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2015-04-27 12:35:09

LAS VEGAS, April 27, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- A class action lawsuit has been filed against nation-wide home builder Ryland Homes for failure to follow codes requiring the installation of fire sprinklers

2015-04-13 16:22:07

WASHINGTON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Proposed federal regulations released today for well control and blowout preventers (BOPs) follow upon wide-ranging work by industry to

2015-04-13 08:31:28

LONDON, April 13, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Gas Detection Equipment in US$ Million by the following three main types: Fixed Gas Detection Equipment,

2015-04-09 08:27:18

LONDON, April 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This market research study analyzes the fall protection equipment market in rescue on a global level and provides estimates in terms of revenue (USD million)

2015-04-08 23:03:20

North America is the largest contributor to the Americas market, due to the presence of a number of manufacturers in this region.

2015-03-13 23:03:00

Leading manufacturer and supplier of explosion proof lighting equipment Larson Electronics has announced the release of a 300 watt LED lighting system that is designed for portability and reliability

2015-03-09 23:02:58

The SWIR market is majorly dominated by temperature measurement, in addition to InGaAs and fire detection applications.

2015-03-03 23:00:31

The global oil & gas accumulator market is primarily segmented on the basis of the design type employed into bladder, piston, and diaphragm accumulator.

2015-02-18 23:01:44

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Latest Safety equipment Reference Libraries

Weather Reference Library
2012-05-10 10:05:27

When we think of thunderstorms we have to remember the deadliest part of those storms and that is the lightning that occurs with them. Lightning is found in many forms. The first type of lightning is known as cloud to cloud meaning that the electric charge travels from one cloud to the other. The second type of lightning is the Cloud to Air meaning the lighting moves from the cloud and enters the clear air of the sky. A third type of lightning is the cloud to ground. This is the most...

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2010-11-15 19:40:35

Traffic cones, which also have many other names, are cone shaped markers used primarily to redirect traffic in a safe manner. They are used to create separation or merge lanes during construction although more permanent markers are used if the diversion is to stay in place for a long period of time. Charles P. Rudebaker invented the traffic cone in 1914. His version was made of concrete although now the cones are usually made of a brightly-colored thermoplastic or rubber. The cones are...

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2010-10-26 18:19:25

A gas mask is designed to go over the face to protect the wearer from inhaling "airborne pollutants". The mask seals the nose and mouth and many times covers other soft tissues of the face. Some have respirators. Most gas masks provide protection from gaseous and particulate and are often used by riot police and rioters alike. They are also used by graffiti artists to protect them from the fumes. The original design had two small glass eye windows that were thick in order from keeping the...

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2010-10-21 17:15:50

A lightning rod is a metal conductor mounted on the top of a building and connected through a wire to the ground to protect the building from lightning. The rod should conduct the electricity from a lightning strike down through the wire instead of passing through the building. The rod is just a single component in the lightning protections system along with rooftop conductors and multiple conductive paths. Benjamin Franklin invented the lightning rod in 1749. The taller the building the...

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