Dan Carver

Director of Marketing

Lithium Ion Battery Fire: Is Your Workplace At Risk Of This Surging Danger?

Lithium-ion battery fire burns out of control in warehouse

According to a 2018 U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission Report, 25,000 fire incidents from failing lithium-ion batteries were recorded over five years. That's an average of 5,000 battery fires per year, and The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) estimates the direct and indirect costs for USA commercial business fires to be $15.9 billion, annually. Is your business at risk of these unprecedented losses due to fire from lithium-ion batteries?

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Use HPLC Hazardous Waste Containers to Manage Waste Disposal in Labs

Justrite white HPLC hazardous waste container with carbon filter mounted on workstation with filter wall bracket

High-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) is an analytical technique used in laboratories to separate, identify, and quantify components in a mixture. Used across a spectrum of industries, including pharmaceutical, industrial, forensic and environmental health applications, this technique involves passing a sample through a column packed with particles, which interact with the sample's components based on their properties, enabling separation.

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Education through Aircraft Restoration Shapes the Future of Aviation

WWII B-25 bomber flying over mountains
Every B-25 has a history. Justrite is proud to play a small role in the apprenticeship program at Warbirds of Glory Museum, as they work with students to restore the WWII-era B-25 named “Sandbar Mitchell.” Keep reading to learn more.

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Five Tips for Preventing Accidents with Flammable Safety Cans

Man on construction site holds flammable safety can
Justrite flammable safety cans include many features to prevent fires or injuries when working with flammable liquids. Automatic positive pressure relief vents between 3 and 5 psi to relieve pressure and avoid an explosion. Flame arresters dissipate heat to stop flashback ignition. Type II safety cans include hoses to make it easy to pour into narrow openings, reducing the chance of spillage.

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Understanding The Difference Between Spill Containment and Secondary Containment

Understanding the difference between spill containment and secondary containment is essential in maintaining a safe and regulation-compliant working environment wherever hazardous materials are found. Both forms of containment serve an important role in workplaces around the globe, protecting employees and the environment from dangerous liquids.

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Recycling Aerosol Cans in the Golden State

As reported by Reuters in its 2014 article, AT&T reached a settlement with the state of California to pay $52 million in penalties and environmental compliance. Investigators found the company illegally disposed of hazardous waste (including aerosol can disposal) at facilities across the state over a nine-year period. They sent this waste to ordinary landfill sites not permitted to receive contaminants.

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