The new facility, located in Cottage Grove, Minn., will test products ranging from safety harnesses to escape-and-rescue solutions
December 19, 2013
3M has unveiled a state-of-the-art testing facility for its expanding portfolio of fall protection solutions, complete with a research and development tower. The testing facility is located within 3M’s Fall Protection campus in Cottage Grove, Minn. and will be fully functional by the end of 2013.
Survey finds more than half of oil and gas industry safety experts are unaware and unprepared to meet threshold
December 12, 2013
Reconfirming the need for strengthening oil and gas industry education and training is the “The 1ppm (parts per million) Hydrogen Sulfide Threshold: Are you prepared?” survey completed by Dräger, an international leader in the fields of medical and safety technology, in association with the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE), the world’s oldest professional safety society.
50% of people exposed to toxic levels of hydrogen sulfide for just five minutes will not survive. Even a single breath of the dangerous gas can cause immediate death. The good news? There are safety measures to help prevent these deaths.
Twenty-three year relationship emphasizes commitment to safety
December 5, 2013
GreenWood, Inc., an integrated operations, maintenance and construction solutions provider, recently celebrated a safety milestone of 4.5 million safe work hours at their Merck project site in Elkton, Virginia. GreenWood provides Merck with various construction related services.
New document informs industrial health and safety managers of safe and effective treatment
December 3, 2013
Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today it has published a new whitepaper entitled “How to Identify Safe and Effective Emergency Eyewash – and the Hidden Dangers to Avoid.” Authored by the world leader in personal protective equipment, including a broad line of emergency eyewash, this nine-page publication from Honeywell Safety Products serves as an invaluable resource to everyone responsible for industrial health and safety.
Simtronics, an IST Company, is pleased to announce the GD10 infrared combustible and carbon dioxide gas detectors have successfully satisfied all requirements for HART Communication Foundation’s Quality Assurance and Device Registration, Version 7.