The annual IECEx System Management Committee (ExMC) and Testing and Assessment (ExTAG) Meetings are held in a different city each year and this year Umhlanga, South Africa proudly hosted the event. This event marked an important milestone for Africa. The IECEx System is the International Electrotechnical Commission System for certification to standards relating to equipment… read more
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In a concerted effort to make oil exploration safer, Shell designed a remotely operated robot for use in hazardous locations and collaborated with UL for safety certification. Sensabot monitors equipment, carries out inspections and performs maintenance tasks in potentially explosive atmospheres such as those of an oil field. UL, with over 100 years of HazLoc… read more
UL, a global independent safety science company, is now collaborating with Stantec Consulting Limited to offer field evaluation of the estimated 300,000 natural gas burners and appliances in Alberta. This regulatory requirement in Alberta, which needs to be met before the January 1, 2020 deadline, states that all field evaluations must be conducted by accredited,… read more