Environmental Health

Environmental Health August 7, 2012

Data mining from CMMS shows how well you’re doing

Computerized maintenance management system (CMMS) software package schedules maintenance checks, captures data from work orders, issues reports for various scenarios to decisions on capital budgets, new hires, outsourced repairs, and spare parts budgets, and other areas.

By Paul LaChance
Environmental Health June 19, 2012

Surge in demand for color ultrasound for China

Extensive reform to healthcare services and improved local supplier offerings is driving demand for color ultrasound equipment to new heights, according to a new report.

By Source: IMS Research (IHS Inc.)
Environmental Health November 1, 2011

POY Finalist: Ballistic separator

Finalist in Material Handling Systems in Plant Engineering’s 2011 Product of the Year competition

By Edited by Gust Gianos, Plant Engineering
Environmental Health October 6, 2011

Opportunity matrix for electronic government and healthcare ID

IMS Research has just published a new report looking at the current and future prospects for smart card technology being used in electronic government and healthcare ID applications. I thought an interesting way of looking at our results would be to produce an “opportunity matrix” detailing the top prospect countries for these markets in 2016.

By Alex Green, Senior Research Director, IMS Research
Environmental Health September 9, 2011

OSHA increases focus on workplace violence

OSHA's directive comes on the heels of recent investigations of workers being assaulted or killed while in the workplace in three different states.

Environmental Health January 31, 2011

Rubicon, it’s all about the product mix

While LED adoption continues to grow at a healthy rate in backlighting, LEDs per panel fell significantly in 2H’10, offsetting much of that growth, In addition, the lighting market is still dwarfed by backlighting. As a result, utilization was not as healthy as expected in Q4’10. Thus, less sapphire was required to meet demand. So, if there was a miss, it will likely be on volume.

By IMS Research
Environmental Health January 1, 2010

Manufacturers need software to help manage green projects

Almost half of manufacturers lacked the enterprise technology to manage their environmental footprint, and another 28% had only limited capabilities, according to a study commissioned by IFS North America. When it comes to the ability to measure environmental impacts, middle-market manufacturers did more poorly than did companies with more than $1 billion in revenue.

Environmental Health November 15, 2007

Natural gas leak repair kit

The Trident-Seal live natural gas repair kit seals active leaks up to 60 psi. It’s suitable for repairing joint leaks, manifold leaks, pinhole leaks, online repairs and live gas leaks. The system’s operating service temperature is -50 to 250 F; application temperature is 0 to 150 F. The kit works with pipes ranging from 1/2 to 21/2 inches in diameter and roll sizes of 2 by 5.

By Plant Engineering Staff
Environmental Health October 1, 2005

Johnson & Johnson earns Robert W. Campbell Award

The National Safety Council announced that Johnson & Johnson is the 2005 recipient of its Robert W. Campbell Award. Donna M. Cappizzi, Director Worldwide Health and Safety of Johnson & Johnson, accepted the award during the opening session of the National Safety Council's 93 rd Annual Congress & Expo in Orlando.

By Staff
Environmental Health June 15, 2002

Reader Forum – 2002-06-15

Absences should be covered under act In the "Human Side of Engineering" in the April 2002 issue, the scenario depicted in the story "Is absence due to chronic ailment justified?" leads to a shaky decision by Plant Engineer Bert Benson. The absences described could very well be covered under the Family/Medical Leave Act.

By Staff