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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.
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.
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.
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Low respiratory hygiene compliance among health care workers of emergency departments has become a major concern in the spread of respiratory infections. In one study, the objective was to determine the compliance with respiratory hygiene of triage nurses at two university hospital centers and to identify factors influencing compliance to the respiratory hygiene principles of emergency health care workers.
Firefighting operations can inadvertently increase the chance of a combustible dust explosion if they: Use tactics that cause dust clouds to form or reach the explosible range; use tactics that introduce air, creating an explosible atmosphere; apply incorrect or incompatible extinguishing agents; use equipment or tools that can become an ignition source.
More than seven months after a train derailment and chemical spill forced more than 700 people from their homes in Paulsboro, N.J., the borough remains ill-prepared to respond to a similar or worse accident, officials told federal investigators, according to various news reports.
Radians, Inc., a leader in the personal protective equipment industry, announced today that its acoustical testing laboratory has been accredited by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP Lab Code 500090-0). The accreditation, which is issued by the National Institute of Standards and Testing (NIST) allows Radians to perform accredited acoustical testing of hearing protective devices to the ANSI/ASA S3.19 and S12.6 standards.
The National Hearing Conservation Association annual conference is an extremely popular and well-attended event, and is often reported my members as the most valuable feature of NHCA membership. The conference provides an opportunity to learn about the latest research and tools for hearing conservation, to network with peers, and to re-establish ties with old friends and colleagues. CLICK HERE FOR MORE INFORMATION AND TO REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE.