Partnership combines protection and comfort in new flame resistant jeans
June 3, 2015
Mount Vernon FR and Carhartt, American’s premium work wear brand since 1889, have teamed up to launch the newest advancement in flame resistant (FR) clothing, the Carhartt Flame Resistant Rugged Flex® Jean.
Ashley Alewelt, CSP, Caterpillar, gave a presentation Monday morning at the 2015 AIHce urging EHS professionals to go beyond developing technical competencies. According to Alewelt, pros often go to technical trainings and read scientific books, but forget to build their leadership strengths.
On Monday morning at the AIHce, Brendan Moriarty, CIH, CSP, Chubb Insurance, discussed in a workshop the significant potential for an injury to a younger worker. According to NIOSH, an estimated 200,000 young workers are injured on the job in the U.S. every year. About 70,000 are injured seriously enough to go to the emergency room.
Many vendors at the AIHce exhibition hall are rolling out new gas detection equipment this week at the meeting in Salt Lake City. Technology is driving many innovations, with cloud-based software and storage handling the management of gas detection programs, and wireless gas detection enabling enterprise-wide closed-loop exposure monitoring and analysis.
Monday afternoon at the 2015 AIHce in Salt Lake City features the annual Jeffrey S. Lee Lecture, this year given by Garrett Brown, titled, “Two Decades Spent Helping Workers Protect Their Own Health and Safety in a Pitiless, Globalized Economy.”
Attendees at the 2015 American Industrial Hygiene Conference and Expo (AIHce) meeting this week in Salt Lake City are networking and racking up certification maintenance points while Washington is experiencing one of its periodic “let’s trim back the regulatory thicket” periods.
American Industrial Hygiene Association Director of Government Affairs Aaron Trippler gives industrial hygienists this update on OSHA standards action. Beryllium: The OSHA draft of this proposed rule to reduce the exposure to beryllium remains at the
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) – under review.
The 2015 AIHce kicked off early Monday morning in Salt Lake City with the opening keynote address given by Alison Levine, team captain of the first American women’s Everest expedition. Levine is in a unique position to discuss leadership practices. In addition to be a global adventurer, Levine has spent more than two decades climbing the corporate ladder.
In June, check out Brady on Facebook and LinkedIn for safety updates and content pieces
June 1, 2015
Brady (NYSE:BRC), a global leader in product and facility identification solutions, today announced that it will participate in National Safety Month with a social media campaign throughout June. The campaign will include a variety of posts on both the Brady North America on Facebook and Brady Corporation on LinkedIn, including stats and content pieces around safety hot topics.
CMSE® sets standards for certified, international machinery safety qualification
May 28, 2015
In 2013, Pilz worked with TÜV NORD to develop the international qualification CMSE® - Certified Machinery Safety Expert. This qualification program teaches extensive knowledge of the machine lifecycle in 22 countries, worldwide.