Articles Tagged with ''confined space''

Averting chaos: Preparing for emergencies

By Karen Hamel
No Comments
Emergencies come in many forms, from natural disasters and extended power outages to chemical spills and combustible dust explosions.


Read More

Protect oil & gas workers from noise, confined spaces, respiratory & fall risks

By Maureen Brady
No Comments
From 2003 to 2010, 823 oil and gas extraction workers were killed on the job — a fatality rate seven times greater than the rate for all U.S. industries


Read More

No cushy job: Confined space attendants play a crucial role

By Pat Furr
No Comments

Have you ever wondered who that person is who hovers around the portal of a permit space while workers are in the space?


Read More

Remove "hole watch" headaches

Technology eases confined space compliance
By Doug Herman and Sebastian Pohl
No Comments
A hole-watch person attending a permit-required confined space is not only critical for the safety process of any entry, it is an OSHA requirement.


Read More

Prepare for all confined space rescue scenarios

By Pat Furr
One Comment
It’s a Saturday night December 21st and the plant is running on a skeleton crew. Operations decides to get a head start on annual preventative maintenance by knocking out several permit required confined space entries before the majority of the work is to be done when the regular shifts return after the New Year.


Read More

Confined space hazards escalate quickly

By Dennis Capizzi and Trish Luedtke
One Comment
Confined spaces can quickly become dangerous; unknown concentrations of toxic fumes or an oxygen deficient environment can prove deadly and should be avoided.


Read More

Half mask by GVS Filter Technology

No Comments
The Elipse®, a compact new half mask, enables efficient work in confined space areas and allows workers to use it more easily in combination with other PPE, such as a welding mask.


Read More

Anti-impact gloves by IMPACTO

No Comments
IMPACTO® Anti-Impact Back Tracker Gloves feature heavy-duty TPR that protects the back of the hand against bruises and bumps.


Read More

Weekly news round-up

No Comments

Electrical safety, grain bin and confined space fatalities and a black lung disease scandal at a leading hospital were among the week’s top EHS-related stories as featured on ISHN.com.


Read More

Five workers injured in blast at ammunition company

Process Safety Management standards violated at facility
No Comments

An OSHA investigation at Crane Army Ammunitions Activity in Indiana following an explosion and fire that sent five workers to the hospital has resulted in 36 notices of unsafe or unhealthful working conditions at the company.


Read More

STAY CONNECTED

Facebook logo Twitter YouTubeLinkedIn Google + icon

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

ASSE Safety 2014 Review

A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

9/30/14 2:00 pm EST

Leveraging Sustainability Initiatives to Benefit Your Community and Increase Compliance

This webinar will review how General Motors' Sustainability initiatives are being leveraged to improve the community and the environment, create efficient energy programs, improve sustainability tracking, impact on processes and overall reporting and improve overall social, environmental and corporate sustainability.

ISHN Magazine

ISHN SEPTEMBER 2014 COVER

2014 September

ISHN'S September issue features a series of essay on thought leadership. Get expert advice on self-motivation, compliance and more!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE ISHN STORE

M:\General Shared\__AEC Store Katie Z\AEC Store\Images\ISHN\safetyfourth.jpg
Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

More Products

For Distributors Only - SEPTEMBER 2014

ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE

ishn infographics

2012 US workplace deathsCheck out ISHN's new Infographic page! Learn more about worker safety through these interactive images. CLICK HERE to view the page.