Focus on chemicals that persist in the environment
March 29, 2013
The EPA says it will begin assessing 23 chemicals – 20 of which are commonly used as flame retardants (FR) -- for potential risks to human health and the environment. This effort is part of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) Work Plan which identifies commonly used chemicals for risk assessment.
New online resource provides educational tools and product information
October 15, 2012
Every year, thousands of workers are involved in electrical arc accidents, molten metal splashes, flash fires and combustible dust explosions on the job. To educate companies about these risks, as well as what they can do to comply with new industry standards, Cintas has launched a new website dedicated to its Flame Resistant Clothing line.
The Sierra Monitor 3600‐I Triple IR (IR3) Flame Detector detects fuel and gas fires at long distances with the highest immunity to false alarms. The 3600‐I IR3 can detect a 1ft2 (0.1m2) gasoline pan fire at 215 ft. (65m) in less than 5 seconds.