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Larson Electronics, 3M
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A fall arrest system, respiratory protection for high altitudes and industrial lighting that can illuminate 7 acres of workspace are this week’s top EHS-related products featured on ISHN.com:


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3M expands personal safety portfolio with escape & rescue kit and high altitude respiratory protection device

Escape and rescue kit and high-altitude respirator helps protect workers in extreme environments
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3M has expanded its personal safety portfolio with a new controlled descent device for escape and rescue at height and a high-altitude upgrade for its popular 3M™ Adflo™ Powered Air Purifying Respirator system. The 3M™ and DEUS™ Escape and Rescue System enables workers to steadily descend from heights up to 590 feet, while the 3M™  Adflo™ Turbo Assembly with High Altitude Upgrade can provide continuous filtered air to welders working at altitudes of up to 10,000 ft.


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Taking off the gloves: There's no reason for noncompliance

By Jason Kokoszka and Rafael Manrique
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Taking gloves off during work used to be an unavoidable necessity for many workers. Today, however, innovations in fabrics, technology and production techniques are changing the hand protection experience for workers


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Night and day: Select hi-vis apparel for 24/7 visibility

By Lisa Stoepker
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For many, high-visibility apparel is such an integral part of work life that it becomes routine.


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Top products of the week

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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.


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Wiley X® Inc. supports Workplace Eye Wellness Month

During March 2014, Prevent Blindness America and Wiley X focus attention on preventing workplace accidents and eye injuries
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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.


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PeakFit® N95 respirator from Gateway Safety designed for customizable fit, comfort, and wearability

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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.


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3M and Racing Electronics collaborate on a new, two-way communications headset

Headset improves clarity to help racecar drivers communicate with crews during races
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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.


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Magid® Glove & Safety amps up form fitting comfort in Level 4 Cut Resistant hand protection with TREX™ TRX540 Impact Gloves

Adding to the T-REX Impact Series, TRX540 delivers superior comfort and dexterity with Level 4 cut resistance and provides exceptional value for the toughest jobs including oil & gas drilling, extraction, refining, rigging, mining and heavy construction
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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.


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Radians SV55 Class 2 Heavy Duty Two Tone Engineer Safety Vest

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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.


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