New Pig recently unveiled its PIG® oil-only absorbent mat with Color Flare™ technology, which is designed to change color to reveal light-colored oil leaks.
Larson Electronics introduces its HALSS-48-2L-LED Magnalight LED light as UL-rated for Class 1, Division 2 hazardous locations.
A scientist who assisted with the Chernobyl cleanup discloses her thoughts on potential nuclear meltdown in Japan following the massive earthquake and tsunami.
Investigative journalist David Lindorff explains why it's impossible to prevent disasters like Fukushima, even with all the work going into the development of peaceful nuclear energy.
This amusing video is a message from the FDA warning about the dangers of weight loss fraud with tips on how to protect yourself from non-FDA-approved substances.
The Chemical Safety Board paints a 3D animation of the sequence of events leading up to the August 2008 explosion at a Bayer CropScience plant in Institute, WV.
A little known aspect of the Food Safety Modernization Act could have just as big of an impact on the industry as the new guidelines requiring more FDA oversight.
The USDA has become, primarily, a marketing agency for U.S. food products. What does this have to do with public health, which is the point of Dietary Guidelines?
It's estimated that this rotation of about 180 workers will face eight times the amount of radiation that is considered dangerous for those who work in such a facility.
Schneider Electric presents its Production Energy Optimization (PEO) solution, an energy management and analysis tool for energy-intensive industrial processes. The solution reduces energy consumption per unit of production while making it more predictable for forecasting purposes.
Video Security Trailer (VST) from SightLogix is a self-contained rapidly deployable perimeter security solution for temporary or long-term surveillance and is especially applicable to border security applications.
Thieves plucked pharmaceuticals worth an estimated $75 million from an Eli Lilly warehouse last year, serving as a warning for other processors housing high-value products.
The president of Carolina Biological Supply describes actions taken after a suspicious order was placed. The client was later arrested, accused of plotting to blow up key U.S. targets.
A new study indicates that children who are fed junk food may have lower IQs than their peers who eat “traditional” foods like meat and vegetables.
State Department Spokesman P.J. Crowley discusses the need for an international effort to confront piracy in seas off the Horn of Africa.
What to do to prevent common safety issues at the dock and other high-speed environments.
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.