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True North, the leading manufacturer of fire resistant fleece clothing, was awarded the 2013 North American APEX Award for their Briteline Fleece Jacket. Polartec® announced the 13 North American garments chosen for its annual APEX Awards.
The ability of protective clothing worn by first responder to limit exposure to hazardous liquids will undergo new testing procedures developed by the Fire Protection Research Foundation and International Personnel Protection, Inc.
A worker who sought emergency treatment for leg burns due to an acid spill alerted OSHA to a lack of PPE at a company that uses acid, hazardous chemicals, lead and cadmium in its Illinois manufacturing facility. The company, Advanced Strobe Products, manufactures strobe and other lights for the aerospace, photographic, vehicular, warning, beacon, and machine industries.
Honeywell Safety Products’ QUIETPRO® QP100Ex provides intelligent communication and hearing protection system for the oil and gas industry. The system provides life-critical communication and smart, verifiable hearing protection to workers in high-noise environments.
According to OSHA, in 2012 there were 2,371 total respiratory protection citations, making it one of the agency’s top-cited violations.Companies can avoid being part of this statistic by selecting a respiratory product big on comfort and value at the same time.
Radians Worldwide debuts the STANLEY personal protective equipment collection exclusively at Screwfix in their September Print Catalogue, at all Screwfix Retail Stores, at the Screwfix LIVE Show (September 13 to 15 at Farnborough Five – Booth 102) and online at www.screwfix.com.
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.