The National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) in October began shipping copies of NFPA 70E 2015, according to Hugh Hoagland of e-Hazard, an electric arc flash safety consultancy and training company.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has ordered $2.7 million in personal protective equipment (PPE) to increase Strategic National Stockpile (SNS) supplies to assist U.S. hospitals caring for Ebola patients.
Tragic deaths from occurrences in industries such as oil and gas, fire service, and even education, not only have devastating outcomes but significant financial costs to the organizations. With frequent onsite Field worker accidents and growing concern over lab safety in schools, it’s no wonder flame-resistant (FR) clothing has literally become a “hot topic” issue.
NIOSH to hold meeting on Standard Application Procedure Oct. 22
October 8, 2014
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), National Personal Protective Technology Laboratory (NPPTL) is holding a meeting for all respirator manufacturers on Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at the NIOSH Pittsburgh site. Remote participation, via Adobe Connect, will be available.
Bullard’s SparxLift Welding Helmet is NIOSH approved for use as a Supplied Air Respirator (SAR) system. The SparxLift SAR system, offering six flow control options, provides respiratory protection and ANSI/ISEA Z87.1-2010 high impact face protection in a single package for welders and grinders.