More than 100 different welding processes can be applied by today’s workforce of over 350,000 welders, cutters, solderers and brazers, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), and each presents its own safety hazards.
Synonyms vary depending upon the specific component of the welding fumes. Physical Description: Fumes generated by the process of joining or cutting pieces of metal by heat, pressure, or both. Properties vary depending upon the specific component of the welding fumes.
Radians®, Inc., a leading manufacturer of quality personal protective equipment (PPE), is moving from Sparks, Nevada, to a new 40,000 square foot facility in Reno, Nevada, thereby tripling the amount of their warehouse space.
Respirator upgrade helps provide protection to workers exposed to altitudes of up to 10,000 feet
March 27, 2014
3M has announced the launch of a revolutionary high-altitude upgrade to its popular Adflo Powered Air Purifying Respirator (PAPR) system. The 3M Adflo Turbo Assembly with High-Altitude Upgrade provides continuous filtered air to welders working at altitudes of up to 10,000 feet.
Introducing the world’s first 18-gauge ASTM cut-level 4 work glove. This is truly unparalleled cut resistance in a glove so dexterous and with such high tactile sensitivity. After two years in the research and development stages, we have perfected the cut-resistant glove.
Law enforcement operations depend upon well-trained tactical officers with maximum situational awareness and assistive technology. A tactical officer with impaired hearing or compromised communication, either permanent or temporary, is at a disadvantage in an operational setting.
Nearly one million Americans have lost some degree of their sight due to an eye injury. More than 700,000 Americans injure their eyes at work each year. Luckily, 90% of all workplace eye injuries can be avoided by using proper safety eyewear.
The electric arc welder remains one of our most useful and timesaving pieces of shop equipment. Almost every farm, ranch, and Vocational Agriculture shop is equipped with one or more welders which are used for fabrication, repair, and/or educational programs.
Best welding safety practices and equipment are universally applicable. Welding exposes everyone to similar hazards, whether you’re responsible for safety at a large, welding-intensive manufacturing company, a billion dollar engineering-construction firm or a small independent fabricator.