Contamination Detection and Control

Cleaners should know that just wearing gloves and, hopefully, goggles is not enough to ensure worker safety. There are several other items that should be worn, are required to be worn by OSHA regulations, or stored nearby in case of an emergency.
by Robert Kravitz
11:16am
1.8.2018
Researchers aim for catalytic converter for nitrate-polluted water.
by Jade Boyd, Rice University
9:57am
1.5.2018
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Asphalt-based filter sequesters greenhouse gas at wellhead.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
12:44pm
12.11.2017
A Russian cosmonaut has claimed that living bacteria found on the outside of the International Space Station came from outer space.
12:22pm
11.29.2017
A team of scientists tested the effect of sulfurized nano-zero-valent iron on a common freshwater alga. They found that FeSSi picked up cadmium from a watery medium and alleviated cadmium toxicity to that alga for more than a month.
by Julie Cohen, UC Santa Barbara
11:19am
10.25.2017
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Scientists have developed a novel weapon in the battle against deadly hospital-acquired infections — a textile that disinfects itself. Tests show it can reduce bacteria levels by more than 90 percent.
by University of Leeds
12:57pm
10.5.2017
The National Institute of Standards and Technology lab in Maryland is undergoing a special inspection by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, after a worker may have been exposed to nuclear contamination.
12:28pm
9.28.2017
Scientists lead production of superhydrophilic membrane to clean fluids for reuse.
by Mike Williams, Rice University
10:41am
9.25.2017
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The technique can be used to prioritize chemicals for in-depth testing to determine their toxicity.
by North Carolina State University
8:47am
8.23.2017
People do not only obtain important nutrients with their food. They also ingest undesirable substances which can affect health when taken up in certain quantities.
by BfR Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
10:45am
7.11.2017
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Using air showers helps ensure the removal of particulates that would otherwise be carried into the cleanroom.
by Kevin Weist, Clean Air Products
8:45am
7.10.2017
Semiconductor device yields have long been impacted by device contamination. As process nodes continue to shrink, the sensitivity to metal contamination during manufacturing processes has increased significantly.
by Rocky Gipson, Entegris, Inc.
9:47am
7.3.2017
In a new study, researchers investigate the ways in which washing agents, water temperature and the number and length of wash cycles affect the release of microfibers from polymer textile clothing.
by Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology
11:45am
6.26.2017
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