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Ergodyne announces new Chief Financial Officer and VP of Finance

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Ergodyne has announced today the addition of Chief Financial Officer and Vice President of Finance, Sue Horvath. Horvath brings over thirty years of Finance and Operations experience to Ergodyne, most recently serving as Chief Financial Officer for two privately held companies in the medical device and medical technology space.


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3M names Jose Varela Vice President of Personal Safety Division

Innovation and safety solutions provide the power to protect workers
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3M has named Jose Varela vice president and general manager of 3M’s Personal Safety Division. In this role, Varela will oversee 3M’s global safety business and more than 40 major platforms, including respiratory protection, hearing protection, fall protection, protective eyewear, head and face protection, and reflective materials.


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Top products of the week

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Protective gloves, glasses and jackets are among this week’s top EHS-related products as featured on ISHN.com.


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Sheila Eads, Chief Executive Officer of ERB Industries, elected to the ISEA Board of Trustees

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ISEA is pleased to announce the appointment of Sheila Eads, president and chief executive officer of ERB Industries, to the ISEA Board of Trustees. Ms. Eads will serve a one-year term filling a vacancy left by Bob Gaither of Ansell Healthcare. 


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Wiley X® adds stylish new WX Rebel to its Active Series sunglass family

Stylish new model delivers absolute premium protection that's ready for action
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Active Series sunglasses by Wiley X®, Inc. are designed for active men and women who are up for anything - hiking, riding, climbing, kayaking, fishing and more.


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West Virginia prison employees risk bloodborne pathogen exposure

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Correctional officers and other staff at McDowell medium-security federal prison in Welch, West Virginia were potentially exposed to bloodborne pathogens and other workplace safety and health hazards, according to OSHA, which has issued notices to the Federal Correctional Institution at McDowell, a part of the U.S. Department of Justice Federal Bureau of Prisons.


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ISEA active in IOM workshop on respiratory protection in health care

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Powered air-purifying respirators (PAPRs) are increasingly being used to protect workers in hospitals, clinics, nursing homes and other health care facilities. The use and effectiveness of PAPRs in health care was explored in an August 7-8 workshop in Washington, DC, conducted by the Institute of Medicine (IOM), part of the National Academies of Science.


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OSHA answers FAQs about respirator use

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Q: What is a respirator? A: A respirator is a protective facepiece, hood or helmet that is designed to protect the wearer against a variety of harmful airborne agents.


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OSHA: Home Depot didn’t train employees on use of powered industrial vehicles

Company cited 120+ times in the past five years
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Home Depot USA Inc. has been cited for six, including two repeat, one willful and three serious safety violations, at its home improvement store on North Kimball Avenue in Chicago. The repeat and willful violations involved lack of training and maintenance for powered industrial vehicles.


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Truck driver dies from exposure to ammonia vapor cloud

Lack of respiratory protection made tank rupture a fatal event
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Following the death of a truck driver at Midwest Farmers Cooperative's grain handling facility in Tecumseh, OSHA has cited the company for 12 serious safety violations.


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Welding: It doesn't have to be a grind. The latest in respiratory protection and PPE for welders and grinder

9/9/14
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Contact: Adam Thomas
Attendees of this webinar will gain knowledge of hazards and appropriate PPE for welding applications, regulatory drivers that are changing the landscape of PPE within welding applications and the latest product technologies being offered in welding PPE. Read More

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A gallery of photos from the sprawling Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, where ASSE’s annual professional development conference was held June 8-11. All photos courtesy of the American Society of Safety Engineers.

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Welding: It doesn't have to be a grind. The latest in respiratory protection and PPE for welders and grinder

Attendees of this webinar will gain knowledge of hazards and appropriate PPE for welding applications, regulatory drivers that are changing the landscape of PPE within welding applications and the latest product technologies being offered in welding PPE.

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