Introducing Y1000 – a goatskin leather driver loaded with premium features designed to improve comfort and durability. The Y1000 is lined with spandex along the hand contours to maximize stretch and flexibility.
Steel manufacturer faces $147K in fines for "avoidable" hazards
June 15, 2016
An electric technician at the Republic Steel Corp. steel manufacturing plant in Blasdell, NY was removing wiring from a fan motor in an overhead crane on October 16, 2014, when an ungrounded electrical conductor touched a grounded surface, causing an arc flash. The electric technician sustained third degree burns on her hand and first degree burns on her face.
The RWG533, an Axis™ Series glove by Radians, has an ANSI Cut rating of 2 and an EN388 cut rating of 3. The RWG533 glove features an 18 gauge, green HPPE shell so it is more form-fitting and dexterous than lower gauge gloves.
How do you know if your personal protective equipment (PPE) will protect you or your workers? To help employers, users of PPE, and others determine which PPE standards must be met by their equipment, NIOSH in collaboration with key partners including the International Safety Equipment Association, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration, the Mine Safety and Health Administration and other members of the PPE Conformity Assessment Working Group developed the PPE-INFO database.