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2014-08-26 23:04:16

The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP), the only U.S. organization devoted to the professional advancement of the hazardous materials management field, brings together leading hazardous materials professionals for its 2014 National Conference in New Orleans, LA from August 24-27, 2014. New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) August 26, 2014 The Alliance of Hazardous Materials Professionals (AHMP), the only U.S. organization devoted to the professional advancement of the hazardous...

Gulf Oil Spill Begins To Reach Land As BP Struggles To Contain Leak
2014-08-11 06:12:24

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online When an oil spill occurs, it usually takes scientists and clean-up crews several days to arrive on the scene, making it unclear exactly what happens to the petroleum-based product during the first 24 hours after it hits the water. In a new study, however, corresponding author Samuel Arey of the Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne (EPFL) and the Swiss Federal Institute of Aquatic Science and Technology (Eawag) and his...

2014-07-28 23:10:35

OMICS Group is immensely delighted in announcing the release of the special issue titled “Ergonomics and Musculoskeletal Disorders” for the Journal of Ergonomics. This special issue has been released to update readers about the most recent advancements in the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders in workplaces and application of ergonomics to prevent them. Henderson, USA (PRWEB) July 28, 2014 Several renowned scientist from across the globe that contributed their research work to...

2014-07-15 23:06:34

Leader in industrial lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a Class 1 Division 1 explosion-proof fan/blower designed for use on a 220 volts AC electrical power system. This explosion-proof blower meets UL and ATEX standards for hazardous locations and provides high 4450+ CFM output for effective airflow in larger spaces. Kemp, Texas (PRWEB) July 15, 2014 The EPF-E16-4450-220V explosion-proof fan from Larson Electronics has a fifteen-foot static conductive duct...

2014-06-18 12:25:58

Explosion Tested and Certified to Comply with NFPA Standards JONESBORO, Ark., June 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Camfil Air Pollution Control has introduced the Stinger(TM), an explosion isolation valve that isolates dust collector explosions to prevent a deflagration from traveling back through the inlet pipe of the dust collector into the workspace. Following extensive testing, Camfil APC reports that the Stinger is the first U.S.-made explosion flap valve to be certified by an...

2014-06-17 08:31:27

US Patent number 8,733,853 B2 awarded for unique front door latching mechanism for medium voltage arc-resistant switchgear FORT WORTH, Texas, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AZZ incorporated (NYSE:AZZ), a global provider of electrical products and services and a provider of galvanizing services, today announced that it has received US patent number 8,733,853 B2. The patent is for a front door latching mechanism for AZZ's line of arc-resistant medium voltage switchgear, which is...

2014-04-08 23:32:31

Fluid Tech, Inc., a 30-year old environmental remediation products and services company, has been acquired by a group of investors and will continue operations as Fluid Tech LLC. Knoxville, Tennessee (PRWEB) April 08, 2014 Fluid Tech's patented absorbents and solidification agents for use in treating industrial, hazardous, and radioactive wastes have been approved and utilized at commercial and U.S. Government waste disposal sites since 1986. These products include the popular...

2014-03-26 16:22:48

CRESTVIEW, Fla., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- On March 25, 2014, an Okaloosa County, Florida, jury returned a $14.8 million verdict for a father's death and a mother's injuries that were caused by a natural gas explosion in their home. The verdict was rendered more than four years after an explosion occurred on the morning of November 19, 2009, at the home of Michael R. Blanchard and Faye Boroughs. The couple was renting the residence at 217 Calhoun Avenue in Destin, Florida,...

2014-03-12 16:28:13

WASHINGTON, March 12, 2014 Two people are dead and more than a dozen injured. And that number is, tragically, expected to grow as this accident unfolds. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140312/DA82232 This morning's explosion in New York City is a terrible reminder of just how dangerous working in and around natural gas can be, of how crucial proper safety precautions are, and how important it is to report gas leaks in a timely manner. While the exact details of the event are not yet...

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