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Five tips for working at height

Here are five tips to help both workers and employers gear up and deploy the safest possible fall protection.


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Florida contractor cited for exposing workers to falls and other hazards; $162K in penalties proposed

Jasper Contractors was cited by federal OSHA for six safety violations for exposing workers to falls and other hazards while they performed roofing work at two residential work sites in Jacksonville.


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11 workers killed in communication tower incidents so far in 2014

Following the death of two workers from the collapse of a cell tower they were dismantling March 25, OSHA has cited Wireless Horizon Inc. for two willful and four serious safety violations.


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New hybrid energy-absorbing lanyard from Honeywell simplifies process of choosing "the right" lanyard in Canada

Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced the Hybrid Energy-Absorbing Lanyard — the first-of-its-kind fall protection lanyard to meet Canadian Standards Association (CSA) standards for both Class E4 and Class E6.


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NSC 2014 Speaker Q&A with J. Nigel Ellis

Build a team to recognize and solve fall hazards and act on near-misses
ISHN conducted an exclusive interview with J. Nigel Ellis, who co-presented a talk on “A New Means to Improve Elimination and Fall Hazard Control” at the National Safety Congress & Expo, Sept 15-17, in San Diego.


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Ergodyne introduces Drops Zone Tape to expanding Objects at Heights Collection

Ergodyne has announced today the launch of the Squids® Drops Zone Tape to their Objects at Heights Collection. Available in 300 ft. (91m) and 1,000 ft. (305m) rolls, the new tape features a repeating "CAUTION: DROPS ZONE" message to prevent workers or bystanders from entering potentially dangerous areas where dropped objects are a risk or from entering areas where FME (Foreign Material Exclusion) or FOD (Foreign Object Debris/Damage) is a concern.


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Arc flash fall protection

New OSHA requirements for electric utility workers kick in April 1, 2015
An arc is an electrical phenomenon that occurs when flowing current leaves its intended conductor, traveling through air to another conductor or to ground.


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Who is your fall protection MVP?

Your “Competent Person” must be on top of their game
OSHA defines a Competent Person as “One who is capable of identifying existing and predictable hazards in the surroundings or working conditions which are unsanitary, hazardous, or dangerous to employees


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One size doesn’t fit all: women’s PPE needs

Over the past 20 years, the face of America’s construction workforce has changed.


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LedgeGuard by Garlock Safety Systems

LedgeGuard creates a safety zone for workers handling loads in elevated areas.


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Scenes from the World of Safety

Sights, signs & symbols from the National Safety Congress & Expo held in San Diego, CA, September 15-18

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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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2014 December

Check out ISHN's last issue of the year, which features articles about distance learning, foot protection and confined space.

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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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