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Walmart, other retailers refuse to sign Bangladesh factory safety pact

“Our safety plan meets or exceeds proposal”

Walmart and an industry group representing many U.S. retailers say they will not join an international pact intended to improve factory conditions in Bangladesh’s garment industry – although many global retailers have signed the agreement.


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Coming in 2014: Training course in gloves

At the International Glove Association (IGA) annual meeting held this week in Palm Coast, FL, the group announced plans for a two-day educational course in all things industrial gloves, to be held in 2014, at a time and date to be determined.


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Industrial Safety Technologies acquires Simtronics

Expands IST’s product portfolio with addition of premium fire and gas detection business

Industrial Safety Technologies announced the addition of Simtronics AS (based in Oslo, Norway) and Simtronics SAS (based in Aubagne, France) to its platform. The companies are being acquired from UTC Climate, Controls & Security; a unit of United Technologies Corp.


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Justin McElhattan and Dr. Chuck Pettinger to speak at the Associated General Contractors’ annual convention

Topic: Future of technology innovations in construction

Industrial Scientific, the global leader in Gas Detection as a Service, announced today that its president and CEO, Justin McElhattan, and Chuck Pettinger, Ph.D., of Predictive Solutions (an Industrial Scientific company) will speak at the 2013 AGC Annual Convention.


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ACGIH announces 2013 election results

The American Council of Government Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH®) is pleased to announce new members for its 2013 Board of Directors and its 2013 Nominating Committee. In accordance with a recent amendment to the ACGIH Bylaws, ACGIH’s membership elected three (3) members to serve effective immediately as Directors on the Board of Directors.


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Industrial Scientific’s President and CEO to speak at TEDxGrandviewAve

TEDxGrandviewAve, a celebration of the rise of innovation in Pittsburgh, will take place on February 23 at the Pittsburgh Cultural Trust Arts Education Center in Downtown Pittsburgh

Industrial Scientific announced today that its president and CEO, Justin McElhattan, will speak at TEDxGrandviewAve on Saturday, February 23. This one-day event, celebrating Pittsburgh as a city on the edge of innovation, will bring inspiring talks and ideas to the community.


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MSA develops industrial hard hat made from sugarcane

"Green" protective cap is first to be manufactured from renewable resources

Pittsburgh-based safety equipment manufacturer MSA (NYSE: MSA) is the largest producer of industrial hard hats in North America and other regions of the world. But that dominance hasn't diminished the company's appetite to innovate and find ways to improve a relatively common product worn every day by construction workers, industrial personnel and utility workers, as well as fans at NFL football games.


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New white paper available on the use of predictive analytics in workplace safety

Latest Predictive Solutions’ white paper describes how progressive safety professionals are successfully making the case for the use of advanced analytics to predict and prevent workplace injuries

A new white paper, “Nate Silver, Billy Beane, and Alex Trebek: Making the Case for Predictive Analytics in Workplace Safety,” has been released by Predictive Solutions Corporation, an Industrial Scientific company. It is a resource for those who want to learn how leading safety professionals are making the case to employ predictive models in their workplace safety program.


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Industrial Scientific introduces the Ventis Slide-on Pump

The Ventis Slide-on Pump is ideal for workers who primarily use the Ventis MX4 multi-gas detector for personal protection but occasionally require an instrument pump for confined space entries

Industrial Scientific, the global leader in Gas Detection as a Service, today introduced the Ventis™ Slide-on Pump. The new pump is compatible with both the Ventis MX4 and the MX4 iQuad multi-gas detectors. It is ideally suited for gas monitor users who wear their gas monitor for personal protection the majority of their day but occasionally require a pump for confined space entries.


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Industrial Scientific introduces the Tango TX1 Single Gas Monitor

The Tango TX1 with DualSense™ Technology ensures that users will be significantly safer with the Tango than with any other single gas instrument on the market today

Industrial Scientific, the global leader in Gas Detection as a Service, today introduced the Tango TX1 single gas monitor. By wearing the Tango, workers will be the safest single gas monitor users in the world. A three-year runtime and patent pending DualSense Technology increases worker safety, regardless of bump test frequency, while reducing overall maintenance costs.


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Why Flame Resistant Workwear? Understanding Workplace Hazards and OSHA Compliance

By defining the leading causes of flash fires, electric arc and molten metal splatter, we will address the ways in which companies can better protect their employees from such hazards through proper staff outfitting. In the topic, we will discuss the benefits of – and recent developments to – flame-resistant workwear and what to consider when creating a program for your employees.

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