Vendor News & Case Studies

Don’t wake the neighbors: Monitoring noise levels at outdoor music festivals

January 10, 2014

When event manager and noise consultant Chris Selkirk goes on to a festival site for the first time, in his own words, he is looking for a “win-win-win” scenario on noise measurement and compliance. For many years Chris has been brought in by festival organisers for his expertise in noise measurement and acoustic understanding at large outdoor events.

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Global research shows reliability is most valuable attribute when purchasing gas detection

January 10, 2014

This year, gas detection industry worldwide revenues reached $2.2 billion, showing the huge growth and sophistication of the industry. A recent industry poll by Honeywell Company City Technology shows that reliability is the most important factor driving purchasing decisions in the global gas detection industry.

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From Larson Electronics:

Breaking Bad gone good

“Maybe you should tread light-ly”
January 9, 2014

Yo, Mr White! We need beakers, respirators...  Hazardous Location Lights is what Jesse meant to say. Outside the lab, safety was not a concern for Heisenberg, but Walter White maintained a safety first attitude in his manufacturing environments.

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New PIP Corporate Headquarters

January 2, 2014

PIP is pleased to announce that as of Monday, December 30th, 2013, our Corporate Headquarters will move to nearby Latham, NY. Our new location will be home to our Executive, Administrative, Sales and Global Marketing teams.

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IRISS showcased in Electrical Industry Awards sponsored by Electrical Times

Finalists for Stansted Airport Project of the Year and Innovative Test & Measurement/Inspection Product of the Year for Platinum Series IR Windows
December 20, 2013

IRISS, a leader in the permanent electrical safety devices (PESD’s) market, was selected as a finalist for two Electrical Industry Awards in 2013. One award recognized IRISS as a Product of the Year finalist for providing Stansted Airport the ability to perform safe, electrical inspections and shortening the inspection time and associated costs.

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3M unveils state-of-the-art fall protection testing facility

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.

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Dräger and the American Society of Safety Engineers reveal results of “The 1ppm Hydrogen Sulfide Threshold: Are you prepared?” survey

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.

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Vivid Learning Systems' Course of the Month

Hydrogen sulfide safety
December 12, 2013

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.

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Robotic Safety infographic

December 6, 2013
This infographic takes a look at robot safety in the worksplace.

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GreenWood, Inc. reaches 4.5 million safe hours at Merck

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.

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