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Capital Safety, home of the DBI-SALA® and PROTECTA® brands of fall protection equipment, introduces two new additions to its popular i-Safe™ 3.0 Intelligent Safety System global product line – the Unitech PA690 Handheld Unit and the MX5 USB Reader for Desktop Application. The highly advanced, automated i-Safe™ 3.0 is known for its ability to make managing a safety inspection program faster, easier and more cost-effective.
Capital Safety, home of the DBI-SALA® and PROTECTA® brands of fall protection equipment, introduces a new addition to the DBI-SALA® rescue category – the Rollgliss™ R520 Escape System.
Capital Safety, home of the DBI-SALA® and PROTECTA® brands of fall protection equipment, introduces an important addition to its popular Nano-Lok™ product line – the DBI-SALA® Nano-Lok™ Arc Flash Self-Retracting Lifeline (SRL).
Visitors to Booth 1252 were treated to the premier showing of Wildeck’s new 4-post VRC design that includes, as standard, the company’s full-featured AutoSenz® D-Series Overload Detection System (U.S. Patent No. 7,408,317).
Up until a decade ago, when human resources professionals were tasked with hiring a safety management professional they often searched for candidates with formal training and a certification such as the Certified Safety Professional (CSP).
A “time-out” instituted to eliminate mistakes during surgery is not being complied with by a significant number of medical personnel, according to a new study. “Methodology and Bias in Assessing Compliance with a Surgical Safety Checklist,” published in the February issue of Joint Commission Journal on Quality and Patient Safety, found that although surgical safety checklists -- such as the perioperative time-out -- have been shown to improve performance on a variety of patient safety measures, some of the items on it are being skipped.
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The Access Industry Forum (AIF) has introduced a dedicated work at height information helpline for DIOHAS, the Designer’s Initiative on Health & Safety, whose members include professionals from the major architectural practices, other construction disciplines and the Health & Safety Executive (HSE).
Hazards come in many shapes and sizes—from the physical to the behavioral and all points in between. And the efficacy with which hazards are identified to a large extent shape the overall effectiveness of your safety management system. So what happens when your personal or organizational biases prevent you from seeing things accurately and honestly?
This standard establishes the elements and activities for pre-project and pre-task safety and health planning in construction.
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