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Safevision, LLC and Industrial Vision Corporation merger

SafeVision, LLC is pleased to announce that we have entered into a definitive merger agreement with Industrial Vision Corporation, a leading provider of safety eyewear and safety eyewear programs.

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Optrel to launch latest innovations in autodarkening lens technology at Fabtech

WHAT: Optrel, the global innovator of autodarkening filter technology for welding helmets, will launch its latest lens technology at Fabtech, November 11 – 14, 2014. The new optrel e684 is the only welding helmet with an ADF lens that fully automates protection through its Adaptive Shade Autopilot technology, automatically adjusting its shade level as the welder works – and in full high definition viewing.

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SiteHawk appoints IBM’s Ernie Connon as Chief Executive Officer

Global, cloud-based SDS and chemical data management provider names former IBM executive as CEO

SiteHawk, the leading provider of cloud-based safety data sheet (SDS) and chemical data management solutions, announced today the appointment of Ernie Connon as its new chief executive officer. Founder Kim Stier will remain with the company as president.

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Jerome to serve as NHCA president-elect

The National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA) has appointed James Jerome to serve as president-elect, due to the recent appointment of Kristy Casto as NHCA president. The change was effective Oct. 31.

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PHMSA issues guidance for shipping Ebola-contaminated material

In response to the ongoing, international spread of the Ebola virus, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) has published a Safety Advisory in the Federal Register for persons and businesses that prepare, offer, and transport materials that are or may be contaminated with Ebola.

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Ironclad and Vibram partner in new global initiative for performance hand protection

Ironclad Performance Wear (ICPW:OB) announced today that it has entered into an exclusive agreement with -Vibram Corporation for the development of advanced protective and performance hand wear using Vibram technologies.

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Desert worker sweats out the competition to win title of “Hottest Job in America”

A solar power plant worker in the Mojave Desert battles hot temperatures, and scores NFL tickets and heat stress products from Cintas and Sqwincher

Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS), a leading provider of on-site safety services and training solutions, and The Sqwincher Corporation, a leader in electrolyte replacement drinks, today named Stephen Dean the winner of its “Hottest Job in America” contest.

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To provide expert training, regulatory updates, and peace-of-mind to hazmat shippers, hazardous waste managers, and other industry professionals nationwide, compliance training leader Lion Technology Inc. has launched the new, redesigned

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Gas detectors procurement market research report now available

Gas detectors have a buyer power score of 3.7 out of 5, indicating moderate buyer negotiation, according to IBISWorld business research. The research report indicates the availability of inexpensive imports helps to keep prices low and indicates also low price driver volatility.

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Mars Rover technology adapted to detect gas leaks

State-of-the-art technology adapted from NASA’s Mars Rover program, originally designed to find methane on the Red Planet, is being applied back on earth by Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) to help guide PG&E crews using a tablet interface to identify possible gas leak locations, fast-tracking their ability to repair gas leaks.

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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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