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Specialized fall protection for unique at-height work situations

July 9, 2014
When people think about what it means to work at height, the first image that typically comes to mind is commercial construction


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Tips to protect highway workers from the neck up

July 9, 2014
Each year during peak construction season, approximately 20 percent of America’s highway system is under construction, according to the National Work Zone Safety Information Clearinghouse.


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New Victor Arcair “Boot” design features a robust, secure power/air connection on its K-Series torch cable assemblies

Victor Arcair “boot” design withstands the routine abuse found in shop and field applications
July 8, 2014

­ Victor TechnologiesTM has announced it has introduced an improved ­Victor®Arcair® “boot” design that encapsulates the electrical connection between the torch and weld cable and eliminates the chance of accidental arcing.


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What PPE to use when cleaning out radioactive room at nuke site?

Workers at Hanford Site helped select equipment, develop training
July 7, 2014

When workers enter the hazardous and historic McCluskey Room at the Hanford Site this summer, they will be safer due to their preparation and involvement in planning and training for the job.


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What exactly is arc flash testing and why do I need it?

July 2, 2014

It's a reasonable question. If you don't know what it is, how can you know if you need it or not? Arc flash testing is the process of determining the arc rating for materials and equipment to be used in electrical hazardous environments. Arc ratings are important in assisting companies and manufacturers in staying compliant with OSHA regulations and in keeping their workforce safe in a potential arc flash situation.


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Qualified head protection in an arc flash situation

July 2, 2014

Q. With the new head protection requirement according to the changes in OSHA standard 1910.269 and 1926.960, I am curious to know what qualifies as adequate protection in an arc hazard situation. Would a balaclava/goggle be considered adequate protection as an arc flash hood?


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MSC expands safety solution portfolio with new personal fall protection equipment from PRO-SAFE®

June 24, 2014

MSC Industrial Supply Co. has expanded its high-performance, high-value personal protective equipment offering with a comprehensive new line of fall protection equipment from PRO-SAFE.


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Top products of the week

June 15, 2014

Hand protection and hearing protection were this week’s top EHS-related products featured on ISHN.com.


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Stihl protects employees with breakthrough Hyflex® gloves With Dyneema® Diamond Technology

June 12, 2014

To protect employees from workplace cut hazards, Stihl selects world's first safety glove to meet the requirements of EN 388 cut level 3 in 18 gauge thinness; this innovation is made possible by new advanced fiber technology that delivers the highest ever cut-resistance for industrial safety gloves combined with high comfort and maximum dexterity.


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ISHN/ASSE Safety 2014 Attendee Choice Award winners

June 12, 2014

From arc flash, respiratory, foot, hand and fall protection to gas detectors, training courses and more, attendees at Safety 2014 had a chance to check out cutting edge safety products at ISHN's booth in Orlando's Orange County Convention Center and vote on their favorites. The votes have been counted and the winners have been determined.


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