PPE

Qualified head protection in an arc flash situation

Q. With the new head protection requirement according to the changes in OSHA standard 1910.269 and 1926.960, I am curious to know what qualifies as adequate protection in an arc hazard situation. Would a balaclava/goggle be considered adequate protection as an arc flash hood?


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MSC expands safety solution portfolio with new personal fall protection equipment from PRO-SAFE®

MSC Industrial Supply Co. has expanded its high-performance, high-value personal protective equipment offering with a comprehensive new line of fall protection equipment from PRO-SAFE.


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Top products of the week

Hand protection and hearing protection were this week’s top EHS-related products featured on ISHN.com.


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Stihl protects employees with breakthrough Hyflex® gloves With Dyneema® Diamond Technology

To protect employees from workplace cut hazards, Stihl selects world's first safety glove to meet the requirements of EN 388 cut level 3 in 18 gauge thinness; this innovation is made possible by new advanced fiber technology that delivers the highest ever cut-resistance for industrial safety gloves combined with high comfort and maximum dexterity.


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ISHN/ASSE Safety 2014 Attendee Choice Award winners

From arc flash, respiratory, foot, hand and fall protection to gas detectors, training courses and more, attendees at Safety 2014 had a chance to check out cutting edge safety products at ISHN's booth in Orlando's Orange County Convention Center and vote on their favorites. The votes have been counted and the winners have been determined.


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Updated industrial head protection standard approved by ANSI

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has approved ANSI/ISEA Z89.1-2014, American National Standard for Industrial Head Protection.


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Successful stand-alone staging of OS+H ASIA 2014

Closing recently on a highly successful note, OS+H Asia 2014, 9th Occupational Safety + Health Exhibition for Asia, has firmly established itself as a leading event for the Singapore and regional occupational safety and health industry.


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Anatomy of a glove: Knit, dip and fibers

Knit gloves are made on knitting machines with a limited range of needle density.


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New technologies overcome hearing protection objections

Let's look at three common worker objections and how technology advancements can help overcome these objections to gain improved worker acceptance and program compliance.


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Summer eye safety

Prepare for heat, humidity, bright light & glare
This article discusses key considerations for delivering effective safety eyewear to workers in hazardous occupations who also face demanding summer conditions.


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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2014 October

This issue features articles about PPE safety and OSHA standards

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A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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