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  • July 12th, 2013

    Wrist Watch: Taking Repetitive Stress In Hand

    Tweet Some people lean on their laps, some on their knees. Some hunker down on the train or bus. But even if your employees use their computers while sitting at a desk, they could be doing serious damage to their hands or arms. The same holds true of any repetitive motion, whether that’s engaging in [...]

  • July 2nd, 2013

    Boy Scout Smarts

    Tweet We’ve all heard the famous Scouting motto: Be Prepared. But knowing something and actually doing it can be poles apart, as anyone who’s vowed to start an exercise program or reorganize their files can attest. When it comes to emergencies, however, you don’t get a “do over.” Preparation can mean the difference between your [...]

  • December 12th, 2012

    Something Fishy Going On?

    Tweet  Killer fish have been the mainstay of many a water-themed summer movie, ever since the prototypical Jaws set the standard for scary oceanic surprise. What’s even scarier than a shark attack is an oil spill, because its “bite” can have far reaching consequences for a huge number of people. That’s where Impact Absorbents comes [...]

  • July 17th, 2012

    General Guidelines for Spill Containment and Clean Up

    Tweet In case of chemical or oil spills, the responsibility of a prompt and appropriate clean-up lies on the individual or party that caused the spill. They are also responsible for ensuring spill containment and arranging a thorough spill clean-up. Whatever spill containment systems, cleaning products, and equipment may be necessary, they must be arranged at [...]

  • April 13th, 2012

    XSORB used to clean up after hundreds of gallons of paint are spilled.

    Tweet A forklift dropped a couple hundred gallons of white paint across a road in San Luis Obispo Monday. All things considered, though, it happened in a convenient place. The spill happened around 12:30 p.m. At Madonna Road and South Higuera Street, in San Luis Obispo, CA, which is in front of the Caltrans office. [...]

  • August 13th, 2010

    A Million Dollar Grape? Oh my!

    XSORB Spill Station Tweet The other day I was walking down a grocery store aisle when I saw a plastic product bag on the floor. Working in a safety conscience industry as I do, I immediately picked it up and put it out of harm’s way. We daily encounter dangers that to many may seem menial, but to [...]

  • July 28th, 2010

    Impact on the Environment

    Storm water runoff Tweet Have you ever thought about where all that water on the street goes?  Unfortunately, most people don’t. For years, toxins have ended up in our drains and waterways, both intentionally and accidentally.  To halt this, the Clean Water Act was established in 1972. Now in 2010, the regulations have broadened and many are more [...]