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Article archive for November, 2012

  • November 28th, 2012

    Preparing for the Next Super Storm

    Tweet Now that Hurricane Sandy is through battering the East coast, we hope everyone is safe, and those who’ve been evacuated will be able to return home soon. We’re very fortunate in California, where all we have to worry about is the occasional earthquake. But regardless of where we live, it pays to be prepared. [...]

  • November 14th, 2012

    Suit Up for Safety: Stylin’ with Personal Protection Gear

    Tweet Fashion is so personal. Some people like to wear pants that redefine “low rise”. Some sashay in T-Shirts that double as dresses. And some prefer personal protection gear like the Tychem TK 640 Deluxe Level A Front Entry Suitthat recalls early space-age movies. Even the name sounds otherworldly. While you’re unlikely to be mistaken [...]

  • November 9th, 2012

    It Was 20 Years Ago Today: An Absorbing Story

    Tweet The tale is reminiscent of the best Silicon Valley-type start-up: a businessman discovers a new use for a natural substance, creates a unique spill containment product, and begins filling orders out of his garage with his son’s help. Demand for the super absorbent, eco-friendly, residue-free formula quickly outstrips supply, and the family-run enterprise exits [...]

  • November 7th, 2012

    Truckin’: Tools for Spill Safety on the Road

    Tweet Long-haul truck drivers have a lot to deal with on the road: their cargo. Their rig. Sleep deprivation. And the loneliness. It’s not a lifestyle for the faint of heart. So the last thing a trucker needs to worry about is a spill, or leak of any kind. Fortunately, spill berms can help avert [...]