UL provides a complete suite of testing services for windows, curtain walls, and all commercial and residential building enclosure products. This 2016 video by the company shows the testing process.
Sponsored By UL EHS Sustainability
Nail guns are widely used on many construction jobs, especially in residential construction. While they boost productivity in some situations they may also cause tens of thousands of painful injuries each year. By using a nailer in full sequential mode, many of these injuries can be prevented. For more information on nail gun safety:
NIOSH Nail Gun Safety: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/nailgun/
Straight Talk about Nail Gun Safety: http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2013-149/
This 2016 MSA Safety video shows its WinGrip All-in-One fall protection system in use by aircraft manufacturers. The video illustrates how the product is used.
Sponsored By MSA
What is Zika virus? What are the symptoms? Should I avoid traveling? How can I protect myself and my family from Zika virus? This 2016 WHO video features Erika Garcia, a Pandemic & Epidemic Diseases epidemiologist with WHO, answering questions about the Zika virus.
In 1985, the city of Scottsdale, Ariz., passed an ordinance to sprinkler all of its new homes. Today, more than half of Scottsdale's homes are sprinklered. Jim Ford, fire marshal with the Scottsdale Fire Department, discusses in this 2016 NFPA video how the ordinance has significantly decreased the city's fire losses without diminishing the necessity of the fire service. For more information on home fire sprinklers, visit http://www.FireSprinklerInitiative.org.
Sponsored By National Fire Protection Association
For Travis Slater, Animal Handler at the Everglades Animal Farm, his work is a dream come true. "I don't have a job," he says, "but a paid hobby." Every day, Travis takes care of hundreds of alligators, as well as crocodiles, snakes, tortoises, iguanas, birds, and even a panther. Watch this video to get an inside look at the world of alligators and see why Travis is one of Grainger's Everyday Heroes.
Sponsored By Grainger
Tamper Resistant Receptacles (TRR) resemble regular receptacles but they’re so much more. In fact, they provide a permanent solution to childhood electrical shock cause by tampering with electrical outlets. TRRs feature built in safety shutters that block foreign objects from being inserted into the receptacle and avoiding contact with electrical current.
ASTM International, the International Code Council, and the U.S. International Trade Administration are partnering together to support sustainable construction as the Gulf region continues to grow and thrive. This will enhance the region's efforts in areas such as energy efficiency, water conservation, materials management, building safety, and overall economic growth. The Standards and Codes for Sustainable Construction project is funded in part through the Market Development Cooperator Program at the U.S. Department of Commerce's International Trade Administration.
From new security concerns to climate change issues and beyond, business continuity is a constantly-evolving field – and professionals like the ones shown in this Disaster Recovery Institute video are always learning to stay on top of the latest issues.
Preventing major safety and environmental incidents including induced earthquakes, well shearing and fluid loss is critical. The Fault and Fracture Stability module in Baker Hughes' JewelSuite 6 GeoMechanics allows users to assess the stability of faults, fracture networks, and caprock. The module contains workflows that lead the user step by step through the processes.