Establishing any construction project is a careful balancing act between many legal, financial and social responsibilities. Firms not only have a responsibility to shareholders and business partners, but to their workers, the local authority and site neighbors in the wider community as well.
The Orange County Sanitation District in Huntington Beach, California provides wastewater collection, treatment, and disposal services for approximately 2.6 million people. They had a combination of loud industrial equipment, cavernous space, and highly reflective surfaces creating an acoustic nightmare.
A physical therapist at Rocky Mountain Human Performance and Pedorthic Specialist at Turnpike Comfort Footwear are both treating lower extremity issues in athletes and other patients with SelectFlex®, the first arch control insole of its kind.
UC San Diego Health, the only academic hospital in San Diego, is one of the premier health care providers in the United States and is nationally ranked in six adult medical and surgical specialties by U.S. News & World Report. With more than 1,500 doctors and scientists who are published experts in the field, UC San Diego Health provides unparalleled patient care.
Groundbreaking CLT2.0 lens technology sets world brightness record, delivers near-perfect color perception
November 6, 2018
Today, optrel, a leading manufacturer of active eye protection products, introduced its new crystal2.0 welding helmet with Crystal 2.0 Lens Technology (CLT2.0) — representing a quantum leap forward in optical clarity for welders before, during, and after welding.
OXEA, part of the Oman Oil Company, is a leading chemicals manufacturer with operations around the globe. Its specialist products go towards making high-quality coatings, lubricants, cosmetics, pharmaceutical products, printing inks and plastics.
SCHACHTBAU Nordhausen Stahlbau GmbH benefits from several Airtowers for air purification
August 15, 2018
The SCHACHTBAU Group, headquartered in Nordhausen (Northern Thuringia, Germany), looks back on a tradition spanning more than 110 years of business in the sectors of mining industry, machine-building, steel construction, plant technology and building industry. Starting as a technology supplier for the specialist mining sector, the company evolved into a globally acting business with more than 900 employees in several branches.
In 2016, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) empowered miners with a new wearable device according to Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. NIOSH researchers have documented that a continual personal dust monitor has created a 90% decrease in dangerous levels of dust for miners reducing pneumoconiosis (black lung).
Columbus, Ohio Wastewater Treatment Plant improves working conditions with Eckel acoustic panels
May 30, 2017
It’s a fact of life in every industrial facility: Heavy machinery and a cavernous room are a bad combination. The noise generated in such an environment quickly becomes intolerable, not to mention dangerous for those working there.
Among the articles in the November 2020 issue of ISHN Magazine, we discuss what smart factory really means, delve into the perils of water damage, learn how to prevent eye injuries, and take a deep dive into silicosis dangers when working with quartz.