Category Archives: Safety

Conveyor transfer point design: Material containment for safety & efficiency

Conveyor transfer point design:  Material containment for safety & efficiency

As tons of material per hour are quickly dropped with great force through receiving chutes onto a receiving conveyor, fugitive cargo often piles up around the frame and dust migrates throughout the area, collecting on idlers, pulleys and floors and affecting air quality. Workers have to continuously clean up the material before it encapsulates the belt, […]

Are you missing dangers right before your eyes?

Are you missing dangers right before your eyes?

How eye tracking can reveal hidden human behaviors and uncover potential hazards. Source: EHS Today: Mike Bartels | April 11, 2019 One split second is all it takes for a life to be changed forever or taken away by a workplace accident. Each year, close to 9,000 people are killed on the job across the U.S. and […]

AEM members weigh in on proposed to ANSI’s essential requirements

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) is proposing changes to its Essential Requirements document that are being interpreted as prohibiting an ANSI American National Standard (ANS) from including requirements for: A manufacturer to supply an operator’s manual for each product That someone using the product is required to read and understand it the operator’s manual, […]

Illegal dumping of E-waste in New York’s Onondaga County

Illegal dumping of E-waste in New York’s Onondaga County

NYS DEC news: On April 4, ECO Don Damrath worked on a complaint from city of Syracuse officials involving the illegal disposal of flat screen TVs at various locations in the city. Evidence from nine large TVs dumped in the driveway of an abandoned home led ECO Damrath and Syracuse City Police Officer Carlos Romain […]

Push-to-talk voice messaging service unveils emergency alerts feature

Push-to-talk voice messaging service unveils emergency alerts feature

Zello, a push-to-talk voice messaging service that enables communication and collaboration for workers, teams and communities, recently announced the launch of Emergency Alerts — its new “panic button” feature.  ZelloWork users in crisis situations can now simply press a button to send (with high priority) both their location and an audio recording to a designated […]