1910.138(a): General requirements. Employers shall select and require employees to use appropriate hand protection when employees' hands are exposed to hazards such as those from skin absorption of harmful substances; severe cuts or lacerations; severe abrasions; punctures; chemical burns; thermal burns; and harmful temperature extremes.
OSHA proposes to update references to include the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) standard Z87.1-2010, and to change the language in the standards for construction to match the language in both maritime and general industry.
Industrial glove manufacturer Southern Glove, Inc., has announced the launching of its new website, southernglove.com. The new site details the company’s comprehensive line of industrial work gloves, arm protection, private label lines, custom-design and custom-branding services.
Regulating body temperature in extreme temperatures can be challenging even under normal circumstances. However, situations requiring flame-resistant (FR) garments can create additional obstacles due to the natural insulation properties of FR clothing.
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) today introduced Uvex HydroShield™ anti-fog lens coating, a groundbreaking technology that delivers up to 60 times longer fog-free protection and two times greater scratch resistance than competitive anti-fog coated products.*
OSHA last week issued a notice of proposed rulemaking to update its general industry, shipyard employment, marine terminals, longshoring, and construction eye and face protection standards by incorporating by reference the three most recent versions of the American National Standards Institute Occupational and Educational Eye and Face Protection standard.