ISHN interviewed Kent McElhattan, chairman of Industrial Scientific, about Workers’ Memorial Day, which will be observed Sunday, April 28th. Q: When did you first become aware of Workers Memorial Day, Kent?
Salisbury Electrical Safety announces its new product, the Salisbury by Honeywell Lift Front Hood. The Lift Front Hood is a revolutionary hybrid in arc flash head protection that promises to increase worker visibility, breathability and efficiency.
The search for new energy sources including shale gas, fracking, offshore drilling, land-based drilling and remote drilling requires faster, more easily deployable 24/7 safety/risk mitigation solutions that real-time gas detection and VOC monitoring provides.
A mining company fought the law and the law won recently, when the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Kentucky ordered the D & C Mining Corp. to pay the $1.67 million in safety fines it has so far failed to pay.
Utilities workers and electricians finally have an answer to cold weather flash fire hazards
March 22, 2013
National Safety Apparel has released its newest innovation, outerwear UL Certified to the NFPA 2112 standard for flash fire resistance. These brand new garments are a spin on the popular Explorer Series™ parka, jacket, and bib overall released in the fall of 2012.
The operators of Legoland have been prosecuted for safety breaches after a worker fell from a walkway on a roller-coaster ride, breaking his shoulder and several ribs. Merlin Attractions Operations Ltd, registered in Poole, Dorset,(UK) was prosecuted by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) after it investigated the incident at Legoland in Winkfield Road, Windsor, Berkshire, on 1 June 2011.
Covers health, training, fall prevention awareness
March 20, 2013
The Steel Erectors Association of Metropolitan Philadelphia and Vicinity Inc. and the Iron Workers Local Union No. 401 have renewed an alliance with OSHA designed to to promote workplace safety and health, provide guidance and training resources, and enhance awareness of OSHA's national fall prevention campaign among steel erection workers in the greater Philadelphia area.