The global leader in gas detection was honored by the Pittsburgh Technology Council with a Tech 50 award
October 11, 2013
Industrial Scientific announced today that it was named the Advanced Manufacturing Company of the Year in the Pittsburgh Technology Council’s Tech 50 Awards. The annual awards program recognizes southwestern Pennsylvania’s most successful, innovative and thought-leading companies and executives.
An estimated 120 lives are saved and 50,000 injuries prevented each year by complying with OSHA lockout/tagout standards, according to the OSHA Fact Sheet on Lockout/Tagout, from the U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, 2002.
New book shows how to implement safety management system
October 10, 2013
The only way to ensure that accidents and their consequences are tackled at the source is to identify and eliminate the workplace risks before, rather than after the event. The ongoing identification of workplace and worker risk must become a value to an organization and must occur automatically, as part of the culture of the organization if accidental losses are to be eliminated.
First factory worldwide to achieve zero waste to landfill operations at a 98% landfill diversion rate
October 10, 2013
On July 1, 2013, ABUS’s largest factory, ABUS Hardware Limited, received an environmental claim validation from Underwriter’s Laboratories Environment (ULE). The facility is the first in the world to “achieve virtually zero waste to landfill operations in 2012 at a 98% landfill diversion rate,” according to ULE.
Hands-on training focuses on the electrical application of infrared
October 8, 2013
IRISS, a leader in the industrial infrared (IR) window for electrical safety and electrical maintenance training market, announced today their SMART Academy rolled out the first schedule of Arizona regional Level I Infrared Electrical Certification courses scheduled in Phoenix, AZ.