Shifty & Dangerous

Toxic confined space hazards are not always recognized
June 6, 2012
A confined space is defined as an area large enough for an employee to enter and perform work.

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No threat is too small

Fabrics and fibers provide “crossover” protection
June 6, 2012
Current economic conditions create difficult challenges for companies in high-risk industries across the U.S.

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It only works if it’s worn: What workers want in eye protection

June 6, 2012
When carpenters were surveyed by NIOSH1 about what would encourage them to use safety eyewear regularly, some of their responses were, well, eye-opening.

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“I love my job but…”

June 5, 2012

Honeywell, the world’s largest PPE company with annual sales of $2 billion, held a press conference Monday morning to explain how it was repositioning itself as not only a PPE manufacturer, but a source of training and consulting for safety pros.

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Does OSHA require cold weather hand protection?

May 24, 2012

Use common sense, says OSHA. In a letter of interpretation sent by federal OSHA in Washington to an employer asking about mandatory cold weather hand protection, the agency responded:

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OSHA voluntary guidance: Selecting hand protection

May 22, 2012

Gloves are often relied upon to prevent cuts, abrasions, burns, and skin contact with chemicals that are capable of causing local or systemic effects following dermal exposure.

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CarbonX Aluminized Fleece honored as a top innovation in Utah

May 11, 2012

The CarbonX® Aluminized Fleece by Chapman Innovations was named a finalist in the 10th Annual Utah Innovation Awards, presented by Stoel Rives LLP and the Utah Technology Council.

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U.S. glove industry sales post 16.5% growth in 2011

May 3, 2012

Brookville, PA – April 27, 2012 – The U.S. glove industry grew by 16.5% in 2011, according to the International Glove Association’s (IGA) annual Market Survey.

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Hand At Risk

Costs drive need for more cut protection
May 3, 2012
White-collar industries are experiencing what we in the industrial market have known for a long time, specialization and expertise outweigh generalization and experience.

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Get the upper hand with glove fit, feel & functionality

May 3, 2012
According to the National Safety Council’s 2011 “Injury Facts”, the manufacturing and construction industries accounted for 37,080 injuries to fingers and 13,940 to hands.

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