The results of an electrical industry study over 10 years with 120,000 workers showed that there are about 125 electrical injuries per year with 77 percent of them arc flash injuries, 21 percent permanent disabilities and 2.4 percent fatalities.
To minimize the potential for workplace injuries and illnesses, OSHA requires personal protective equipment (PPE) for all employees exposed to hazards. In today’s complex work environments, various types of PPE are needed to satisfy the regulations, which apply to physical, electrical, mechanical, chemical, radiological and other hazards.
Although hardhats are a fixture in construction work and are intended to keep construction workers safe, they do not always prevent accidents that lead to traumatic brain injury (TBI) on construction sites, according to the Brain Injury Society.
Gateway Safety announces the launch of a new product catalog. This helpful marketing tool consolidates valuable information on all Gateway Safety products, including, eye, face, head, hearing, and disposable respiratory protection and accessories.
National Safety Apparel (NSA) is pleased to bring you the newest and most advanced arc flash head protection. Loaded with features such as high visible light transmission for increased visibility, an attached see through chin cup for enhanced peripheral vision, and a lightweight design, the ArcGuard® Faceshield is sure to meet your arc flash head protection needs.
Welders can work more comfortably and efficiently in environments that require respiratory protection
June 10, 2015
optrel inc., the global innovator of autodarkening technology for welding helmets, announces the addition of the e684 helmet to its e3000 powered air purifying respiratory (PAPR) system. This new helmet/PAPR combination marries the most advanced autodarkening filter (ADF) lens technology and optics with a highly innovative, ergonomically designed PAPR system.