- OIL & GAS
Hearing protection that enables communication in noisy NASCAR environments, cutomizable respiratory protection and new cut resistant gloves were the top EHS-related products featured on ISHN.com this week.
Each year in March, Prevent Blindness America (www.preventblindness.org) makes a nationwide effort to focus attention on the important issue of workplace eye injuries and educate the American workforce about the tools and techniques that could help prevent the estimated 700,000 injuries that occur annually.
Gateway Safety presents the revolutionary PeakFit® N95, an exceptionally comfortable and easily adjustable respirator designed to improve worker compliance through its unique design and custom fit features. Fit matters with respiratory protection because a poor fit—or non-compliance because of poor fit—can lead to serious long-term health consequences.
3M announces a collaborative effort with Racing Electronics that has resulted in a newly designed, two-way communications headset. Roush Fenway Racing and the No. 16 3M Ford Fusion driven by Greg Biffle were the first to use the new communications headset in NASCAR racing action at the Daytona International Speedway Feb. 15-23. Ideally suited for the racetrack, the headset will help improve sound clarity between racecar drivers and their crews.
Magid® Glove & Safety, the leading manufacturer and distributor of personal protective equipment, introduces the new TRX540 Impact Glove, an addition to the popular T-REX™ Impact Glove line, a proven standard in rugged impact protection. The NEW TRX540 offers improvements in comfort, dexterity and impact protection with an ANSI Level 4 Cut Resistant rating, along with the added benefit of superior grip.
Radians SV55 Class 2 Heavy Duty Two Tone Engineer Safety Vest features rugged Oxford material in front for tough working conditions while supporting extra weight in numerous multi-functional cargo pockets that can hold paint, water, tablets, etc.
I was at a trade show last week where if I heard this mantra once, I heard it from different people ten times: “We’re doing everything we can to take costs out of our business.” There were variations on the theme: “It’s all about cost reduction, baby.” “We’re helping our customers drain costs out of their system.”
An SCSR is a lifesaving device that miners depend upon in times of emergency to escape from a hazardous environment within the mine. To keep this important device functioning reliably, daily inspections and upkeep become a ‘life or death’ matter. Though you may consider this to be a high-maintenance relationship, it is worth the necessary attention.
Cestusline Inc., headquartered in Portland Oregon has introduced many remarkable gloves over the years, and Deep Grip Winter is no exception. Modelled after their bestselling Deep Grip Oil Resistant Impact glove, Deep Grip Winter’s insulation, MicroSable™, is what sets it apart from other insulated oilfield gloves.
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