8120 remote monitoring unit from Global Monitoring checks equipment operations in hard-to-reach and environmentally challenging locations.
Chem.Info’s monthly Dodging Disaster feature highlights a recent or historical safety disaster, drawing conclusions about how the incident could have been mitigated. In this installment, we look at the 2008 Goodyear heat exchanger rupture.
Any party engaged in an industry that uses cadmium should take steps to verify the chemical content of their products and components, paying mind even to decor such as paint.
From drug-safety perspective, the new rules and regulations make perfect sense. However, if some of the new directives are fully enforced, customers could face shortages and higher drug prices.
Super-bright Spectroline® fluorescent dyes reveal all leaks in static and circulating water systems, boilers, storage tanks and other high-volume containers.
The FDA recently proposed two new rules, which are being touted as a significant overhaul of the nation’s food safety system, under 2011’s Food Safety Modernization Act.
Insurance companies offer product recall and accidental contamination coverage as add-ons to commercial general liability policies or as stand-alone products to fill coverage gaps.
According to the CDC’s annual year in review for 2011, there were 16 significant outbreaks of foodborne illnesses in the U.S., with five of them involving fresh produce.