Tuesday, October 22, 2013

GHS Training DVD

Every year, vast quantities of chemicals are sold and shipped, for use in workplaces around the world. And, with a global level of trade comes a need to ensure that the hazards pertaining to chemical products are clearly communicated - regardless of where in the world those products are being put to use.

While national laws and regulations relating to chemicals may be similar, they are often different enough to require multiple sets of Labels, Safety Data Sheets, and other information when being traded internationally.

All this creates the potential for confusion - which, when dealing with hazardous chemicals - could have disastrous consequences in the workplace.

New Release DVD: Elevating Work Platforms

Elevating Work Platforms are also referred to as EWPs or Mobile Elevating Work Platforms (MEWPs). The use of EWPs has been a major factor in the reduction of falls accidents in the workplace, and in many cases, the use of an EWP is the safest solution to enabling temporary work at height.

However, the use of EWPs is not risk free.  There are many potential hazards associated with the use of EWPs.

Thursday, October 10, 2013

Four-legged Running Robot!

WildCat is a four-legged robot being developed to run fast on all types of terrain. So far WildCat has run at about 16 mph on flat terrain using bounding and galloping gaits. The video shows WildCat's best performance so far. WildCat is being developed by Boston Dynamics with funding from DARPA's M3 program