Thursday, February 27, 2014

Huge chainsaw powered by V8 engine!

These 2 guys from America have designed and built a working chainsaw from a 300 HP V8 engine. Technically, this piece of machinery is a marvel, but all we can think is . . . Guys, wear some PPE!


Friday, February 21, 2014

Full list of UN numbers


UN numbers are four digit numbers that identify hazardous substances, dangerous goods and articles (such as explosives, flammable liquids, toxic substances, etc.) in the framework of international transport.

Below is a great link to the entire list of UN numbers from Wikipedia, enjoy!

FULL LIST OF UN NUMBERS

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Free climbing Shanghai Tower (650 meters)



This video breaks every OHS law known to man! The description of this video is simple: "Today we will show you how to climb on second tallest building in the world. Shanghai Tower, China." Well, they certainly do that.....

Monday, February 10, 2014

New release DVD: Safety Data Sheets - Important Terms



The Safety Data Sheet is the internationally accepted basis for supplying sound written scientific information on hazardous substances.

Safety Data Sheets provide essential information that includes details on how to use substances safely without harmful effects to people or the environment. This program provides a more in depth explanation of some of the important terms you may come across in Safety Data Sheets including:

• LD50, & LC50
• PEL and TLV
• Vapor Pressure
• Vapor Density
• Flammability Limits
• Flashpoint and Fire Point, and
• pH

Safety Data Sheets can be very challenging to read and understand but they do contain a wealth of information.  Having an ability to properly interpret them will make it easier to arrive at informed decisions regarding the use of hazardous substances.

Tuesday, February 4, 2014

New Release DVD: Safety Data Sheets - An Introduction



The Safety Data Sheet is the internationally accepted basis for supplying sound written scientific information on hazardous substances.

Safety Data Sheets provide essential information that includes details on how to use substances safely without harmful effects to people or the environment.

This program covers:
• The basic layout of Safety Data Sheets
• Why SDSs are commonly used
• A breakdown on the most important safety related sections found in most SDSs, including:
        Hazard Identification
        Exposure Controls and Personal Protection
        Physical and Chemical Properties
        Stability and Reactivity, and
        Toxicological Information.

Safety Data Sheets can be very challenging to read and understand but they do contain a wealth of information.  Having an ability to properly interpret them will make it easier to arrive at informed decisions regarding the use of hazardous substances.