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AES Raptor, LLC and Premier Rail Systems INC. introduce new company, leading edge safety, LLC

The merging of two leading edge fall protection companies combining a complete line of fall protection

Falling is easily one of the most dangerous aspects in the roofing and construction industry, when a fall occurs on a jobsite it can often result in serious injury or death. In the efforts to prevent such hazards AES Raptor, LLC of North Kansas City, MO and Premier Rail Systems Inc. of Kansas City, KS are proud to announce the merging of their two companies to create Leading Edge Safety, LLC.

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Haws® announces new team members and acknowledges internal promotions

Haws Corporation® is pleased to announce several additional team members as well as internal promotions within various company departments. These additions are in support of Haws’ continued success in the emergency equipment and hydration industries.

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Mark Ahrens named new Director of Sales for GfG Instrumentation

Mark Ahrens has been promoted to the position of Director of Sales for GfG Instrumentation. Mark will have management responsibility for all GfG sales in the United States, including our fixed, portable and OEM gas detection products.

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Shat-R-Shield® Ironclad™ fluorescent vapor tights receive NSF certification

Shat-R-Shield’s Ironclad™ Fluorescent Vapor Tight fixtures have received NSF certification. National Sanitation Foundation (NSF) International is an organization focused on public and environmental health that provides standards for consumer goods. 

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Welding safety to help global FR fabric market reach projected $4.87 billion by 2020

A new report released in December, 2014 projected the global flame resistant fabric market to be valued at $3.12 billion in 2013 and is anticipated to reach $4.87 billion by 2020. Browse the full Report of Flame Resistant Fabrics Market at :

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OSHA responds to Congressional inquiry about FR clothing for welding

In a January 12, 2012, “letter of interpretation” to former Congressman Jeff Landry of Louisiana, the agency stated: “Dear Congressman Landry: “Thank you for your August 1, 2011, letter on behalf of your constituents regarding Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) regulations related to Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for welders, specifically for welding operations in the oil and gas drilling industry that would require wearing flame resistant clothing (FRC).

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Contractor working at high school fined $9,600 for gas welding violations

Inspectors from OSHA visited the Maria Regina High School in Hartsdale NY this fall and slapped contractor Tri State Demolition $9.600 in fines for five alleged serious violations including rigging equipment handling, gas welding and cutting, ventilation and ladders.

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Tomm Frungillo promoted to VP, Camfil APC Americas

Camfil Air Pollution Control (APC), a leading global manufacturer of dust, fume and mist collection equipment, has promoted Thomas (Tomm) Frungillo to the position of vice president, Camfil APC Americas.

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The DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards 2015

DuPont Sustainable Solutions is calling for applications for the 2015 edition of the DuPont Safety and Sustainability Awards. Do you have a successful project or initiative that has delivered enduring improvements in the safety of your workers, or the productivity or sustainability of your operations?

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Scott Safety acquires Industrial Safety Technologies, LLC (IST) from Battery Ventures

Scott Safety, a Tyco business, announced today that it has acquired Industrial Safety Technologies (IST), a global leader in gas and flame detection from Battery Ventures. The Tyco purchase price was $329.5 million in cash.

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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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2014 December

Check out ISHN's last issue of the year, which features articles about distance learning, foot protection and confined space.

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

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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ISHN FDO SEPTEMBER 2014For Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THE SEPTEMBER 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE


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