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MSA names Steve Blanco Vice President of Global Operational Excellence

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MSA, the leading global manufacturer of safety products and systems that protect people and facility infrastructures, has appointed Steve Blanco to the position of Vice President of Global Operational Excellence.


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Cargo pilots want in on FAA's new anti-fatigue rule

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A pilots union has mounted a legal challenge to the FAA's exclusion of cargo operations from the final flight and duty time rule issued yesterday.


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Arc Flash: Feel the heat

2012 standards spark significant changes
By Lee Hale, Hugh Hoagland, and Bill Shinn
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Changes to NFPA 70E and NESC (ANSI C2) will impact the workplace for flame resistant, arc rated clothing and work practices for electrical safety like no year in recent history. 


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Understanding lockout-tagout regulations

When are automated control systems allowed?
By Glyn Garside
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The rules applying to lockout/tagout (LOTO) can be somewhat confusing.


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Ergodyne debuts Arsenal® Lil’ Buddy™ tool organizers

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Ergodyne announced today a line expansion to their Arsenal® Equipment Storage System: Tool Bag series, including seven new Arsenal® Lil’ Buddies™.


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MSHA report blasts Massey Energy for hiding violations, intimidating workers at Upper Big Branch (6/30)

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Massey Energy not only failed to find and fix hazards at the Upper Big Branch mine, the company also intimidated miners so that they wouldn’t report unsafe conditions and hid violations from government agencies.
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Sierra Monitor 5100-28-IT IR Combustible Gas Sensor Module with HART interface

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Sierra Monitor Corporation, Milpitas, California proudly announces that the Model 5100-28-IT, the best-of-class infrared Combustible Gas Sensor Module, now includes HART interface. The 5100-28-IT is truly network enabled, meeting user’s and integrator’s needs to communication with any plant-wide control and monitoring system.
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When transferring chemicals: Are you protecting employees and Mother Nature?

By Roger N. Pocock
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What constitutes a safe transfer system for chemicals or any other fluids? A safe transfer system is one that protects both the operator and the environment.


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Stay safe and bright

By Lisa Stoepker
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It might be hard to part with your most comfortable hi-vis sweatshirt or the hi-vis vest that’s kept you safe through a particularly close call, but highvisibility safety apparel needs to replaced on a regular basis in order to keep you safe on the jobsite and protect those around you.


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One dock fire is too many

By Chuck Ashelin
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Virtually all safety and loss prevention managers appreciate the inherent dangers of the loading dock, especially since it’s usually a very busy place with forklifts, semi-trailers and pedestrians.


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