Chemical attack is a destructive force in any high-tech manufacturing process. For TIMET’s Las Vegas, Nev.-based plant, the force was presenting itself during the high-temperature mixing of titanium tetrachloride (TiCl4), known in the industry as TiCL.
Electrocution is the obvious danger faced by anyone working on or near live electrical equipment and it is clearly important to understand shock hazards and wear appropriate protection.
AEP Turns to GE’s ABMet® Technology to Reduce Selenium Concentrations at the Mountaineer Power Plant in West Virginia.
Perhaps the best we can hope for from this panel is a well-footnoted but divided report, with a minority favoring less regulation, the majority favoring more, and the energy companies just trying to do their job responsibly in response.
The WX64 offers a rich set of features including a color display, data logging via 2GB SD Card, zoning, dual RS-485 ports and programmable relays.
The process, called Supercritical Water Oxidation, treats industrial waste cleanly without producing any dangerous elements
Oscar nominee for a new documentary entitled Gasland is worried about fracking, a drilling process that's blamed for contaminating drinking water.
CNN's Dr. Sanjay Gupta reports on a new study that found toxic flame retardants in 80 percent of common baby products.
The Supreme Court has dismissed the Central Bureau of Investigation's plea for a retrial and a review of the diluted charges against those found guilty of the tragedy.
Great Big Sea sings about the tribulations of a process worker, "Well a process man am I and I'm tellin' you no lie/I work and breathe among the fumes that tread across the sky."
Seawater radioactivity 15 kilometers offshore has risen significantly, which according to plant operator TEPCO, is 600 times the maximum allowed by law.
Past indifference relating to food origins and ingredients is undergoing a quantum change: Never before have consumers been so well informed about the products they choose.
Compliance automation tools developer RISC Associates has announced the Enterprise Program Manager (EPM), a dashboard-driven compliance and program management tool that transcends departmental silos and provides visibility into all assessments, audits, reviews, and tests throughout the enterprise so that users know whether if they are on target to meet regulatory, corporate, and departmental goals.
The Everest E2000 from Glacier Computer now provides an optional Windows CE Thin Client. The Windows CE Thin Client is a minimal version of Microsoft Windows CE that includes the catalog items necessary to support a remote desktop device — including a constrained shell and Microsoft RDP.
Chandler Engineering ® recently released its 7322 HPHT consistometer for testing the thickening time of oil well cements under a variety of downhole pressure and temperature conditions in accordance with API and ISO requirements.
OSHA will continue to ramp up its enforcement of regulations regarding water temperature and safety, particularly in regard to eye washes and emergency showers.
Melamine in milk, preservatives in steamed bread ... With the series of recent food scandals in China, people could be forgiven for wanting to steer clear of additives.
According to W. S. Tyler, the company specializes in design, service, consultation and fabrication of custom metallic filters for prototyping and small production needs.
ATEK Products’ TankScan ® TS7000 remote level-monitoring system measures levels of chemicals, fuel oil, petroleum and other liquids stored in tanks and sends tank-level data to inventory managers.
Controversy has heated up in recent years over the safety of Bisphenol A, a common additive used in the plastic lining found inside most food cans and other food packaging.
At least nine people have been killed by an explosion at a chemical plant in northeast China's Heilongjiang Province.
A year after the Deep Horizon oil spill, the Gulf seafood industry is still struggling to recover. Many fishermen are waiting on payments from BP.
Martin Engineering’s modular EVO® conveyor guards enable workers to do their jobs with less risk and more efficiency, while helping to ensure safety.
A unique material tries to find its way into the hands of the brave rescue workers fighting to prevent Japan’s nuclear crisis.
We stand barefoot and belt-less at the airport because of it. Yet, the possible threats to our national security dangers are not just found in airplanes and delivered mail.