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ANSI, ASSE working on new international OH&S standard

U.S. stakeholders urged to take an active role
July 29, 2013

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) are in the process of creating a U.S. Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to lead discussions on the creation of a new occupational health and safety (OH&S) standard for global occupational health and safety.


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Oil industry, union joins forces on fatigue standard

BP’s Texas City Refinery tragedy prompted standard effort
March 19, 2013

In an effort to improve safety in the oil and gas industry, the American Petroleum Institute (API) and the United Steelworkers International Union (USW) are working together on a standard to prevent fatigue among oil workers -- and the U.S. Chemical Safety Board (CSB) wants your comments on those efforts.


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Here comes an ISO health and safety standard?

March 14, 2013
Yesterday, I received a copy of the ISO New Work Item Proposal (NWIP) for a new requirements standard for occupational health and safety management systems.


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Wells Lamont adds to their great cut resistant product line

February 4, 2013

Our new FlexTech™ Y9290 features a cut resistant knit shell that is fully coated and has an additional palm coating. The full NBR coating provides an additional layer of protection against liquids and ANSI level 4 cut protection.


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IGA Helping Hand

Glove ratings should reflect real-world risks

February 1, 2013
Just because a glove tests high in one ANSI category, doesn’t mean it is the right glove for your specific application.


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ANSI fall protection standards: Keep up with changing practices & equipment

January 3, 2013
Are you aware that fall protection standards are changing? If not, you are not alone. Since 2007, the ANSI Z359 Fall Protection Code Committee has been pumping out new fall protection consensus standards.


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Wiley X Inc. celebrates the true meaning of Veteran’s Day

November 9, 2012

On November 11, our nation will once again pause to observe Veteran’s Day — a uniquely American Holiday set aside to honor and recognize generations who have served in our armed forces.


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Workplace safety and health in Iran

Are the regs really enforced?
September 26, 2012

Answers provided by Hamed Khoshniat, Safety Officer, Safety and Fire Fighting Department, NIOPDC. Hamed is an expert training courses instructor with seven years of experience in the field of oil and gas safety matters.hamedkhoshniat@yahoo.co.uk


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Customized hard hats can increase pride of ownership

September 6, 2012
A hard hat should be worn in all situations where there is a reasonable probability of present danger.


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PIP has some exciting announcements

NEW JSP EvolutionTM 6100 hard hat – the toughest Type 1 helmet on the market!
July 10, 2012

The EvolutionTM 6100 has proven far tougher than ANSI Z89.1 requirements and features a longer back for extra protection, and a 3-position harness depth setting for a precise fit.


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