Items Tagged with 'work at height'


The mishaps are many: Here’s how to ensure safe forklift operation

By Maureen Brady
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Every year nearly 100 workers are killed and 20,000 are seriously injured in forklift mishaps (Bureau of Labor Statistics 1997, 1998).

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National outreach campaign aims to prevent fatal construction falls

By Pete Stafford
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For three years now, OSHA, NIOSH (the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) and CPWR – The Center for Construction Research and Training have cooperated to build a nationwide Campaign to Prevent Construction Falls.

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Specialized fall protection for unique at-height work situations

By Rick Argudin
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When people think about what it means to work at height, the first image that typically comes to mind is commercial construction

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Fall hazards “walkabout”

A job hazard analysis for work at height
By Pat Furr
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As part of my safety consulting duties, I have seen many fall protection programs for a wide variety of industries.

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Prepare for escape and rescue at working heights

By Steve Kosch and Jeff Wild
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Planning for fall protection plays an important role in safety in any industry where workers are at height.

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Coiled cable lanyard by Ergodyne

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Ergodyne has expanded its Squids® Tool Lanyard Line to include the Squids® 3130 Coiled Cable Lanyard available in both small and medium sizes.

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Pick the proper footwear for slippery situations

By Christopher Heffernan
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Insuring that workers are wearing the proper footwear for the environment they are working in is key to preventing injury.

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Self-retracting device by FallTech

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Compact and durable, the SRD has the stopping power of a full-sized unit without the weight of a shock-pack.

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American-made lifeline RENEGADE Series by FrenchCreek Production

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RENEGADE Series self-retracting lifelines meet and exceed OSHA and ANSI standards.

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Temporary horizontal lifelines by MSA

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MSA’s newly enhanced Gravity Temporary Horizontal Lifelines offer unique, exclusive bypass shuttles enabling two workers to share a line and pass each other while maintaining 100% tie-off.

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ASSE Safety 2014 Review

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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2014 August

Check out ISHN's August issue which features content about pain prevention, forklift operation safety and a preview of the National Safety Congress and Expo.

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Safety Engineering, 4th Edition

A practical, solutions-driven reference, Safety Engineering, 4th edition, has been completely revised and updated to reflect many of today’s issues in safety.

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For Distributors Only - May 2014

ISHN0514FDO_cover.jpgFor Distributors Only is ISHN's niche brand standard-sized magazine supplement aimed at an audience of 2,000 U.S. distributors that sell safety products. Circulation only goes to distributors. CHECK OUT THEMAY 2014 ISSUE OF FDO HERE

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2012 US workplace deathsCheck out ISHN's new Infographic page! Learn more about worker safety through these interactive images. CLICK HERE to view the page.