Revco Industries Inc. is excited to announce the newest addition to their popular series of ToolHandz® mechanic’s gloves. The GX102 cut-resistant mechanic’s glove features HPPE (high-performance polyethylene) lining for superior cut-resistance and protective finger guards for metacarpal protection.
Flight also earns coveted UL listing by exceeding ANSI and CSA Standards
August 15, 2013
Flight™ safety eyewear from Gateway Safety won the top spot in Industrial Safety & Hygiene News’ first-ever Readers’ Choice Awards contest, conducted online during March and April. Flight, a revolutionary design in eye protection, features exclusive, patent-pending temples that offer the biggest comfort advancement in safety eyewear in a generation.
Even when respirator use is not required in certain situations, OSHA and State OSHA agencies require employers to meet certain obligations for workers who voluntarily wear respirators on the job. Most workers who wear respirators use them because they are required to do so by their employer to protect them from airborne hazards.
Research examines work crew exposures to crystalline silica during hydraulic fracturing
August 8, 2013
A recent report published in the Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (JOEH) found respirable crystalline silica, a human lung carcinogen, to be an occupational exposure hazard for oil and gas extraction workers. The study is the first systematic investigation of worker exposure to crystalline silica during directional drilling and hydraulic fracturing, a process used to stimulate well production in the oil and gas industry.
Each day millions of workers in the United States use National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) certified respirators to reduce exposure to harmful gases, vapors, and particulate hazards. NIOSH has certification, quality assurance, and auditing procedures in place (42 CFR Part 84) that assure purchasers and users that the products they are buying/using have been tested and manufactured to strict standards.
Part A. Personal protective equipment is divided into four categories based on the degree of protection afforded. (See Part B of this appendix for further explanation of Levels A, B, C, and D hazards.) I. Level A - To be selected when the greatest level of skin, respiratory, and eye protection is required. The following constitute Level A equipment:
3M announces the expansion of its portfolio of personal protective safety equipment with the launch of a new personal rescue fall protection device. The Latchways Personal Rescue Device (PRD) with 3M Elavation Harness is a lightweight, unobtrusive device that can help give users an unassisted, gentle self-rescue.
Nearly 4,000 people lent their measurements to robotic manikin
August 5, 2013
He’s not good-looking and he doesn’t get around much, but the “talking head” the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) is about to start using in its respiratory fit research is pretty articulate.
High-performance safety eyewear delivers precision optics and superior coverage, comfort and ballistic level impact protection
August 5, 2013
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) introduced today the Uvex XMF™ tactical goggle, a high-performance protective goggle that delivers precision optics as well as superior coverage, comfort and ballistic level eye protection.
Protective Industrial Products Inc. is proud to announce the hire of two Personal Protective Equipment Specialists (PPE Specialists) to cover newly expanded territories and to support the sales force with our partner and power brands such as Bouton® Optical, Bollé® Safety, JSP® Head Protection and PIP Protective Garments. Both specialists have extensive experience in the safety industry.