As the earthquake struck, automatic shutdown procedures were followed, and after the earthquake, operating reactors were still under control. The problems came with the tsunami.
Although food recalls are primarily a public health concern, it’s also an economic issue. What are these costs, and how can companies prevent or mitigate the cost of recalls?
Airflow Systems Inc.’s DT-3000V2 downdraft table is designed to provide high-efficiency, source-point collection and filtration of powder, dust, fumes, smoke and other contaminants produced during industrial processing and production operations.
Rare-earth magnets demonstrate metal detection to Hershey plant visitors while keeping the “Create Your Own Candy Bar” attraction safe and contaminant-free.
Air Science’s self-contained Mobile EDU fume hood is excellent for classroom demonstrations and industrial training.
Approved under both UL and ATEX safety standards, the EXPRL-91 intrinsically safe LED flashlight from Larson Electronics’ LXflashlights.com is an ideal portable light source for workers in hazardous locations within both the U.S. and European Union.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics' preliminary results of the national census of fatal occupational injuries show that 4,609 people died from on-the-job injuries in 2011.
Officials in Japan use an unmanned helicopter to measure radiation levels near the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant.
New Pig Corp.’s Pig Blue® absorbent mat soaks up more liquid — up to 43 ounces per pad from both high-volume leaks and spills and everyday cleanup tasks — than any other New Pig Mat.
According to a 2012 study of more than 1,300 U.S. workers, 75 percent of employees believe their company is not well-prepared for a natural disaster.
As Japan and France move away from nuclear energy, is it the end game for nuclear proponents?
Designed to protect users during applications that emit vapors and/or chemical particles, Erlab Inc.’s Captair® Flex® line offers a level of performance that ensures safety while offering an environmentally-friendly energy-saving alternative to traditional systems.
Dortronics Systems Inc.’s 5278 Series of proximity-activated switches incorporate industry-leading functionality and design to help users maintain a sanitary environment.
Economically motivated adulteration is estimated to cost industry $10 to $15 billion a year, with the cost of one incident averaging between 2 to 15 percent of yearly revenues.
Chinese drugmakers were using "gutter oil" in place of soybean oil to make 7-aminocephalosporinic acid, or 7-ACA, which is used to manufacture antibiotics.
We’re all getting older, but skin-deep solutions to ward off the signs of gravity, sun exposure and stress are available. If you could fight aging from the inside out, would you?
During this WEFTEC Safety Challenge, a rescue team simulates how they would react if one of their coworkers was caught unconscious at the bottom of a manhole. Can they pass the test?
Consumer Reports says "significant" levels of arsenic have been found in many rice products. What’s the risk?
Hammond Mfg. Co. Inc. offers enclosures constructed from 316 stainless steel, including junction boxes, pushbutton boxes, wall- and floor-mount enclosures, and freestanding enclosures.
In addition to hazard analysis and critical control point planning, Gonnella undergoes audits by the National Sanitation Foundation and the American Institute of Baking.
Next time you're faced with a sulfuric acid leak, should you whip out the Hershey's a la MacGyver?
In addition to ubiquitous hand sanitizer placement, cruise ships station a person outside every eating area extolling the virtues of, and cajoling people to use, sanitizing stations.
You should follow a regimen that includes inspection, sanitation, exclusion and trapping as effective integrated pest management to help protect staff and product.
A crew was working on a natural gas line in Texas when a backhoe hit the line, causing a dangerous fireball.